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Visitor Information

Food and Drink

From intermission refreshments, receptions, conferences and congresses to restaurant visits independent of a concert: the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeiszhalle have a diverse gastronomic offering that satisfies a variety of tastes and budgets.

Concert Refreshments in the Elbphil­harmonie

A total of six bars in the Grand and Recital Hall foyers are available to Elbphilharmonie concertgoers before concerts and during intervals. High-quality wines and sparkling wines, standard alchoholic and non-alchoholic drinks, coffee and tea specialities, and international snacks are on offer. Also: unique panoramas over the River Elbe, the harbour and of Hamburg’s skyline.

All bars are easily accessible via foyer staircases or lifts. Feel free to approach the front of house or catering staff if you have any questions or suggestions regarding our catering service.

  • Bars for concert refreshments open 90 minutes before the start of each event
  • Payment with debit or credit card (VISA or MasterCard) or via Apple Pay accepted from 1 November 2019
  • Table reservations are not possible

Harbour Bar

The Harbour Bar in the »Michael und Christl Otto Foyer« on the 12th floor offers post-concert drinks to guests in the Grand Hall. End your evening with a fantastic view of Hamburg harbour.


Wine Bar

An exclusive assortment of wine and champagne also awaits concertgoers at the Wine Bar on the 13th floor. Or indulge in an exclusive selection of champagnes at the Champagne Bar on the 12th floor.

Elbphilharmonie / Gastronomie

Champagner Bar

An exclusive selection of Maison Ruinart champagne is available to guests at the Champagne Bar on the 12th floor.

More Bars

A further two bars are located on floors 15 and 16.

Grand Bar

Located on the 13th floor in the »Helmut und Hannelore Greve Foyer«, the largest foyer bar offers a diverse selection of cold and hot drinks and fresh snacks to Grand Hall guests.

Recital Hall

Concertgoers attending concerts in the Recital Hall can order drinks and snacks from the central foyer bar on the 10th floor.

Elbphilharmonie Foyer

Concert Receptions

The Elbphilharmonie’s highly-skilled catering service is happy to accommodate your business or private receptions. The Grand Hall and Recital Hall Foyers are perfect for receptions before or after concerts, or in the interval.

  • Receptions for 20-350 persons in the Grand Hall or Recital Hall Foyers.
  • From opening until the start of the concert, in the interval or after the concert until mindnight

Contact and Booking


Elbphilharmonie Foyer / Gastronomie

Conferences and Congresses

Independent of concerts, the Elbphilharmonie’s catering service works closely with clients to create quality-led events, whether catering for conferences and congresses, festive dinners in the unique atmosphere of the Recital Hall or canapé receptions for up to 2,000 guests in the Grand Hall Foyer.

  • Receptions with the option of hors d'oeuvres and beverages for up to 350 person in the Recital Hall Foyer
  • Seated meals for up to 240 people in the Recital Hall
  • Receptions for up to 2,000 persons in the Grand Hall Foyer

Contact and Booking


Concert Refreshments in the Laeiszhalle

Along with a wide range of food options, a large and changing selection of wines and the perfect delicacies to go with them are on offer before events and during the interval. The bar in the elegant Brahms Foyer is also open to guests following selected concerts in the Grand Hall.

In addition, the catering areas in the Laeiszhalle are available for private or business functions.

Laeiszhalle Brahms Foyer
Laeiszhalle Brahms Foyer © Thies Rätzke

Concert Receptions

The Laeiszhalle catering team is happy to accommodate receptions before or after concerts, or in the interval.

What we offer:

  • Receptions for 20-100 persons
  • From opening until the start of the concert, in the interval or after the concert
  • Exclusive receptions in the BMW loggia overlooking the Grand Hall stage for 10-25 persons

Contact and Booking


Laeiszhalle Refreshments Room
Laeiszhalle Refreshments Room © Thies Rätzke

Conferences and Congresses

Catering services can also be booked for conferences and congresses taking place at the Laeiszhalle.

What we offer:

  • Catering for up to 200 persons in the Brahms Foyer
  • Receptions for up to 1,000 persons in the Grand Hall Foyer

Contact and Booking


Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie

»Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie Hamburg« stands for a modern interpretation of the Nordic way of life. Spread over three floors, two different establishments and a brand store, it offers a variety of options, from small snacks on the Plaza and beer tastings overlooking the Hamburg harbour to three-course meals before a concert. The restaurant area is also available for private or business functions.

Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie can be accessed via the escalator that brings guests from the main entrance of the Elbphilharmonie to the 6th floor. The entrances to »Taste & Shop« and »Beer & Dine« are located adjacent to the panorama window. A second escalator brings guests to the takeaway café »Deck & Deli« on the Plaza.

Diners require a ticket to access the Plaza. Diners receive a code when booking a provisional reservation for one of the restaurants or cafés. This code may be used to collect a Plaza ticket free of charge either via the ticket machines or online.

Contact and Reservations

phone: +49 40 605 338 10


Beer & Dine

Restaurant and Bar

In cosy surroundings, with a view of the Hamburg docks and the River Elbe, the  Störtebeker restaurant and bar invites you to relax and enjoy. Good food is served to suit every taste, with homely dishes in the daytime and a more sophisticated menu for dinner, but always featuring fresh products that are in season, and with the award-winning Störtebeker beers on tap. The entrance is at the top of the »Tube« escalator, where you take a left in front of the big panorama window.


Opening Hours

Bar: from 11:30
Lunch: 12:00-15:00
Dinner: 17:00-22:00
Snack Menu:
Sun-Thu 15:00-23:00
Fri-Sat 15:00-00:00

Taste & Shop

Beer Tastings and Souvenirs

The world of Störtebeker cask brew varieties awaits beer enthusiasts on the 6th floor. In addition to exclusive vintage and speciality beers, including 20 different cask beers, beer tasting sessions with specially trained sommeliers and accompanied by culinary delicacies are held daily. A broad assortment of Störtebeker souvenirs are also on offer.

Opening Hours

Shop & Beer Tasting: From 09:00 daily
Snack Menu:
Mon-Thu 15:00-23:00
Fri-Sat 15:00-00:00

Deck & Deli

Plaza Café

On the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie, the Plaza, you can choose from a range of open sandwiches, biscuits and cakes, and snacks of the season such as ice cream or warm stews »to go«. In addition to all kinds of refreshments, wine, sparkling wine and coffee specialities, different Störtebeker cask beers are available on tap. Access via the Plaza.

Opening Hours

Mon-Frr: From 10:00
Sat-Sun: From 09:00

The Westin Hamburg

Ideal for breakfast, lunch and dinner, for after-work drinks or as part of your visit to the Elbphilharmonie: »The Westin Hamburg« Hotel offers diners two establishments ‒ North German dining in the »Fang & Feld« restaurant and the »Bridge Bar« with a panoramic view over the River Elbe.

»The Westin Hamburg« Hotel’s restaurant, bar and café are accessible via a dedicated entrance from the main entrance area of the Elbphilharmonie.

Contact and Reservations

phone: +49 40 800 010 31 17

phone: +49 40 800 010 31 13

The Westin Hamburg / The Saffron

Fang & Feld

7th Floor

Located in the historic brick warehouse of the Elbphilharmonie, »Fang & Feld« is a restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere that serves breakfast, business lunch and dinner. Chef Sebastian Michels specialises in fresh, regional products for delicious meals full of North German joie de vivre.


Opening Hours

Mon-Thu 17:30–22:30
Fri-Sat 17:30-23:00
Closed on Sundays

The Westin Hamburg / The Bridge Bar

The Bridge Bar

8th Floor

Choose from a selection of exciting cocktails and specially selected bar food at the Bridge Bar. A high-quality line-up of fresh ingredients, spices and spirits inspired by Hamburg’s harbour make up the special menu served by a dynamic team before a fascinating view and in a special atmosphere. During the day, opt for a tempting breakfast étagère or a hanseatic afternoon tea – accompanied by champagne if desired.


Opening Hours