Krua Thai, found just off the ever-popular Rudolfplatz, is a low-key local favourite that offers a large variety of Thai dishes and a wide vegetarian selection. Krua Thai offers efficient service without compromising on quality. Order at the counter and within minutes a buzzer rings, summoning you to collect your tasty, piping-hot meal. Your dish arrives ready to be garnished with sauces so you can select your own preferred level of spicy seasoning.
Krua Thai, Brüsseler Strasse 40-42, 50674 Cologne, +49 (0)221 277 4636
NH Köln Mediapark
Surrounded by 250 thriving media companies, a surprising amount of greenery and directly facing a small lake, NH Köln Mediapark is a four-star luxury hotel that perfectly fits the business-meets-pleasure vibe the MediaPark is known for. With a lake-facing sun terrace to enjoy in good weather and a warm, inviting atmosphere indoors, the hotel’s Concerto restaurant serves Mediterranean-inspired food and allows guests to watch as the chefs work their magic in the kitchen. NH Köln Mediapark has a gym and sauna and offers free Wi-Fi in every room, further ensuring a smooth, enjoyable stay.
NH Köln Mediapark, MediaPark 8B, 50670 Cologne, +49 (0)221 27150
The famous German Phantasialand theme park is situated in Brühl, between Cologne and the neighbouring historical city of Bonn. Nearly two million people of all ages visit Phantasialand every year; 2013 marks the reopening of several much-loved water rides and it’s find to find anywhere more fun in the region. Experience Berlin in the 20s and then stroll through Asia or catch a live show. A day at Phantasialand is truly a day to remember.
Phantasialand, Berggeiststrasse 31-41, 50321 Brühl, +49 (0)1805 366200