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Cocktail with a view?
Dinner with a view?
The cozy fireplace lounge

Start date and time

8 Hours
10 People

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Fresh fish from the open show kitchen.
Enter the restaurant waterkant and experience how the best quality fish is prepared in front of your eyes in the open show kitchen. Chef Corey Mulsow and his team turn freshly caught fish and the "Catch of the Day" into creative dishes with intense aromas. The culinary concept is supported by the extraordinary design of British star architect David Chipperfield. The innovative restaurant presents itself in a stylish and communicative manner, inspiring with clean lines and high-quality materials.

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Offering space for up to 115 persons, it offers a relaxed atmosphere in which you easily get into conversation even with a larger group or at a business dinner. Start with an aperitif at the 6-metre-long counter of the waterkant bar or in the comfortable lounge area before letting us treat you to tasty fish dishes while you let your gaze wander across the harbour docks of "Blohm und Voss" through the panoramic windows on the first floor.

Do you feel like having fish? Make the waterkant your "Catch of the Day"!

Tip: meat lovers and vegetarians will find something to their liking as well!

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Raw Sea bass with lemon and spices.
  • Opening hours

    Tue - Sat from 6 pm to 11 pm
    Last order: 21.45 pm

    Special opening hours:
    21st March 2023 - closed
    23rd March 2023 - closed society
    15th April 2023 - Kitchen Party - Tickets can be found here!

    All current corona regulations can be found here.

  • Contact

    Fon: +49 (0) 40 31119 - 70 480

    Table reservations
    Table reservations are possible here.

  • Delicious Views

    With us you are spoilt for choice. Have a seat and choose from the view onto the harbour and the docks of "Blohm und Voss" or take the view into our open show kitchen in which your fish is just being grilled for you. One thing is sure: The fish is going to taste fantastic no matter in which direction you look.

The restaurant waterkant in pictures

Get a first impression of the restaurant waterkant with our short video.

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Our menu

Have we awakened your appetite for deliciously grilled fish and tasty seafood? In the following you are getting an overview of our offered dishes and beverages.
Please see the PDF-download for a complete menu.

Our Offers

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The homemade sushi garnished with pink petals arranged on a plate.

Sushi at DAVID'S

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Kitchen Party

Experience an unforgettable evening with our kitchen party on 15th April 2023. Whether selected drinks or food from the kitchen, everything is catered for here. Secure your ticket now for only 139 € and experience an incomparable night.

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FAQ Restaurant waterkant

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  • What are the opening hours?

    The restaurant waterkant will be open from Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm to 11pm.

  • How do I reserve a table?

    Table reservations can easily be made here.

  • Can I come by with a larger group of people?

    We gladly welcome your friends, colleagues or family. Please send your group request to

    Please note that we serve a preselected menu for groups larger then 8 people, because we want to make sure everybody gets their food at the same time.

  • Are there alternatives without fish?

    Yes, besides fish we serve delicacies for meat lovers and vegetarians.

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