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WATERKANT.

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:
    Thu, 11.04. – closed
    Sun, 19.05. – open (Whit Sunday)
    Tue, 21.05. – closed
    Tue, 25.06. – closed
    Wed, 24.07.- closed

  • Contact

    Fon: +49 (0) 40 31119 - 70 480
    Email: waterkant@hotel-hamburg.de

    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.

  • Starters

    • Cucumber salad
      cream | garden cress

      € 10,00
    • Wild herbs salad
      roasted nuts | balsamico dressing

      € 12,00
    • Spicy ox tatar
      cured egg yolk | roasted bread

      € 21,00
    • Smoked eel
      herb scrambled egg | roasted nut bread

      € 20,00
    • North sea crabs
      krupuk | orange | hennessy XO cocktail sauce

      € 21,00
    • Burrata
      epsom lettuce | fig | black cherry vinegar | caramelised walnut

      € 17,00
    • Lobster fricassee
      vichy carrots | pea

      € 26,00
    • Scallops
      cauliflower | beurre blanc | melissa

      € 21,00
    • Homemade tagliatelle
      prawn ragù | soft tomato

      € 19,00 | € 28,00
  • Liquid

    • Lobster Bisque
      sugar snaps | peas | tarragon

      € 15,00
    • Bouillabaisse
      scallop | prawn | saffron aioli

      € 19,00
  • Main courses

    • Boiled fillet of veal
      lukewarm pointed cabbage | duchess potatoes | horseradish sauce

      € 31,00
    • Grilled tuna steak
      pak choi | gyoza | wasabi

      € 36,00
    • Cod fillet
      saffron brandade | wild broccoli | hazelnut

      € 34,00
    • Sea bass fillet
      pearl barley risotto | jerusalem artichoke | watercress

      € 32,00
    • Roasted cauliflower
      belp ball | pomegranate | smoked almond

      € 28,00
  • Classics

    • Waterkant „pannfisch“
      spinach | parsley potatoes | dijon mustard sauce

      € 32,00
    • Onion roas
      fried mushrooms | roast potatoes

      € 36,00
    • Wiener schnitzel
      cucumber salad | truffled mashed potatoes | cranberries

      € 35,00
    • Plaice Büsum style
      Büsum prawns | cucumber salad | buttered potatoes

      € 42,00
  • Dessert & Cheese

    • Crème Brûlée
      red fruit jelly sorbet

      € 12,00
    • Honey tartlet
      forest honey | pear | sour cream

      € 11,00
    • Chocolate cake
      cake | sour cream | almond

      € 13,00
    • Coconut waffle
      passion fruit | mango dark chocolate

      € 11,00
    • Cheese selection from the „Backensholzer Hof“
      with fruit bread

      € 18,00
  • Aperitif

    • Chandon Garden Spritz

      10 cl € 12,00
    • 10 Beaufort Wildberry

      15 cl € 12,00
    • Sekt Geldermann SUPERB brut

      10 cl € 8,00
    • Crémant Aimery Rosé, Limoux

      10 cl € 12,00
    • Lillet Blanc Berry

      15 cl € 12,00
    • Lillet Rosé White Peach

      15 cl € 12,00
    • Lillet Rouge Magique

      15 cl € 12,00
    • Kir Royal

      10 cl € 18,00
    • Hugo

      15 cl € 10,00
    • Champagner Bollinger Special Cuvée brut

      10 cl € 15,00
    • Champagner Bollinger Rosé

      10 cl € 18,00
    • Martini Vibrante Tonic Wildberry non-alcoholic

      20 cl € 12,00
    • Tanqueray 0.0% non-alcoholic tonic or wildberry

      20 cl € 12,00
    • Martini Bianco

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Sherry Don Zoilo W&H Collection Fino Dry

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Sherry Don Zoilo Amontillado Dry 12 Years Old

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Sherry Don Zoilo W&H Collection Cream 12 Years Old

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Pernod

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Royal Oporto White Port

      5 cl € 8,00
    • Royal Oporto Tawny

      5 cl € 8,00
  • Sekt & Champagner

    • Sekt Geldermann SUPERB brut

      0,75 l € 39,00
    • Crémant Aimery Rosé Limoux

      0,75 l € 48,00
    • Bollinger Special Cuvée brut

      0,75 l € 95,00
    • 1,5 l € 189,00
    • Ruinart Blanc de Blancs

      0,75 l € 190,00
    • Dom Perignon Vintage 2013

      0,75 l € 380,00
    • Bollinger

      0,75 l € 115,00
    • Moët & Chandon

      0,75 l € 95,00
    • Ruinart

      0,75 l € 160,00
    • 1,5 l € 330,00
  • White wine

    • 2016 Riesling "waterkant Edition"
      "Östricher Rosengarten", Großes Gewächs, Wegeler, Rheingau, Germany

      0,2 l € 16,00 | 0,75 l € 49,00
    • 2022 Grauburgunder EDITION >> F <<
      Geils Sekt- & Weingut, Rheinhessen, Germany

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2022 Weißburgunder
      Dreissigacker, Rheinhessen, Germany

      0,2 l € 13,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2022 R3 Riesling Remastered
      Corvers Kauters,
      Rheingau, Germany

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2020 Sauvignon Blanc Heritage 118
      Gérard Bertrand, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

      0,2 l € 13,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2022 Chardonnay "Tribu Montahut" Domaine, Calmel & Joseph, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2021 Riesling "Graacher“ feinherb
      Wegeler, Mosel, Germany

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2022 "Sweeten the day" sweet
      Pine, Baden, Germany

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2020 Riesling
      Wegeler,
      Moselle, Germany

      0.75 l € 38,00
    • 2021 Riesling "Wiltinger Old Vines
      Nik Weis, St. Urbans-Hof, Mosel, Germany

      0,75 l € 49,00
    • 2020 Riesling "vom grauen Schiefer"
      Clemens Busch, Mosel, Germany

      0,75 l € 52,00
    • 2022 Pinot Gris "Favourite Sin
      J.W. Villa Huesgen, Palatinate, Germany

      0,75 l € 39,00
    • 2021 Pinot Gris "Oberbergener Bassgeige
      Franz Keller Baden, Germany

      0,75 l € 52,00
    • 2020 Pinot Blanc "Kirchberg
      Klumpp Baden, Germany

      0,75 l € 55,00
    • 2021 Pinot Blanc
      Terlan Winery, South Tyrol, Italy

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2021 Chardonnay "Walsheimer Silberberg
      Karl Pfaffmann Palatinate, Germany

      0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2018 Chardonnay
      Omina Romana Rom, Italy

      0,75 l € 162,00
    • 2021 Chardonnay
      Dreissigacker Rhine Hesse, Germany

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2021 "Bourgogne Blanc" Chardonnay
      Couvent des Jacobins AOC, Louis Jadot Burgundy, France

      0,75 l € 59,00
    • 2020 Chardonnay
      Weingut Black Stallion Estate, Napa Valley, Kalifornien, USA

      0,75 l € 65,00
    • 2021 Chardonnay
      Koonunga Hill, Penfolds, Australia

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2022 Sauvignon Blanc "Flintstone"
      Lergenmüller Palatinate, Germany

      0,75 l € 45,00
    • 2018 Sauvignon Blanc "Quartz
      Terlan Winery, South Tyrol, Italy

      0,75 l € 162,00
    • 2021 Sancerre Blanc
      Pascal Jolivet Loire, France

      0,75 l € 62,00
    • 2021 Grüner Veltliner
      Glatzer, Carnuntum, Austria

      0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2021 Gavi DOCG del Cumune di Gavi
      Bersano, Piemont, Italy

      0,75 l € 43,00
    • 2021 Chablis
      Louis Jadot Burgundy, France

      0,75 l € 85,00
    • 2020 Puligny Montrachet
      Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy, France

      0,75 l € 275,00
    • 2018 Chardonnay & Pinot Blanc
      Rings Palatinate, Germany

      0,75 l € 35,00
    • 2021 "Lugana" Santa Christina
      Zenato, Veneto, Italy

      0,75 l € 43,00
    • 2018 Riesling Auslese "Wehlener Sonnenuhr"
      Wegler, Moselle, Germany

      0,1 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2021 Falanghina
      San Salvatore 1988, Campania, Italy

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2022 Roero Arneis
      Bruno Giacosa, Venice, Italy

      0,75 l € 89,00
    • 2022 Scheurebe Second
      Flight Lukas Schmidt, Frank
      en, Germany

      0,75 l € 39,00
    • 2021 Pinot Gris (non-alcoholic)
      St Antony
      Rheinhessen, Germany

      0,75 l € 38,00
  • Red wine

    • 2022 Primitivo di Manduria "Familia"
      Amani, Apulian, Italy

      0,2 l € 13,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2021 Pinot Noir „Schwarze Erde“
      Landerer, Baden, Germany

      0,2 l € 13,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2022 Merlot
      La Grange, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2021 Montepulciano d‘Abruzzo
      Tenuta Ulisse | Abruzzo | Italy

      0,2 l € 13,00 | 0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2018 "Nocturne
      Pinot Noir, Merlot Geil's Sekt & Weingut, Rheinhessen, Germany

      0,75 l € 41,00
    • 2020 Pinot Noir
      Cloudy Bay, Marlborough, New Zealand

      0,75 l € 75,00
    • 2020 Pinot Noir Oberrotweiler "Black Earth"
      Landerer, Baden, Germany

      0,75 l € 40,00
    • 2020 1924 Double Black
      Cabernet Sauvignon, 1924 Delicato Family Vineyards, Lodi, USA

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2017 Castillo Clavijo Reserva
      Tempranillo, Graciano Criadores de Rioja, Rioj, Spain

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2018 Syrah
      Stark-Condé, Stellenbosch, South Africa

      0,75 l € 62,00
    • 2018 Malbec Argentino
      Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina

      0,75 l € 152,00
    • 2021 Chiaramonte Nero d'Avolo
      Firriato, Sizilien, Italy

      0,75 l € 39,00
  • Cuvées

    • 2019 "Dark Knight"
      Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese Castello di Gabbiano, Tuscany, Italy

      0,75 l € 41,00
    • 2018 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG
      Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara Veronese
      Masi, Veneto, Valpolicella, Italy

      0,75 l € 99,00
    • 2021 Tinto
      Alfrocheiro, Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Casa de Santar, Dao, Portugal

      0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2020 Bottelary Hills Estate Blend
      Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Kaapzicht, Stellenbosch, South Africa

      0,75 l € 42,00
    • 2022 The Chocolate Block
      Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault
      Boekenhoutskloof,
      Western Cape, Südafrika

      0,75 l € 79,00
    • 2020 "Le Serre Nuove"
      Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Tenuta dell 'Ornellaia, Tuscany, Italy

      0,75 l € 190,00
    • 2020 Château Labégorce Margaux
      Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon Bordeaux, France

      0,75 l € 155,00
    • 2018 Château LeVieux Pressoir
      Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Saint Emilion, France

      0,75 l € 65,00
    • 2019 Château Certan de May
      Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
      Bordeaux, Pomerol, France

      0,75 l € 299,00
    • 2021 Montepulciano d 'Abruzzo
      Tenuta Ulisse, Abruzzo, Italy

      0,75 l € 40,00
  • rosé wine

    • 2022 Whispering Angel
      Château d'Esclans, Provence, France

      0,75 l € 38,00
    • 2022 „Greta Rose“
      Emil Bauer, Pfalz, Germany

      0,2 l € 12,00 | 0,75 l € 38,00
  • Beer

    • Moravia Pils

      0,25 l € 5,00
    • Alsterwasser

      0,25 l € 5,00
    • Astra Urtyp

      0,33 l € 5,00
    • Holsten (non-alcoholic)

      0,33 l € 5,00
    • Erdinger Hefeweizen (light)

      0,5 l € 7,00
    • Erdinger Hefeweizen (ldark)

      0,5 l € 7,00
    • Erdinger Hefeweizen (non-alcoholic)

      0,5 l € 7,00
  • Alkoholfreie Getränke

    • Gerolsteiner Mineralwasser naturell

      0,25 l € 4,00
    • 0,75 l € 9,00
    • Gerolsteiner Mineralwasser medium

      0,25 l € 4,00
    • 0,75 l € 9,00
    • Gerolsteiner Mineralwasser sprudel

      0,75 l € 9,00
    • Red Bull

      0,25 l € 5,00
    • Coca Cola | Coca Cola light | Coca Cola Zero

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Fanta | Sprite

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Mezzo Mix

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Schweppes Dry Tonic Water

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Schweppes Bitter Lemon

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Schweppes Ginger Ale

      0,2 l € 4,00
    • Schweppes Soda Water

      0,2 l € 4,00

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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 waterkant@hotel-hamburg.de.

    Please note that we serve a preselected menu for groups larger then 10 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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