Published On: 25. April 2022

The Top 11 Restaurants for visitors of the Frankfurt Trade Fair

Good food close to Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Center

Visiting Frankfurt Trade Fair? Good food is tied to bringing people together. Well, what a stroke of luck that they are big on that pleasure in the Main metropolis. The cosmopolitan city on the Main offers a multitude of restaurants, which makes decisions difficult. And you have been running around, on one of the world’s largest exhibition grounds, enough today already. That’s why we are making it easier for you to find a restaurant close to the exhibition centre and show you what ‘Mainhattan’ has to offer in culinary terms. Out of the hustle and bustle of the fair and let’s go to the parlour, or rather, to the best restaurants!

High quality home cooking at Stanley Diamond

Frankfurt’s station district is reinventing itself and is being given a culinary makeover by trendy restaurants like Stanley Diamond. The fine-dining restaurant uniquely combines upscale dining culture with Frankfurt’s nonchalance, making it one of the best addresses in the city on the Main. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. Guests are served finely tuned comfort food inspired by local and international classics using regional ingredients. To be more precise, traditional recipes are translated into a modern setting. Dishes like Leipziger Allerlei, Scholle Finkenwerder Art, Osso Bucco, Bouillabaise, Baba au rhum or apricot dumplings arouse nostalgic feelings. With a dignified ambience and a quantum of peace and serenity, the Stanley Diamond is a refuge for feeling good — so, be sure to go and enjoy!

Would you like stopping off at the Stanley Diamond? Our customers receive a signature aperitif on the house! Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Stanley Diamond

Address:
Ottostraße 16-18, 60329 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 1,2 km

Opening hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday 18:00 – 23:30
Thursday – Saturday 18:00 – 00:00
Sunday and Monday closed

Eliá – Mediterranean retreat in the heart of Frankfurt

Greeks are traditionally known for their hospitality, and you can see this for yourself at the Eliá Restaurant. The charming ambience and unique atmosphere make it a guarantee for a convivial evening with meze and wine. The delicious dishes in the Eliá awaken Mediterranean joie de vivre. Fish, lamb and Greek classics are often reinterpreted here. And since even the finest dish is only as good as the accompanying wine, there are 40 red and 28 white wines from Greece to choose from.

Restaurant ELIÁ

Address:
Frankenallee 111, 60326 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 1,5 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 11:30 – 14:30 and 17:00 – 22:30
Saturday 17:30 – 22:30
Sunday 11:30 – 22:00

La Scuderia – An Italian institution in Frankfurt

In the heart of Frankfurt’s Westend, a few minutes’ walk away from the Fairgrounds and the opera house Alte Oper, the restaurant La Scuderia offers Italian cuisine at the highest level.

In a cosy, elegant atmosphere, they serve you — well, what actually? Because here in La Scuderia there is no menu; you are presented with dishes prepared from fresh, authentic ingredients and attention to detail, in the form of daily recommendations.

That could be pasta with king prawns or freshly caught zander, lobster salad or veal kidneys. Then for dessert a tiramisu — the palate and eye enchanted equally. And the selection of wines is also diverse. Let yourself be surprised and inspired!

La Scuderia

Address:
Feuerbachstraße 23, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 1,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Saturday 12:00–15:00 and 18:00–00:00
Sunday closed

Pizzeria Paolo – La Dolce Vita instead of fair stress

After an exhausting day at the fair, you should eat well and simply switch off. Pizzeria Paolo is located in the middle of the triangle formed by the trade fair, the old university and the Westbahnhof railway station in Frankfurt’s in the district Bockenheim. With its Italian atmosphere and a good dose of hospitality, it is the right address for this.

The menu of the family-run business offers everything from fresh seafood to Spaghetti Napoli that the heart of Italy lovers desires — whether meat, fish or pasta dishes — there is something for every taste and wallet! In addition, the kitchen maestros can prepare many pastas and pizza dishes gluten-free on request. The pizza comes out of the wood-burning oven. It is first baked and then topped. Mamma mia, that’s delicious!

Pizzeria Paolo

Address:
Schloßstraße 85, 60486 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Sunday 11:00 – 23:30

Classic German cuisine at Druckwasserwerk Restaurant

Fancy some German cuisine? You can find it in the historic and listed pressurised waterworks dating from 1899 at Westhafen. A restaurant with industrial charm where vegetarian dishes and rump steaks are served. In the former machine hall, where two steam-powered colossuses used to stand and pump the Main water into the two towers, traditional, creative German cuisine now delights the palate.

Druckwasserwerk

Address:
Rotfeder-Ring 16, 60327 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,2 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 17:00 – 00:00
Saturday 18:00 – 00:00
Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

Restaurant Next Level – Indulgence on a higher level

Because good food tastes even better when the ambience is right, you should stop for dinner at the award-winning à la carte restaurant Next Level in the Kameha Suite. The listed neoclassical sandstone villa is only a few steps away from the Old Opera House and the skyline.

Here in the heart of Frankfurt, restaurant, bar, lounge, meeting, party and event location combine to found a unique business and lifestyle meeting place. In the stylishly dignified interior, you can enjoy unusual dishes and after dinner you can meet in the Onyx Bar, one of the best bars in Frankfurt, for a glass of wine or a cocktail.

By the way, as a thank you for your hotel booking, our customers receive a voucher for one Welcome POMP Cuvée in the Next Level Restaurant.

Kameha Suite

Address:
Taunusanlage 20, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,6 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 14:00
Monday – Saturday 18:00 – 22:30
Sunday closed

Moriki – Cuisine from the land of smiles

The Restaurant Moriki on the ground floor of the Deutsche Bank Towers is like a retreat in the midst of the vibrant bustle and is one of the best sushi restaurants in Frankfurt am Main.

At Moriki, guests are served modern Asian fusion cuisine with a Japanese accent. In addition to sushi (classic: “my best friends roll”), sashimi and dumplings, there are furthermore salads, soups and a large selection of vegetarian dishes. The drinks menu includes wines and sake, homemade lemonades and probiotic yoghurt drinks. If you want to eat at Moriki, you should make a reservation so that nothing stands in the way of a short break from the hustle and bustle.

moriki

Address:
Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 16:00 and 18:00 – 00:00
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 00:00

Restaurant Heimat – International cuisine with a sense of home

Frankfurt is always good for a surprise and who would have thought that behind the façade of a former petrol station on Berliner Strasse there is a place-to-be. In this home of two Michelin stars, you can expect a small but fine menu with changing dishes prepared from fresh ingredients as well as a very personal and cosy atmosphere. The great wine selection has made the restaurant a hip wine hotspot. To get one of the coveted 30 seats, you should definitely book in advance.

Heimat

Address:
Berliner Str. 70, 60311 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Sunday 18:00 – 01:00

Villa Merton – Neo-baroque meets culinary art

At the Villa Merton in Frankfurt, innovative regional cuisine is served in an extremely classic and dignified location. The stately neo-baroque villa of the Union International Club in the diplomatic quarter houses a fine dining restaurant and a bistro. Haute cuisine meets down-to-earth kitchen classics like fried chicken and Wiener Schnitzel. Star chef André Großfeld ensures classic and modern dishes are harmoniously combined on the plate.

Villa Merton

Address:
Am Leonhardsbrunn 12, 60487 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 18.00 – 22.00
Saturday (special menu instead of à la carte) 18.00 – 22.00

Bistro restaurant:
Daily 12.00 – 14.00 h & 18.00 – 22.00 o’clock

BonVivant – Holiday feeling in the middle of Frankfurt

The BonVivant restaurant in the centre of Frankfurt near the Konstablerwache is a real insider tip. Mediterranean cross-over cuisine waits for you in a romantic, rustic ambience with candlelight and a small terrace.

If you want time to stand still and the hectic and stress of everyday life to stay outside, then BonVivant is the right place for you. An excellent meal, a glass of wine and a good portion of calmness — enjoy the culinary delights in a relaxed atmosphere!

Mediterranes Restaurant BonVivant Frankfurt am Main

Bonvivant

Address:
Rosenbergerstraße 4, 60313 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 5 km

Opening hours:
Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday 17.00 – 23.00
Friday – Saturday 17.00 – 00.00

Monday closed

Via Monte Napoleone

Sophisticated, cultivated, cosmopolitan – what applies to the VIA MONTE NAPOLEONE in Milan also corresponds to what we associate our location in Frankfurt am Main with. And so we also pay tribute to the true, the beautiful, the good with our look: Our interior, an elegant interplay of exquisite materials, distinguished design language and stylishly restrained colors, embodies the timeless elegance and the distinctive understanding of luxury Italian design. Reminiscences of art and culture paired with references to fashion and modern lifestyle characterize the interior of our spacious restaurant and the terrace in the heart of Frankfurt’s Westend.

Via Monte Napoleone

Address:
Bockenheimer Landstraße 55, 60325 Frankfurt am Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Friday 12.00-14.30 and 18.00 – 01.00
Saturday 18.00 – 01.00
Sunday and Monday closed

Reservation: +49 (0) 69 / 2727 55 61

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