In Paderborn, there are many possibilities to go out and enjoy drinks and good food. The number of restaurants is enormous; whether home-style cooking, Asian dishes, American, or Mediterranean gastronomy, whether gourmet restaurant or simple bistro – almost every culinary desire can be fulfilled. And those who are only looking for a nice place to have a drink, can choose from a great variety of cafes, pubs and bars; most of them are located in the city centre between Westernstraße, Domplatz and the Pader springs.
Paderborn has a great number of different gastronomical establishments like traditional restaurants, old-established or trendy bars, student pubs, event catering and cocktail bars. There are many locations to linger and meet up with friends.
In the city and its surroundings, numerous farm cafes and beer gardens offer all kinds of refreshments: hearty specialties, homebaked pies and other homemade products.