Eat & drink

Altena is also a haven with all creature's comforts. The well-structured town centre comprises relatively many pavement cafes, pubs, ice cream parlours, snack bars, pizzerias and a bar at every 100 metres.

Kuzina

Stylish restaurant with wine cellar and Mediterranean food. The outdoor terrace with view of the Lenne river is open in summer.                                         

Groups: 15 - 70 persons

 

 

Lennestr. 34 // 02352 9746393

Haus Pilling

The inn at the Nette valley has been a reputable address since 1724. Here you will be offered plain cooking and regular Sauerland classics, including Potthucke (potato dish) 

Groups: up to 130 persons

 

Nettestr. 18 // 02352 24559

Café zur Burg

Cafe and restaurant with great breakfast, housemade German specialities, coffee and cake. Very close to the wire museum, on the road to the castle. Groups: up to 30 persons.

 


Freiheitstr. 2 // 02352 910088


Hotel am Markt

Proper portion sizes and plain fare (also vegetarian) and housemade Slavic specialities in informal surroundings. Groups: 10 to 70 persons

 

 

Kirchstr. 43 // 02352 3388490

 

Lennekai

Fancy cafe bar with snack list, coffee and cake. Breakfast buffet in the weekends. The outdoor area with deck chairs, on the Lenne promenade, on the river Lenne is open in summer.

 

Lennestr. 12 // 02352 5488580

Burgrestaurant

Restaurant at the castle with party hall and veranda. For day trippers as well as for parties, celebrations and any kind of meeting/conference, themed gastronomy.

 

 

Fritz-Thomée-Str 80 // 02352 548 86 95


Tischlein deck dich

Sylvi hardly ever stops cooking and baking, That is why she offers homemade cakes and a freshly served menu every week. Groups up to 10 persons with inquiry beforehand.

 

Lennestr. 9 // 0172 2369623

Dalmatia

Croatian specialities and a bowling alley between Altena and Lüdenscheid.

Groups up to 180 persons

 

 

 

Rahmedestr. 217 // 02352 50566

Gasthof Spelsberg

Hotel-restaurant with terrace and beer garden. Lunch and dinner, coffee and cake, comprehensive menu with Sauerland specialities.
Groups: up to 40 persons

 

Großendrescheid 1 // 02352 95800


Kletterwelt Bistro

Even without climbing,  the menu of the day (also vegan) is worthwhile, or alternatively you might prefer a coffee with housemade cake with a sportive ambiance and view of Sauerland.

 

Rosmarter Allee 12 // 02351 879 911 2

Hotel Alte Linden

Upscale yet grounded is the best description. The restaurant will impress you with seasonal dishes. The bowling alley and vaulted cellar can be hired for parties. Groups: 15 - 70 persons.

 

Hauptstr. 38 // 02352 979695

Gasthof Droste

The family business in Dahl is led by the 4th generation at present and it offers plain German cooking and an authentic ambiance.  Groups: up to 130 persons

 

 

Hasenkampstr. 1 // 02352 71364



Café Zagreb

Housemade Croatian dishes and warm ambiance, close to the Fuelbecke dam, with bowling alley at the back room. Groups: up to 50 persons.

 

Rahmedestr. 318 // 02352 52210

 


Cafes and ice cream parlours

Eiscafé Cappuccino

Italian ice cream parlour and pavement cafe with housemade ice cream and the finest coffee specials.

 

Kirchstr. 1 // 02352 26667

Café Nostalgie

This nostalgic pavement cafe offers delicacies and has antique furniture for sale as well.

Groups: up to 55 persons.

 

Lennestr. 63 // 01573 6164448

Eiscafe San Remo

This ice cream parlour has been in Altena for over 30 years. 2016 it moved into a half-timbered house and offer Italian ice cream specials

 

Marktstr. 6 // 02352 22224