The crew at Brücke 10 fondly describe their fish roll as a “humble all-time favourite” and mackerel as an “unassuming beauty”. Anyone who has ever made a stopover here is sure to come back for more. One of Hamburg’s oldest and most iconic places for fish rolls, it offers customers a classic view while they savour their delicious seasoned herring.
If you fancy a change, give the Fischmarkt a miss and head to Roatan, a little Caribbean restaurant on the corner opposite Große Elbstraße. Here you can eat your fill of Creole specialities, but make sure you leave space for a slice of Aunt Anna Haylock’s yucca cake afterwards! You could be forgiven for thinking you had wandered onto the set of Finding Nemo here.
If you disembark here, make sure you bring a healthy appetite with you. All sorts of eateries can be found in Große Elbstraße, from Henssler to the legendary Café Schmidt. A few metres further along, you can stop off at the restaurant Zum Elbblick. Traditional, unobtrusive and cosy, it serves draught Jever and market-fresh herring.
Swap the hustle and bustle of the Strandperle for the café at the Augustinum assisted living development. With cakes like Grandma makes and a fantastic panoramic view of the harbour, what more could you want? If that’s a bit staid for you, try Sutsche instead, where you can enjoy tarte flambée underneath a huge weeping willow.
Anyone who knows Bubendey-Ufer will find it hard to understand why it isn’t busier. A walk past Lotsenpark to the Alter Hamburger Jachtclub reveals this area’s wild, melancholy, romantic appeal. Nowhere else in the heart of the Port of Hamburg will you find untouched nature like this. It’s also worth visiting the famous avenue of poplars, which most people will only have seen from the Strandperle.
Perfect for real water lovers, Finkenwerder offers a very special Bäderland experience: the only swimming pool with a view of the River Elbe! If you like the idea of watching the AIDA sail past as you do your lengths, this is the place for you! We all know that exercise is healthy, and once you’ve burnt all those calories you can replace them with French fries and mayonnaise! Better still, this pool doesn’t get as busy as many others in the city.