Casual fine Dining by Mirko Gaul

CALM PERFECTION

EAST ASIAN GOURMET CUISINE AT TAKU, COLOGNE

Here, ingredients are mixed with a sizzle. A single petal is precisely placed with tweezers. Michelin star chef Mirko Gaul combines exquisite fine dining with unabashed experimentation to create exciting, Asian-inspired compositions. This is how he has been thrilling the international gourmet scene for years – and of course our guests from Cologne and around the world.

PRESERVE THE LIGHTNESS

The art of good cooking begins very simply – with outstanding ingredients. At taku, star chef Mirko Gaul shows what it can achieve with clarity, technical finesse and a bold combination of shape, colour, texture and temperature. Immerse yourself in a cuisine that delivers the maximum taste experience in an elegant setting.

STARS AND AWARDS

RESTAURANT TAKU IN COLOGNE

Guide Michelin: 1*

Gault-Millau: 16/20

Gusto: 8/10

PREPARED WITH Indivi­duality

HOLISTIC STAR CUISINE

You’ll often see surprised faces when a plate is served at taku. Because what comes onto the table sometimes looks light-footed, sometimes opulent, but it’s always unique and it’s always special. And the perfect complement to these Asian creations? Carefully chosen natural wines from the restaurant’s own cellar.

BETWEEN ASIA AND COLOGNE

STAR CHEF MIRKO GAUL

Our Head Chef Mirko Gaul regularly draws inspiration from Asia for his creations at taku, bringing back vivid impressions from Bangkok, Hong Kong or Tokyo to Cologne. Here he likes to prepare his dishes in classic French style.

Born in Cologne, Mirko began his career in the cathedral city. After training at the Graugans restaurant and a stint at Da Damiano, he has been delighting taku’s guests with his signature dishes since 2011.

menu

Degustation

SCALLOPS

with wild garlic and sunflower seeds

HAMACHI

with radish, kimizu and soy sauce

RED MULLET

with Tom yum Gung sauce,spinach and passepierre

IBERICO SECRETO

with chicory, mountain pepper and onion

ONGLET (US beef)

with asparagus, chili and caviar

LITCHI

with coconut and almonds

4 courses – € 125
wine pairing  – € 75
without Hamachi and Iberico

6 courses – € 155
wine pairing  – € 95

menu

VEGGIE

KIMCHI

with mango and chili

DAIKON

with kimizu and soy sauce

LEEKS

with kombu beurre blanc

CHICOREE

with pearl barley, mountain pepper and roscoff onion

ASPARAGUS

with chili and vegetarian caviar

PECAN NUT

with yuzu and dulce de leche

4 courses – € 100
wine pairing  – € 75
without Daikon and Chicoree

6 courses – € 129
wine pairing  – € 95

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT TAKU!