Restaurants and cafés on Heligoland - from sweet to salty

Sea air makes you hungry. Heligoland offers countless opportunities to feast and enjoy. From restaurants for gourmets to fresh fish to cafés, pizzerias and bistros for a quick hunger in between.

Cafés and restaurants on Heligoland - our top 6 places to eat

Kaffee & Rösterei Helgoland Coffee and rostery

1. Kaffee & Rösterei Helgoland

On board the "Halunder Jet" you will find delicious snacks and good coffee. If you are still hungry after arriving on the island, you don't have to look far. The Kaffee & Rösterei Helgoland is located directly at the ferry terminal. Enjoy freshly ground coffee and succulent cakes overlooking the harbor. The perfect start to your island day.

2. Dünenrestaurant

The Heligoland Dune is next to the main island. It offers breathtaking nature - and a restaurant with a great view of the seal banks. The Dünenrestaurant serves local fish dishes such as Knieper. The "national dish" of Heligoland is the claws of the crab. In other words: his pincers. However, the Dünenrestaurant is not just a fish restaurant. On the menu you will also find other typical beach bistro dishes such as Schnitzel and Bockwurst as well as ice cream.

Das Emma James declicious pralines in the café "Das Emma James"

3. The Emma James Schokolade & Café am Meer

You are on vacation. Time to treat yourself. The Emma James Café offers a huge selection of chocolates and pralines. There is also freshly roasted coffee, cakes and a varied breakfast and hot dishes throughout the day. Kill two birds with one stone and take a sweet souvenir home with you. By the way: The name of the owner-managed café is made up of the island's most famous son, the children's book author James Krüss and the Emma seagulls in his book "The Lighthouse on the Lobster Cliffs". It doesn't get any more Heligoland!

4. Aquariumrestaurant

Family-friendly, special, delicious: regional and Mediterranean specialties are served in the Aquariumrestaurant. With it's sea view and comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, the restaurant offers the perfect place for a lunch break on Heligoland. Dishes cooked with love, a good value for money and the friendly service have given the Aquariumrestaurant top ratings on various portals. We can only agree with this!

Pizza & Pasta Bruns The restaurant Pizza & Pasta Bruns's pizzas with spinach pizza in the front

5. Pizza & Pasta Bruns

After a long day on Heligoland, your stomach growls so loud that the seagulls flee? What it needs now are carbohydrates. These are best consumed in the form of pizza and pasta. In the charming Pizza & Pasta Bruns you can enjoy inexpensive and casual Italian cuisine. Also perfect for families with children!

6. Rickmers Galerie Restaurant

You'd like to dine a little more noble? The Rickmers Galerie Restaurant serves "dishes with history". The gourmet restaurant on Heligoland is a place where you enjoy your meal, not just eat it. The menu is an excursion into the culinary history of Heligoland - supplemented with international cuisine. How about Heligoland-inspired sushi, for example? Its location on the southern beach makes the culinary highlight of the island perfect.

Smilla Dankert Restaurant of the Hotel Rickermes with the sea in the background

Getting hungry?

Your mouth is watering just reading this and you want nothing more than a fresh fish sandwich? Then visit Heligoland. We bring you safely and quickly to the island. But beware: Not only the delicious island specialties, but also Germany's only offshore island with its unique charm is absolutely addictive. So we'll definitely see each other again.

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