Bistros in Rhine Ruhr

A relaxed place to take a snack, light meal or a beverage

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Just about every expat and world traveller has an image of the typical bistro. Popular with those searching for a more relaxed approach to their culinary intake, bistros in the Rhine Ruhr region offer that perfectly unique approach.

Most bistros in the cities close to the Rhine and Ruhr rivers are privately run and, perhaps wishing to attract a broader clientele, often serve a full menu or double up as a café. They often cluster in certain more gentrified regions where tastes, demands and the possibility of success have developed.

Bistros in Düsseldorf

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Dusseldorf has some fine, unique bistros to grab a tasty latte, cappuccino or a decent light meal with a refreshing wine or beer. Take time out to relax, recover from the buzzing street life, watch passers by and interact.

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Bistros in Ruhr

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Apparently bistros first appeared in Paris after the Napoleonic Wars when Russian soldiers occupied the city. Since the fast food tradition has passed down the chain, there is no longer so much need for speed. They are though, naturally more savvy than most restaurants.

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Bistros in Neuss

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The bistro first appeared in Paris after the Napoleonic Wars when Russian soldiers occupied the city. Known after the Russian word for quick, bistros are nowadays places to eat and drink in a much more relaxed atmosphere. A few fine places can be found in Neuss.

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