Fine rum meets Hanseatic cuisine

The world-famous Hamburg district of St. Pauli with its legendary amusement and red-light quarter along the Reeperbahn has an additional culinary attraction. In the AHOI Sankt Pauli restaurant, located right on the ‘mile of sin’, the romantic nautical charm of shipping combines with contemporary design to form a unique gastronomy experience.

Visitors can try out classic Hanseatic dishes such as kale, Labskaus (cured meat stew), Pannfisch (pan-fried fish), or Rote Grütze (red fruit jelly) and enjoy the home-baked bread. The bread is made with boiled malt grist, a leftover from good, wholesome beer-brewery cooking. For beverages, guests are spoilt for choice. The AHOI Sankt Pauli serves more than 50 types of beer, both hand-crafted and on tap from the Hamburg Ratsherrn brewery. 

And because any true sailor cannot do without a ‘bottle o’ rum’, the Ahoi Sankt Pauli also offers a large selection of special rums. Some of these fine spirits have been shipped across the seven seas to the port of Hamburg and are now waiting for thirsty sailors who have anchored on the Reeperbahn.

The anchor symbol is echoed in timber plank on the tables and on the sturdy wooden tea candle holders. Thick ropes and chains, on which the lights are suspended from the ceiling, as well as pictures with scenes from the port of Hamburg add to the maritime flair. Four transparent fridges, encased in a wall made of wooden boxes, are real eye-catchers.

Grey Troldtekt ceiling tiles perfectly complement the wooden floor and the wood and stainless steel furniture. The tiles serve not only a design element, but also ensure an optimal indoor climate, good acoustics and effective fire protection.


AHOI Restaurant Sankt Pauli, Hamburg, Germany
Christopher Stapel, Hamburg
Troldtekt Products
Ceiling panels:
Troldtekt acoustic panels
Grey 202
Ultrafine (1.0 mm wood wool)
Edge design:
5 mm bevelled edges, K5
With Troldtekt screws
Text & Photos
Olaf Wiechers, Architect
Olaf Wiechers, Architect