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Catering at a&o

No need to go on a tour around the city with an empty stomach.

Our food offerings are designed to provide our guests with the energy boost they'll need for an action-packed and eventful day out and about.
But beyond breakfast, we also offer a variety of catering options tailored to the needs of our guests and covering the entire day - from packed lunches to group dinners

Here you have an overview of all our catering options - Feel free to look around!

A list of all allergens contained can be found here as a PDF download


We offer a rich all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, including hot drinks, every day from 7:00 to 11:00 am.

You can book the breakfast from 11€ in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Scotland, Denmark, and the Czech Republic. The cost for the breakfast buffet is 10.65€ in the Netherlands and 9.90€ in Italy and Austria. You can book breakfast online at a reduced rate of €10. For children from 7 years, the buffet costs half the price. For children up to 6 years, the breakfast buffet is free.

If you spontaneously decide to participate in the breakfast buffet, you are welcome to do so. Just contact the reception.

For group bookings of 10 people or more, breakfast is included in the price.

Breakfast offer:

Bread Baker's roll 70g, Multigrain** roll 85g, Master baker roll White bread** (gluten free) , Wholemeal / brown bread**, Toast bread*
Cold cuts Poultry beer ham halal , poultry paprika lyoner halal , turkey breast with paprika halal , turkey salami, emmental* cheese, gouda* cheese
Spreads Butter*, half-fat margarine**, cream cheese*, peanut butter** , vegan spread** (various types) , Schwartau jam** (various types), honey*
Fruits / vegetables Fruit** (seasonal fruit) , tomatoes** , cucumbers** , iceberg lettuce**
Dressing Salad dressing Knorr (various sorts) , various dressings , olive** oil / balsamic** vinegar
Dairy products/ alternatives UHT whole milk* 3.5% fat , UHT whole milk* lactose-free , soy drink or similar milk alternative** , natural yoghurt* , fruit yogurt* (various types)
Cereals / Muesli Whole Grain Muesli* Fruit , Crunchy Muesli* , Choco &* Nuts , Kollegs Smacks** , Kellogs Cornflakes*
Beverages Coffee**, milk* specialties and cocoa , various tea** specialties (Meßmer) , apple** , orange**, multivitamin** juice (Rauch) , Water** (sparkling and still)
Other products Hard boiled eggs* , fresh pancakes* , maple syrup / Nut nougat cream
** Vegan
* Vegetarian

Lunch / dinner (barbecue)

For groups of 10 or more, we offer both lunch and dinner. Again, this is an all-you-can-eat buffet consisting of a choice of salad, main course, a dessert and a non-alcoholic cold drink. We always offer a vegetarian option with our main courses.

Especially in the summer, we have a popular alternative to the group dinner for you in the vast majority of our houses: barbecues in our outdoor areas!

Important note: Please check the time of the meals and the number of participants with the respective reception.

Additional Info:

Pricing starting at 12.79 € per person
dinner 5 to 9 pm (individual solution possible)
Planning aid Download current dinner schedule (except Edinburgh)
Download Dinner plan for Edinburgh

*Not available in: Hamburg Hammer Kirche, Köln Dom, Köln Hauptbahnhof, München Hauptbahnhof

Packed lunch

Starting at 7.90 € you get a whole meal as take away - a practical alternative for on the road. Our packed lunches can be ordered online as well as at the reception (please contact reception in time to order).

Of course, our lunches are also gluten and/or lactose free upon request.

The lunch package includes:

A sandwich
0,5 L water**
Fruit puree mix**
Cereal Bar
** Vegan
* Vegetarian

Snacks and drinks at the bar

In our self-service area in the lobby, there are beverage refrigerators and coffee machines for your free use.

The hotel bar itself is open 24 hours and is happy to provide you with whatever you need:

  • Soft drinks, juices and hot beverages
  • Beers of all kinds, including local beer specialties
  • Cocktails and spirits
  • Snacks like pizza, sandwiches and muffins
  • Snacks like candy bars, M&M's or chewing gums

Please find here the complete a&o bar menu.

Catering options for meetings

We are of course happy to take care of catering for conference guests.
For separate large events, we offer a sumptuous selection of cold and hot beverages, finger foods and sweet snacks.

Lunch and dinner can also be booked for events.

More information about our catering services for meetings and similar events is available here

Bookable meeting room catering:

Snacks Buttercoockies Royal Dansk, Nut toffee sheet cake, shocko forest fruit sheet cake, apple crumble sheet cake, spritz cookies, gluten free magdalenas, apples**, bananas**, hanuta, saltlettes snack mix.
Non alcoholic beverages Mineral water** (sparkling/still), apple spritzer, Pepsi. Mirinda, 7up, SchwipSchwap, Jever Fun
Alcoholic beverages Heineken**, regional specialties
Hot drinks Coffee**/ tea** in, room
** Vegan
* Vegetarian

Guest kitchen

If you would like to cook for yourself, you have the possibility to use the guest kitchen in some of our houses. Here you will find a range of cooking utensils that you can use to prepare your own meals.

Note: Unfortunately, the guest kitchens are not suitable for group use.

Our guest kitchens have the following equipment:

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove top
  • Pots and pans
  • Cutting board
  • Plates and cutlery
  • Spices
  • Ladles
  • Spatula

*The following a&o properties do not have a guest kitchen: Aachen Hauptbahnhof, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hauptbahnhof.