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Essen Rüttenscheid-Tour

  • Learn the history behind the male and female street names.
  • Find out more about the 500-year-old Rüttenscheid emblem.
  • Try a real Ruhr currywurst!
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No English tours available? Send us a message through our Contact Form or call us at: +49 (0)30 206 22 999 0.

Walking Tour Essen-Rüttenscheid:
Discover this traditional and unique neighborhood
Join us on our culinary city tour through Rüttenscheid, a trendy district known for its liveliness and diversity. Take a walk down Rüttenscheider Street, or as Esseners affectionately call the “Rü”, which extends for more than two kilometers and contains many exciting side streets.

Cultural institutions like theaters and museums as well as a vibrant shopping area make Rüttenscheid a neighborhood with many possibilities. It is also an area for creative development, as demonstrated by the high concentration of designers, gallery owners, and architects. The district is both worked in and lived in and has many inviting parks. Even by just taking a short walk through Rüttenscheid, you’ll notice how the area is full of life.

Discover the district with nationally-known shops and an exceptionally wide array of dining establishments. Learn more about its history, architecture, and entertainment while experiencing its diverse culinary offerings.

You will find an exciting range of culinary stations on your tour, such as:

  • an organic whole-wheat Pizzeria
  • a long-established bakery
  • a typical Ruhr French fry kiosk
  • a bistro with delicacies from all over the world
  • a delicatessen for fish

For most, the food samples are enough to constitute a full lunch. Please inform us of any special dietary requirements (vegetarian, diabetic etc). We will try to tailor our tour accordingly. 
Please Note: The tour is not suitable for vegans, people with lactose or gluten intolerance, or those with nut allergies.

To book a tour in English, please contact us on our contact page, or call us at: +49 (0)30 206 22 999 0.


Tour Details

More information here:
+49 (0)30 206 22 999 0

from €33,00 per ticket; €20,00 for children up to 12 years

Fridays and Sundays, all year round
We highly recommend taking our food tours at the beginning of your visit.

Booking deadline:
Until two hours before the tour starts.

roughly three hours

Meeting Point:
Near Subway Station Martinstraße (Precise meeting point follows booking.)

This tour is not accessible by wheelchair, walker, or stroller.

The tour will take place under all weather conditions.

comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended

All food samples (enough for a meal) and an Eat the World district guide.

There is no minimum number of participants.


We taste on the go and are not seated.

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