Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is one of the many 17th-century architectural gems of the Ruhr Valley. The individually styled guest rooms, suites and meeting rooms exude warm hospitality matched by excellent service. Nearby Museum Folkwang, Germany’s first museum of modern art, is well worth a visit as are Villa Hügel, former home of the Krupp Family, and the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Restaurant HUGENpöttchen overlooking the parkland is open daily for lunch and dinner from noon. Michelin star-chef Erika Bergheim serves trendy gastronomical dishes in the restaurant LAURUSHAUS, while the BARonie serves drinks and finger food. The spacious guest rooms and suites are furnished with family antiques. The free-standing Villa ‘Türmchen’ offers perfect privacy.
The castle parkland is the ideal venue for functions, parties or barbecues. Schlosshotel Hugenpoet is a favourite with golfers, hikers and cyclists.
In restaurant Laurushaus chef Erika Bergheim presents a modern gourmet cooking style. The emphasis is placed on high quality products combined with an authentic presentation. The delicious wines are selected by hostess and sommelière Carla Veenstra. Weather permitting, the terrace invites to linger for hours.
From HUGENpötchen restaurant you have wonderful views over the parkland gardens. Lunch and dinner can also be served on the delightful terrace. The kitchen offers a fusion of regional and international cuisine. The intimate setting of the bar, BARonie, is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing pre dinner or after dinner drink.
Open: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 18.30h.
The restaurant is opened daily between 12.00h - 23.00h.
The castle is surrounded by a parkland landscape with majestic mature trees. Enjoy the wonderful views of the gardens from the terrace.
The Aalto Theatre, Essen’s opera house, is considered one of the most superb theatres built after 1945, according to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. The Krupp von Bohlen family’s historic art collection is certainly worth a visit. It is located in the family’s former manor house, villa Hügel (269 bedrooms). Essen’s Limbecker Platz is a popular shopping district, as is the famous Königsallee, locally called the ‘Kö’.