our philosophy

The „Jellyfish“ supports sustainable fishing and does not use any produce from net fishing or uncertified aqua cultures. Our kitchen works solely with fish and seafood from wild catch and denies any convenience products.

Stefan Barnhusen

Chef de cuisine

„I always wanted to work with the best products in fish & seafood and I was happy when the „Jellyfish“ offered me this opportunity in beautiful Hamburg. I love creating extraordinary and very special dishes from top notch basic products“

Mimi Ritter

Restaurant Manager

Felix Franke

Service Manager & Sommelier

Kristin Haberer


We invite our guests on a culinary journey with our 5-, 6-, and 7-course fish & seafood degustation menus – optional with wine pairing for each course to supplement your dinner.
If being pregnant or being allergic to certain ingredients oder having intolerances we are able to alter our dishes accordingly – but please let us know when making reservations.



Stefan Barnhusen candidat for „Newcomer of the Year“
Every year the leading gourmet magazine "Der Feinschmecker" holds the election for the "Newcomer of the Year Chef" in Germany. We are happy that for 2018 Stefan is one of the 6 nominees chosen from from the best young chefs in Germany. Being nominated alone is a great honour but of course we wish Stefan all the best to win the title. You can help by voting for Stefan online:
Stefan Barnhusen becomes the new Chef
On May 1st Stefan Barnhusen has taken over the position of Chef. The last 10 years in his career he has been cooking in 3-, 2- and 1 star Restaurants as a Sous Chef und now his first appointment as Chef is his new challenge. We strongly believe that his abilities will take the "Jellyfish" to an even higher level in excellence.
Gourmet Magazine „Der Feinschmecker“ elects us Fish & Seafood Restaurant No.1 in Germany
Gourmet magazine "Der Feinschmecker" elects us fish & seafood restaurant No. 1 in Germany in his March 2018 edition. We won the competition between Germany's 12 best fish restaurants.
The first Michelin Star for the „Jellyfish“
We are soooo proud: On 14.11.2017 the Guide Michelin awarded us our first star and makes us Hamburg's No.1 fish & seafood restaurant.



Indoors we offer seated dining for 42 guests and – if the weather is right – there are 16 seats more outside. Making reservations is highly recommended. For events with „flying service“ our maximum capacity is 70 persons.

We accept exclusive bookings and offer individual event planning according to your requests and wishes.

We ask your understanding: Dogs cannot be accepted as guests!


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