Restaurants

Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Fraunhofer

With its screechy parquet floors, stuccoed ceilings, wood panelling and virtually no trace that the last century even happened, this wonderfully characterful inn is perfect for exploring the region with a fork. The …
Top Choice Bavarian in Berchtesgaden

Gaststätte St Bartholomä

Perched on the shore of the Königssee, and accessible by boat tour, this is a tourist haunt that actually serves delicious food made with ingredients picked, plucked and hunted from the surrounding forests and the l…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Weisses Brauhaus

One of Munich's classic beer halls, this place is charged in the evenings with red-faced, ale-infused hilarity, with Alpine whoops accompanying the rabble-rousing oompah band. The Weisswurst (veal sausage) here sets…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Prinz Myshkin

This place is proof, if any were needed, that the vegetarian experience has well and truly left the sandals, beards and lentils era. Ensconced in a former brewery, Munich's premier meat-free dining spot occupies a g…
Top Choice Bavarian in Passau

Heilig-Geist-Stifts-Schenke

Not only does this historical inn have a succession of walnut-panelled ceramic-stove-heated rooms, a candlelit cellar (from 6pm) and a vine-draped garden, but the food is equally inspired. Amid the river fish, steak…
Top Choice Bavarian in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Mittermeier

Supporters of the slow food movement and a regular in the Michelin Guide, this hotel restaurant pairs punctilious craftsmanship with top-notch ingredients, sourced regionally whenever possible. There are five differ…
Top Choice French in Regensburg

Café Orphée

Claiming to be the Frenchiest bistro east of the Rhine – it really is like being teleported to 1920s Paris – this visually pleasing, always bustling eatery is bedecked in faded red velvet, dark wood and art nouveau …
Top Choice International in Munich

Tantris

Tantris means 'the search for perfection' and here, at one of Germany's most famous restaurants, they're not far off it. The interior design is full-bodied '70s – all postbox reds, truffle blacks and illuminated yel…
Top Choice Franconian in Würzburg

Bürgerspital Weinstube

If you are going to eat out just once in Würzburg, the aromatic and cosy nooks of this labyrinthine medieval place probably provide the top local experience. Choose from a broad selection of Franconian wines (some o…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Weinhaus Neuner

This Munich institution has been serving Bavarian-Austrian classics and a long winelist for well over 100 years. Take a break from the hop-infused frenzy and pork knuckle to enjoy schnitzel and Tafelspitz, helped al…