German in Nuremberg


Seared over a flaming beech-wood grill, the little links sold at this rustic inn arguably set the standard across the land. You can dine in the timbered restaurant or on the terrace with views of the Hauptmarkt. Ser…
German in Bamberg


The walk into the hills past the cathedral to this delightful beer garden is well worth it, both for the malty Rauchbier and the sweeping views of the Altstadt. In winter the action moves into the cosy tavern warmed…
German in Augsburg


Belly-satisfying helpings of creative Swabian and Bavarian food – Spätzle (veal medallions) and more Spätzle – are plated up by friendly staff at this prim Alpine tavern with lace curtains, hefty timber interior and…
German in Garmisch-Partenkirchen


This quintessentially Bavarian tavern is the place to cosy up with some local nosh, served by Dirndl-trussed waitresses, while the enormous enamel coal-burning stove revives chilled extremities. Live music and theat…
German in Nuremberg


The last remaining Zwinger eatery (taverns built between the inner and outer walls when they relinquished their military use) in Nuremberg is an atmospheric place to chomp on a mixed bag of sturdy regional specials …
German in Nuremberg

Wurst Durst

Wedged between the facades of Luitpoldstrasse, this tiny snack bar offers munchies relief in the form of Belgian fries, sausages and trays of Currywurst.
German in Regensburg

Historische Wurstkuchl

Completely submerged several times by the Danube's fickle floods, this titchy eatery has been serving the city's traditional finger-size sausages, grilled over beech wood and dished up with sauerkraut and sweet grai…
German in Bamberg


Beneath wooden beams as dark as the superb Rauchbier poured straight from oak barrels, locals and visitors dig into scrumptious Franconian fare at this legendary flower-festooned tavern near the cathedral.
German in Nuremberg


The half-timbered 'Witches Hut' ranks among Nuremberg's most enchanting inns and beer gardens. Tucked next to a sturdy town gate at the foot of the castle, it serves the gamut of grilled fare and other Franconian ri…
German in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Gasthof Butz

For a quick, no-nonsense goulash, schnitzel or roast pork, lug your weary legs to this locally adored, family-run inn in a former brewery. In summer two flowery beer gardens beckon. It also rents a dozen simply furn…