Restaurants

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 Berchtesgaden

Bräustübl

Past the vaulted entrance painted in Bavaria's white and blue diamonds this lively but cosy beer hall–beer garden is run by the local brewery. Expect a carnivorous feast with favourites such as pork roast and the ho…
Top Choice Bavarian in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Gasthof Fraundorfer

If you've travelled to the Alps to experience yodelling, knee slapping and beetroot-faced locals squeezed into Lederhosen, you just arrived at the right address. Steins of frothing ale fuel the increasingly raucous …
Bavarian in Oberstdorf

Restaurant-Cafe Allgäu

For the best local Allgäu dishes, head to this long-established, knick-knack-filled restaurant where the pork knuckle, schnitzel, Kartoffelrösti (potato fritter) and of course signature Käsespätzle all come in Alpin…
Austrian in Füssen

Beim Olivenbauer

The Tyrol meets the Allgäu at this fun eatery, its interior a jumble of Doric columns, mismatched tables and chairs, multihued paint and assorted rural knick-knackery. Treat yourself to a wheel of pizza and a glass …
International in Berchtesgaden

Le Ciel

Don’t let the Hotel InterConti location turn you off: Le Ciel really is as heavenly as its French name suggests and it has the Michelin star to prove it. Testers were especially impressed by Ulrich Heimann’s knack f…
Bavarian in Füssen

Zum Franziskaner

This popular restaurant specialises in Schweinshaxe (pork knuckle) and schnitzel, prepared in more varieties than you can imagine. There's some choice for non-carnivores such as Käsespätzle (rolled cheese noodles) a…
Bavarian in Chiemsee

Alter Wirt

This massive half-timbered inn with seven centuries of history, situated on Bernau's main street, plates up south German meat slabs and international standards to a mix of locals and tourists. For dessert why not tr…
Bavarian in Oberammergau

Mundart

Mouth-wateringly light, 21st-century versions of Bavarian classics await at this trendy, baby-blue and grey themed restaurant near the train station. The menu is reassuringly brief, prices reasonable and the service…
German in Füssen

Restaurant Ritterstub'n

This convivial pit stop has value-priced salads, snacks, lunch specials, fish, schnitzel and gluten-free dishes, and even a cute kids' menu. The medieval knight theme can be a bit grating but does little to distract…