Restaurants

Top Choice Bavarian in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Gasthof Fraundorfer

If you came to the Alps to experience yodelling, knee slapping and red-faced locals in lederhosen, you just arrived at the right address. Steins of frothing ale fuel the increasingly raucous atmosphere as the evenin…
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, multi-hued paint and assorted rural knick-knackery. Treat yourself to a wheel of pizza and a glas…
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…
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 Hechten

Füssen's best hotel restaurant keeps things regional with a menu of Allgäu staples like schnitzel and noodles, Bavarian pork-themed favourites, and local specialities such as venison goulash from the Ammertal. Post…
Bavarian in Berchtesgaden

Bräustübl

Past the vaulted entrance painted in Bavaria's white and blue diamonds this cosy beer hall–beer garden is run by the local brewery. Expect a carnivorous feast with such favourite rib-stickers as pork roast and the h…
Bavarian in Füssen

Zum Franziskaner

This revamped restaurant specialises in Schweinshaxe (pork knuckle) and schnitzel, prepared in more varieties than you can shake a haunch at. There's some choice for non-carnivores such as Käsespätzle (rolled cheese…
German in Oberstdorf

Nordi Stüble

Family owned and run, this intimate neighbourhood eatery, a small wood-panelled dining room bedecked in rural junk of yesteryear, is the place to enjoy local takes on schnitzel and Maultaschen (pork and spinach ra…
Bavarian in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Hofbräustüberl

Balkan spice meets south German heartiness at this Bavarian-Yugoslav restaurant right in the thick of things. Despite the seemingly echt-Bayern (authentic Bavarian) name, the long menu is a mixed bag of Alps and Adr…
Bavarian in Chiemsee

Alter Wirt

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