Top ChoiceGerman in Frankfurt am Main

Zu den 12 Aposteln

Glowing with sepia-toned lamplight, the 12 Apostles has ground-floor and cellar dining rooms serving traditional German dishes: Matjes (herring) with sour cream, apple and fried onion; roast pork knuckle with...

Top ChoiceGerman in Frankfurt am Main

Druckwasserwerk

Dating from 1899, this neo-Romanesque pump house in the rapidly rejuvenating industrial area of Westhafen, on the Main 1.2km southwest of the Hauptbahnhof, is now a spectacular restaurant serving superior German...

Top ChoiceMarket in Frankfurt am Main

Kleinmarkthalle

Kleinmarkthalle

Aromatic stalls inside this bustling traditional market hall sell artisan smoked sausages, cheeses, roasted nuts, breads, pretzels, loose-leaf teas, pastries, cakes and chocolates, along with fruit, vegetables,...

Top ChoiceGerman in Frankfurt am Main

Dauth-Schneider

With a history stretching back to 1849 (the basement housed an apple winery), this convivial tavern is a wonderful place to sample both the local drop and classic regional specialities such as Sulz Fleisch (cold...

International in Frankfurt am Main

Fleming’s Club

Stunning city views and equally stunning food await at this 7th-floor restaurant and bar, reached from the lobby of Fleming’s Hotel via a paternoster lift that will make you feel like you’re in a 1930s movie....

Vegetarian in Frankfurt am Main

Seven Swans

One of Frankfurt's narrowest buildings, at 3.8m wide, houses this inconspicuous restaurant (look for the teensy silver plaque on the facade). Produce from its own permaculture garden stars on gourmet vegetarian...

Vegetarian in Frankfurt am Main

Vevay

Even diehard carnivores might be converted after tucking into this stylish cafe's creative vegetarian and vegan dishes: tempeh with three-bean and coconut salad with mango and avocado salsa; oat and chickpea...

Austrian in Frankfurt am Main

Salzkammer

Warm timbers give this restaurant a cosy atmosphere, and it has a beautiful umbrella-shaded terrace. But it's the traditional Austrian food that leaves a lasting impression, from Styrian fried chicken to three...

Seafood in Frankfurt am Main

Fisch Franke

In a large, light-filled space, 1920-established Fisch Franke serves standout fish dishes: ocean perch with new potatoes and green sauce, pollock with spinach and cheese sauce, langoustines with lemon butter, and...

Cafe in Frankfurt am Main

L'Atelier des Tartes

Heavenly aromas fill this chic polished-concrete cafe. French owner Aurélie bakes tarts both savoury (potato and brie, mushroom and asparagus, and pear, Roquefort and walnut) and sweet (apple with cinnamon and...

International in Frankfurt am Main

Main Tower Restaurant

You can admire the cityscape from the Main Tower either at its 53rd-floor restaurant, while dining on dishes like boiled wagyu beef Tafelspitz or yellow-fin tuna with nashi pears and ginger, or from its adjacent...

Cheese in Frankfurt am Main

Käsestube Gutes aus Milch

Over 150 cheeses from the surrounding Hesse state (and another 50 from further afield) are sold at this fabulous cheese specialist, alongside regional wines. You can taste both, either at the communal timber...

Ice Cream in Frankfurt am Main

Bizziice

Organic milk, fruit, veggies and nuts are used to make the ice creams served at this tile-floored space. Original flavour combinations include carrot and agave, mango and chilli, rhubarb and quark, and cinnamon-...

French in Frankfurt am Main

Mon Amie Maxi

In a gorgeous belle époque space with bare boards, butter-coloured walls and an elevated front terrace, this grande dame specialises in seafood, including oysters (per half-dozen from €20) and sumptuous platters:...

Cafe in Frankfurt am Main

Siesmayer

Experience highly civilised Westend life at this elegant cafe, whose lovely patio is surrounded by the greenery of the PalmenGarten. A glass case displays French-style pastries; there are also soups, schnitzels...

Cafe in Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt & Friends

Nine different burgers – including a veggie burger, Frankfurt & Friends burger with bacon and cheese, and Tex-Mex burger with guacamole and jalapeño peppers – are among the choices at this minimalist cafe,...

European in Frankfurt am Main

Main Nizza

A striking glass-box design gives this restaurant uninterrupted views over the Main from inside (even interior-facing tables have mirrors to draw in the river and parkland) as well as from its two outdoor...

German in Frankfurt am Main

Adolf Wagner

Hang your coat on a hook along the wood-panelled wall of this apple wine tavern, take a seat at a long table and order something local from the menu – Handkäse mit Musik (hand-cheese with music) or schnitzel with...

Cafe in Frankfurt am Main

Opern Cafe

French-inspired mains on Opern's weekly changing menu, such as salmon tartare with avocado mousse or beef with béarnaise sauce, are the pièces de résistance of this little piece of Paris, topped off by desserts...

Cafe in Frankfurt am Main

Bitter & Zart

Walk past the shelves piled high with chocolate pralines to order espresso brewed from Frankfurt-roasted beans, hot chocolate and luscious cakes such as lemon, carrot or Frankfurt Kränzen (butter-cream), with...