Restaurants

Top Choice German 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 pickle…
Top Choice German 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 cui…
Top Choice German in Wiesbaden

Gollner's

Above the pretty village of Sonnenberg, 4km northeast of Wiesbaden, this sublime fine-dining restaurant occupies a 1201-built hilltop castle, Burg Sonnenberg. Umbrella-shaded tables cover the panoramic terrace, with…
Top Choice Market in Frankfurt am Main

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, spic…
Top Choice German 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 mea…
Top Choice Cafe in Darmstadt

Elisabeth

Hidden down a passageway in a picnic-table-filled courtyard, this wonderful spot specialises in homemade soups like pork meatballs and split green peas, curried apple and potato, lentil, carrot and leek, and roast t…
Top Choice European in Mainz

Zur Kanzel

Germany meets France in seasonally changing dishes like grilled tuna with Riesling and sage sauce, garlic-crusted rack of lamb with wilted spinach, schnitzel with Frankfurt-style Grüne Sosse, and rump steak with her…
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. Start …
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 and …
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 burger …