Restaurants

Top Choice German in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse

Urgestein

For a gastronomic extravaganza, book a table at Benjamin Peifer's Michelin-starred, vaulted brick cellar restaurant within a half-timbered house in the town centre. Over 300 wines complement exquisite dishes like pi…
Top Choice German in Bad Dürkheim

Weinrefugium

Inside a charming mustard-coloured, charcoal-trimmed building, Weinrefugium serves exquisitely presented dishes incorporating locally grown flowers, herbs and vegetables. Smoked catfish with dill and Riesling sauce …
European in Deidesheim

Schwarzer Hahn

In the vaulted basement of the Deidesheimer Hof, this ultra-gourmet restaurant has gained a Michelin star for its creative French- and Palatinate-style haute cuisine. Mains might include Rhine river perch with smoke…
German in Deidesheim

LA Jordan

Inside the Ketschauer Hof, Michelin-starred LA Jordan has a four-course surprise menu, and five- and seven-course tasting menus that might include dishes such as seared tuna with mandarin and tarragon dressing, lacq…
German in Bad Dürkheim

Restaurant Dürkheimer Fass

This convivial spot occupies the landmark Dürkheimer Riesenfass, the world's largest wine barrel, which has had a restaurant inside since a master cooper built it out of 200 pine trees in 1934. Dishes range from Leb…
German in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse

Restaurant 1832

Inside the Hambacher Schloss, opening to a courtyard, Restaurant 1832 serves dishes such as Saumagen (stuffed pig's stomach) with Riesling bread, roasted duck breast with glazed chestnuts, and goat's cheese gratin w…
Crêpes in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse

Herve's Crêperie

In a contemporary, airy space in the town centre, this authentic Breton-run crêperie serves savoury buckwheat-flour galettes like forestière (with mushrooms and cream sauce) and tricolore (rustique, St-Agur blue and…
German in Deidesheim

St Urban

Within the Deidesheimer Hof is St Urban, whose modern take on regional cuisine might include Saumagen (stuffed pig's stomach; made with chestnuts in autumn) or blood liver sausage strudel. In winter, don't miss the …
German in German Wine Route

Bockenheimer Weinstube

You can just drop by to try local wines by the glass, but top-notch local specialities at this rustic Weinstube include Saumagen (pig's stomach) stuffed with whole chestnuts, Bratwurst with sauerkraut, and Flammkuch…
Burgers in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse

Bruno's

Picnic tables made from reclaimed timbers cover the pavement outside this photogenic half-timbered building. In the muralled interior, Bruno's sizzles up inventive burgers such as Red Hot Chilli Pepper, with bacon a…