Top ChoiceCafe in Konstanz


Locals flock to the ‘bird house’ for its chilled vibe and contemporary wood-and-stone interior, warmed by an open fire in winter. Wood-oven bread with spreads, wholegrain bagels, wraps and cupcakes pair nicely...

Gastronomy in Konstanz

San Martino Gourmet

A class act with space for just 16 lucky diners, this Michelin-starred restaurant rests against the old city walls. Jochen Fecht’s season-inspired food allows each ingredient to shine in dishes such as wood...

International in Konstanz

Ess Bar

The packed tables speak volumes at this minimalist-chic, monochrome-toned bistro, with banquette seating and a pavement terrace for summer-day dining. The menu packs flavour punches in tapas-style dishes...

Vegetarian in Konstanz


Over the Rhine just north of the Altstadt, this cool and wholesome cafe has a chilled vibe, with exposed stone walls and an open deli kitchen. The menu plays up regional and organic ingredients in bites including...

German in Konstanz

Tamara's Weinstube

With stone walls, low wood beams, soft lighting and a traditional Kachelofen (tiled oven), this wine bar is as cosy as they come. It's a terrific spot for an evening of Badisch wines and regional grub such as ox...

German in Konstanz

Constanzer Wirtshaus

On the banks of the Rhine where it flows into Lake Constance, this delightfully old-school tavern has bags of character, with its vaulted interior and waterfront terrace. Classic German food such as veal goulash,...

German in Konstanz


Tables set up in front of the Münster, a slick bistro interior and a lunchtime buzz have earned Münsterhof a loyal local following. Dishes from cordon bleu with pan-fried potatoes to asparagus-filled Maultaschen...

International in Konstanz

Tolle Knolle

On a fountain-dotted square with alfresco seating, this art-slung restaurant lives up to its ‘great potato’ moniker. Potatoes come in various guises: with Wiener Schnitzel, beer-battered fish and on the signature...

Soup in Konstanz


The midday crowds flock to this no-nonsense soup and salad bar. Assemble your own salad (€1.80 per 100g) or go for soups from goulash to pea-coconut. There's a terrace out front in summer.

Deli in Konstanz


Fancy a picnic by the lake? Stop by this central deli for fresh bread, cheese, ham, wine and other goodies. It’s also a snug spot for coffee and cake or light lunch specials.

Tapas in Konstanz

La Bodega

Squirrelled away in Niederburg, this candy-bright bodega with a pocket-sized terrace whips up tapas from papas canarias (Canarian potatoes) to stuffed calamari.