Restaurants

Top Choice Modern European in Freudenstadt

Schwarzwaldstube

Schwarzwaldstube commands big forest views from its rustically elegant dining room. Head chef Torsten Michel performs culinary magic, carefully sourcing ingredients and presenting with an artist's flair. The tasting…
Top Choice Modern European in Freudenstadt

Restaurant Bareiss

Claus-Peter Lumpp has consistently won plaudits for his brilliantly composed, French-inflected menus at Restaurant Bareiss. On paper, dishes such as sautéed langoustine with almond cream, and fried fillet of sucklin…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Fraunhofer

With its screechy parquet floors, stuccoed ceilings, wood panelling and virtually no trace that the last century even happened, this wonderfully characterful inn is perfect for exploring the region with a fork. The …
Top Choice International in Schwäbisch Hall

Rebers Pflug

Hans-Harald Reber presides over the stove at this 19th-century country house, one of Schwäbisch Hall’s Michelin-starred haunts. He puts an imaginative spin on seasonal, regional numbers such as local venison with ch…
Top Choice 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…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Weisses Brauhaus

One of Munich's classic beer halls, this place is charged in the evenings with red-faced, ale-infused hilarity, with Alpine whoops accompanying the rabble-rousing oompah band. The Weisswurst (veal sausage) here sets…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Freiburg

Wolfshöhle

With tables set up on a pretty square, Wolfshöhle is a summer-evening magnet. The menu whisks you off on a gastronomical tour of the Mediterranean, with well-executed, beautifully presented dishes listed in the mode…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Prinz Myshkin

This place is proof, if any were needed, that the vegetarian experience has well and truly left the sandals, beards and lentils era. Ensconced in a former brewery, Munich's premier meat-free dining spot occupies a g…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Weinhaus Neuner

This Munich institution has been serving Bavarian-Austrian classics and a long wine list for well over 100 years. Take a break from the hop-infused frenzy and pork knuckle to enjoy schnitzel and Tafelspitz (boiled v…
Top Choice Bavarian in Passau

Heilig-Geist-Stifts-Schenke

Not only does this historical inn have a succession of walnut-panelled ceramic-stove-heated rooms, a candlelit cellar (from 6pm) and a vine-draped garden, but the food is equally inspired. Amid the river fish, steak…