Restaurants

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 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 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 International in Munich

Tantris

Tantris means 'the search for perfection' and here, at one of Germany's most famous restaurants, they're not far off it. The interior design is full-bodied '70s – all postbox reds, truffle blacks and illuminated yel…
Top Choice Bavarian in Altstadt & Residenz

Weinhaus Neuner

This Munich institution has been serving Bavarian-Austrian classics and a long winelist for well over 100 years. Take a break from the hop-infused frenzy and pork knuckle to enjoy schnitzel and Tafelspitz, helped al…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Nymphenburg, Neuhausen & Olympiapark

Esszimmer

It took Bobby Bräuer, head chef at the gourmet restaurant at BMW World, just two years to gain his first Michelin star. Munich's top dining spot is the place to sample high-octane French and Mediterranean morsels, c…
Top Choice Asian in Schwabing & the Englischer Garten

Cochinchina

Bearing an old name for southern Vietnam, this cosmopolitan Asian fusion restaurant is Munich's top place for Vietnamese and Chinese concoctions. The food is consumed in a dark, dramatically exotic space devoted to …
Top Choice Cafe in Westend & Theresienwiese

Marais

Is it a junk shop, a cafe or a sewing shop? Well, Westend's oddest coffeehouse is in fact all three, and everything you see in this converted haberdashery – the knickknacks, the cakes and the antique chair you're si…
European in Altstadt & Residenz

Königsquelle

This wood-panelled Munich institution is well loved for its attentive service, expertly prepared food and dark, well-stocked hardwood bar containing what must be the Bavarian capital's best selection of malt whiskie…
Italian in Altstadt & Residenz

Galleria

Munich has a multitude of Italian eateries, but Galleria is a cut above the rest. The compact interior hits you first, a multihued, eclectic mix of contemporary art and tightly packed tables. The menu throws up a fe…