Restaurants

Top Choice German in Leipzig

Auerbachs Keller

Founded in 1525, Auerbachs Keller is one of Germany’s best-known restaurants. It’s cosy and touristy but the food’s actually quite good and the setting memorable. There are two sections: the vaulted Grosser Keller f…
Top Choice International in Dresden

Raskolnikoff

An artist squat before the Wall came down, Raskolnikoff now brims with grown-up artsy-bohemian flair, especially in the sweet little garden at the back, complete with bizarre water feature. The seasonally calibrated…
Top Choice Korean in Leipzig

Tobagi

This totally unsassuming Korean place just off the Karli is a study in the advantages of not judging a book by its cover. Meet the eccentric and often cantankerous Korean owner before settling down for a superb meal…
Top Choice Italian in Görlitz

Vino e Cultura

The vaulted space right on historic Untermarkt has been glitzily converted and is now easily Görlitz's prime foodie destination. The menu, courtesy of the clearly ambitious French chef, is adventurous (try monkfish …
Top Choice Indian in Dresden

Little India

Bright, minimalist and informal, this fantastic Indian restaurant is a world away from most in Dresden, and its popularity is obvious (be prepared to wait for a table when it's busy). The menu is large (and availabl…
Top Choice German in Dresden

Restaurant Genuss-Atelier

Lighting up Dresden's culinary scene of late is this fantastic place that's well worth the trip on the 11 tram. The creative menu is streets ahead of most offerings elsewhere, although the best way to experience the…
Top Choice German in Zittau

Dornspachhaus

Zittau’s oldest eatery dates from 1533 and oozes history. But it's not just a tourist piece; it also serves delicious regional cuisine and has a lovely courtyard. A speciality is the Bohemian goulash, a creamy blend…
Top Choice International in Leipzig

Reisladen

If you're exploring funky Plagwitz, then this lunch-only joint will surely be top of your list for a wonderfully good value, healthy and tasty lunch. Normally with a line out the door, this local establishment has d…
Top Choice German in Meissen

Restaurant Vincenz Richter

Despite the historic guns and armour, the romance factor is high at this 16th-century inn thanks to attentive service, classy interpretations of classic Saxon dishes, and crisp whites from the Richters' own wine est…
Vegetarian in Dresden

brennNessel

This popular, largely vegetarian gastropub in a miraculously surviving 350-year-old building is an oasis in the otherwise empty and anodyne streets of the Altstadt. Indeed, reserve for lunch if you'd like to eat out…