Restaurants

Top Choice International in Schwäbisch Hall

Rebers Pflug

Hans-Harald Reber mans the stove at this 19th-century country house, one of Schwäbisch Hall’s two Michelin-starred haunts. He puts his own imaginative spin on seasonal numbers such as local venison in a pumpernickel…
Top Choice Modern European in Stuttgart

Olivo

Young, sparky chef Nico Burkhardt works his stuff at Steigenberger’s Michelin-starred restaurant. The minimalist-chic restaurant is lauded for exquisitely presented, French-inspired specialities such as Périgord goo…
Top Choice German in Baden-Baden

Weinstube im Baldreit

Well hidden down cobbled lanes, this wine-cellar restaurant is tricky to find, but worth looking for. Baden-Alsatian fare such as Flammkuchen (Alsatian pizza) topped with Black Forest ham, Roquefort and pears is exp…
Top Choice Cafe in Triberg

Café Schäfer

Confectioner Claus Schäfer uses the original 1915 recipe for Black Forest gateau to prepare this sinful treat that layers chocolate cake perfumed with cherry brandy, whipped cream and sour cherries and wraps it all …
Top Choice German in Ulm

Zur Forelle

Since 1626, this low-ceilinged tavern has been convincing wayfarers (Einstein included) of the joys of seasonal Swabian cuisine. Ablaze with flowers in summer, this wood-panelled haunt by the Blau prides itself on i…
Top Choice International in Freiburg

Kreuzblume

On a flower-festooned lane, this pocket-sized restaurant with clever backlighting and a menu fizzing with bright, sunny flavours attracts a rather food-literate clientele. Each dish combines just a few hand-picked i…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Lindau

Valentin

The chef carefully sources the local ingredients that go into his Med-style dishes at this sleek vaulted restaurant. Dishes like spinach and pecorino ravioli and locally caught trout with creamy lentils are beautifu…
Modern European in Freudenstadt

Schwarzwaldstube

Schwarzwaldstube commands big forest views from its rustically elegant dining room. Here Harald Wohlfahrt performs culinary magic, while carefully sourcing and staying true to French cooking traditions. The tasting …
Portuguese in Karlsruhe

Casa do José

A slice of Portugal in the heart of Karlsruhe, Casa do José extends a heartfelt bemvindo (welcome). The look is modern rustic, with beams suspended above bistro tables in a light interior. Petiscos (Portuguese tapas…
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 suckling…