Restaurants

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 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…
German in Unterkirnach

Ackerloch Grillschopf

Perched on a hill with valley views, this rustic barn doubles as a butcher-shop selling home-smoked Black Forest ham (animals are reared in stress-free conditions) prepared without artificial additives or preservati…
German in Villingen-Schwenningen

Schlachthof

Wine-red walls, globe lights and wood panelling set the scene at this smart brasserie-style restaurant, a 10-minute stroll south of the Altstadt. The cooking is a regional-Mediterranean mix, with dishes such as chic…
German in Stuttgart

Ochs’n’Willi

A warm, woody hunter’s cottage restaurant just this side of twee, Ochs’n’Willi delivers gutsy portions of Swabian and Bavarian fare. Dig into pork knuckles with lashings of dumplings and kraut, spot-on Maultaschen (…
German in Konstanz

Münsterhof

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 in …
German in Meersburg

Badische Weinstube

Close to the lakefront, this wine tavern combines a mock-rustic interior with a pavement terrace. Try the homemade fish soup flavoured with saffron and garlic, followed, say, by Bodensee Felchen (white fish) in almo…
German in Freiburg

Gasthaus zum Kranz

There's always a good buzz at this quintessentially rustic Badisch tavern. Pull up a hefty chair at one of the even heftier timber tables for well-prepared regional faves such as roast suckling pig, Maultaschen and …
German in Konstanz

Zeitlos

Behind Stephanskirche, this beamed, stone-walled bistro overflows with regulars. It’s a cosy spot for brunch or filling snacks like Wurstsalat (sausage salad) and Maultaschen, the local take on ravioli. Sit in the i…
German in Stuttgart

Weinstube Fröhlich

True, it’s in the heart of the red-light district, but don’t be put off. This softly lit, dark-wood-panelled restaurant is an atmospheric choice for well-executed Swabian fare (cheese-rich Käsespätzle, Maultaschen w…