Top Choice Modern European in Stuttgart


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…
International in Stuttgart


Once an 18th-century orphanage dishing up gruel, this chic, bustling restaurant now serves glorious Swabian food such as Maultaschen and Riesling-laced Kutteln (tripe), as well as salads and international dishes fro…
German in Stuttgart

Weinhaus Stetter

This traditional wine tavern in the Bohnenviertel quarter serves up no-nonsense Swabian cooking, including flavoursome Linsen und Saiten (lentils with sausage) and beef roast with onion, in a convivial ambience. The…
Market in Stuttgart

Stuttgarter Markthalle

Olives, regional cheeses, spices, patisserie, fruit and veg, wine and tapas – you'll find it all under one roof at Stuttgart's art-nouveau market hall, which also has snack stands.
German in Stuttgart

Alte Kanzlei

Empty tables are rare as gold-dust at this convivial, high-ceilinged restaurant, with a terrace spilling out onto Schillerplatz. Feast on Swabian favourites like Spanferkel (roast suckling pig) and Flädlesuppe (panc…
Modern European in Stuttgart


Natural, integral flavours sing in specialities like medley of tuna with lemon vinaigrette and fried egg with parsnips and Périgord truffles at this vaulted Michelin-starred restaurant. The sommelier will talk you t…
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…
Market in Stuttgart

Food Market

Self-caterers can pick up picnic fixings at the food market.
German in Stuttgart


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 (…
International in Stuttgart


The food is stellar but it actually plays second fiddle to the dazzling decor, refined ambience and stunning views at this glass-fronted cube atop the Kunstmuseum. Lunches are perky, fresh and international, while d…