Restaurants

German in Freiburg

Schlossbergrestaurant Dattler

One for special occasions – or, heck, any occasion – this refined restaurant atop the Schlossberg has panoramic windows affording compelling surround views of Freiburg's spire-studded cityscape. The food is pretty i…
German in Freudenstadt

Turmbräu

For a lively night out in Freudenstadt, this is your place, with a microbrewery that doubles as a beer garden. Pull up a chair in ye-olde barn to munch hearty grub such as goulash, stubby pork knuckles with sauerkra…
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…
German in Baden-Baden

Schneider's Weinstube & Vinothek

A charmingly old-school choice, Schneider’s brings you the best of Badisch food and Pinot wines to the table. You’ll receive a heartfelt welcome in the warmly lit space, where the menu swings with the seasons – from…
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 preservat…
German in Freudenstadt

Speckwirt

Speckwirt has winged Black Forest tradition into the 21st century with its new-wave-rustic decor of basket lights, forest murals on the wall and chunky pine trappings. Come for good old-fashioned grub along the line…
German in Freiburg

Gasthaus zum Kranz

There's always a good buzz at this rustic, quintessentially 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 (po…
German in Gengenbach

Zum Turm

Behind a pretty half-timbered facade, Zum Turm attracts a faithful crowd for the great beer on tap and by the bottle (including local Alpirsbacher brews), the warm, woody atmosphere and the menu of no-nonsense grub …
German in Gengenbach

Gasthof Hirsch

This is a warm, woody tavern in the old-school mould, with black-and-white photos on the walls, soft lamp light and cheek-by-jowl tables. The kitchen reels out Badisch and Swabian soul food, from spinach Knödel (dum…
German in Karlsruhe

Oberländer Weinstuben

This highly atmospheric pick brings together an elegant wood-panelled tavern and a flowery courtyard. Fine wines marry perfectly with seasonal winners such as slow-cooked ox cheeks, goose ravioli with salsify and nu…