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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…
Cafe in Ulm

Café im Stadthaus

Go for coffee and linger for the mesmerising cathedral views at this glass cube.
Pub Food in Ulm


Hearty fare like Käsespätzle (cheese noodles) and pork roast soak up the prize-winning beer, microbrewed in Neu-Ulm, at this brewpub. The lunch special goes for €6.90.
Cathedral in Ulm


'Ooh, it’s so big'… First-time visitors gush as they strain their neck muscles gazing up to the Münster. It is. And rather beautiful. Celebrated for its 161.5m-high steeple, the world’s tallest, this Goliath of cath…
Museum in Ulm

Museum der Brotkultur

How grain grows, what makes a good dough and other bread-related mysteries are unravelled at the Museum of Bread Culture. The collection celebrates bread as the stuff of life over millennia and across cultures, disp…
Museum in Ulm

Ulmer Museum

This museum is a fascinating romp through ancient and modern art, history and archaeology. Standouts include the 20th-century Kurt Fried Collection, starring Klee, Picasso and Lichtenstein works. Archaeological high…
Gallery in Ulm

Kunsthalle Weishaupt

The glass-fronted Kunsthalle Weishaupt contains the private collection of Siegfried Weishaupt. The accent is on modern and pop art, with bold paintings by Klein, Warhol and Haring.
Cafe in Ulm

Café im Kornhauskeller

Arty cafe with an inner courtyard for drinks, breakfast, light bites or ice cream.
Pub in Ulm

Wilder Mann

Service is a lucky dip and the food is mediocre, but by all means head to the people-watching terrace for a drink.
Greek in Ulm


This classy Greek restaurant has a market-driven menu, lots of fresh seafood and a bulging wine cellar. Begin with some homemade dips and grilled octopus, before mains like sea bass with truffle mash and pork medall…