Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomic in Trento

Locanda Margon

The Lunelli family who make Trento's Ferrari sparkling wines are also responsible for this gourmet eyrie perched among the vines in the Brenta Dolomites foothills. It's a thrilling drive up and a rather heady experi…
Top Choice Alpine in Bolzano (Bozen)

Zur Kaiserkron

Refined but unfussy takes on regional favourites fill the menu at this calm and elegant dining room, and excellent produce is allowed to shine. It's tempting to just choose a selection from the interesting starters …
Top Choice Gastronomy in Val di Fiemme

El Molin

A legend in the valley, this Michelin-starred old mill sits at the historic heart of Cavalese. Downstairs, next to the old waterwheels, you will find playful gastronomic dishes featuring ultralocal, always seasonal …
Top Choice Trentino in Trento

Osteria a le Due Spade

You usually have to book ahead to secure a table at this tiny, vaulted place, but it's always worth braving the heavy door and drapes to see if they have a spare spot. The kitchen here really celebrates the local as…
Top Choice Deli in Merano (Meran)

Pur Südtirol

This stylish regional showcase – now a chain with branches in Bolzano and Brunico – has an amazing selection of farm produce: wine, cider, some 80 varieties of cheese, speck and sausage, pastries and breads, tisanes…
Top Choice Trentino in Trento

Ai Tre Garofani

While the low-beamed ceiling and deep drapery give a traditional vibe, the staff here deliver a dining experience full of new ideas and local flavours. Diners are welcomed with an amuse-bouche (perhaps a deer-and-yo…
Top Choice Burgers in Bolzano (Bozen)

Stars

This may look like another of the world's hipster burger places but the people behind this (and its Merano sibling) have serious culinary credentials, including local Michelin-starred chef Theodor Falser. Burgers ar…
Gastronomy in Merano (Meran)

Sissi

Andrea Fenoglio is one of the region's best-loved chefs and his big personality fills this small early-20th-century room. The food here is inventive, for sure, but the experience is warm and refreshingly relaxed. Ev…
Alpine in Val Badia & Alpe di Fanes

Restaurant Ladinia

The Berghotel Ladinia's dining room is appealingly cosy, or you can soak up the sun on a protected terrace on warmer days. Mountain-style food is done in a fresh but unpretentious way: trout carpaccio with chicory, …
Pastries in Brunico (Bruneck)

Acherer Patisserie & Blumen

Right by the town gate, Acherer Patisserie & Blumen sells strudel and Sachertorte that may just be the region's best; the young owner reopened his grandfather's former bakery after apprenticing in Vienna. His in…