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An exquisite restaurant in Altstadt, Restaurant Pfistermühle offers traditional German cuisine that is redefined and customized to suit today's palate. The restaurant has four vaults which date back to the 16th century and gives the restaurant a touch of the old-world charm. The food is a bit pricey but is definitely worth the experience. Some must-tries include the Goat cheese-pear tartelette, the Roasted saddle of veal and the Bavarian ox fillet from the grill. Enjoy sipping a glass of wine or try one of their specialty beers with the sumptuous meal at this exquisite restaurant.
For an evening of German fun, come down to Wirtshaus Ayingers. This restaurant offers you the best of both worlds: excellent beer, delicious food! Try out the 6 beers-on-tap that change often. The food is more like a prix fixe menu but is a really good selection of authentic German delicacies. The rustic yet elegant wooden decor of the restaurant creates a perfect vibe for a cozy yet exquisite dining experience.
This most famous pub draws people from all over the globe, even at nine in the morning! Its unique charm comes from the Bavarian music and the handful of regulars who gather at the bar. Beer and schmankerl (roast pork with trimmings) complete the setup. In the summertime, locals head towards its wonderful courtyard, while the Festsaal room hosts a Bavarian evening with music every night, which costs a few Euros for admission. Main meals and a tankard of beer are perfect for a group of friends. Established in the 16th Century, this has become a local landmark. Your trip to Munich will be incomplete without a visit to Hofbräuhaus.
Located directly opposite the Opera House and considered to be one of the best places for good Bavarian cuisine, Zum Franziskaner offers culinary classics like homemade Leberkäse (meatloaf) and Weißwurst (veal sausage) as well as a selection of international dishes. The Bavarian decor sets a charming ambiance, and the amicable service adds immeasurably to one's dining experience.
Housed in the basement of the gothic Town Hall building in the heart of Munich, Ratskeller is a good place to stop by for a sumptuous lunch or a leisurely romantic dinner. The menu is solely inspired by traditional Bavarian cuisine, so you can sample some really great local dishes which are interspersed on the lengthy menu. If you're a first-timer then go for the Ratskeller Potatosoup, Nuremberg Style Bratwurst, Scweinebraten, Entenbraten or Beef Goulasch. Pair the food with German beer and wine, and round it off with a helping of something sweet. The cellar's arched ceilings and woodwork add to the charming ambiance as do the sounds of soft Bavarian melodies.
Come to Restaurant Schapeau and experience a wonderful upscale meal. The food here is typical German and comes highly recommended. Those who are looking to spend a relaxed Sunday morning will be seen unwinding over the restaurant's leisurely Sunday brunch. Live music and excellent service adds to the wonderful experience here.
Although many people don't know it, Nuremberg's grilled sausages also feature in Bavarian cuisine. This atmospheric restaurant with old vaulted rooms (renovated in 1994), prepares the Franconian sausages in a traditional manner. The sausages are grilled on an open wooded fire and are served accompanied by cabbage and fresh horseradish. No doubts that the beer here is excellent, and is freshly poured into your glass from a wooden barrel on-site! Other Bavarian specialties here include freshly baked pretzels and Franconian wines. Hot meals are available until 9.30p.
Augustiner am Dom is a popular tourist haunt that serves generous servings of traditional Bavarian fare with fresh frothy beer. Delicious classics like the Bavarian loaf and roasted pork beckon are great choices for food lovers. The inner courtyard houses a Beer Garden, where one could enjoy freshly brewed beers. Set right next to the Frauenkirche, it is easy to locate.
The sturdy vaults of the Palais Keller were originally used to store salt, and they date back to 1425. Today, the Palais is a favored destination when one visits the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich. Get a real taste of Bavaria with their famed beers right from the keg, and order some pretzels to go alongside. They also offer a variety of Bavarian specials from the court bakery, along with some national and regional favorites and specialties.
Situated on Viktualienmarkt and open from 8a, this café is renowned for its breakfast. The most popular dish is the Auszog'nen, a Bavarian speciality which consists of balls of yeast dough, fried in lard and pulled apart in the middle so that a thick ring of dough forms around the outside. The whole thing is then sprinkled with sugar dust. For those who are really famished, several other nourishing hot dishes are available. If you're planning to celebrate with a large group, then it is recommended to arrive early as the café and the upper floor fill up pretty quickly.
This traditional Munich restaurant, founded in the 19th Century, offers its clientèle cultivated ambiance and high-quality Bavarian cuisine. The wooden-paneled rooms decorated with hunting trophies make the perfect backdrop for Chef Hubert Buckl's game and meat specialties. The stuffed oxtail and the legendary mini black pudding are particularly recommended. The Blut- und Leberwurst is also one of the most talked about items on the menu which consists of secret spices that entice the taste-buds. The wine list is extensive, and the service exemplary.