If you want a break from traditional German food, head to Restauration Fischer for a delightful treat. Operated by a Michelin-starred chef, the restaurant is the home of flavorful Italian fare. Set in a cozy space, the eatery can be easily missed if you weren’t specifically looking for it. However, don’t let that deter you from trying out this fabulous place. The refined decor, subdued lighting and romantic ambience sets the mood for a pleasant fine dining experience. The quiet, upscale atmosphere also make the restaurant a great place for a formal, business lunch. Diners are offered three different menus: Classic, Sea and Land. If you are confused about what to order, feel free to ask the server. The wait staff is friendly and quick to the table, well-schooled on the menu. Grilled prawns served on balsamic lentils and Quail served on risotto with asparagus are few of the local favorites. The dessert selection is quite incredible too. Opt for the classic Creme Brulee or go for the creative pina-colada inspired Stewed Pineapples served with coconut ice cream. The chef serves the food and sweet treats quite tastefully too, transforming the plates into inspired pieces of art. You can even relish the savory meals with a drink from the bar menu. Local wines, craft beers and cocktails are the highlights.
Established in 1859, Konditorei Café Beer is one of the most reputed cafes and dessert spots in town. Owned and run by the same family that founded it, it may not have a grand decor to boast of, but it surely is known for its decadent confectioneries which includes tarts, cakes, petit fours, pies and chocolates. This airy and spacious cafe daily bakes exquisite cakes, decadent pastries and more that will surely tempt you. The wide variety will spoil you with choices. They also serve delicious coffee and alcoholic beverages. Drop in for a sweet indulgence.
Housed in an impressive 16th-century building, Ristorante Minneci Leonardo offers a modern take on the rich Italian cuisine in a classic setting. Delicious innovative culinary creations that are created from the finest of seasonal ingredients can be enjoyed here along with a variety of Italian wines. You could either relish the food inside their cozy intimate setting or on the porch in the company of some beautiful flowering plants.
Bratwursthäusle Roasted Sausage House is the oldest restaurant in town, existing since 1313 and is conveniently located opposite the town hall and next to the church of St. Seebald. Come here to try some of their famous sausages. In the summer you can sit outside on the terrace or in front of the restaurant. The roasted sausages are filled with spices such as Caraway seeds and Thyme and most manufacturers also put in that obligatory touch of garlic! The delicacy is best eaten with 'Kren' (Horseradish), potato salad or Sauerkraut (pickled cabbage). If you are in a hurry then order 'Zwei im Weckla', which simply means 'two in bread roll'.
The deceptively small Zum Spiessgesellen is a charming spot to devour authentic Bavarian grub in a wonderful setting. Located on a busy street in the city, the restaurant features three spacious dining areas, each done up in tasteful furnishings and décor. Be it the fully-stocked bar that serves as the focal point or the dark wood dining booths, Spiessgesellen's interiors truly complement its eclectic culinary offerings. Legendary staples like roasted sausages, Bavarian-inspired beef goulash and Sauerbraten populate its exhaustive menu. To wash down those generous portions, the eatery proffers a fine selection of wines and ales. Apfel-Brotauflauf, a decadent pudding made of apple bread, is a great choice for dessert.
As the world's oldest Bratwurstküche, or bratwurst restaurant, Zum Gulden Stern is the place to indulge in a taste of the local bratwurst. Prepared using age-old recipes and grilled to succulent perfection over a beech-wood fire, these sausages are served alongside soups, sauerkraut and sides prepared using ingredients sourced from local farms and purveyors. Unlike most restaurants, the bratwurst served at Zum Gulden Stern are neither boiled nor fried before being placed on the grill, thus sealing in the authentic flavor of this local specialty. Saure Zipfel is another popular dish on the menu, featuring sausages cooked in a marinade of onions and Franconian wine. The restaurant itself boasts a rustic charm and is housed inside a 14th-century building in Nuremberg's Altstadt. Traditional to its very core, the food served at Zum Gulden Stern is as authentic as it gets.
Bringing the simple yet explosive flavors of Italy to the doorsteps of Nuremberg is the elegant Padelle d'Italia restaurant. A joint venture of passionate culinary materchefs- Antonio Lo Po and Donato Albano, this charming restaurant promises an authentic treat of Southern Italian specialties. A selective use of only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients offer uncompromising flavors and textures that guarantee satisfaction. Adherence to original family recipes, handed down from generation to generation make sure indigenous tastes are preserved. Equally impressive is the well-sorted wine list that works in tandem with the food menu. Casually sophisticated and moderately priced, this Italian fare is unlike any other in town.
Böhm's Herrenkeller is located in one of the most beautiful half-timbered houses in Nuremberg's inner city. The restaurant pampers your palate with enticing German delicacies. Besides the German cuisine, the menu features dishes like fish stew, bratwurst, Argentine beef and cheese noodles. In addition to the delectable menu, Böhm's Herrenkeller is popular among wine connoisseurs for offering wine tasting sessions, where the enthusiasts can taste a range of Franconian wines and know more about its production process.
Red Curry House is a modest looking restaurant that is high on flavors. Specializing in curries from various cuisines all across the world such as India, Thailand and The Caribbeans, their menu keeps on changing weekly and offers options for vegans, vegetarians and meat lovers. Freshly prepared from scratch with herbs and spices, their curries range from the mild spicy to spicier versions. Inexpensive and delicious, if you have a yen for curries, then this place is a must try. Please bring cash along as credit cards are not accepted.