4 Restaurants You Must Visit During Your Trip to Germany


Whether you’re heading to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, checking out the authentic Oktoberfest in Munich, or trekking all over the beautiful country of Germany, you’ll need to eat during your visit. Luckily, the country has some of the best restaurants in Europe. Check out these casual and fine dining establishments and add them to your itinerary.

1. Felix Austria

Situated in a quaint area in Bergmannkiez, Felix Austria is a charming Austrian restaurant featuring just 48 seats indoors and 30 on the terrace outside. Inside, tiny tables with red-checkered tablecloths dot the small yet elegant restaurant. Outside, the patio seating provides an opportunity to enjoy the weather while chatting with your dining partners and watching the people walk by.

Although the cafe specializes in a variety of Austrian sausages and cheeses, the true gem is its Wiener Schnitzel. This breaded pork dish is so big that you’ll receive it in two pieces, but that doesn’t mean you’ll want to share. A full line of Austrian beer, wine and spirits are available as well. Yes, you’re in Germany, but don’t let this Austrian restaurant slip your mind. Your taste buds will regret it!

2. Aqua

Offering fine dining at its best, Aqua is considered one of the best restaurants in Germany. Located in the Ritz-Carlton in Wolfsburg, the restaurant dishes up meals that are as beautiful as they are delicious. Chef Sven Elverfeld seamlessly blends traditional European recipes with innovative creations from around the world. Dine on pumpkin- and green apple-smoked eel, Spanish foie gras, veal breast, and many more delicacies as you take in the gorgeous Robert Mapplethorpe still lifes that adorn the Art Deco dining room.

3. Bruecke 10

People on the hunt for a delicious afternoon meal in Hamburg head to Bruecke 10. Known for its fischbrötchen, the casual waterside restaurant is the perfect spot for a breath of fresh air between sightseeing excursions. The restaurant sources Bismarck herring, salmon and more directly from the Baltic and North Seas. Pickles and horseradish sauce complete the tasty sandwich. Other fan favorites include crispy shrimp rolls, smoked mackerel and the freshest crabs available.

4. Der Pschorr

If you’ll be spending any time in Munich on your trip, don’t pass up a beer and some bar food at Der Pschorr, one of the most famous restaurants in Germany. The Bavarian eatery features a spacious and modern interior as well as a gorgeous outdoor beer garden. Its chef uses regionally sourced ingredients to ensure diners get the freshest meal possible. Try marinated grilled steak in herb butter, chive bread, Obatzda cheese spread, and a variety of other house specialties, and wash it all done with one of many traditional wheat beers offered at Der Pschorr. Wine and Schnapps are also available.

One thing is certain: no matter what type of German fare you’re in the mood for, you’re going to have trouble deciding where to start first. The natural solution? Check them all out by creating a foodie tour of the country! Bring your best dress, you most comfortable casual dining outfit, a few friends, and your appetite the next time you’re in Germany.