• Waldhotel Sonnora
    Waldhotel Sonnora © Waldhotel Sonnora; Fotograf: Christopher Arnoldi
  • Steinheuers Zur Alten Post
    Steinheuers Zur Alten Post © Steinheuers "Zur Alten Post"
  • Hotel Krone
    Hotel Krone © Hotel Krone; Fotograf: Björn Kray Iversen
  • Becker's restaurant
    Becker's restaurant ©Becker`s
  • Pool panorama
    Pool panorama ©Romantikhotel BollAnt's im Park
  • Le Val d'Or restaurant
    Le Val d'Or restaurant
  • The Buchholz restaurant team
    The Buchholz restaurant team ©Restaurant Buchholz
  • Restaurant Freundstück at Ketschauer Hof
    Restaurant Freundstück at Ketschauer Hof © Ketschauer Hof - Hotel und Restaurant
  • Brogsitter Sanct Peter
    Brogsitter Sanct Peter ©Brogsitter Sanct Peter
  • Restaurant Luther
    Restaurant Luther ©Stocke Werbeagentur


In the Palatinate, people enjoy hearty food such as stuffed pork belly and sausages. The same is true of Rhinelanders, although their cuisine is inspired more by neighbouring Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Palatinate, Moselle, Nahe, Ahr and Rheinhessen wine regions, the quality of restaurants is especially high – from a simple wine tavern to a restaurant with three Michelin stars.
Waldhotel Sonnora in Wittlich-Dreis

Waldhotel Sonnora, set amid a forest and a beautiful park, has been a family-run luxury hotel since 1978. The immaculate gardens and idyllic setting make for a restful, relaxing break at any time of year. At the heart of the hotel is the multi-award-winning Restaurant Sonnora, which is much prized by gourmets in the know. Chef de cuisine Helmut Thieltges treats his guests to creative, sophisticated food and makes every visit a genuine delight.

Hotel-Restaurant Zur Alten Post in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

Welcome to Steinheuers Zur Alten Post in Heppingen, where Michelin-starred chef Hans Stefan Steinheuer serves gourmet food in his Zur Alten Post restaurant, which ranks among the best in Germany. Rustic regional cuisine can be enjoyed at Landgasthof Poststuben and, in fine weather, beneath the walnut tree in the summer garden. The hotel is a great place to relax and there is a lounge bar for guests to linger over an apéritif, a cigar or a digestif.

Kronen-Restaurant at Hotel Krone in Herxheim-Hayna

The family-run Hotel Krone in Herxheim-Hayna dates back 200 years and is firmly on the gourmet map. In his kitchen, Karl-Emil Kuntz, the Krone's chef de cuisine and confectioner, conjures up creations imbued with craftsmanship and passion. Traditions are honoured but classic, home-spun delicacies always appear in a new, contemporary guise. His guests can look forward to a memorable culinary experience.

Restaurant Schwarzer Hahn at Hotel Deidesheimer Hof

Hotel Deidesheimer Hof, a five-star traditional luxury hotel on the historical market square in Deidesheim on the German Wine Route, is ideal for a relaxing and indulgent stay. In its multi-award-winning Restaurant Schwarzer Hahn, chef de cuisine Stefan Neugebauer delights his guests with his creative 'haute cuisine du pays', a blend of classic cooking and fine Palatinate food. Exquisite wines from the Vinothek are the perfect accompaniment.

Rüssels Landhaus St. Urban

Landhaus St. Urban is surrounded by forests and vineyards in a quiet tributary valley of the Middle Moselle. This former mill has retained its traditional character and charm, and is now a popular gourmet destination. In the restaurant, head chef Harald Rüssel serves modern, innovative German cuisine using lots of regional ingredients and fish caught off the coast of France. On warm summer days, guests can dine on the idyllic summer terrace beside the lake.

Becker's Hotel and Restaurant in Trier

Becker's Hotel, a member of the prestigious Design Hotels association, is known for its clean lines, elegant design and unusual architecture. Residents and other diners can enjoy the creations of chef de cuisine Wolfgang Becker in the gourmet restaurant, and Becker's Hotel also has a family vineyard, a wine bar and a second restaurant, the Weinhaus. The centre of Trier is just a few minutes away, though a stroll in the surrounding vineyards makes a great alternative to shopping, sightseeing and culture.

Passione Rossa gourmet restaurant – Bad Sobernheim

Head chef Renato Manzi conjures sublime cuisine at Passione Rossa gourmet restaurant at Romantikhotel BollAnt's im Park. This gem of a hotel enjoys an idyllic location on the banks of the Nahe river on the edge of Bad Sobernheim. Owned by the Bolland-Anton family for over 100 years, it specialises in health and wellness, and nothing matters more than the wellbeing of its guests. The heritage-listed art nouveau villas and the modern spa are set in a large private park – the perfect place to be on a summer's day.

Restaurant Buchholz

Frank Buchholz, Michelin-starred chef and rising star of 2012, has his restaurant in Gonsenheim in Mainz. He places great importance on locally sourced ingredients, adding a certain mediterranean flair and combining it all in his own inimitable way to create new fusions of flavour. There is also an excellent international wine list with the perfect pairing for every dish.

Stromburg Castle – a bastion of good taste

Thanks to the Lafer family's passion and hard work, this former inn is now one of Germany's top gastronomic destinations. Stromburg Castle is the perfect place to spend some time enjoying an all-encompassing dining experience. Every meal in Le Val d'Or is unique and unforgettable. Le Val d'Or celebrates slow food; its gourmet menu presents the freshest, highest quality regional produce, masterfully cooked.

Brogsitter Sanct Peter in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

Brogsitter Sanct Peter, a historical inn since 1246, is up there with the very best restaurants in Germany. Its history dates right back to 600 AD. Under Michelin-starred chef Christian Schmidt and Stefan Krupp, the restaurant serves exquisite, innovative gourmet food, freshly prepared and accompanied by wines and sparkling wines from the Brogsitter vineyard estate. The restaurant adjoins Romantik Hotel Sanct Peter.

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