Pork knuckle and veal sausages are Bavarian specialities, but this is also the birthplace of German haute cuisine. Tantris opened in Munich over 40 years ago and the restaurant still holds two Michelin stars. All over the region, rustic Bavarian dishes are being reinterpreted and served as exquisite creations.
Culinary diversity at Seehotel Überfahrt
At Überfahrt gourmet restaurant, Michelin-starred chef Christian Jürgens wows guests with his innovative cuisine and his imaginative approach to ingredients from Tegernsee valley and lake. At Il Barcaiolo, cucina casalinga is celebrating a renaissance, with executive chef Walter Leufen's Italian food 'like mama used to make' appealing directly to a gourmet's heart. Classic Bavarian dishes are served in the Bayernstube.
At Residenz Heinz Winkler in Aschau im Chiemgau, Heinz Winkler creates gourmet dishes that melt in the mouth. The wine list runs to an amazing 950 wines. Fabrice Kieffer, maître d' of the year in 2006, his brother Renaud Kieffer, sommelier of the year in 2009, and their multi-award-winning team provide an infinitely serene fine dining experience.
Restaurant Tantris has been around a long time – since 1971 this restaurant resembling a modern-style church has been the shining star in Munich's culinary firmament. Over the last twenty years, chef de cuisine and master of simplicity Hans Haas has left his imprint and created the definition of Tantris cuisine. His culinary creations are the perfect match for the magical atmosphere at this iconic restaurant.
Burg Wernberg is a quintessential castle with mighty walls and a romantic courtyard – a magical, fairytale setting. In the bright, historical vaults, the Kastell gourmet restaurant offers an exceptional gastronomic experience with fine porcelain, elegant silver, an exquisite wine list and impeccable service. Thomas Kellermann is a passionate chef who thrills his guests with excellent menus and masterful interpretation of fine international cuisine.
EssZimmer is the culinary high point of BMW Welt. Up on the third floor, diners are greeted by an elegant atmosphere, warm colours, dark leather and beautiful wooden touches. Michelin-starred chef Bobby Bräuer produces dishes that are beyond compare, taking guests on a journey of discovery for all the senses. Complemented by wine recommendations from sommelier Frank Glüer, it all makes for an evening that is nothing short of perfect.
Königshof gourmet restaurant, right in the heart of Munich with splendid views of Karlsplatz square, is one of the best restaurants in Germany. Chef de cuisine Martin Fauster offers fresh interpretations of traditional dishes using the finest seasonal ingredients – from local suppliers wherever possible. The food is paired with exquisite wines from around the world, which are expertly recommended by Stéphane Thuriot, sommelier of the year in 2008.
The Columbia golf and spa hotel in Bad Griesbach is set amongst the rolling green hills of the Rottal valley in Bavaria's answer to Tuscany. The hotel's gourmet establishment, Il Giardino, has won multiple awards under the direction of Michelin-starred head chef Denis Feix and sommelier Kathrin Feix. One of the top 100 chefs in Germany, Denis Feix conjures up first-class creations that encapsulate his philosophy of modern natural cuisine.
Michelin-starred chef Diethard Urbansky, one of an elite few who truly understand how flavours work together, ushers them into precise and immensely thrilling combinations. His inspirations are the great cuisines of Europe and Bavaria, which are united in his 'classic modern' approach to gastronomic pleasure. Restaurant Dallmayr is a showcase for the luxury Dallmayr delicatessen and demonstrates the same philosophy in its search for perfection and immaculate quality in the world of food and drink.