The 2017 Michelin Guide to Germany is here at last. As in previous years, the gourmet guide investigates the restaurants of Germany very carefully. And there are new stars to explore in the culinary world.
Michelin Guide – essential reading for the discerning diner
The fine-dining restaurants of Germany are considered to be some of the best in the world nowadays. Eating out is a cultural adventure here because of creative synthesis of traditional and modern food and the innovative mastery of gifted chefs. Every year the Michelin Restaurant Guide publishes a list of restaurants awarded between one and three stars on the basis strict criteria. In the latest edition for Germany, many noticeable establishments saved their stars.
New back-to-basics concepts
Gourmet food is not just about luxury ingredients. The newbie Einsunternull in Berlin can impress you with its “pared-down, seasonal and creative dishes”, for which it was awarded its first ever star. Daily regional ingredients are transformed into culinary masterpieces here. Other Berlin restaurants can also blind by their no-nonsense cuisine.
This year some tough competition from the Rhineland and from Munich took place in the culinary capital Berlin. Bavaria’s main city can boasts a total of five fine-dining temples – more than ever before. Situated in a quiet Munich side street, Geisels Werneckhof was awarded its second star.
Gourmet food for travellers on a budget
Chefs Tim Raue in Berlin and Kevin Fehling in Hamburg held on to their two- and three-star ratings this year. Their restaurants are among many in Germany where you can enjoy a high-quality dining experience. But Germany also has some great places to eat for people on a budget. To mark the 20th anniversary of the Bib Gourmand list, Michelin published a restaurant guide, in which you can find restaurants that can be recognised for their value for money.