Here are some culinary recommendations  for my hometown Munich: (good wine lists are mentioned)


Atelier im Bayerischen Hof *** (Jan Hartwig creates the best Menus in Munich now, ask Sommelier Jochen Benz for wine recommendations)

Werneckhof ** (modern cooking with Japanese influence by head chef Tohru Nakamura, great Burgundy expertise by Sommelier Tobias Klass)

Tantris ** (classic cooking, cool 70ty design and a very good wine list (best in the city, city center prices) with all the famous producers, good Coravin offers)

Esszimmer ** (international cooking, cosy atmosphere for a romantic dinner), very good wine list, fair priced, ask for Frank Glüer for recommendations)

Alois ** (casual fine dining, inner city near Marienplatz, very good for lunch and dinner as well, skillful  French sommelier, good wine list)



Landersdorfer und Innerhofer (very good classic cooking and good wine list with Austrian influence)

Gabelspiel * (2 kilometer from the city center in Giesing)

Mural ( young well trained team with good ideas, Michelin star level,  interesting natural wine list, cool location, ask for Wolfi )

Pageou (in the Fünf Höfe, inner city, modern cooking with an oriental twist)



Sushi Bar Schwabing



Georgenhof in Schwabing (only locals, no tourists, good beer)



Grapes Wine Bar (good to very good wine list, selection of older vintages by Coravin)

Geisels Vinothek (ask for the San Daniele ham, good choice of Bordeaux, ask for Robert Zeller to get recommendations, Arnaud Ente for Burgundy geeks)

Walter & Benjamin (good choice of naturals)

Hoiz Weinbistro (wine selection with an emphasis on Naturals, some classics, Bistro style cooking)

905 (one of the best and interesting wine lists in Munich, fair priced, Pizza & Wine, cosy and very friendly staff, ask Sommelier Daniel Kurosh for recommendations)



Le Fleurs du Mal (First floor of the famous Schumanns Bar, reservation needed, best Selection of Fine Spirits,Whisky, Rum & Co., very experienced barkeepers)

Ory Bar (Inside Mandarin Oriental Hotel, perfect Drinks and Service,  huge collection of high end spirits, Krug by the Glass under 30 Euro, go for the Dream Fries)

Barroom (Munich’s smallest bar, reservation needed)

Kopper Bar (cosy dark atmosphere, changing Cocktail List, greater selection of small dishes)




Zum Vaas in Forstinning (good cooking and a huge very fair priced wine list, a lot of Riesling GG, Selosse Champagne)

Christians Restaurant * (Kirchdorf bei Haag i.O. (classic cooking and a interesting wine list with aged Bordeaux and  some Burgundy)




Käfer’s at Prinzregentenstrasse 73 for delicatessen, very good cheese selection  (they sell Antony)

Origine in München-Schwabing (very good choice of Natural Wines, ask for Risto Rieger)

Geisels Weingalerie in the city center (for Classic Wines)

Champagne Characters (the best selection of Grower Champagne in Germany) interesting open bottle’s on Friday and Saturday to dring in a cosy „bar ) there, closes early!