Restaurants in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is well-endowed with good dining opportunities and finding a suitable place to eat should be no problem. As a big city with immigrants from around the world, Stuttgart offers a range of cuisines but the local speciality is hearty Swabian food which goes well with wine produced in the region. It is worth making a reservation at the best restaurants but most places are open to walk-in custom. Tipping of up to 10% is common when the meal has been good and the service attentive.

The Stuttgart restaurants below have been grouped into three pricing categories:

Expensive (over €75)

Moderate (€40 to €75)

Cheap (up to €40)

The prices quoted are for an average three-course meal and for a bottle of house wine or cheapest equivalent per person; they include service charges and taxes but not tip.

Restaurant Délice

Price: Expensive
Cuisine: Mediterranean/fusion

This fine dining experience offers cuisine by award-winning chef Andreas Hettinger and wine selected by the sommelier Evangelos Pattas. The experience is described as “gastrosophical” a culinary experience to spoil the senses. Délice tends to draw business people and gastronomes seeking a special experience.

Address: Hauptstätter Straße 61, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 640 3222

Cube Restaurant

Price: Expensive
Cuisine: German

Dining in the memorable surroundings of the Cube Restaurant, located on the top floor of the Stuttgart Art Museum, provides diners with wonderful views over the centre of the city. The smartly designed restaurant offers a good range of international and regional dishes. The lunchtime menu offers delicious food at good value while the evening menu is influenced by the cuisine of the Pacific Rim.

Address: Kleiner Schloßplatz 1, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 280 4441


Price: Expensive
Cuisine: International

For those in search of a real culinary treat, the Michelin rated 5 is a good city centre choice. A range of menu choices is offered, with up to seven course, and the option to include recommended wines with each dish. It’s open for lunch and dinner during the week, and on Saturday evenings. Booking is advised.

Address: Bolzstraße 8, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 6555 7011

Weinstube Zur Kiste

Price: Moderate
Cuisine: German

This popular venue in the historic Bohnenviertel (Bean Quarter) is described as Stuttgart's oldest Weinstube(wine room and restaurant). The atmospheric ZurKiste, with its rustic wooden interior and furniture, offers a good insight into Swabian traditions and hospitality. The cuisine is Swabian and wine can be bought by the glass.

Address: Kanalstraße 2, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 244 002

Alte Kanzlei

Price: Moderate
Cuisine: German

This restaurant serves up traditional regional and international food in historic surroundings on Schillerplatz. The spacious restaurant has a pleasant feel and the terrace is a good place to sit out and soak up the atmosphere of the city. Swabian specialities include Maultaschen, (pasta filled with spiced sausage meat and vegetables), and Spätzle, a local form of pasta.

Address: Schillerplatz 5A, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 294 457

La Fenice

Price: Moderate
Cuisine: Italian

Run by a brother and sister team, La Fenice is an elegant city centre restaurant offering al fresco dining on a terrace during the summer months. Food is traditionally Italian, served with a modern twist. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, and dinner Mon-Sat.

Address: Rotebühlplatz 29, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 615 1144

Brauereigaststätte Dinkelacker

Price: Cheap
Cuisine: German

A classic German bierstube offering a good range of wholesome German food at reasonable prices, and the distinct advantage of producing its own beers with which to complement the food.

Address: Tübinger Straße 46, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 603 797

Restaurant-Cafe Markthalle

Price: Cheap
Cuisine: German

The Restaurant-Cafe Markthalle is one of three eateries in the historic setting of the market hall, which was designed by Martin Elsaesser and built between 1912 and 1914. This one serves local Swabian dishes at very reasonable prices. One of the specialities of the house is Filderrostbraten (roast meat served in sauerkraut). Eating here means you can appreciate the art nouveau architecture of the market hall.

Address: Dorotheenstraße 4, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 470 4400


Price: Cheap
Cuisine: Asian

This friendly restaurant is a good place to enjoy Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai dishes, particularly the delicious soup and noodle dishes which are served here. The restaurant itself is small, with a Zen-like cosiness, and in summer it has a sizable outdoor area. The teas here are highly recommended.

Address: Wilhelmsplatz 1, Stuttgart, Germany
Telephone: +49 711 8602 0186
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