The Most Romantic Restaurants in Munich

Candlelit dinner | © zlikovec / Shutterstock
Candlelit dinner | © zlikovec / Shutterstock
Photo of Evelyn Smallwood
27 December 2017
View

A holiday is the perfect place to show your love how much they mean to you – through the medium of food, of course. But where should you go for the best combination of atmosphere, food and wallet satisfaction? Read on for our list of the best restaurants in Munich for a romantic dinner.

Ella

Restaurant, German, Italian, Mediterranean, European, $$$
Ella, Munich
Ella, Munich | Courtesy of Ella
This restaurant‘s name refers to a pet name artist Wassily Kandinsky used for his friend Gabriella Münter in his many letters to her, so before you even walk in, you know the place is something of a cultural mecca. Open every day at 9am for breakfast and then lunch, chef Michael Hausberger offers authentic Italian food in a lushly decorated room complete with original paintings by Thomas Demand.

Gratitude

Restaurant, Vegan, Vegetarian, German, $$$
Sometimes love means not eating meat. Or eggs. Gratitude, a vegan restaurant in the fancy-pants Schwabing neighbourhood offers large portions of animal-friendly food for a fair price. Gratitude uses locally sourced products wherever possible and the chef, Patrick Janoud, creates a new menu every day. Look out for burritos, risotto and tempeh chili.

Theresa Grill Bar Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, Steakhouse, $$$
Did someone say linguine with black truffles and parmesan? Or guinea fowl risotto? For a night out with your love that isn’t going to totally bankrupt you, Theresa Grill Bar Restaurant is just the ticket. If a full dinner isn’t your bag, then the extensive drinks menu, including classics like white chocolate martinis and the Mon Cherie (just ask) will see you right.

Restaurant 181

Restaurant, Contemporary, $$$
View from Restaurant 181
View from Restaurant 181 | © Restaurant 181

First things first: this restaurant revolves. Second thing, it’s in the Olympic Tower and is the place where all the cool kids hang out. Chef Otto Koch has divided the menu into two sections: avant-garde and signature. Nothing says I love you like goose liver terrine with popcorn or turbot cooked on a stone.

Schuhbecks Teatro

Dinner + cabaret + circus =…….Schuhbecks! It’s a in mirrored tent, so from the first moment, you know an evening at Schuhbecks is one you and your love will not forget in a hurry. The silk walls and Swarovski crystal chandeliers frame a 360-degree stage around which four-course meals are served.

Paul-Wassermann-Straße 2, Munich, Germany, +49 89 2166900

Schuhbecks Teatro - © Schuhbecks Teatro

Schuhbecks Teatro, Munich I Courtesy of Schuhbecks Teatro

Restaurant Broeding

Restaurant, German, $$$
Restaurant & Weinhandel Broeding, München
Restaurant & Weinhandel Broeding, München | Courtesy Broeding
Since opening in 1990, the restaurant has changed its six-course dinner menu every night. Even regular customers never quite know what they’re going to get, so if your love loves a surprise, then Broeding is the place to go. Head chef Manuel Reheis chooses the menu and the wait staff tell the story of how it all came about. The sommeliers are happy to help patrons choose what wine might best match the food experience to come.

Spatenhaus en der Oper

Restaurant, German, $$$
Candlelit dinner
Candlelit dinner | © zlikovec / Shutterstock
The Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich is one of the best opera houses in the world. Handily, one of the best restaurants in the city, the Michelin Guide-recommended Spatenhaus an der Oper, awaits in a townhouse just across the street. With local Bavarian cuisine downstairs and an international menu upstairs, the emphasis is on simple, fresh ingredients prepared well. A la carte prices range from 28€-59€.

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel – and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Epic Trips, Mini Trips and Sailing Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travellers and friends who want to explore the world together.

Epic Trips are deeply immersive 8 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and enough down time to really relax and soak it all in. Our Mini Trips are small and mighty - they squeeze all the excitement and authenticity of our longer Epic Trips into a manageable 3-5 day window. Our Sailing Trips invite you to spend a week experiencing the best of the sea and land in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm – and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.

Cookies Policy

We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK"