Explore the Best Women-Led Restaurants in Germany for 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day, OpenTable is celebrating the talented women on the front lines of the food scene in Germany. German cuisine has experienced a rebirth in recent years, which means it's time to dispel the myth that all Germany has to offer is wurst, turnips, and beer. Restaurants now offer a mix of traditional flavors in new and exciting ways. Cities like Frankfurt are enjoying a female revolution, with numerous top eateries now in the capable hands of experienced women. From Berlin to Hamburg, our list highlights the absolute best tables to book in German women-run restaurants!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Meatcut, Gasthaus zum Bären, Restaurant Opera
Price Range:€€ - €€€
Cuisines:Steakhouse, German, Modern European
Neighborhoods:Offenbach, Frankfurt Messe and West, Downtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Meatcut

€€€·Steakhouse·
Offenbach
239 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion

As the name not so subtly suggests, this Offenbach restaurant is all about the meat. Boasting the best cuts from the best cattle, diners can expect beef grilled with coarse salt and served with Argent...

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Outdoor Dining in Frankfurt / Taunus

Gasthaus zum Bären

€€€€·German·
Frankfurt Messe and West
471 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual

Billed as traditional Hessian home cooking, this 18th-century inn and restaurant is a historic piece of Frankfurt’s Old Town. Lizza Wellert, who co-owns the guesthouse along with her husband Frank, st...

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Neighborhood Gem in Frankfurt / Taunus
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Restaurant Opera

€€€·Modern European·
Downtown
235 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion

One of Frankfurt’s most beautiful buildings, the old opera house, is home to a restaurant serving international classics, overseen by the Kuffler corporation. Kuffler owns over 40 restaurants in Germa...

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Best Service in Frankfurt / Taunus

Cron am Hafen

€€€·Mediterranean·
Gutleutviertel and Westhafen
308 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
  • Scenic View

Cron am Hafen, or Cron at the Harbor, is a delightful waterside restaurant and venue. A popular location for events from birthday parties to weddings, the menu is an ode to the Mediterranean. The 13-c...

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Neighborhood Gem in Frankfurt / Taunus

Le Stollberg

€€€€·French·
Altstadt-Lehel
324 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Anette Huber has strong Bavarian roots and fond memories of ingredients fresh from the garden, which awoke in her a passion for food and cooking. She trained at Käfer then went on to work at some top ...

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Best Value in Munich / Lower Bavaria / Bavarian Swabia
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Tschebull - Restaurant, Beisl, Bar

€€€·Austrian·
Old Town
1,406 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Creative Cuisine

Yvonne Tschebull is one half of the creative team behind Hamburg’s Restaurant Tschebull, a celebration of Austrian cuisine. Austrian food isn’t just about schnitzels and Veltliner. The Tschebull menu ...

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Margarete

€€€·Contemporary German·
Downtown
857 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion

Urban, modern, and down to earth: that’s the motto of Downtown Frankfurt restaurant Margarete. Co-owner Rafaela Schobel helped create an ethos of openness and honesty, shown in the dramatic open kitch...

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