The top 10 list of the best restaurants in Bielefeld

Bielefeld is a city with a diverse and lively dining scene that has something to offer for every taste and budget. Whether you are in the mood for regional specialties, international cuisine or vegetarian and vegan dishes, you will find what you are looking for in Bielefeld. In this blog post we present you our personal top 10 list of the best restaurants in Bielefeld that you should definitely try.

  1. Restaurant Tomatissimo: This cozy restaurant in the Schildesche district offers creative and high-quality cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. The menu changes depending on the season and features a wide selection of meat, fish and pasta dishes as well as salads and desserts. The Tomatissimo restaurant is known for its fresh ingredients, friendly service and pleasant atmosphere.

  2. Ratskeller Bielefeld: The Ratskeller Bielefeld is a historic restaurant in the heart of the old town that has existed since 1904. Here you can enjoy traditional German cuisine with regional products, such as the famous Bielefeld Leinewebersteak, the Westphalian onion meat or the Bielefeld Kottenkuchen. The Ratskeller Bielefeld also offers an extensive wine list and regular events such as live music or readings.

  3. Restaurant L'Osteria: If you fancy authentic Italian cuisine, then you have come to the right place at Restaurant L'Osteria. This modern and stylish restaurant in the Brackwede district serves huge, out-of-the-box pizzas as well as delicious pasta, meat and fish dishes. The L'Osteria restaurant is also ideal for families as there is a children's play area and a special children's menu.

  4. Restaurant Maharaja: The Restaurant Maharaja is a paradise for lovers of Indian cuisine. This elegant and exotic restaurant in the Gadderbaum district will treat you to a variety of aromatic and spicy specialties from different regions of India, such as tandoori, curry, biryani or naan bread. The Maharaja restaurant also offers a vegetarian and vegan menu as well as a lunch menu.

  5. Restaurant Schlichte Hof: The Restaurant Schlichte Hof is a quaint and cozy restaurant in the Senne district, which is located in a historic half-timbered house from the 17th century. Here you can experience typical Westphalian country house cuisine with homemade specialties such as kale with mettwurst, Senner pancakes or Senner schnitzel. The Schlichte Hof restaurant also has a beautiful beer garden and a ballroom for celebrations.

  6. Restaurant NAMU: The Restaurant NAMU is a trendy and innovative restaurant in the Jöllenbeck district that brings you closer to Korean cuisine. The menu offers a selection of traditional and modern dishes such as bibimbap, bulgogi, kimchi or mandu, all prepared fresh and healthy. NAMU Restaurant is also known for its homemade lemonades and iced teas as well as its Korean desserts.

  7. Restaurant La Pampa: Restaurant La Pampa is an authentic Argentinian steakhouse in the Heepen district that offers you the best of beef. The steaks are prepared on a charcoal grill and cut and seasoned to your preference. The La Pampa restaurant also offers a selection of starters, salads, side dishes and sauces, as well as Argentinian wines and beers.

  8. Restaurant Café Etiquette: The Restaurant Café Knigge is a traditional and popular restaurant in the center of the city that has existed since 1898. Here you can not only enjoy delicious tarts, cakes and pastries from the in-house pastry shop, but also hearty dishes such as schnitzel, roulades or fried potatoes. The Café é Knigge is also an ideal place for breakfast or brunch.

  9. Restaurant Balthazar: The Restaurant Balthazar is a chic and elegant restaurant in the Sennestadt district that offers you upscale and creative cuisine. The menu is based on French and Mediterranean cuisine and offers dishes such as duck breast, rack of lamb, scallops, etche risotto. The Balthazar restaurant also has an extensive wine list and catering services.

  10. Restaurant Werningshof: The Restaurant Werningshof is a family-run and charming restaurant in the Dornberg district, located in an old farmhouse from the 18th century. Here you can enjoy regional and seasonal cuisine with fresh products from our own garden, such as asparagus, strawberries or game. The Werningshof restaurant also offers a Sunday brunch and a party service.

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