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7 of the best fine dining restaurants in Frankfurt

Food for the body, food for thought

Frankfurt is a city full of your typical German fare, but when you've eaten your full of würstel, schnitzel and drank your weight in beer, where do you turn to find wholesome, healthy food? We've pick the seven best places that specialise not just in fine dining, but in wellness, wine and rarities for the discerning diner. 

Schmitz Fine Food

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The name says it all: Schmitz really does offer ‘fine food!’ Nothing overly fancy, but delicious specialities from the smokery, such as succulent pulled pork or barbecue ribs. The aromatic smoke flavour makes everything very special. When you enter this restaurant, the delicious smell alone is enough to make your mouth water on the spot! www.schmitzfinefood.com

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EatDOORI

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A visit to EatDOORI is meant to remind you of an Indian roadside eatery. Mission accomplished! Fresh, spicy food, accompanied by a hot chai or – especially in the summer – a delicious mango lassi, what more do you need for happiness? To round off the ambience, all the delicacies come from an open kitchen. At EatDOORI, it’s lively and tasty! www.eatdoori.com

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Lux

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With its huge glass façade, Lux at Flemings Hotel invites you to leave the shopping stress outside for an hour and enjoy the delicious lunch, whether you like it light and uncomplicated or hearty. Don’t worry if you’re here on business: your meal will be served within 30 minutes – nice and relaxed. www.flemings-hotels.com

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Oosten

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If you know Germany, you’d probably look for an ambience like this in the Ruhr area: breath-taking, no-nonsense industrial charms and purity. Right in the middle, you find this ‘Realwirtschaft,’ as they call themselves at Oosten. The cuisine is German with international influences and in the summer, the terrace is delightful for sitting and relaxing. www.oosten-frankfurt.com 

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Restaurant Français

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Newly honoured with a star from the prestigious Guide Michelin, Restaurant Français offers a selection of the finest fare inspired by classic french cuisine. Chef Patrick Bittner, however, interprets his creations with a very light and contemporary attitude. We recommend that you place yourself in the effortlessly competent hands of sommelier Franck Mouzon and Nils Blümke, the maitre d’hotel, when it comes to selecting the fine German and French wines to complement your menu perfectly! Bon appétit! www.restaurant-francais.de

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Sommergarten

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Tarte Flambée, pretzels or the sour milk speciality ‘Handkäs’ with apple wine: The menu offered at Gerbermühle’s summer garden features many little traditional delicacies. But paired with the cosy ambiance beneath illuminated chestnut trees and a view to the Main River or Frankfurt’s skyline, guests can also enjoy this venue for its utterly peaceful setting. Sit back and let the world go by. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great prince of poets, also came to this special location to unwind. www.gerbermuehle.de

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Roomers

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Roomers Patio is just the place to spend warm, sunny afternoons or mild summer evenings in Frankfurt. Take a seat and enjoy the flair of the open courtyard which has been lovingly planted with lush, green vegetation at the legendary Roomers Hotel. This venue is much loved by guests for its seductive luxury and extravagant charm. Here, in the middle of the city, you will find a stylish oasis where you can imbibe in light alfresco meals prepared by Roomers Restaurant or savour delicious drinks at Roomers Bar. www.roomers-frankfurt.com

1 Schmitz Fine Food
2 Eatdoori
3 Lux
4 Oosten
5 Restaurant Français
6 Sommergarten
7 Roomers