Architecture Bauhaus Restaurants

Restaurant Kornhaus (1930)

View of the restaurant's wintergardenAfter a long walk through the parks of Dessau, it’s time for dinner. According to the theme of the day, this takes place in a building in the style of the Bauhaus. The restaurant Kornhaus was designed in the years 1929/30 by the architect Carl Flieger.


Renaissance restaurant in Visegrád

Renaissance restaurant in Visegrád, HungaryThe Renaissance restaurant in Visegrád is actually a modern restaurant decorated in a medieval-like style. While listening to a lute player one can have a solid meal served in earthenware. Personally I loved the red cabbage I had with the deer stew.

Restaurants Signs

Blue Scythe Inn in Windischgarsten

Sign of the Blue Skythe inn in Windischgarsten, Austria

Inn sign and wall painting of the Blue Skythe Inn (Gasthof zur Blauen Sense) in Windischgarsten.

Elephants Restaurants Signs

Black Elephant inn in Scheibbs

Inn sign of the Black Elephant inn in Scheibbs, Austria

Inn sign of the Black Elephant inn (Zum Schwarzen Elefanten), an inn which was first mentioned in 1541.

Architecture Restaurants

Cigarette factory Yenidze in Dresden

Former cigarette factory Yenidze in Dresden, Germany

The former cigarette factory building was built by architect Martin Hammitzsch in 1907. The name of the company refered to the Ottoman place Yenidze (the Greek Genisea of today) where the tobacco was bought from. Today the edifice serves as office building.

Cuisine Restaurants

Greaves dumplings with Veltliner sauerkraut

Greaves dumplins with Veltliner sauerkraut in Poysdorf, Austria

At the Schreiber Inn (Gasthaus Schreiber) next to the former railway station of Poysdorf I had some greaves dumplings with Veltliner sauerkraut for lunch. Poysdorf is known for vineyards full of Green Veltliner so you will often see Veltliner Sauerkraut in the menus of local gastronomy.


Braumeisterstube at the Sternbräu in Salzburg

Painting at the restaurant Sternbräu in Salzburg, Austria

The Braumeisterstube is part of the Sternbräu Restaurant in Salzburg. This restaurant was first mentioned in 1542 and offers several old and modern rooms for having a glass of beer or a traditional meal. After a big renovation in 2013/2014 the Braumeisterstube is still decorated in an old style, e.g. the paintings show historical scenes related to beer. [German]

Restaurants Signs

Zum fidelen Affen in Salzburg

Inn sign 'Zum fidelen Affen' in Salzburg, Austria

Inn sign of a traditional restaurant in Salzburg. Literally translated the name of the restaurant is ‘Merry Monkey’.

Murals Restaurants

Restaurant ‘Speisesaal’ in Graz

Restaurant 'Speisesaal' in Graz, Austria

Restaurant Speisesaal is located on the ground floor of Hotel Wiesler. Personally I’d consider it as a venue for having a good time while eating a huge burger or steak and listening to music presented by a DJ.

Industrial Heritage Restaurants

Restaurant Hauptschalthaus in Duisburg

Restaurat Hauptschalthaus in Duisburg, Germany

The restaurant Hauptschalthaus is located in the former control center of an iron works in Duisburg. The main attraction of the restaurant is the dining area in front of some huge insulators. Through the big windows one also have a good view of the iron works situated at the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.

Restaurants Wine

Wine bistro ‘Elbe am Rhein’ in Bonn

Wine bistro 'Elbe am Rhein' in Bonn, Germany

At the end of our day in Bonn we had dinner at a wine bistro named ELBE am Rhein, located next to the river Rhine. Due of some rain we had our meal inside where we were surrounded by a lot of colorful paintings which evoked a lot of talk while waiting for the first course.


Starcke Haus in Graz

View of Starcke Haus at Schloßberg

On a rock named Schloßberg in the middle of Graz, there is the Starcke Haus, where the German actor Gustav Starcke (1848-1921) had lived for many years and wrote some poems about the Schloßberg. Today it houses a restaurant where one can have a fine meal with a view of Graz.