Categories
Food Restaurant

A Japanese restaurant near Strasbourg: HiBiKi

HiBiKi is nothing like certain sushi shops you can find elsewhere. This restaurant offers a foray into authentic Japanese cuisine. A culinary trip across the world without ever leaving the country! The restaurant has a selection of dishes and 3 set menus: “Hibiki” (3 starters and 2 mains), a “Dégustation” tasting menu, and a vegetarian […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A Michelin-star restaurant in Alsace: Au Vieux Couvent

Alexis Albrecht, the chef at Au Vieux Couvent, takes us on a walk through an aromatic garden, where he introduces us to a host of wild herbs. After a warm and friendly welcome by the chef himself, we are led to our table in a bright dining room with a view of a peaceful stream, […]

Categories
Bar Café Food Restaurant

A modern pub in Strasbourg: The Drunky Stork Social Club

As soon as we walk in, the monumental Art Deco-style bar, topped with an ornamental stork, sets the tone for this unique place. The bar is the centerpiece of the main dining area, which also has two adjoining mezzanines, cozy lounges, and an open pre-service kitchen. The main kitchen is in the old vault in […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

An intimate restaurant in Strasbourg: Perles de Saveurs

Perles de Saveurs is a cozy cocoon of a restaurant, hidden away in a Renaissance courtyard. This charming, paved courtyard, shaded by a chestnut tree, is a calm haven from the bustling neighborhood of la Petite France. The restaurant is made up of 2 dining areas, the main one being an intimate and cozy space […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

An Alsatian restaurant in Strasbourg: Au Pont Corbeau 

Behind crown glass windows in the center of Strasbourg lies a family-owned winstub (a traditional Alsatian restaurant), where authenticity, conviviality and local traditions intermingle.   The atmosphere is welcoming and typical of the region: wooden paneling and chairs with a heart carved in the backrest, Alsatian illustrations on the walls (particularly by Tomi Ungerer and […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A cozy restaurant in Strasbourg: L’Éveil des Sens

L’Éveil des Sens (The Awakening of the Senses): the name itself is enough to pique one’s interest. This semi-gourmet restaurant is located in a small Alsatian house in the heart of Strasbourg’s old town, la Petite France. The chef offers a sophisticated cuisine that skillfully combines originality and tradition. Each delicately presented dish is wonderfully […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A Michelin-star restaurant in Alsace: La Merise

After a 30-minute drive from Strasbourg, we arrive in Laubach, a tiny village with a population of only 300. In the middle of the Alsatian countryside, this is where Cédric and Christelle Deckert have chosen to establish their gourmet restaurant (2 Michelin stars) – La Merise. Nestled in a peaceful and pastoral environment, this building […]

Categories
Café Food Tea room

A sophisticated brunch in Strasbourg: Hotel Maison Rouge

Located between la Petite France and the Cathedral and a mere stone’s throw from place Kléber, the Hotel Maison Rouge is one of Strasbourg’s most iconic hotels. It recently reopened, looking like new after three years of renovations. This 5-star establishment with 131 rooms offers a brunch menu to hotel clients and outside guests alike, every Sunday […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A Michelin-star restaurant in Alsace: Auberge de l’Ill

L’Auberge de l’Ill is a two-star Michelin restaurant nestled in the heart of an Alsatian village near Colmar and the Route des Vins, less than an hour’s drive from Strasbourg. Trying to pronounce “Illhaeusern” (Illhoyzern) is a journey in itself. As soon as we arrive, we are shown to our table in the elegant and […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A culinary gem in Strasbourg: Honesty

As soon as we enter the restaurant, the tone is set – elegance and character. We climb a narrow staircase to reach the understated and intimate upstairs room, where the interior is centered on quality materials and soft, warm lighting. Honesty’s menu consists of 2 starters, 3 mains, and 2 desserts at lunchtime, 3 starters, […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A cheese lover’s paradise in Strasbourg: La Cloche à Fromage

La Cloche à Fromage is an absolute must for any cheese lover visiting Strasbourg. As soon as we enter the restaurant, an enticing cheesy scent – similar to the fragrance filling a fine cheesemonger’s – tickles our nostrils. A sign of a wonderful experience to come … Our eyes are immediately drawn to the giant […]

Categories
Café Food Restaurant

Eating healthy in Strasbourg: le Café potager

Le Café potager is a “fast good” café in the center of Strasbourg. Savory dishes, both hot and cold (salads, bowls, quiches) are displayed all around the the counter, and there are several vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free options. When you pick a lunch or brunch menu, you can choose to have an appetizer or dessert […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

An Italian restaurant in Strasbourg: La Vetta

La Vetta is a family-run Italian ristorante with an intimate atmosphere, located in a small side street near Strasbourg Cathedral. Filomena greets her customers like old friends, and takes care of every table with enthusiasm and generosity. Her husband Antonio – bandana tied around his head – works hard in the kitchen with his sous-chef. Italian pop streams […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

An Italian restaurant in Strasbourg: Il Felice

Il Felice, the new Italian restaurant in rue des Tonneliers, is a joy to the senses. Sit down beneath a lush canopy of greenery to savor their generous Italian cuisine with a twist. The interior is classy and modern without ever being austere. The menu (consisting of antipasti, classic or gluten free pasta, secondi piatti, pizza […]

Categories
Bar Food

A speakeasy in Strasbourg: Secret place AEDAEN

The entrance to this “secret” bar is in the pizzeria in rue des Aveugles. Go through the restaurant, past the kitchens, and pull on the little console table (shhh! you didn’t hear it from us). Choose from a selection of cocktails (with or without alcohol), spirits (a large array of whisky, gin, vodka, rum, cognac, armagnac, pisco, […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A French restaurant in Strasbourg: Les Sales Gosses

Every six weeks, Les Sales Gosses offers a gastronomical getaway to explore a new French region or “terroir”. The menu is made up of six appetizers, six main courses (including one or two dishes that are typical for the chosen area), and six desserts. This time, we went on a culinary trip to Cap Ferret […]

Categories
Bar Food

A safari bar in Strasbourg: Le Douanier

Le Douanier defines itself as a “cocktail bar that takes you on a safari for your taste buds”. We were made to get along! The cocktail menu (with and without alcohol) lets you travel to Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The bar also offers other drinks (like draft beer, gin, rum …) and snacks. […]

Categories
Food Restaurant

A French brasserie in Strasbourg: Les Haras

La Brasserie des Haras offers a modern cuisine, conceived by Marc Haeberlin, chef at two-star Michelin restaurant l’Auberge de l’Ill. After crossing the terrace paved with Rhine pebbles, which leads into the courtyard, you enter the characteristic decor of this meticulously renovated 18th-century stud farm. Steal a glance at the team of chefs moving around […]

Categories
Café Food Tea room

A tea room in Strasbourg: Tonton Gâteau

You come into Tonton Gâteau as in a little garden. The wood details, rattan chairs, lanterns and hanging lights blend in perfectly with the plant-heavy decor. This “gourmet café” offers a menu for breakfast and lunch, as well as a Saturday brunch. Brunch consists of two drinks, a sweet course, a savory course, and a […]

Categories
Café Food

A neo-African café in Strasbourg: Hey Mama

Located in a former confectionery shop, Hey Mama is a café and restaurant offering a modern, African-inspired cuisine.  The interior is bright, natural and tropical. The food is fresh, colorful and copious, the presentation is neat, and the flavors are well-balanced. The brunch menu includes an array of interesting and original flavor combinations. The fresh […]