The Michelin Guide to Germany 2020 was released today with big news of one new three star restaurant and seven new two-star restaurants making the listing.
Rutzrestaurant in Berlin was awarded its third star this year under leadership of chef Marco Müller, whose unconventional thinking shapes a menu of dishes inspired by nature."The dishes are full of finesse, with a strong identity, but are also cleverly balanced in terms of flavour" commented Gwendal Poullennec, international director of MICHELIN Guides.
Germany's three-star club now boasts 10 restaurants, which no longer includes Germany's oldest three-star restaurant, the Schwarzwaldstube in Baiersbronn, having announced its sudden closure after being burnt to the ground in January this year.
An incredible seven new restaurants enter the 2020 edition with a second star bringing the total number of two Michelin starred restaurants in Germany up to 43.
The new two star restaurants include Chef René Frank's CODA Dessert Dining restaurant in Berlin, two new addresses in Bavaria, Les Deux in Munich and Oberndorfer's Eisvogel in Neunburg vorm Wald. The Olivo in Stuttgart, the Gustav in Frankfurt am Main, bianc in Hamburg and Jante in Hanover.
Twenty nine new addresses were awarded one star, including a duo of restaurants in Berlin, Munich and Munster.
See all the new Michelin starred restaurants below.
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