We can’t think of anything more festive than spending a weekend visiting one of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets. So grab your warmest winter coat, head to Nuremberg in the south of Germany and immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit. We’ve hand-picked some of the city’s best foodie options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there’s plenty of glühwein and spicy Christmas cookies to keep you going in between.
Brunch at Literaturhaus
Brunch at Literaturhaus is a must visit for anyone who takes their first meal of the day seriously. Tuck into their famous Saturday breakfast buffet or Sunday brunch and enjoy the traditional German meat and cheese platters. If you fancy something a little sweeter, try their French-style breakfast with freshly baked croissants – it always hits the right spot. It’s worth reserving a table in advance as the Literaturhaus, conveniently located in Nuremberg’s beautiful Altstadt (old town), is very popular at the weekends.
Lunch at Das Steichele
Das Steichele is a Franconian institution and serves some of the best traditional German dishes such as crispy roasted goose and Tafelspitz mit Meerrettichsauce (boiled beef with horseradish sauce). Das Steichele is a family-run restaurant which first opened its doors in 1897 and has been going strong ever since.Continue Reading