Every autumn, the Austrian gourmet guide Gault Millau recognizes the most outstanding Tirolean restaurants. Boasting four award-winning restaurants with a total of 7 toques, Lake Achensee not only stands for sports and vitality but also for excellent cuisine.
Superb dining and enjoying the breathtaking nature were already popular in days gone by. 500 years ago, Austria’s sovereign princes and crowned heads discovered Lake Achensee for fishing and hunting and laid the foundation for tourism. Today, the region around Tirol’s largest lake which stretches like a fjord between the peaks of the Rofan and Karwendel mountains is home to excellent hotels and restaurants. Gourmets value both award-winning haute cuisine and authentic Tirolean dishes which are prepared traditionally or with a modern, creative touch. What most restaurants have in common is the love and appreciation of the Achensee region and local products.
3 toques 16/20 points – Gründler`s Gourmet Stüberl, Hotel Kulinarik Alpin, Achenkirch
With incredible passion, the kitchen team of the multi-award winning Kulinarikhotel Alpin creates outstanding and honest culinary experiences.
2 toques 14,5/20 points – Wilderer Gourmetstube, Das Karwendel – Ihr Wellness Zuhause am Achensee, Pertisau
In the small, fine restaurant with only twelve seats, chef Stefanie Rieser spoils her guests with traditional specialities from Tirol, which she skillfully complements with international influences.
1 toque 12,5/20 points –Gourmetrestaurant Michl Stub´n, Vier Jahreszeiten Wellnessresort Achensee, Maurach
The culinary team create excellent seasonally-inspired dishes that meet the highest standards, paired with the finest wines from well-stocked cellars.
1 toque 11,5/20 Punkte – Gaststube, Posthotel Achenkirch
The Gaststube, as the renowned Posthotel Achenkirch simply calls this restaurant, is well-kept and has charm.
TCM-Restaurant Tenzo, Posthotel Achenkirch, Achenkirch
In 2021, external guests unfortunately had to do without Tenzo, as the gourmet restaurant was only open to in-house guests. For this reason, a rating by Gault Millau is also omitted.