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Where to eat and drink in Luxembourg: 15 of the best foodie experiences

With an impressive amount of Michelin star restaurants, some fine wines and food influenced by its multicultural population, eating and drinking in Luxembourg is a travel treat. Here's 15 places to try...

Where to eat and drink in Luxembourg

1. La Distillerie 

La Distillerie is inside Chateau de Bourglinster (SIP)

La Distillerie is inside Chateau de Bourglinster (SIP)

There's something undeniably romantic about crossing a draw bridge and entering an 18th-century castle to reach a restaurant, something you have to do to dine in La Distillerie. 

This Michelin-starred restaurant inside Chateau de Bourglinster serves vegetarian-friendly dishes, created by René Mathieu who only uses local produce from small suppliers. 

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2. Ristorante Mosconi

Enjoy authentic Italian dishes at Ristorante Mosconi

Enjoy authentic Italian dishes at Ristorante Mosconi

If you love Italian food, then a visit to this restaurant right on the river is a must. This is arguably the most authentic Italian outside of Italy itself. 

Truffles are the tasty star of Chef Ilario Mosconi's menu, featuring in many of the dishes. One bite and you will understand how Mosconi is the only starred Italian chef working outside of Italy. 

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3. Ramborn Cider Farm

Visit the Ramborn Cider Farm (Véronique Kolber/Ramborn Cider Co.)

Visit the Ramborn Cider Farm (Véronique Kolber/Ramborn Cider Co.)

A trip to Ramborn Cider Farm is about more than sampling the first cider produced in Luxembourg. Visit the idyllic farm in Born to walk around the meadow orchards where over a hundred different apple varieties grow, learn the history of this traditional cider company and see how the refreshing drink is made. 

The whole process takes place on the farm, and you'll be able to witness how the fruit is pressed, see where the ciders are fermented and mature, and get to taste the finest ciders on the farm. 

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4. Hazelnut House

Enjoy foraging and cooking at Hazelnut House (Claudia Timmann)

Enjoy foraging and cooking at Hazelnut House (Claudia Timmann)

Surrounded by its namesake bushes, this elegant house in rural Luxembourg offers the perfect remedy to soothe a soul. 

From the house, enjoy views over far-stretching fields, listen to birdsong and slip out into the fresh air to pick your own vegetables and herbs, which you'll later learn how to cook in the kitchen. 

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5. Heringer Millen

Enjoy great food at Heringer Millen (Heringer Millen)

Enjoy great food at Heringer Millen (Heringer Millen)

Situated in the village of Mullerthal, Heringer Millen is the perfect place to refuel after a long walk. The area is home to many forests, ravines and river views, making it a hiker's paradise. 

At Heringer Millen, sit in the glass conservatory to admire the nature you were just walking in, and fill up on modern twists on traditional dishes. 

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6. Yves Radelet

Not only does Yves Radelet offer creative and delicious dishes in an elegant setting, the restaurant also has many hands-on experiences you can get involved with. 

From learning how to make Indian food and cooking traditional Italian dishes to courses on preparing food for a party and even molecular cuisine, there's a course for almost all culinary desires. 

Whatever you do, don't leave without trying the cheese, which is handmade by Yves Radelet himself. 

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7. Restaurant Chiggeri

Restaurant Chiggeri offers modern dining

Restaurant Chiggeri offers modern dining

Situated among the cobbled streets of the old town, Restaurant Chiggeri offers modern dining and fantastic food, whether you're eating inside or on the sun-soaked terrace. 

Once winning a Guinness World Record for having the longest wine list on the planet, Chiggeri is rightly proud of its cellar, and you'll be able to find the perfect vino for your meal. 

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8. Restaurant Gudde Kascht

Restaurant Gudde Kascht uses local produce

Restaurant Gudde Kascht uses local produce

Using as much local produce and fresh ingredients from their garden as possible, Restaurant Gudde Kascht offers a true, seasonal taste of the Mullerthal region. 

As well as offering fine weekend dining, the restaurant offers an array of cookery courses, including different cuisines, pastry lessons and baking bread. 

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9. An der Villa

Enjoy incredible food at An der Villa (An der Villa)

Enjoy incredible food at An der Villa (An der Villa)

Nestled within a historic and picturesque villa in Steinfort, this restaurant offers real treats for the taste buds. 

Headed up by Top Chef finalist Thomas Murer, An der Villa serves up modern twists on the classic dishes of the bistro. 

With options to suit different budgets and discovery menus allowing you to sample a little bit of everything, An der Villa offers a unique dining experience that will leave a lasting impression. 

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10. Zap Schoul

Choose from a wide variety of beers at Zap Schoul (Zap Schoul)

Choose from a wide variety of beers at Zap Schoul (Zap Schoul)

With over 70 different beers to try, all brewed in Luxembourg, an evening at Zap Schoul certainly won't be a boring one. 

Board games, a bustling bar atmosphere and live music only add to the entertainment and fun on offer at Zap Schoul. 

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11. Elch Luxembourg

 

This Scandinavian-inspired restaurant mixes fine food with really fun dining experiences. 

Don't miss Le Petit Chef, the smallest chef in the world. This immersive dining experiences mixes flavoursome food with 3D technology, so it looks as though there is a tiny chef standing on the edge of your plate, creating your food. 

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12. Dinner in the Sky

This incredible dining option is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Dinner in the Sky has been making its way across the world, and now it is Luxembourg's turn. 

This unique dining experience allows some of Luxembourg's best chefs to take it in turns to float with 22 guests on a table attached to a hot air balloon. 

You will be able to enjoy food cooked by one of Luxembourg's finest chefs, while enjoying a bird's eye view of Luxembourg.

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13. L’Observatoire 

Admire the view from L'Observatoire

Admire the view from L'Observatoire

If you're looking for a perfect spot for a sun downer, then it doesn't get much better than this eighth-floor high cocktail bar in the Sofitel Luxembourg le Grand Ducal. 

A boldly coloured and artistic interior creates a swanky atmosphere where you can sip on a cocktail and admire the panoramic views across Luxembourg. 

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14. Tempo Bar où Manger

Enjoy fine sharing dishes at Tempo Bar où manger (Tempo - bar où manger)

Enjoy fine sharing dishes at Tempo Bar où manger (Tempo - bar où manger)

As part of the Philharmonie, Tempo Bar où manger is the perfect place to eat before or after a concert. 

With the modern dishes created to be shared, the restaurant offers a sociable setting where you can enjoy both good food and good company. 

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15. The wineries along the River Moselle

Visit the wineries along the River Moselle (LFT/Studio Fränk Weber)

Visit the wineries along the River Moselle (LFT/Studio Fränk Weber)

With rolling vineyards etched into the hills around the thick twist of river, the Moselle Valley is a picturesque place to embark on a wine trail. 

Many fine wineries are hidden among the rows of grapes, where you can take part in guided tours to learn the history of winemaking in the region and visit some of the best of Luxembourg's wineries to sample a few glasses yourself. 

Here's a guide to the best wine tours and experiences in Luxembourg 

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