A taste of Kassel – local specialities

Whether fashionable street food or tasty brunch, trendy organic restaurant or smart gourmet Mecca: the documenta city also has quite a bit to offer in the area of culinary delights. An increasing number of its cafes and restaurants rely on flavoursome regionally produced ingredients. Many menus also feature culinary treats or "Schmeggewöhlerchen", as the locals say, that are typical for northern Hesse. Bon appetit!

Voit: Kassel's star-rated restaurant

The Voit in the Vorderer Westen district was Kassel's first restaurant to win a Michelin star – and now attracts lovers of top-class cuisine from all over Germany. They can not only look forward to an excellent meal but also to a special ambience that is characterised by the restaurant's stylish designer furniture and its open kitchen.

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ENO tapas & wine bar

The ENO on Goethestern in Kassel offers an enjoyable trio of treats: it is a restaurant, a tapas bar and also a wine bar. Gianluca Magnesa and his team spoil their guests with exquisite wines and dishes. The ambience is also impressive: the ENO is located in a period building that dates back to the late eighteen hundreds and has been stylishly renovated in a style that mixes natural wood with well-balanced colours and Italian art.

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In the Stadtcafé on Treppenstrasse, you can enjoy breakfast in a cosy atmosphere whilst observing the hustle and bustle in Kassel's city centre. Besides various breakfast versions, the cafe also serves lovingly decorated coffee specialities, freshly-made waffles and a selection of fine cakes. Your day is bound to be lovely after such a tasty start...

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The Falada at GRIMMWELT on Kassel's Weinberg hill serves sumptuous food made from regional products. Whether gourmet burgers made with beef from the Kassel region, sweet potatoes chips or tempting cake specialities: all dishes are available in child- and adult-appropriate portion sizes and are also served outdoors in "Grimm's Garden" in the summer. An additional treat is the spectacular panoramic view across Kassel's south.

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Alte Wache

Since 2016 the sister and brother, Adriana and Claudio Carciola, have been pampering their guests in the historic ambience of the Alte Wache, an impressive brick building in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe. Here you can enjoy the finest Italian and German specialties at the highest level, which are prepared with selected regional ingredients, homemade pasta and the original Italian culinary passion.

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WowKassel in a day

At the Palmenbad, you are far from the madding crowds and can, in an informal feel-good atmosphere, enjoy the newly designed rooms and suites (in different sizes from S to XL) and the very best of North Hessian cuisine – fresh, healthy and delicious.

  • 1 night incl. breakfast and “MeineCard“
  • Small picnic basket containing North Hessian specialities (city honey, a miniature bottle of Palmenbad gin, a small Ahle Wurst from the butcher Landfleischerei Koch, a small jar of homemade jam and a small cheese from the Kirchhof Oberellenbach farm, Steckenpferd pilsner
  • “Kassel an einem Tag” (Kassel in a day) city guide
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 80.00 p.P.


WowWellness – fit and healthy

Situated right in the middle of Kassel´s UNESCO World Heritage Site Bergparkhöhe, the Schlosshotel Bad Wilhelmshöhe Conference & SPA leaves nothing to be desired in terms of sophistication.

  • 2 nights in a Comfort double room with late check-out on Sundays until 2 p.m. (on request and depending on availability; we are also happy to check other days of the week)
  • 2 x palace breakfast from the extensive buffet with live cooking
  • 1 x 3-course vital menu chosen by the chef (on the day of arrival)
  • Daily entry to the wellness and spa oasis including the indoor pool and the natural swimming pond
  • 1 x healthy VIP welcome when you arrive in the room
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 225.00 per person


WowIn harmony with nature

The Renthof invites you to take a luxurious journey through time – in a number of ways at once: the hotel is located in the historic walls of a monastery built in 1298 and delights guests with a stylish design that provides constant surprises.

  • Two nights in the desired category of room
  • Extensive breakfast buffet
  • A bottle of Kiefer’s non-alcoholic Hummeln im Hintern, or a bottle of Krämer’s Pudelwohl wine.
  • A hiking map
  • A picnic blanket
  • A picnic basket or hiking rucksack containing delicious regional delicacies
  • Late check-out until 2 p.m.
  • The “MeineCardKassel+” (for 72 hours of free use of the local public transport and all sorts of discounts on entry tickets in the city area)
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 159 p.P.


WowE-biking in Kassel

A fairytale adventure in the heart of the city? In the Hotel Gude and the neighbouring Niederzwehren fairytale district, you will meet the spirit of the Brothers Grimm wherever you go.

  • 2 nights in an L double room with late check-out on Sundays until 2 p.m. (on request and depending on a availability)
  • 2 x breakfast from the extensive breakfast buffet
  • Free use of an e-bike with a cycling tour recommendation starting from the hotel
  • 1 x 3-course meal in the Pfeffermühle restaurant on the day of arrival
  • Free parking space on the hotel site during the stay
  • 1 bottle of mineral water in the room
  • Free WiFi in the hotel 
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 199.00 p.P.