La Scuderia, Frankfurt – Our Restaurant Review

One recent evening after work, La Scuderia, located in Frankfurt’s elegant Westend quarter, invited Berkeley Square Barbarian to try their four-course menu. The restaurant is very popular among locals but equally among well-heeled tourists, bankers, and travelling businessmen and -women. The Michelin Guide inspectors particularly emphasised the high-quality, fresh ingredients. Like all guests that evening, I was immediately welcomed by the lovely, energetic, and humorous manager, Ms Giebel, and led to my table. All the staff make you feel like you’re one of the many regulars, even if it’s your first time here. They’re very friendly but always professional and never intrusive. Different from nearly every other restaurant I have ever been to, La Scuderia don’t usually show their guests a menu or advertise the choices of the day on a chalk board. Instead, Ms Giebel let me settle down with a small glass of prosecco, then asked me a […]

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Restaurant Lafleur, Frankfurt – Our Review

Recently, Berkeley Square Barbarian was treated to a phenomenal ten-course dinner with wine-pairing by two-starred restaurant Lafleur. To be precise, only Mr B was, because he’s currently on a consultancy assignment in Frankfurt for up to one year, while Ms B goes about her business in London, and we usually only see each other on the weekends. Ms B was not very pleased, as you can imagine, but tough luck. From 2018, Lafleur will be part of the exclusive association Les Grandes Tables Du Monde, which includes 172 of the world’s best restaurants. It is already part of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, which is comprised of some 500 luxury hotels and restaurants worldwide.   These two photos are (c) Lafleur, other photos (c) BSqB. At the moment, Lafleur boasts 18 of 20 possible points by Gault & Millau, more than any other restaurant in Hesse. It is one […]

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