Where to eat and drink in Hanover, Germany
Hanover is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony. With over half a million inhabitants it is the thirteenth-largest city in Germany.
The most known sight of the city and an absolute must visit in Hannover is the New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus). Hanover’s resplendent New Town Hall was built at the start of the 20th in a theatrical Historicist style. In the grand marble lobby downstairs are four scale models showing Hanover at different stages in its history (1689, 1939, 1945 and present day). Ascend 98m in the curved elevator and admire the most splendid view of Hannover, Maschsee and the surrounding area from the top of the dome. There are four open-air observation platforms that offer beatiful panoramic views.
Hanover’s lovely marketplace, Marktplatz, is located in the center of the historic Old Town (Altstadt) and is where you’ll find many of the city’s most important buildings. On Marktplatz the Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) is Hanover’s oldest secular building, first taking shape at the start of the 15th century. Also you will find the 14th-century Marktkirche in the centre of the Altstadt.
The bell´ARTE restaurant is located in the Sprengel Museum just 500 meter away from the HDI-Arena, right on the Maschsee in Hanover.
I got served gluten-free bread as soon as I noticed the staff I couldn’t eat gluten and also the special menu was handed over to me. The restaurants offers multiple gluten-free risotto and pasta dishes, the gluten-free spirelli pasta is specially imported.
I shared the Antipasti misti platter as a starter with friends. It included multiple homemade Italian antipasti, among other things, olives, grilled vegetables, seafood mix and filled zucchini with cheese.
For main I choose the risotto zucchini e salmone. The risotto with zucchini, diced salmon and fresh tomatoes was very tasty and well seasoned.
You will find bell’ARTE Restaurant on Kurt-Schwitters-Platz nº1, Hannover, Germany.
Underneath I have listed some restaurants which I haven’t visited yet, but are on my list! I got these reco’s from gluten-free friends, family and followers. Please note – always contact the restaurant, bakery, ice cream parlor or shop yourself to see if they can meet your dietary needs, if there’s an understanding of cross-contamination and if they are open.
If you’ve visited any of the restaurants, or if you have another tip, feel free to write about it in the comments!
- La Buca: Restaurant La Buca serves Italian cuisine and does amazing gluten free pizzas and pasta dishes. They even sell a selection of dried pasta and pizza bases to take home! The owners daughter has celiac so they know what they’re talking about. Address: Schulenburger Landstraße nº109, Hanover, Germany.
I cannot guarantee that all restaurants and stores listed above are 100% free of gluten. Always check with the restaurant for cross-contamination and whether there is an understanding for celiac disease sufferers.