Typical Franconian cuisine
Franconian specialties at Backöfele Würzburg
Franconian specialties, that's what the Backöfele in Würzburg is known for. For more than 40 years, the culinary diversity of Franconia has been lived here. Here you will find regional delicacies and down-to-earth, honest cuisine. In our restaurant you can expect a Franconian restaurant furnished with a lot of heart and tradition, which will spoil your palate after line and thread. In addition to classic specialties, we serve the best wines of Franconia and convince with an annually updated wine list. Our little gem in Würzburg is the perfect place for cozy hours with hearty food and good wines. Spend an inspiring evening with your friends or enjoy our cozy restaurant at a private celebration. Different rooms with regional, traditional atmosphere invite you to get to know the true heart of Franconia including culinary specialties.
Franconian specialties, that's what the Backöfele in Würzburg is known for. For more than 40 years, the culinary diversity of Franconia has been lived here. Here you will find regional delicacies and down-to-earth, honest cuisine. In our restaurant you can expect a Franconian restaurant furnished with a lot of heart and tradition, which will spoil your palate after line and thread.
Classic Franconian specialties
Franconian specialties are known and loved far beyond the borders of Germany. The culinary diversity of Franconia comes in many creations and surprises even gourmets again and again. Typical Franconian specialties are bratwurst, Schäufele, Main-Zander and Küchle. Beyond that, however, Franconia has many other delicacies to offer.
Blue croissants or Ghacktsbrot
Franconian bratwurst specialties
Probably one of the most famous sausages associated with Franconian cuisine is the Nuremberg Bratwurst. But that is far from the end of the story. Franconian bratwurst cuisine is definitely more varied than one often assumes. Depending on the region, Nuremberg sausages are prepared in different sizes and with different spices. The absolute classic is the large Nuremberg bratwurst with marjoram. The delicious sausages are usually prepared on the grill or in a pan. They are either served in a classic bun with a little mustard or horseradish, or eaten with sauerkraut.
Meat dishes from Franconia
As is so often the case in German cuisine, Franconian cuisine consists mainly of meat specialties. Most of the dishes are from pork. Probably the most popular specialty is Schäufele. These are baked pork shoulders served with a crispy rind cut into a diamond shape. Of course, Franconian pork shank is also a must on the menu at Backöfele. The hearty speciality is served in a dark beer sauce and with potato dumplings and sauerkraut as a side dish - simply delicious. Equally popular is the classic roast pork with crust. Similar to neighboring Bavaria, it is served with either a dumpling, sauerkraut, blue cabbage or savoy cabbage.
Want some dessert?
and other desserts
A terrifically delicious dessert, which really always fits, are Franconian Küchle. Also known as undressed doughnut, in Franconia is called sweet yeast dough pastry fried in fat and is considered a typical specialty Depending on the preparation Küchle can be prepared rectangular, square or even round. They have a light crust and are deliciously doughy inside. Baked golden brown, they can be sprinkled with a little powdered sugar or enjoyed with applesauce and fresh compote. As you would expect, the Backöfele will also provide you with delicious freshly baked Küchle. We serve apple pancakes with cinnamon and sugar, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream. In addition, you can choose from other thoughtful desserts such as Bavarian Cream, Plum Crumble, the Backöfele Kaiserschmarrn, Espresso Chocolate Mousse and more.
The best wines
Franconia to our specialties
A good drop of wine should not be missing with a traditional Franconian dish. Therefore, we offer you a wine list, selected by our staff with much love and care, with the best wines of Franconia. With us you will find light fresh wines as well as high quality great growths. The wide selection offers the right wine for every Franconian speciality. For similar to France, wine in Franconia also serves primarily as an accompaniment to food. A typical Franconian wine is above all dry, easy to drink and goes well with almost any dish. Especially in combination with fish and meat dishes, a typical Franconian can be served well. Our trained staff at Backöfele will be happy to recommend a suitable wine to go with your chosen Franconian speciality. A well-tried grape variety is, for example, the Silvaner. A Silvaner is fruity and down to earth. Equally typical is the slightly mineral taste, which is considered a trademark of Franconian wines.
Fish instead of meat
Franconian carp and
Other fish specialties
Aischgrund is located between Forchheim and Bad Windsheim. This is the home of the Aischgründer mirror carp. That is why it has always been part of Franconian cuisine and is served up in a variety of ways. If you order a carp "blue", you will receive a carp baked in a vinegar or beer brew and cut in two. Another well-tried specialty from Franconia is "Ingreisch". These are the baked out genitals of the carp. Our restaurant in Würzburg does not serve carp, but Franconian river pike perch. This is served under a delicious herbed potato crust with crayfish sauce and Vichy carrots.