Karl, Mary and Siegfried Baumgartner

In Italy’s Südtirol, the Strada del Sole crosses Val Pusteria near Brunico. A bit further on lies Falzes, where the Baumgartner family owns and operates Schönek, one of the region’s best-loved gourmet restaurants and a must on any gourmand’s list. The cordial, traditional atmosphere comes with a wood scent. The veranda looks out onto the forest. The three historic Bauernstube (farmhouse parlors) in the old Alto Adige style make for an idyllic setting, down to the finest detail – just the right environment for an amazing food experience. The Baumgartner family has been serving up traditions in local taste for the past three decades, in an array of contemporary and international techniques. Local faves include Beef Sprinzen, a Val Pusteria classic, Black cabbage soup, Schütt-elbrot noodles with venison sauce, Canederli dumplings with Alpine cheese, Green cabbage specialties, different varieties of mountain potatoes, and, of course, Strudel, blessed Strudel. The wine list highlights reds from the Alto Adige, from Pinot Nero to Lagrein, along with whites like Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Kerner. Your visit to Schönek will be part of an authentic full immersion in nature. Good for the soul, and to the delight of your taste buds. A place that leaves you longing to come back to.


Via Schloss Schöneck, 11 Frazione Molini
39030 Falzes (BZ)
+39 0474 565550

Number of seats 60 | |

Closed Monday and Tuesday. Varies in high season
Holidays From 20 June to 12 July.
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