Scharffs Schlossweinstube

The gourmet restaurant at heidelberg castle
with 1 michelin star

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Historical Bakehouse

Festivals, celebrations, corporate events

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Vinothek at the barrel cellar

Wine tastings and wine sale directly at the "Big Barrel"

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The star of Heidelberger Schloss

Scharffs Schlossweinstube

Welcome to Scharff’s Schlossweinstube at Heidelberg Castle. For the last 23 years, Michelin star chef Martin Scharff has been treating gourmets from the region, and from all over the world, to his culinary creations.

Martin Scharff made a name for himself in the Wartenberger Mühle near Kaiserslautern and, together with his young team, has continued to wow guests with his unique innovations. See what surprises we have in store for you!


Food Foto Scharffs Schlossweinstube

Carte blanche taster menu

The special gourmet menu from the Jeunes Restuarateurs d’Europe Association of Germany. Experience worlds of flavour, ranging from restaurant classics right up to contemporary modern cuisine.

Taster Menu

Dinner For Two

The exceptional gourmet menu for two. From Tuesdays to Thursdays, allow us to indulge you and your dining partner with a surprise 3-course meal in a romantic atmosphere.

Pure pleasure for two


The twenu

The menu for students and young adults in Scharffs Schlossweinstube. We want to show the latest generation of gourmets that indulgence doesn’t have to be expensive. That’s why we have introduced the TWENU, the meal for twenty-somethings.

Experience the taste together

The regional treasure

The Historical Bakehouse

Enclosed in the ancient, historical walls of Heidelberg Castle, directly beneath Scharff’s Schlossweinstube, you’ll find the historical bakehouse.
In the shadows of the vast, antique fireplace, guests can dine in a delightfully rustic atmosphere. Chef de cuisine Martin Scharff serves up simple, hearty buffets, meals and à la carte dishes. Enjoy a special evening within our ancient walls.

Ritterschmaus im historischen Backhaus

Celebrate the best day of your life in the most romantic place on earth.

Tie the knot at Heidelberg Castle

Thanks to our experience, dedication and spirit, we can bring your personal wishes and ideas to life for the most incredible celebration of your life.
We make sure that you can relax and enjoy this unforgettable day to the very fullest.

Heiraten auf dem Heidelberger Schloss

Catering by Heidelberg Castle

We bring the castle cuisine to you

Whether it’s a company party at the office or a family get-together out in the open:
We turn your event into a special culinary occasion.
Every event requires an individual catering plan, which we will gladly create both with you and for you.

Ritterschmaus im historischen Backhaus

Catering by Heidelberger Castle

Up to 2000 people

Whether it’s 20 or 2,000 people:
Catering by Heidelberg Castle is custom-created for groups of every size and is always a special occasion.

Custom-made cuisine

It could be an hors d’oeuvre reception, a buffet served in petite cocktail crockery, a themed buffet, barbecue or an elegant dinner – we make every dream come true! We are also happy to provide delectable vegetarian specialities.

Completely carefree, guaranteed

We will also provide full service for your event at the venue of your choice, so you can be guaranteed a carefree experience.

Perkeos Vinothek
in the historical barrel cellar

Taste and purchase wine in a historical setting

We would like to invite you to a wine tasting in our enoteca, located in the large barrel cellar. Whether you pop by on a whim for a quick wine tasting, or you prefer to include cheese or chocolate tasting too, we can cater to your every wish.

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„Where the wine makes history“

Wine gifts

Be inspired by our unique and exclusive wine gifts. You’ll find the perfect present for friends or business clients:

  • Wine and cheese tasting
  • Wine and chocolate tasting
  • Wine tasting with Baden tapas
  • The world’s smallest bottle of wine – only 0.187 litres
  • Individually printed wine labels
  • Wines from our PERKEO and SCHLOSS EDITION ranges
  • German ice wine and dessert wine specialities
  • Wine tasting vouchers


We offer a complete group package for impromptu wine tastings, as well as our exclusive special wine tastings.

Duration: approx. 1.5 – 2 hours

Available for groups of 6 to 50 people.

  • Wine and cheese tasting
  • Wine and chocolate tasting
  • Wine tasting with Baden tapas

Group offers

We would like to invite you to a wine tasting in our enoteca, located in the historical barrel cellar of Heidelberg Castle. Whether you come by on the spur of the moment or have made a booking, our sommelier will tell you everything you have ever wanted to know about wine.

Duration: approx. 15 – 20 minutes
Short wine tastings (also before or after a tour)

• Red wine tasting
• White wine & Riesling tasting
• Ice wine & dessert wine tastings

Classic wine tasting of fine German wines
Regional wine tasting with top wines from Heidelberg and the Baden region.



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