A guide to the best restaurants in Soll
Many of Soll’s restaurants are inspired by the village’s beautiful alpine surroundings, and use locally-sourced, home-grown produce to make an abundance of traditional dishes. But there are also a few sophisticated surprises such as Indian food with a contemporary European twist and a restaurant with a revolving viewing platform.
All play and no work at Schulhaus
This restaurant set in an old schoolhouse has quirky vintage decor and a lively atmosphere that will keep you coming back night after night. Their menu takes you on a global journey – try Thai-inspired soups, succulent steaks and ox carpaccio.
High-altitude dining at Gipfelalm Hohe Salve
Perched at the top of the region’s tallest mountain, Gipfelalm is the best-located restaurant in town, offering panoramic 360°C views from its outdoor revolving platform. In terms of cuisine, you can expect traditional Tyrolean fare such as the kiachl, a jam pastry the chef makes from scratch in front of visitors.
A taste of India in the Alps at Cuisine Gaia
Cuisine Gaia provides a contemporary European twist on classic Indian flavours, delivering colourful dishes that are as good to look at as they are to eat. The menu changes every few weeks, but try to catch the succulent chicken tikka and ginger chai tiramisu if you can.
Upmarket Italian food for all tastes at Giovanni
This traditional Alpine hut caters to all ages and tastes, serving generous helpings of all your favourite Italian dishes. It even provides gluten free pizza and pasta options. There’s an outdoor playground for children to explore, while couples will enjoy the cosy ambience and extensive wine list.
Eat like a local at Dorf Stubn
Beloved by locals and visitors alike, this charming restaurant in the town centre is known for serving authentic Austrian dishes with a smile. Try the warming goulash soup or the grostl – a satisfying bacon, onion and potato fry which tastes great with an Austrian beer.
Tirolean delicacies at Tiroler Bauernstandl Soll
This cosy deli specialises in artisanal cheese, wine and meats from the Tirol region, which can be enjoyed in their restaurant or taken on a glorious alpine picnic. The friendly owner runs wine tasting and degustation evenings where you can try local products and learn about the region’s history.
Tasty pizza at Chiaro di Luna
You’ll get a warm welcome at Chiaro di Luna, a restaurant that is perfect for families and great value for money. The service is fast and friendly, while the pizzas, burgers and Turkish dishes are lip-smackingly good.
Homemade food with a view at AUALM
This gorgeous 400-year-old wood-panelled restaurant is located at an altitude of 1,600 metres, promising a stunning alpine view. AUALM also has its own dairy and produces homemade drinking yoghurt and cream cheeses, which taste perfect with their fresh bread. It’s the best place in town for a high-altitude breakfast.
Your home away from home at Nani – Kaffee & Concept
Nani is a beautifully designed coffee shop, light and spacious with gorgeous interiors. The food is excellent too, with a mixture of healthy fare like salads as well as delightfully decadent cakes. Once you sit down to relax with a coffee you’ll wish you never had to leave.
Best Steaks in Town at Auf da Muhle
One of the town’s most popular restaurants, Auf da Muhle provides a panoramic view of the surrounding Alps and serves European classics such as pizza, risotto and schnitzel. The highlight of their menu however is undoubtedly the wagyu beef steak, described as the most flavoursome in the region.