The Haidhausen district in the east of Munich is playful and utterly idyllic. Many of its squares rank among the most beautiful in Munich. This area of the city is not only home to a number of little family-run shops, but also to the Maximilianeum, the seat of the Bavarian state parliament.
This, Munich’s illustrious French quarter, reminds visitors of the city’s warm friendship with its neighbouring country. Not far from Sedanstraße, lovers of French cuisine will find several excellent restaurants – such as Atelier Gourmet at no. 37 Rablstraße, the Chez Fritz brasserie at 20 Preysingstraße or crêperie Bernard et Bernard at no. 32, inner Wiener Straße.
The Big Apple, with a spritz of Bella Italia: The Negroni brings the charms of an American bar to the district – you’ll find the namesake Italian aperitif made with gin, vermouth and campari on the cocktail menu, along with an El Presidente and a Desperate Housewife. If you come with an appetite, prepare for a long night by tucking into some antipasti, bruschetta or tagliolini.
Entrance on Metzstraße
A local store for preloved pieces ... means: Here, high-quality second-hand fashion is selected with great attention to detail and then sold to offer sustainable added value. Fair prices for beautiful pieces that are meant to live for a long time.
Entrance on Metzstraße
Even though we are strictly speaking in the French Quarter, a touch of Italy can be found on almost every house corner in Munich. The hip fortuna cafebar has been around since 2002 and brings dolce vita to Sedanstraße with coffee from Florence, panini, farmhouse breads and affogato.
Behind this address is the shop and studio of Petra Fischer, who is passionate about firing ceramics. At 1260 degrees, she creates beautiful handmade bowls in various colours and sizes. You can also buy stoneware tablecloths and coffee mats - a great place to go for a souvenir that not everyone has.
You can get a continental breakfast anywhere. But you can only have weisswurst with pretzels in Munich! The chef in the Hinterhof café comes from Sri Lanka and augments the extensive breakfast menu every weekend, with a traditional Sri Lankan breakfast of fresh flatbread (Roti), coconut (pol) and homemade, spicy Sambal.
Pariser Platz, at the end of Sedanstraße, is the little brother of nearby Weißenburger Platz. Round off your walk with a spaghetti pesto ice cream at a sunny table in the Venezia ice cream café.
Read more: Haidhausen and the Au