Eat & Drink

Our 2 restaurants and the Palais Bar are culinary highlights in the Baroque quarter in the Dresden Neustadt.

The Gourmet Restaurant ‘Caroussel’  is considered THE culinary address in Dresden and has enjoyed top ranking amongst  the country’s finest restaurants for many years. 

‘Bülow´s Bistro’ serves snacks and simple, stylish dishes – modern interpretations of German classics, open daily from 11.30 a.m. The bistro is adjacent to the inviting Palais Bar, elegant  Cigar Lounge and charming Winter Garden.


Restaurant Caroussel

The Bülow Palais is the only hotel in Dresden with a Michelin Star Restaurant. It counts to the top culinary addresses in Saxony.


Menu Caroussel

The Caroussel in the Relais & Châteaux Hotel Bülow Palais is considered THE culinary address in Dresden and has enjoyed top ranking among the country’s top restaurants for years. Here, Michelin star-chef Benjamin Biedlingmaier and his team offer a contemporary, fresh and seasonal cuisine with Mediterranean influence.

Gourmetrestaurant Caroussel im Wintergarten

A new era begins with Head Chef Benjamin Biedlingmaier. He brings a breath of fresh air to the culinary flagship in the regional capital. He brings a passion for seafood from the island Sylt, ingeniously pairing this with his love of French and Mediterranean cuisine. His dishes are colourful, light and playful.

The delicate golden hues of the luxurious interiors create a friendly and warm ambiance that blends with gentle green tones. Comfortable chairs, chandeliers made from Dresden porcelain and light woods create a classically elegant atmosphere. To the restaurant belongs a winter garden, the light-filled heart of the hotel with a large glazed roof with ornaments. The seating capacity is for up to 35 guests.

Since three centuries Meissen Porcelain exists – tableware from which princes, kings and head of states used to dine and still do. The Caroussel is one of the first restaurants worldwide offering a complete service with the ‘White Gold of Saxony’. All plates, bowls and cups in various forms and sizes belong to the collection ‘Wellenspiel’ of the famous Meissen factory.

Awards and merits:

  • Michelin Guide: 1 Star since 1997
  • Gault&Millau: 17 points
  • Schlemmer Atlas: 3 wooden spoons, 4 blue stars for the hotel
  • The “Große Restaurant & Hotel Guide”: 4 chefs hats for the restaurant, 5 stars for the hotel (top rating, “Luxurious hotel with absolutely perfect comfort”)
  • Feinschmecker (Gourmet restaurant guide): 3,5 F
  • VARTA guide: 4 diamonds and additionally the “VARTA tip” for ambiance and service
  • Sternklasse Best Restaurants: 1st place in Dresden, 2nd place in Saxony
  • Gusto: 7 pans

Opening Hours:

January - April / July - August: Wednesday to Saturday from 6.30 p.m. 

May - June / September - November: Tuesday to Saturday from 6.30 p.m.

December: Tuesday to Sunday from 6.30 p.m.

The restaurant ist closed in 2019 from 3 to 19 February and 21 July to 6 August 

Our a la carte menu was created for up to 6 people. For group reservations we suggest a unitary menu with the guests.

We recommend to make early reservations for dinner.
+49 (0)351 8003-140


Head Chef Benjamin Biedlingmaier

Küchenchef Benjamin Biedlingmaier

Benjamin’s career started in Wiesensteig in the Swabian Alb, where Biedlingmaier’s parents run a traditional guesthouse dating back over 200 years. He was only 14 years old, yet already preparing steak diane with spätzle for the guests – just because he wanted to!

He trained at the Mercedes Lämmerbuckel hotel, perfecting his art at the Traube Tonbach hotel in Baiersbronn. He transferred to the Schlossgarten hotel in Stuttgart, the Mandarin Oriental in Munich and then to Schloss Velden hotel at Wörthersee. He became sous chef with the La Mer team at the Grand Spa Resort A-rosa on Sylt. His long-standing friend, Sebastian Zier, is head chef. Together they enjoyed some sensational successes: the first Michelin star awarded in their debut year, while the second star followed a year later.

The former 27 years old Benjamin Biedlingmaier confirms the Michelin star for the Caroussel as the youngest star chef in Saxony. He is awarded with 17 points by the Gault & Millau. He won the competition “Rising star of the year 2013” by the culinary magazine DER FEINSCHMECKER, which is a vote by the guests. He is “Top 50 cook 2015” (Schlemmer Atlas).


Restaurant Manager Jana Schellenberg

Restaurant Manager Jana Schellenberg

Since January 2018 the Bülow Team welcomes Jana Schellenberg as the new restaurant manager of the two restaurants of the Hotel Bülow Palais.

After finishing her apprenticeship as a restaurant specialist, Jana Schellenberg completed her sommeliere training in Koblenz. Her love of wine led her to this sommelier training. Besides her work as sommelier and restaurant manager she did internships and visits to South Africa, Bordeaux and Sylt with Johannes King. Since 2011 she works for the Bülow Palais as sommelier and deputy restaurant manager. She herself says "I try to taste as many wines as possible without prejudice in order to imagine the appropriate dishes. It is nice to see how I can make my guests happy with a good wine consultation. I myself have met a lot of great people through wine, because you can always exchange a lot about wine and enjoyment. »





Bülow's Bistro

Light, German cuisine using organic and regional products - our restaurant for every day.

Bülows BistroSommerterrasse Bistro

Bülow’s Bistro is the centre for lunch and dinner options and you are very close to the Palais Bar and our wonderful Cigar Lounge as well as the spacious, sunlit Winter Garden. The cuisine of our Bülow’s Bistro uses organic and regional products. Grandmother's recipes are interpreted in a modern and contemporary fashion.

From Monday to Friday we offer a daily lunch menu for the price of € 18 per person. You may also enjoy the menu recommendation of Bistro chef Sebastian Bellmann at our summer terrace, which is open from April to September.

Homemade cakes and finest coffee specialities are served in the afternoon. 

On Fridays and Saturdays guests enjoy a fabulous atmosphere with live music on the piano. Every first Friday of the month we offer our Bülow's Music Night - a special evening of live Blues and Swing! Savor cocktails and delicious simple meals, presented in a sophisticated way.

Opening hours:

Daily from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.,

Please make your reservation:

+49 (0)351 8003-140

Caroussel Menu
Bistro Menu
Bistro Business Lunch
Bistro Goose Menu


Palais Bar

Big night out or relaxed end of the day at Palais Bar in Dresden

Palais Bar Dresden

Big night out or relaxed end of the day – the Palais Bar makes it possible. The bar is connected to Bülow's Bistro. Classic cocktails and an impressive selection of German quality wines are on offer. Deep comfortable club chairs invite for relaxinag time-out with friends and associates.

Opening hours: daily from 11.30 a.m.



Our bar crew creates every month a new cocktail: once fresh & sexy - once with unusual tasty combinations. Just try! This is the best way to learn more about the extensive repertoire of our bar crew.

Cocktail of the month


Smith & Cross Jamaica Rum
Natural cloudy apple juice
Homemade spiced butter
9.50 Euro

Bülow´s Music Night

Enjoy a fabulous atmosphere with live music on the piano on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m.

Bülow´s Music Night
Every first Friday of the month we offer a special evening of live Blues and Swing!


Cigar Lounge

A special delight for the Cigar fancier

An assortment of 30 cigars is waiting for you in the Cigar Lounge, along with an exquisite selection of premium spirits, fine cognacs and whiskies.

The lounge is designed in an English Club style. Take in the opulent detail of the ceiling panel, which is made of real cigar leaves - impressive club tables echo this motif.

Opening hours: daily from 11.30 a.m.


Winter Garden

The winter garden is the bright heart of the Bülow Palais. Regardless of the seasons, it offers the opportunity to meet friends and enjoy the culinary art of our extraordinary restaurants in atmospheric ambience.


Festliche Tafel im Wintergarten
Gourmetrestaurant Caroussel im Wintergarten
Bestuhlungsbeispiel mit 3 Tafeln im Wintergarten

The winter garden is well-situated and offers in- and outsights into the heart of the hotel. The location is suffused with light and composed with shades of warm sandy colours. Together with the big glass lustres, the comfortable arm chairs and the glass roof it has an cheery effect.

The winter garden is very popular for exclusive events and encompasses capacities, that can be individually organised for up to 48 people on round tables, for up to 30 people on an u-shaped board or for up to 28 people on a block board. Moreover, it offers the possibility to organise welcome receptions for up to 80 people as well as an enhancement to the Green Salon. 



Every good morning starts with a good breakfast!

Good Morning!

Frühstückschefin Katrin KaiserZimmerfrühstück

The first meal of the day is the most important. And Katrin Kaiser, our Breakfast Manager at the Bülow Palais, along with her team, does everything to ensure it is also the most special and at least of an equal quality to the star cuisine each evening in the same place.

Kitchen and service team work together in this as a well-versed unit. Cook Kerstin Nowak is the creative craft behind the scenes. Her inventiveness is the driving force behind the continuous metamorphosis of the buffet, which offers new delicacies every day.

The gourmet breakfast at the Bülow Palais has become something of an institution. Fruit fillets and freshly-pressed fruit juices, home-made creations with curd cheese, salads, preserves and mueslis, egg specialities prepared to order as well as several richly-varied cheese platters, cold cuts, fine teas, coffees and fresh rolls every day.


Opening hours:

6.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday to Friday

6.30 a.m. to 12 a.m. on weekend and public holiday

Price per person:

€ 26

Children until the age of 12 are our guests and enjoy their breakfast free of charge.

Even external guests and locals are always welcome for breakfast.


We ask for reservation in advance:

+49 (0)351 8003-140


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