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King Ludwigs German Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$German, European,
401 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5499 9377
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pretzels” (40 reviews)
“potato soup” (15 reviews)
“strudel” (15 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For the location it was surpising that the meals were so reasonably priced and scrumptious enough to recommend coming back.

Thank Kat D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my wife's birthday today at this most amazing venue - Hospitality 10+ Meals 11+ King Ludwig's Apfelstrudel 300+ - many and sincere thanks to all concerned for the most relaxing and beautiful afternoon imaginable - Greg Lesley and friends

Thank Greg S
HappyMaleny, Owner at King Ludwigs German Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Greg & Lesley, thank you for your kind words. From all the King Ludwigs Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just been to King Ludwigs with friends for the Oktoberfest celebrations. What a night it was. The staff were amazing, efficient and polite, even offering blankets while we were outside. Starting off with perfect views of the sunset over the Glasshouse mountains, and...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a brilliant lunch. We have been told by German friends this is the best German food outside Germany. It's was amazing. Leave room for strudel and maybe catch a taxi so you can enjoy the beers and schnapps!

Thank 4heartsbrewing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally at a place like this, where the view is breathtaking and it's in a touristy town on a Saturday, to have mediocre food or service. Not the case here! The atmosphere is trying VERY hard to capture Bavaria, down to the outfits of the...More

Thank Weston B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for Sunday lunch with my husband. We booked a table for two on the veranda a couple of hours prior to our arrival and we were not disappointed. The view was almost as amazing as the food which I can only describe as...More

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place for lunch today. Can't rate the staff highly enough. We had young kids and they brought out toys, music etc. View is amazing and good was good. Would definitely go back

Thank Skye V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were driving up, I said to my partner I’ve always wanted to come here. We got there at 11.15am on a Saturday and admittedly hadn’t made a booking, we did check if we could sit on the balcony and was told it was...More

2  Thank Little-England82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Discovered this place by accident last time we were in Qld. It's worth visiting for the view over the glass house mountains alone, however great food and beer top it off. Highly recommend the venison but it's all good. Thx Barbara for introducing me to...More

Thank thegrayghost
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent authentic food. Great hospitality. And i live close :-) Such awesome food, awesome drinks and absolutely awesome service by Barbara and the team Came here for a birthday weekend and it was so much more than just a view of Glasshouse. The food was...More

Thank Bonnie N
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10 April 2015|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Klaus & Barbara are on an extended holiday in Europe for 2015, and their restaurant is closed for this year. Have known them since they met at Expo 88 in Brisbane. I was last there for the Oktoberfest celebration last year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5499 9377
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Please note: King Ludwigs Restaurant is closed for renovations and annual holidays until 31.3.17. We will reopen on Saturday 1.4.17 and look forward to serving you again. King Ludwigs Restaurant opened it's doors in Maleny more than 2 decades ago and is run by the Bavarian couple, Barbara & Klaus with the help or their 3 children and professional team. From King Ludwigs you overlook the magnificent Glasshouse Mountains and Moreton Bay. Book your table to enjoy this 180 degree view from the verandahs and authentic German cuisine created by owner/chef Klaus and his sous chefs. Views, alpine feel, chalet dining rooms, wood fires and the authentic Bavarian beer bar stocked with more than 35 imported German brews combined with passionate service and honest food make King Ludwigs a destination in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Give us a yodel soon! Your hosts, Barbara & Klaus and Team
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