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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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101 - 110 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

After driving past many times thinking the restaurant looked too busy we decided to give it a try. Car park was pretty much full but there were still a few empty tables left. Warm friendly welcome without being annoying in fact the service was excellent....More

Thank claire_marshall34
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had a fantastic lunch on the terrace overlooking the Crystal or Glass Mountains. A pretty young waitress in typical Bavarian dress served our meal “Venison-dish” with Spätzle, Red Cabbage and Cranberry sauce. The HB beer was the perfect drink with this meal. Certainly will...More

Thank Crocodilefan
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was our first visit and definitely won't be our last! This restaurant ticks all the boxes! Welcoming, romantic, gorgeous views, meals were excellent, and well priced.

Thank Colleen A
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I am a very regular customer of King Ludwigs and when Barbie and Klaus found out that I needed a wedding venue, they couldn't have been more wonderful and accomodating! Every single thing about our wedding day was spectacular because of these incredible people and...More

Thank Berny G
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had a party of ten and we sat outside at a round table with a beautiful view of the Glasshouse Mountains. The atmosphere was fabulous and the meal was incredible. Almost everyone had a two course meal and we all left very satisfied. All...More

Thank Diane903
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My sister-in-law arranged this as a surprise treat for mine and my husband's birthdays. What a wonderful treat it was. Barbara welcomed us at the door with a gentleman playing the accordion. He then played 'Happy Birthday'. We sat at the big round table with...More

Thank TwoUKtravellers
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Came along after lunch hour, they accommodated us with open arms Amazing service and the food was perfect. Had a wonderful man playing the accordion and entertaining guests. Wish we could have stayed for 10 more beers, which are all authentic imported beers. Thankyou.

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous lunch with friends from England. Food and service was faultless. The views are spectacular and the knee blankets are a lovely touch if the weather is a little cool. I warmed myself with an appetizer of schnapps whilst my friends devoured the...More

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Whether it be Oktoberfest or any other occasion, King Ludwig’s is a fantastic venue to celebrate with family and friends with traditional German culture and cuisine. This was our second visit and I must say that Barbara and Klaus and their wonderful team made us...More

Thank QLK22Z
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The owner Barbara met with us to discuss King Ludwigs as our wedding venue, she was super nice on the day and promised a lot of things she then didn't go through with, and her manner dramatically changed. - She promised there would be seating...More

1  Thank Bel K
HappyMaleny, Owner at King Ludwigs German Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello Belinda, have you mentioned that you wanted to make sure that you will get your deposit back until 3 weeks before the wedding just in case you were not getting married, which was fine with us. Also you should also mention that we were...More

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9 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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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