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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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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Tick tick tick ! Wonderful location..great menu...sensational food and spectacular views. Friendly and attentive staff . We atayed for the full afternoon. Well worth it.

3  Thank Deborah R
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Thanks for the brilliant service, food and experience. Definitely will return could not fault anything.

3  Thank happykampers2017
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch on a trip to Maleny. What a great place to find for lunch. Beautiful food and great friendly service amazing views. Thank you King Ludwigs you made our Sunday! We will be back

4  Thank eak72
Reviewed April 19, 2017

My grandmother, sister and I visited King Ludwig's today for lunch. It was incredible. The staff are friendly, accommodating and lovely. The food is exceptional and traditional. We weren't rushed through our meal ,and spent 2 and a half hours eating, drinking and enjoying the...More

3  Thank loulou20172017
HappyMaleny, Owner at King Ludwigs German Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

You are ahhhh-mazing! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed April 19, 2017

This restaurant offers typical german and Bavarian dishes and a decent variety of German beers. All in all, nothing special, but everything good and tasty.

Thank Gildor1503
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Staff were rude and made us feel like an inconvenience for them so our large group left without ordering and went elsewhere.

4  Thank Moo_001
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Had a family get together here. Felt like part of their family. Delicious food, some very good ales & lovely people.. Thank you 👍👍

2  Thank Les E
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We went to King Ludwigs today for the first time - why did we wait so long??! Barbara welcomed us at the door and even though we didn't have a booking (they were packed) this was not a problem and we were ushered to the...More

1  Thank Luke Y
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Went there after a long hike in the mountains. Staff were very friendly and helpful. It was also very authentically German! The food and German beer was fantastic!

1  Thank Tamir N
Reviewed April 4, 2017

A visit to the Sunshine Coast is not complete without a visit to Maleny; and a visit to Maleny is not complete without enjoying the delicious food, fabulous views and unsurpassed hospitality at King Ludwigs. Barbara welcomes everyone with such delightful warmth, that you feel...More

1  Thank melbfamily10
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April 9, 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, Late Night
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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