When this review was written, this restaurant was rated #1 restaurant in Böblingen. I know why! I don't normally get "extras" (salads, soups, desserts) at restaurants, but they looked so good coming out of the kitchen, I had to!
I must admit, I had a table the looked into the kitchen through large glass doors. i thought this would detract from my experience, but it ended up enhaning it. The noise was minimal (the door shut automattically when servers entered/exited), and it was interesting to see how the kitchen staff worked.
The potato soup was to die for! Excellent. I had the steak with grilled onions in a wine, honey, vinegar sauce, and spätzle. Steak was good, sauce was excellent, and the spätzle... oh the spätzle! Beyond excellent! Then came dessert. With the yummy-ness of the meal so far, I had to go for the sampler. WOW! A berry concoction that was really good. Fresh buttermilk ice cream, a black forest cake, and an (how to explain this...)... well, I can only describe it as cinnamon apple silk ice cream. Mind=blown!
One more thing to note: if you don't like hoppy beer, you must try the beer here. While they have the traditional pils and hefeweisen, they also have a third option vom fass (on draft). Unfortunately, I don't remember the name on the menu, but it's the third option. All else fails, it's Schönbuch Ur-Edel. (I had the server show me on the Schönbuch website.) So smooth and tasty. My new favorite!
If you are ANYWHERE near this restaurant, make the drive to eat here!