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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%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (40 reviews)
“potato soup” (15 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was pretty good but we copped a serve from the restaurant owner. Must of caught her on a bad day. Was a bit pushy on the up sell of the Pretzels, when we ummed and ahhed, she told us she would come back in...More

1  Thank Ray A
HappyMaleny, Owner at King Ludwigs German Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional, wonderfully entertaining, service excellent, and food is fresh and exciting. True German hospitality. Felt I was back visiting Germany. As foodies, and we also love cooking and entertaining, I found this experience relaxing and enjoyable. Have recommended Ludwigs to all our friends and overseas...More

Thank Karla A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a delight, with a warm welcome, friendly service and scrumptious food. The hostess Barbra goes out of her way to make the night memorable. On booking I requested some gluten free meals be available and they were only too obliging. although we decided...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving back from a visit to the Maleny Botanical gardens, we stopped by for what we assumed would be a simple pub lunch. However, we were blown away by the high level of service and sophistication this little restaurant offered. We were given a quiet...More

Thank Sten E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely time at King Ludwigs with forty friends from our church this afternoon for our end of year breakup. Great entertainment, we felt like we had been whisked away to a restaurant in Germany. Authentic decor, tasty food, audience participation, lovely view, friendly staff &...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch last weekend at this restaurant. We sat inside as all the outside tables were booked. The service was phenomenal : we felt like we were the only ones dining in the restaurant! The food was absolutely delicious and even though we were absolutely...More

1  Thank maistadunn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a friend from England visiting and the first outing was here to King Ludwigs. Barbara is a wonderful hostess and goes out of her way to make the experience memorable. The service, food and views are outstanding. King Ludwigs isn't just a restaurant...More

Thank PatsyLong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to King Ludwig's for over a year now and the only downside that I have found is that I didn't hear about the place sooner. The food is always top notch, the hostess is always friendly and remembers her regular customers...More

Thank warrenfinch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had another wonderful meal at King Ludwigs German Restraunt and Bar today and as always the food was exceptional and the service was "the best". Some diners arrived, bringing their own desert,without requesting permission to bring food into the restaurant, when making their booking....More

Thank Grahame M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

King Ludwigs offers genuine and very good German food with views across the valley to the coast. A friendly and good choice for lunch in the Glass House Mountains.

1  Thank Steve R
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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, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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