Enjoying good food in a legendary restaurant near Klausen

Nature sets the tone

Cuisine starts with the joy of cooking. This joy is visible, palpable and palatable in your restaurant in Ansitz Fonteklaus. Head Chef Andreas leaves nothing to chance. He skilfully juggles the treasures of nature. This is what makes the cuisine in the Fonteklaus special. And our restaurant a special place of delectation. It is alive with local produce and seasonal freshness. Seasoned with a great deal of passion for what is real. Whether you are guest staying in the hotel, or just visiting for the day – you can enjoy, while we create the delicious setting.

Tradition meets quality in a South Tyrolean inn

We are more than an exceptional restaurant near Klausen. We are a “South Tyrolean Inn”. Over 35 committed landlords and landladies have one common goal: to nurture and preserve South Tyrol’s original and traditional guest house culture. Where hospitality, tradition and quality and not empty words but pure passion, with well-being is predestined. Our philosophy emphasises distinctive dishes that are original and authentic.

Our fine wines are made from grapes grown on the best soils in the surrounding area. The wines that accompany our delicious meals are predominantly from South Tyrol. And while we’re talking about ‘home’ – enjoy a delicious piece of South Tyrol in a magical ambience, and in our restaurant enjoy one thing above all else: genuine culinary delights and a feeling of being right at home!

Your time to enjoy

Our restaurant kitchen is open

from 12:00 to 13:45

and 19:00 to 20:45.

For anyone who arrives after the kitchen has closed, we are happy to pamper you in the afternoon with coffee, pastries and refreshing drinks.

We are closed on Thursday. Tip for our day visitors: reservation is recommended on Sundays.


Greeting the season – Experience it all, from summer holidays through to harvest festival

Seasons can be delicious. The woods and the gardens with their fruit treasures provide temptation to serve up creative, seasonal dishes. Whether it is vegetarian weeks in the summer, or gourmet harvest festival in the autumn – South Tyrol’s Inns impress gourmets with alternating delicious themes. Visit our restaurant near Klausen and reap cuisine that is extra special!

Cosiness at any time at our hotel bar

Well fed in our restaurant near Klausen? Bring your pleasure-filled experience to a close in a cosy ambience. At our tables made from local cherry wood. Beneath the rustic feature wood ceiling. Enjoy a fine wine, a refreshing drink, or a lovely cup of coffee at any time in our hotel bar.


Was your day packed with adventure? Review all the happenings over a glass of fine wine and enjoy a relaxing and entertaining evening with your nearest and dearest, in a place where you will find the best wines from South Tyrolean growing areas. Host and qualified sommelier Heinz is happy to provide his expert advice.

Terrace with expansive views

Anyone who spends a bit of time in the Fonteklaus wants to enjoy the unique panoramic views. The fantastic location of our manor house enchants. Unsurpassably idyllic too are the lush surroundings around the Fonteklaus and the terrace which provides superb views to the picturesque slopes and mountain summits in Isarco Valley. A restaurant near Klausen packed with well-being nooks!


Sun on a low-flame setting? We capture every single ray for you. In spring and autumn re-energise in the warmth on our sun terrace on the south side of our hotel. A lovely place to linger. Just one little tempting pastry can sweeten relaxing moments in Ansitz Fonteklaus. Enjoy indulgence!

Eggs: Flitzerhof Villnöss, Schlernhof


Honey: Our neighbour Petra


Bread: Bäckerei Überbacher Lajen


Yoghurt: Milchhof Sterzing




-          Metzgerei Ploner Lajen, Geissler Rind Vilnöss,


-          Lamb from Villnösser Brillenschaf ‘Furchetta’ from Metzgerei Amort Vahrn


Fruit and vegetables: Roanerhof Jenesien


Herbs: Our own herb garden




-          Small wine cellars in the surrounding area


-          Regions outside South Tyrol:


Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Lebanon, USA, Australia


Nut bread, sweet pastries, cereals and jams are home-made with love!

Gourmets are well catered for here