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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Blauer Engel

Restaurant Blauer Engel

Hotel Blauer Engel in the heart of Aue, Germany, houses two gourmet restaurants: St. Andreas and the Tausendgüldenstube. Both restaurants have been generously honoured with awards. The Tausendgüldenstube was awarded the Bib Gourmand by Michelin. Whereas the St. Andreas restaurant received multiple awards, including 3 toques and 17 points from Gault Millau, and 7+ pans from renowned restaurant guide Gusto. The kitchen of this family-run hotel is in the skilled hands of chef Benjamin Unger. With his reinterpretation of modern cooking, he ensures that the restaurant’s local cuisine remains one of Saxony’s best. Surrounded by a romantic landscape, this is the perfect place to enjoy regional specialties with an innovative twist. Enjoy your dinner in the cozy Tausendgüldenstube, or take a seat near restaurant St. Andreas’ fireplace.

Blauer Engel

Aue, Germany
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Benjamin Unger

Benjamin Unger
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With his impressive set of cooking skills, head chef Benjamin Unger has massively attributed to the success of his family’s hotel and Blauer Engel’s cuisine. His unique re-imaging of regional delicacies results in inventive dishes with local flavours. Expect Saxon specialties that you simply can’t find anywhere else.

Critically-acclaimed cuisine

Traditional Saxon specialties

Historic hotel

Blauer Engel’s cuisine

Both hotel restaurants offer their own array of delicacies. In the Tausendgüldenstube, you can mainly enjoy traditional Saxon cuisine and high-end regional specialties. At the St. Andreas restaurant, head chef Benjamin Unger and his talented kitchen team serve top-class culinary delights which are a beautiful blend of tradition and innovation. Here, you can opt for a 3- to 7-course menu. You can also order dishes à la carte. Good to know: vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request.

Aue area

Hotel Blauer Engels is located in the heart of Aue, a German town in the state of Saxony. This state is well-known for its cultural enjoyment, garden art, and wanderlust. From here, many interesting and beautiful cities are within reach, including Chemnitz, Leipzig and Dresden (the baroque city of culture and opera). For nature lovers, Muskau Park is a must-see. At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll discover a beautiful arrangement of trees, paths, bridges and flower beds. If you prefer untamed nature, then the Erz- and Elstergebirge or the Lausitzer Bergland will surely be to your liking.

Historic hotel

St. Andreas restaurant is located inside hotel Blauer Engel. Awarded multiple honours, including 4 stars from the Bertelsmann Guide, this lovely historic hotel is a beloved place to fully unwind.  The hotel offers 39 comfortable rooms in three categories: comfort, superior, and suite. In addition to its rooms and restaurants, the establishment also offers a brewery, a wine bar, cooking classes, and a wellness area.



Blauer Engel Altmarkt 1 8280 Aue Germany


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Opening times

Wednesday 17:00 - 00:00
Thursday 17:00 - 00:00
Friday 17:00 - 00:00
Saturday 17:00 - 00:00


5 course surprise menu with aperitif, a night in a double room & breakfast

€ 355 for 2 people

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Discounted enjoyment for all under 30: 3-course menu including aperitif, greeting from the kitchen, two matching glasses of wine, mineral water and coffee to finish. When? Wednesdays & Thursdays

€ 95 per Person

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