Culinary enjoyment, hospitality and comfort

Hotel & Restaurant Die Mühlenhelle

This idyllic hotel is small but perfect. The meticulously restored 18th century townhouse is delightful, both inside and out. Die Mühlenhelle boasts 2 wonderful restaurants. Among them is a Michelin starred restaurant called Restaurant die Mühlenhelle. You can also visit the Bistro die Mühlenhelle for classic dishes, such as Wiener schnitzel and Kaiserschmarren. The bistro has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand, the mark of exceptionally good food at moderate prices. The comfortable luxury rooms at Die Mühlenhelle have crisp interiors and are well appointed, just like the rest of the hotel. Gummersbach’s surroundings are idyllic and include scenic reservoirs. The cultural and shopping city of Cologne is within easy reach.

Tantalizingly modern, European dishes with a classic basis

Restaurant Die Mülenhelle & Bistro Die Mühlenhelle

The Mühlenhelle’s Michelin Star restaurant offers an inspiring cuisine. The Chef sources mainly seasonal produce. Chef and owner Michael Quendler has Austrian roots which show in his German style of cooking. Together with elements from the French haute cuisine, the Chef has developed a truly inspiring menu that combines classical cuisine with contemporary taste. His wife and sommelier Birgitta Quendler will be delighted to find the right wine to accompany the superb dishes. The Bistro menu is also testimony to Michael Quendler’s Austrian roots. The cuisine is honest and uncomplicated with classic dishes such as the Wiener Schnitzel or Kaiserschmarren, which are created with an individual twist without losing their heritage. The bistro has been awarded with a Michelin Bibgourmand, the mark of exceptionally good food at moderate prices.


Garden or terrace
Connecting rooms - Family rooms
1 Michelin starred restaurant - Restaurant Die Mühlenhelle
Gault&Millau 2/5 black chef's hats - Restaurant Die Mühlenhelle
Feinschmecker 2,5
18e century town house with culinary surprises
Extensive vinoteque

Special features in the region

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Gummersbach is surrounded by a wonderful varied landscape with reservoir lakes a… Read more
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Horseriding and yachting

Horseriding and yachting are activities available in the surroundings
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City of Cologne

The city of Cologne with an abundance of culture and shopping is only half an ho… Read more


"What better setting in which to sample fine, gourmet cuisine than this stylish, elegant and light-flooded villa? Modern, creative and prepared from the very best ingredients, the food is well-balanced and never fussy. You’ll even find a vegan menu. The service is extremely friendly and accomplished and comes with good wine suggestions."


"Under the Bergisch slate roof of the handsome manor house or in summer on the beautiful terrace, Michael Quendler promises upscale modern menus with top ingredients, including menus for vegetarians and vegans."

Gault&Millau 2/5

QL Unique Breaks


Quality Lodgings enjoy nothing more than pampering you thoroughly. That is why Hotel & Restaurant Die Mühlenhelle has created a QL Unique Break. A QLUB is a full experience, often including an exceptional dinner, a wonderful overnight stay, an excellent breakfast and other great extras.

The ultimate goal is to bring you pleasure.

‘’The ultimate goal of our dedicated team is to bring you pleasure.'' - Birgitta & Michael Quendler 

Hosts: Birgitta & Michael Quendler 
Chef: Michael Quendler