Modern approach, rustic flavours and plenty of freshness in our relaxed yet refined restaurant.

Housed in an old barn, Valea Verde Restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner at the end of a day exploring Transylvania.

Drawing on his French culinary background, your host, Chef Jonas Schäfer – who runs the resort with his wife Ulrike – serves up local luxuries such as Transylvanian truffles, bringing a dash of Mediterranean mastery to rare regional ingredients.

With its embrace of Slow Food principles (a sustainable, local approach to gastronomy that seeks to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and respect for the local ecosystem), and holding the prestigious Blazon for Excellence in Service & Hospitality of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the restaurant has attracted international attention, and won plaudits from food and wine critics from Austria, Germany, the UK and Scandinavia.

Away from the main dining area, guests seeking greater privacy and intimacy also have the option of the adjoining pavilion, which seats up to 12, while the lounge, with its stunning wilderness views, can host events for up to 90 attendees.

If the weather permits, why not dine al fresco? We are delighted to arrange tables in our spacious grounds, by the lakeside. Or get truly back to nature with a wilderness lunch in a wonderful forest clearing or on a great ridge-line with amazing views of the Carpathian Mountains!

Our menus

We serve a daily set menu of delicious local produce either as a three, five or seven course menu. However, please feel free to approach us with any special requests, and we will do our best to spoil you!

Wine Pairings

Our Wine Pairings include one glass of wine (100ml) per course, water, coffee or tea after dinner and a drink from the bar.

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