Botanic Wachtler Botanic Wachtler - Bistro & Cafè

Botanic Wachtler Café Bistro in San Candido

Botanic Wachtler: a house of life!

Our bistro is in a charming little side street, away from the busy pedestrian zone. You’re sure to love its unique architecture and the amazing mountain view of Monte Baranci.

You can relax on our sunny terrace and sip a refreshing Aperol Spritz, and then enjoy some of our freshly prepared local dishes.

Our menu

Our menu is different every day.

Our bistro features a stylish lounge with large windows, the perfect place to sit and drink a delicious aperitif after a day spent hiking with friends.

Something you’re sure to notice here is our love of nature and sustainable living. There are plants, wood and natural stone all around you. Indeed, nature is present in every form: in the indoor plants, in the large herb garden out on the sunny terrace, in the petrified wood panels, and in the designs etched into the stone of the outer wall. Even our toilets are decorated with plant-based motifs.

An espresso accompanied by culture.

Enjoy your coffee break surrounded by a display of some of the world’s oldest plants.

Bistro Seating area on the upper floor Plant world - Botany Wachtler Botanic Wachtler - Bar Botanic Wachtler - upper floor Botanic Wachtler - access to the roof terrace Botanic Wachtler - basement Botanic Wachtler - wines

What our guests say

Very welcoming place in a pleasantly secluded location …

Very nice place with amazing views of Monte Baranci. Quality products.

Good food and fast service, friendly staff, and a rather special setting.

Great venue, clean toilets and good coffee, away from the busy town centre and with spectacular views. Highly recommended.

A perfect combination of contemporary style and the beauties of the Dolomites.

Contemporary culture in harmony with nature

What we offer

  • Secluded and quiet location
  • Unique design
  • Incredible views
  • Different menu every day with freshly prepared local dishes
  • Sunny terrace
  • Various cocktails and typical local drinks
  • Stylish lounge, perfect for relaxing
  • Public toilets
  • Exhibition showing the world’s oldest plants and their evolution over millions of years
Botanic Wachtler - Highlights

Our Street Food:
delicious and on-trend

Open from
01.07 to 31.08

In recent years, this has become a global phenomenon and we’d like our guests to be able to enjoy it as well.

Street Food is not the same as Fast Food. “Street Food” consists of typical local food, cooked and served from an outside stall.
It’s the ideal solution if you feel peckish during the day! So, that’s what we’re offering.

During the summer, we’ll serve you freshly prepared sandwiches filled with tasty local ingredients specialities, delicious speck and cheese platters, crispy “farmer’s toast”, stuffed pretzels, and much more.

But we don’t only offer you treats in terms of food; we also serve freshly squeezed fruit juices and delicious smoothies. They are a great restorative after a day out in the mountains.

Street Food is about more than eating and drinking. It’s a great way to meet people and have a chat. You can do this on our big outdoor terrace.

We’d be delighted if you decide to spend some time with us.

Streetfood Botanic Wachtler - Terrace Botanic Wachtler - entrance area Streetfood - Card Streetfood - Edition

Homemade gelato:
a really refreshing taste

Open from
01.07 to 31.08

Small but delicious! In 2017, 2018 and 2019, “Gambero Rosso” singled out our gelato as one of the top three in South Tyrol. We’re very proud of this achievement!

Gambero Rosso - Gelaterie d'Italia

During the summer, you too will have the chance to try our scrumptious gelato in various flavours.

You’ll find our ice cream cart in the pedestrian zone, right next to the entrance to our shop. You can choose whether to have your gelato in a cone or cup. And if you just can’t decide between all our tempting flavours, we’ll make you up a tray with the full assortment.

And if you’d like the perfect accompaniment, we can prepare you one of our bowls of fresh or dried fruit.

Ice cream cafe Ice cream sundae Ice cream menu The Wachtler ice cream van Our ice cream van


Tel.: +39 0474 913 462

Opening hours

every day from 8:30 am. to 8:00 pm.


Via Peter Paul Rainer 11b
39038 San Candido (BZ)

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