Our Menu

Luxury Castle Restaurant Honoria

The menu of the Restaurant Honoria

To satisfy even the most avid culinary aficionados, we decided to introduce the concept of a unique and delicious tasting menu that draws upon both seasonal and local ingredients. Changing every four months, it is a unique gourmet experience for all. Do not miss this incredibly delicious experience!

Our tasting menu is served for both our hotel and guests from outside only until 19:30 every day. Of course, our complete restaurant a la carte menu where you can find excellent food inspired by Czech cuisine is available to all our guests. The recommended dress code for all our guests at the restaurant is smart casual, during evening hours.

Breakfast is served from 8:00 until 10:30 and the price of breakfast is included in the price of the room for our hotel guest. For non-hotel guests, we charge 440,- CZK for our a la carte menu selection. Guests can enjoy our snack menu from 12:00 until 16:00.

Bon appetit!

In case you will be interested in reserving a table in our castle restaurant, please do not hesitate to contact our F&B Manager Stanislav Prokop.

Tel.:+420 730 103 523
E-mail: stanislav.prokop@chateauheralec.com

or contact the reception at:

Tel.: +420 596 669 111 / +420 734 822 640
Reception: reception@chateauheralec.com

Opening hours of our restaurant Honoria for accommodated guests:
  • Breakfast >>> 8:00 – 10:30
  • Lunch >>> 12:00 – 16:00
  • Dinner >>> 18:00 – 22:00
Opening hours of our restaurant Honoria for guests from outside
  • Lunch >>> 12:00 – 16:00
  • Dinner >>> 18:00 – 22:00

Our head chef


Restaurant Honoria Menu

Tasting Menu

Snack menu

Our head chef

Michael Zapalač, Head Chef of restaurant Honoria, Chateau Herálec, Boutique Hotel & Spa by L’Occitane

What brought Michal to cooking, was curiosity! He worked at a place, where according to him they cooked to a high-class standard, so he decided to start learning. His ambition to know more brought him to university, but after five semesters he gave it up: studying and working in the kitchen full time did not come together. As he says frankly, he still enjoys it. He perceives a high gastronomy as a discovery path, often hectic, but madly inspirational.

He came to Chateau Herálec as an experienced chef, but after 2 years he left and collected further experience in Prague, Germany, and the USA. Eventually, he returned to the castle and today he and his team are cooking honest Czech cuisine. He loves French techniques, often laborious recipes. He claims, however, that honesty simply pays off in the kitchen. In our kitchen, we cook from local ingredients, and from our own vegetable and herb gardens, in the greenhouse, or in the field under the granary. We bake our own pastries, cakes, and bread, and Michal would like to give his successor once. Maybe in this beautiful family project, the quack will become a symbol of something that can last for generations.

Like any great chef, Michal is a workaholic. Asked what was the biggest reward for him after a hard day: “Definitely satisfied guests who enjoyed the food we served. Then in the evening, I go sit on my balcony with a bottle of beer and say to myself, “What a great evening!”


Egg dishes

Fried egg3

Scrambled eggs (with or without onions)3,7

Omelette with spinach3

Omelette with mushrooms3

Ham and cheese omelette3,7

Ham and eggs3

Roasted bacon with eggs3

We will be happy to prepare eggs any style for you

Choice of ham, salami, and cheese

Hunter’s salamis1,7,9,10

Vysocina salami1,7,9,10

Castle ham

Salami selection1,7,9,10

Eidam cheese7

Kaškaval – Lokal steamed cheese7

Goat cheese7

Cheese selection7

Castle sausages1,7,9,10

Roasted bacon


Fruits and pastries

Fruit salad



Choice of cereals

Corn flakes1

Muesli from Jan’s furnace1

Oat flakes1

Breakfast specials

Trout gravlax with dill4,12

Dairy products

White yogurt from the dairy farm in Úhořilka7

Creamy yogurt “mamánek” from the farm in Úhořilka7

“Lučina” made at the Chateau (according to your wishes with or without fresh chives)

Fresh cottage cheese7

Crème fraîche7

Butter and jam

Jam of your selection (strawberry, apricot, blueberry)

Fresh butter7


Choice of cereals

Corn flakes1

Muesli from Jan´s furnace1

Oat flakes1

Semolina pudding, oatmeal

Semolina pudding with cinnamon1,7,11

Semolina pudding with chocolate1,7,11  

Oatmeal with butter and raisins1,7,11  

Restaurant Honoria Menu

Snow slowly falling outside in the park and winter has finally come upon us, with its magical atmosphere. We will try to bring this enchanting atmosphere even into our new menu!

In the surrounding fields and farms, the farmers had worked the whole year really hard, to create the produce you will be eating in these dishes. We did not shy away from this tradition neither, where potatoes are a huge thing in Vysočina and we are ourselves grow them in the highest BIO quality.

This year’s produce was so generous, we will be able to serve it the whole winter in several different modifications. One of these modifications is, for example, potato ravioli filled with pork meat with spinach. This is how a Czech traditional meal can look like.

Do you know what classics we mean?

Winter is the representation of all sorts of meats, and the game is also included and we got the best one from Mr. Šmidrkal. For this particular time, it is a fallow deer saddle with parsnips, which will surely impress many lovers of the game.

Last but not least, I would like to recommend gingerbread brownies. The combination of pumpkin, celery, and avocado with these brownies will surprise you.

Bon Appétit!

Michael Zapalač, Chef de Cuisine Chateau Herálec

* with the dishes, we serve couvert for CZK 40 / person – herb butter from the farm of the  Němec family and homemade bread baked from flour from the Střížov family mill  

* gluten-free couvert for 60 CZK / person

* allergens contained in individual dishes are listed at the end of the menu


Pork terrine, tomatoes, marinated vegetables, savory bread pudding, onion, herbs1,3,7,10,12


Trout in beer batter, garlic mayonnaise, potatoes, pickles, onion, capers, romaine lettuce, crème fraîche1,3,4,7,10,12


Beetroot variation, pickled walnuts, goat cheese croquettes, pickled apple3,7,8,12

Potato ravioli, pork meat, spinach, bacon, boar chips, cumin demi-glace1,3,7,9,12



Traditional castle dill soup, potatoes, champignon, egg1,3,7,9,12


Chicken broth with meat ravioli, julienne vegetableé1,3,9,12


Fish soup from trout, fish croquettes, root vegetable, potato3,4,7,8,9,12


Main course

Veal hanger steak, fries, champignon, broccoli, garlic, pepper sauce7,9,12


Roasted wild boar leg, blood sausage, lentils, apple, onion, red pepper, parsnip4,7,9,12


Confit duck drumstick with baked breast, potato gnocchi, red cabbage with apples1,3,7,9,12


Fallow deer back, parsnip, celery, beet, Brussels sprouts, champignon, salsify, sauce from wine Madeira7,9,10,12


Lamb shank, carrot, curly kale, onion, cucumber, lamb juice, BBQ sauce7,9,12


Chicken from the bio farm of family Němec, wine, carrots, mushrooms, radishes, parsley, potatoes, bacon, onions1,6,7,9,12


Baked trout fillet, potatoes, shallots, buttermilk, broccoli, cauliflower, wild garlic, demi-glace with horseradish1,4,7,9,12


Home-made pasta, mushrooms, tomato, arugula, parmesan1,3,7,12


Tortellini, pepper ricotta, asparagus, yolk, nuts, parmesan1,3,7,8,12



Romaine lettuce with crunchy croutons and chicken meat from the Němec family farm, bacon chips1,3,7,10,12

Mixed lettuce salad, tomato, cucumber, pepper, pickled goat cheese7,12


Children’s menu

Chicken fillet, mashed potatoes7,12

Pasta with tomato sauce, Parmesan cheese1,3,7,9,12


Dates, salted caramel, chestnuts, chocolate, coffee, crumble, mulled wine ice cream11,3,7,12


Gingerbread brownies, pumpkin, celery, cocoa, meringue, avocado ice cream1,3,7,9,12


Apple-pear strudel with dried fruit, cream, fresh fruit, eggnog, vanilla ice cream1,3,7,12


Selection of home-made ice cream3,7,12


1) Cereals containing gluten 8) Nuts and products thereof
2) Crustaceans and products thereof 9) Celery and products thereof
3) Eggs and products thereof 10) Mustard and products thereof
4) Fish and products thereof 11) Sesame seeds (sesame) and products thereof
5) Groundnuts (peanuts) and products thereof 12) Sulphur dioxide and sulfites
6) Soybeans (soya) and products thereof 13) Bluebonnet (lupine) and products thereof
7) Milk and products thereof 14) Molluscs and products thereof

Degustation Menu of Trčka Lord from Lípa

Cold appetizer

Trout in beer batter, garlic mayonnaise, potatoes, pickles, onion, capers, romaine lettuce, crème fraîche

 (Dominique blanc de noirs, winery Kamil Prokeš)


Hot appetizer

Potato ravioli, pork meat, spinach, bacon, boar chips, cumin demi-glace

 (Riesling 2018, winery Matthias Knebel)



Traditional castle dill soup, potatoes, champignon, egg

(Pinot Blanc 2019, winery Václav)



Beetroot variation, pickled walnuts, goat cheese croquettes, pickled apple

(Pinot Noir 2019, winery Václav)


Main course

Fallow deer back, parsnip, celery, beet, Brussels sprouts, champignon, salsify, sauce from wine Madeira

(Bandol rouge 2016, Château Vannières)



Gingerbread brownies, pumpkin, celery, cocoa, meringue, avocado ice cream

(Ben Ryé 2016, winery Donnafugata)


1 350, – CZK without wines / 2 250,- CZK with wines

The price corresponds to one-third portions

Our Degustation Menu of the Trčka Lord from Lípa must be ordered until 19:30.

Dear guest,

Are you hungry and want to grab a bite of something small throughout the day? Then do not miss the opportunity to taste our snack menu!

The offer is available every day from 11:30 until 18:00. If you are interested in one of the snacks, please do not hesitate to contact one of our waiters or reception.

Bon Appetit!

Snack menu

Toast bread, chicken breast, bacon, eggs, tomato, cucumber, lettuce, mayonnaise


Mini Honoria burger with ground beef meat, baked bacon, onion and tomato, cocktail sauce, home-made French fries


Tomato carpaccio, sun-dried tomato, home-made pesto, arugula, parmesan, “capers”


Sliced fresh fruits


Selection of cheese from local providers with fruit mustard


Mix of olives


Mix of nuts


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