A restaurant (also: Pub, in rural regions village jug) is a gastronomischer enterprise, in which beverages or meals are sold to the immediate consumption and which offers for this a residence possibility, for example a restaurant or a tavern. Legal situation in Germany the term "restaurant" covers the "schankwirtschaft" (i.e. beverages are poured out on the spot to the consumption) and the "food economy" after the German licensing act (i.e. prepared meals offered for the consumption on the spot). The enterprise of a restaurant requires a restaurant concession after the licensing act. This may be connected with Nebenbestimmungen, in particular editions to provide e.g. for noise-protecting measures. Restaurant permission applies to a certain mode of operation (e.g. discotheque, schankwirtschaft, food economy), to the certain premises and to a certain person (restaurant operator/barkeeper). Restaurant permission is given only if the operator is personally reliable, if the premises are present, which meet certain requirements. These requirements, e.g. presence of a toilet with certain number of basins, result from the respective nationallegal restaurant regulations. Further it must be lain the restaurant in such a way that from it no unreasonable annoyances for the neighbourhood proceed. Revised version of the restaurant right starting from 1 July 2005 European-wide applies now that a restaurant any longer permission requiring is not, if no alcohol is poured out. I.e. all editions like the presence of toilets, the personal reliability of the landlord etc. are not any longer examined. Oldest hotel of Germany of the titles oldest hotel of Germany is stressed by several hotels. In the controversy over this prestigious title the hotels stand to the giant in Miltenberg and to the red bear in Freiburg as well as the lodging to the lion at the beautiful mountain at foremost Front.Der restaurant operator/barkeeper (short: Landlord; down-German landschaftlich: Kroeger or Kraeuger) is an entrepreneur or a managing director in the catering trade. Over taverns, Cafés covers the range of the simple lunch, up to restaurants. In Germany all restaurant operators/barkeepers need a special suitability proof, which is acquired in a training course at the industry and Chamber of Commerce. In contrast to the cook or waiter restaurant operator/barkeeper is not protected teaching profession.