For most people, Vienna is not a synonym of fine dining restaurants. Needless to say, that the city is better known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn and the Habsburgs’ summer residence. The restaurants in the former imperial capital reflect this, offering traditional and new international influences. We take a gastronomic tour of Vienna to present you some its most interesting restaurants.
Aend represents the avant-garde new cuisine of Vienna. Award-winning chef Fabian Günzel manages the restaurant. His ideas were to create a minimalistic space with the focus on the essentials: the best food, selected wines and excellent service. Highest quality, right down the line.
Mollardgasse 76, 1060 Wien, +43 1 5953416
Shiki is a Japanese fine-dining restaurant that offers contemporary and authentic Japanese cuisine with European influences. Contemporary and classic sushi are among their specialties. SHIKI represents the perfect fusion between the two countries through their team of talented chefs that combine an extensive knowledge of the local market with a great passion for Japanese cuisine.
Krugerstrasse 3, 1010 Vienna, +43 15127397
Mraz & Sohn
Another great ambassador of Austrian elite cuisine is Mraz & Sohn. This fine dining restaurant is all about innovative and globally inspired cuisine. The cuisine is managed by Chef Markus Mraz together with his sons, Lucas & Manuel. The restaurant was awarded two stars from the highly recognized Michelin guide.
Wallensteinstr 59, 1200 Wien, Austria, +43 1 3304594
Unkai was awarded two toques by the famous Gault Millau gourmet guide and has also received the Trophée Gourmet for ethnic cuisine. We were thrilled to rediscover some of our favourites Japanese dishes thanks to the team at Unkai.
Kärntner Ring 9 im 7. Stock im Grand Hotel Wien, 1010, Austria, +43 1 515809110
Aï is all about the Asian cuisine. It combines Japanese zen cuisine with flavours and techniques of greater asia, providing a modern twist to classical preparations.
Seitzergasse 6, 1010 Wien, Austria, +43 1 5322900
Fabios is a very trendy place in Vienna, known for serving creative vision on classic Italian cuisine. Located very center of the city with a nice terrace, perfect for a warm day. We loved the contemporary interior design.
Tuchlauben 4-6, 1010 Wien, Austria, +43 1 5322222
Grace is a pretty, modern restaurant with a quiet and secluded terrace. We were amazed by the inviting atmosphere and interesting menu, this place far exceeded our expectations. A must try in Vienna.
Danhausergasse 3, 1040 Wien, Austria, +43 1 5031022
There are a few places to enjoy a splendid view over the rooftops of Vienna. Le Ciel was rewarded with a 1 Michelin star as well as with 3 toques and 17 scores from Gault Millau.
Kärntner Ring 9, 1010 Wien, Austria, +43 1 515809100
Amador is a two-starred Michelin restaurant that combines intensive flavours and high-quality ingredients to create sophisticated food. Situated outside the center of Wien, the atmosphere of this restaurant, located in a cellar, is very nice and quite interesting.
Grinzinger Str. 86, 1190 Wien, Austria, +43 660 9070500
This restaurant represents the creative Viennese cuisine with a touch of tradition. It has the particularity to be combined with a rotisserie, perfect for meat lovers. We can definitely say that it is a friendly and welcoming restaurant located in the charming Spittelberg district.
Spittelberggasse 12, 1070 Wien, Austria, +43 1 5877628