A luxurious extension of the elegant Palais Coburg, the Silvio Nickol Gourmet Restaurant serves as a place where you can enjoy an intimate dinner. A spacious setup with its decor dominated by white and purple shades, the restaurant brings in the expertise of the gourmet chef Silvio Nickol and his team to prepare a dining culture found no where else in the city. The 7-course set menu comprises delectable delicacies from the contemporary French haute cuisine which includes Gemusejausn, Styrian-style tofu and barbecued skate. Sit at the chef's table and you can watch the chefs preparing your food from the screen Complementing your meal is one of the best collection of wines, thus, making this a perfect place for fine dining.
This restaurant comes close to absolute perfection. The space is divided into three sections, the ess bar (food bar), the restaurant and Meierie (milk and cheese bar). Guests looking for a real treat once in a while will find the Steirereck a wonderful place with its elegant atmosphere, flower-filled rooms, a light conservatory and its very imaginative half-Styrian, half-international contemporary cuisine. The chef prepares exquisite food, often combining unusual ingredients to create delicious and aesthetically pleasing dishes.
Extremely popular with the locals, 1516 Brewery is a great place to go for relaxed drinks, sporting events and celebrations with friends. In keeping with the purity law of the year 1516, they produce a wide selection of unfiltered Ales and Stouts. Its proximity to the opera and its position in the heart of the 1st District make it an easy drop-in spot. With a great menu, this ever jovial international hotspot for young people is where you'll find probably the friendliest staff in the entire city, and that is a remarkable feat within itself!
Fabio's is all about class! Being one of the most well-known restaurants, it serves Mediterranean cuisine a refreshing change if you're looking for a break from the local food around town. The modern restaurant serves some of the best Italian delicacies, and though it leans toward the pricier side, it's a place to be if you desire an elegant evening.
Named after the Grand Dame of the famous Austrian Sacher family, the decor is late 19th to early 20th Century in style and the restaurant is adorned with Anton Faistauer paintings creating a dreamy backdrop. You can choose from their luxurious seven, six, five or four course meals. The restaurant features light and easy foods for those who are conscious of what they eat serving up international cuisine, as well as local Viennese foods. The Sachertorte cake is the restaurant's crowning glory and a must try!
This enormous Irish pub is possibly one of the biggest in the world. Tucked away in the 9th District, Charlie P's is usually packed full of patrons around the clock, all week long. Featuring all the classic pieces of an Irish pub, from the stained glass, dark wood and Guinness on tap, Charlie's is Irish through and through. They even offer a traditional menu of pub grub that's served until midnight.
Ristorante Fratelli offers gourmet pizzas, pastas and seafood inspired by the region of Tuscany in Italy. An ornamental tiled ceiling, patterned scarlet and white archways, chandeliers with sparkling candles and a spiral stairway with fancy balustrades create a majestic ambience. This restaurant offers a weekly menu reflecting dishes prepared using the season's freshest ingredients. Past dishes have included Cream of Pumpkin Soup, Boneless Sea Bass Grilled Tomato soaked in caper sauce, and Rinderfilet Tournedos with honey sauce, red wine and chestnuts. It also boasts of an extensive selection of European wines.
If you're looking for an upscale modern European experience in Vienna's Innere Stadt, Wrenkh & Wiener Kochsalon should be on top of your must-visit list. The restaurant overlooks the acclaimed Ambiente Galerie and stands right in the middle of Bauernmarkt. Its interiors are chic and feature clean decor and sleek furnishings. Specialties include the Syrian salad with mushroom, Dry-aged ribeye steak, and the Steak-oder Huhnerfilet salat. They also serve a wide range of wines and imported spirits.
Cafe Weinwurm is located at the busy Stephansplatz and sees an eclectic mix of audience ranging from hungry locals to friendly tourists. The interior of the cafe is very cozy and is ideal for a morning coffee with some scrumptious baked goods. The place serves an assortment of pastries and their savory delights are equally delectable. Take a lunch detour and visit them for some freshly-poured beer and delicious chicken and a slice of cheese cake. The patio gives great views of the bustling city and is perfect during summers.
Pizza Bizi boasts of beautiful interiors with an arched ceiling and mood lighting, where guests can relish Italian pizzas at inexpensive rates. The deep aromas arising from the kitchen only serve to increase one's appetite and one can opt for a choice of healthy salads as starters. The pizzas are available in varieties like Rusticana, Ortolano, Bresaola, Margherita and Funghi with various combinations of tomatoes, anchovies, pepper, salami, mushrooms, ham, olives and artichokes. Patrons can also try pastas such as Gnocchi with Zucchini Sauce, Pasta Carbonara, Pasta Bolognese and Lasagne al Forno.
It is easy to spot Nordsee from the street due to its bold sign and logo of a fish. Inside, you can enjoy light snacks, salads and sushi in varieties such as Sushi-Box California, Salad with Shrimp in Bowl, Backfisch-Baguette, Mozzarella-Ciabatta and Pommes Frites. It even has a fish counter that serves grilled fish fillets. Your meal is complemented by a selection of soft drinks like coke. This restaurant procures its fish using sustainable methods so as to preserve the environmental balance.
Wienerwald is the name of a restaurant on Goldschmiedgasse. This Austrian diner specializes in chicken but also has other Viennese dishes on their menu. Poultry lovers can try their Original Kik Kik (fillets in crunchy fries), Hendlgröstl (peasant style chicken grilled with potatoes, bacon and onion) and Ticino Rösti (fillets with mushrooms, tomatoes and onions,pepper and potatoes). Others can savor their Fried Escalope, Beef Goulash and Roast Pork. They also have a few vegetarian options. Round off your meal with Apple Strudel or Apricot Pancakes.