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Thanksgiving Restaurants in Vienna

This page came together thanks to a user inquiry a while ago. I thought other users may find themselves in the same situation. Here is Dave’s inquiry, and my tips (updated in 2016). Dear Barbara, I am enjoying using your site to prepare a trip to Vienna for friends from 28 November to 01 Dec. We are Americans, British and Italians ...

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Private Dining in Vienna: Review

Art Walk: private dining in Neubau

Private Dining in Vienna. Whenever a Viennese friend invites me, I get easy private dining. But where can you go private when you travel to Vienna? Asta is a private dining host. The blond 30 something and her cat Hase (rabbit) live in Vienna’s trendy urban neighbourhood Neubau. I am as hungry for her Viennese cuisine as I am for (re) experiencing ...

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Vienna Wineries – Guide And Map By Two Natives

Vienna wineries: Buschenschank Wolf

Vienna wineries. Few people know that my hometown is the only world city with a notable wine growing industry. Local wineries are a fantastic excuse to venture out of the city centre and into the green outskirts of Grinzing, Neustift, Stammersdorf, and Jedlersdorf. Start from my and my local friend Babsi’s tips of the best places. The Heurige Vienna Wineries. ...

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Vienna Restaurant Hofzeile 27: Private Dining

Vienna restaurant Hofzeile 27

One warm April evening, my husband and I sidestepped busy restaurants and went for Vienna restaurant Hofzeile 27. Here is our independent review: The restaurant Hofzeile is an exclusive private dining place that is in the best sense unique. Whether you are a romantic couple in search for an exclusive place to eat, plan a discrete business dinner, want an authentic local experience, ...

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Michelin Restaurant Steirereck Vienna: Review

Michelin restaurant Steirereck

Michelin Restaurant Steirereck is Austria’s number one gourmet temple for Austrian food. One of two star Michelin restaurants in Vienna, the Steirereck ranks in the first half of S. Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Chef Heinz Reitbauer has earned his reputation for innovative local food creations by rediscovering rare local vegetables like the Beta Sweet Carrot, a purple carrot that is cultivated in the Higher School ...

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Vienna Restaurants Best Roast: Review

Vienna Restaurants best roast: Zu den Drei Hacken

Where can you have Vienna restaurants best roast in a relaxed place in the centre? My Portuguese in-laws were fast approaching my hometown. They love all things meat, and authentic local eateries. Having a succulent chunk of pork topped with a crispy upper crust in a cosy little tavern would certainly make their day. Hence, we headed for Viennese pork ...

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Restaurants Wien: My Top 5 Viennese Taverns

restaurants Wien: Gasthaus zum Rebhuhn

Restaurants Wien. Here are my top Viennese cuisine eateries that serve honest local food, sometimes with a twist. A few of them are based in the most picturesque neighbourhoods. Review the opening times as a few are closed on Sundays or just open in the evenings. Price indications are based on a main dish. Restaurants Wien: My top 5 Gasthaus Hanno Pöschl ...

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Gugelhupf: Best Kugelhopf Recipes from Austria


Classic Austrian-Style Gugelhupf Recipes   Gugelhupf (or Kugelhopf) is one of the most popular Austrian desserts, and a classic for afternoon teas and Sunday breakfasts, at home or in Vienna’s coffeehouses. When I was a kid, there was an eponymous Sunday breakfast radio show that my grandparents used to listen to. The Grand Hotel Wien, a Viennese luxury hotel, even offers its own ...

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Dumpling Recipes To Make Austrian Knodel

Dumpling Recipes: strawberry knodel

Austrian Knodel Recipes   Dumpling recipes. Dumplings are my favourite mood food. Hence my collection of dumpling recipes (sweet and savoury) from Austria and Central Europe has grown full and round during the past years. (I myself haven’t, luckily.) When I dig into them, I bite into my home country. Try my recipes and let me know how you like ...

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Vienna Coffeehouses Favourites Of My Hometown

Vienna Coffeehouses Favourites: Cafe Frauenhuber

My Wiener Kaffeehaus Shortlist Vienna Coffeehouses Favourites. There are hundreds of Vienna coffeehouses, each with their own style, menu, cultural offer and therefore their own special audience. To save you a tour de force to have your Vienna coffee in style, screen the shortlist of my favourite coffeehouses below. It is the result of two decades of relentless research and testing. ...

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