Top Choice Austrian in Purbach am See

Kloster Am Spitz

A deceptively rustic dining room is the scene for smart, contemporary dining at this lovely central winery restaurant. Freshwater fish and eels, local lamb and curd cheeses feature on both the experimental and the o…
Top Choice Austrian in Podersdorf am See

Zur Dankbarkeit

This lovely old restaurant serves some of the best regional cooking around. The inner garden, with its trees and country ambience, is the ideal spot to knock back some local wine.
Austrian in Eisenstadt

Restaurant Henrici

This smart restaurant shares the former gatehouse of Schloss Esterházy with its sister wine bar Selektion. It's an atmospheric space to graze or dine, with a crowd-pleasing menu of burgers, pasta, Mediterranean-styl…
Austrian in Rust

Peter Schandl

Set in an 18th-century townhouse, and with a shaded courtyard, noted winemaker Peter Schandl serves up a menu that's beyond usual cellar door fare. Seasonal offerings might include a cream soup of pumpkin with ginge…
Buffet in Rust

Weingut Gabriel

Don’t miss this rustic wine spot on the main drag. Not only is the pay-by-weight buffet brimming with delicious sausage and cold cuts, the wine is good, and in season, the idyllic cobblestone courtyard is a wonderfu…
International in Lockenhaus

Kantine 48

This cool little all-day cafe by the lake has a warm kitchen going at lunchtime and in the evenings from 6pm. Whether you're swimming or not, it's a perfect stop for a burrata and salad plate, a green chicken curry …
Austrian in Eisenstadt


Duck into this microbrewery and restaurant for some of the best-value eating in town: culinary classics such as schnitzel and goulash are complemented by seasonal dishes. The generous lunch menu is a steal at €7.40 …
Cafe in Eisenstadt


This small cafe and bistro-style eatery serves a small range of dishes but it does them well. The lunch menu (€8.90) might include offerings like carrot and ginger soup with chicken breast and herb-scented risotto.
Austrian in Güssing

Burg Güssing

Enjoy a menu of traditional dishes as well as burgers from the castle terrace.
Tex-Mex in Eisenstadt


This lively crossover eatery and lounge serves everything from hamburgers to the full range of Tex-Mex offerings, like burritos, chicken wings, fajitas and good old-fashioned steak. There’s a small outdoor area out …