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Top Choice Italian in Klagenfurt

Stand No. 17

Nini Loudon's kitchen springs into service from 11.30am to 2pm. Her small, market-fresh menu has beloved regional specialities but more often crosses the border to include seasonal Italian classics (white truffle ri…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Wörthersee

Bar Leon

The private 'beach' club of the grand Hotel Schloss Leonstain is open to non-guests and affords a rare glimpse into the genteel summer pleasures of the Austrian well-to-do. Come for breakfast or lunch in the garden,…
Top Choice Bar in Klagenfurt


This wonderfully rambling bar-cafe has a lovely outlook over the Lend Canal, along with a delightful ivy-clad internal courtyard. You can occasionally chance upon concerts and spill out to the pavillion downstairs w…
Top Choice Italian in Klagenfurt

Dolce Vita

In a region strongly influenced by northern Italian cuisine, this restaurant is something of a local flagship. It offers an authentic seasonal menu revolving around fresh local produce and game; in summer lighter se…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Lienz


A proper Italian wine shop and bar, where you can join locals for a glass of a beautiful small-producer wine from the Veneto, Friuli, Südtirol or even further south. There are meat and cheese platters and you can al…
Top Choice Austrian in Spittal an der Drau

Restaurant Zellot

This eccentric restaurant does good steak and Austrian favourites. Later in the evening it turns into a club and live venue, with part of the place decked out like a garage – its features become even more intriguing…
Top Choice Italian in St Veit an der Glan

La Torre

This fantastic Italian restaurant is set in one of the towers of the 14th-century town wall. As well as the smart, romantic interior, there’s a beautiful, walled garden and terrace, and an Italian owner who exudes b…
Top Choice Italian in Villach


Book ahead for a courtyard table on weekend summer evenings in this trattoria situated in a lovely courtyard. It has a broad range of seafood dishes, excellent pizzas and a selection of Argentinian steaks.
Top Choice International in Villach


This lounge and restaurant is a perfect place to hang out over a drink, inside or outdoors on the square. Its speciality is steak, which you get by filling out a menu sheet.
Top Choice Seafood in Millstatt

Fisch-Häusl Stark

This small place serves delicious fish from the Millstätter See and the Weissensee, including smoked trout the owners will pack for a picnic. Grab a bread roll from the bakery across the street.