Linz restaurants

Top Choice Burgers in Linz


Facing the monumental Mariendom cathedral, this A-line building's facade is split down the middle: half is stone, the other half is fronted by floor-to-ceiling glass that's lit up in vivid red at night. Flame-grille…
Top Choice Cafe in Linz

Cafe Jindrak

Join the cake-loving locals at this celebrated cafe – the original shop (1929) of a now nine-strong chain that produces over 100,000 of its famous Linzer Torte each year made to its family recipe. You’d need a huge …
Austrian in Linz

Wirt am Graben

This enticingly boho-flavoured cafe-restaurant spills out into a tree-shaded courtyard in summer. Come for the chilled vibes and creative slow food made with organic, seasonal ingredients. The menu keeps things deli…
Italian in Linz


Chic Herberstein comprises a Japanese-style lounge with a sushi bar, an ivy-draped garden and a glamorous Italian restaurant. Brick vaults and clever backlighting set the scene for Björn Laubner's pared-down Italian…
Indian in Linz

Royal Bombay Palace

The heavenly aromas at this elegant, authentic restaurant emanate from the 150kg stone mortar, where the chefs pound herbs and spices, and from the hand-built Tandoor oven. Organic palak paneer (spinach and homemade…
Austrian in Linz

Verdi Restaurant & Einkehr

Linz spreads out picturesquely before you from this gastro duo 5km north of the city centre. At ultra-chic Verdi, Erich Lukas prepares seasonal dishes with panache and precision, such as quail breast with herby riso…
Deli in Linz

Non Solo Vino

A combined deli and restaurant, Non Solo Vino believes in careful sourcing; its Formaggi (cheeses), Salumi (cold meats), antipasti and pastas are top quality. It knocks super-fresh ingredients into lunch dishes such…
Cafe in Linz

k.u.k. Hofbäckerei

The Empire lives on at this gloriously stuck-in-time cafe in a timber-framed building dating from 1371. Here Fritz Rath bakes some of the best Linzer Torte in town – rich, spicy and with a wonderful crumbly lattice …
Austrian in Linz


Promenadenhof enjoys a loyal following for spot-on Austrian fare such as Tafelspitz (prime boiled beef) and Styrian-style chicken salad, served in vaulted Stuben (parlours) and a beer garden, as well as over 100 dif…
Bakery in Linz


Breakfast (until 11am) and a daily changing menu of wholesome soups, salads and delicious organic breads are served at wooden tables in this vaulted cafe.