Lower Austria & Burgenland restaurants

Top Choice Austrian in Krems an der Donau

Zum Kaiser von Österreich

The 'Emperor of Austria' is one of Krems' most well-loved upmarket restaurants. Interiors recall a hunting lodge, which sets the scene for menus built around the region's bounty of game, from deer to pheasant to rab…
Top Choice Austrian in Dürnstein

Restaurant Loibnerhof

Situated 1.5km east of Dürnstein’s centre, this traditional, family-run restaurant inside a Biedermeier, 400-year-old vaulted cellar serves up creative takes on Waldviertel cooking. In summer, there are tables out i…
Top Choice Austrian in Podersdorf am See

Zur Dankbarkeit

This lovely old restaurant has been serving some of the best regional cooking around for over two decades. The inner garden, with its trees and country ambience, is the ideal spot to knock back some local wine.
Top Choice International in St Pölten


Breakfast or brunch, dinner or drinks, this impressive, 21st-century restaurant-bar does it all right in the centre of town. The range of food on offer means there's something for everyone, even vegans, and the atmo…
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 town house, 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 ging…
International in Krems an der Donau

Filmbar im Kesselhaus

This stylish student restaurant and bar injects a bit of life into the otherwise very quiet university campus and has become the place in the area to meet up for a drink (and an art-house film), even if your student…
Austrian in Krems an der Donau


Occupying a gorgeous stone house, Jell is hard to beat for a rustic atmosphere and fine wine from its own vineyard. Its friendly staff also adds to a great regional experience, making this one of the best dinner spo…
Buffet in Rust

Weingut Gabriel

If you are going to eat anywhere in Rust, make it this rustic wine spot on the main street. Not only is the pay-by-weight buffet brimming with delicious sausage and cold cuts, the wine is good and, in season, the id…
Austrian in Feuersbrunn

Restaurant Zur Traube

This upmarket place retains the charm of its past life as a village inn. Fittingly Austrian classics are served here, but updated with a contemporary eye and freshness. There's a particularly impressive cellar to ch…