Top Choice Winery in Langenlois

Weingut Hirsch

Johannes Hirsch and his family make some of Austria's most elegant and uncompromising wines. Grapes are grown using biodynamic farming methods, picked by hand and, uniquely for this region, soft pruned; wine is a fr…
Bar in Krems an der Donau


A crossover crowd of students, young workers and mellow jazz types pack in tightly at this lively and off-beat pub. It does a couple of local sausage snacks and sandwiches to go with its expertly assembled selection…
Wine Bar in Krems an der Donau


A Danube-facing wine bar that has a very comprehensive line-up of local wines by the glass. The kitchen turns out good drinking food, say carpaccio in summer or chilli con carne in winter.
Cafe in St Pölten

Cinema Paradiso

Super-central trendoid spot for mulling over a paper or something heart-pumping. True to its name, it's also an art-house cinema.
Cafe in Baden bei Wien

Cafe Central

The town's Hauptplatz standard is a delightful old dame with a gem of a mid-20th-century interior and formal waiters.
Cafe in Krems an der Donau

Stadtcafe Ulrich

Krems’ busiest cafe is this elegantly high-ceilinged Viennese job next to the Steinertor (the medieval gateway into the Old Town).
Wine Bar in Baden bei Wien


This wine shop sells almost 150 Austrian wines and serves a dozen by the glass, rotating the selection on a weekly basis.
Wine Bar in Feuersbrunn


This big, brash wine bar and shop has over 130 wines from the Kamptal.