Must see restaurants in Salzburg

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    Top Choice
    Esszimmer

    Andreas Kaiblinger puts an innovative spin on market-driven French cuisine at Michelin-starred Esszimmer. Eye-catching art, playful backlighting and a…

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    Humboldt

    Like a blast of nouveau alpine chic from the mountains, Humboldt keeps the vibe cool yet cosy, with exposed beams, a modern wall-of-glass fireplace, retro…

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    Cook&Wine

    Highly regarded chef and food and wine connoisseur Günther Grahammer is the brains behind this slick operation. It combines a wine bar, a cookery school…

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    Imlauer Sky

    From the lofty vantage point of this slickly modern, glass-fronted rooftop restaurant, Salzburg spreads out before you in all its glory – it's…

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    Glass Garden

    One to impress, the Glass Garden is canopied by a striking glass dome at the Hotel Schloss Mönchstein, with panoramic city views from on high. The eye…

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    Zum Zirkelwirt

    A jovial inn serving good old-fashioned Austrian grub is what you get at Zum Zirkelwirt, which has a cracking beer garden on a tucked-away square and a…

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    Blaue Gans Restaurant

    In the 650-year-old vaults of Arthotel Blaue Gans, this restaurant is a refined setting for creative takes on regional cuisine with a seasonal slant, such…

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    Bärenwirt

    Sizzling and stirring since 1663, Bärenwirt is Austrian through and through. Go for hearty Bierbraten (beer roast) with dumplings, locally caught trout or…

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    Ludwig

    Gourmet burger joints are all the rage in Austria and this hip restaurant fits the bill nicely, with its burgers made from organic, regional ingredients,…

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    Meet 2 Eat

    It's a fair trek out of town but it might be worth it for the cuts of meat at this relaxed, friendly, contemporary bistro. The attractively presented food…

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    Magazin

    In a courtyard below Mönchsberg’s sheer rock wall, Magazin shelters a deli, wine store and restaurant. The menus fizz with seasonal flavours – dishes such…

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    Green Garden

    The Green Garden is a breath of fresh air for vegetarians and vegans. Locavore is the word at this bright, modern cottage-style restaurant, pairing dishes…

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    Johanneskeller im Priesterhaus

    Full of cosy nooks and crannies, this brick-vaulted cellar is reached via a steep flight of stairs. The menu is succinct but well thought out, with mains…

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    Heart of Joy

    This Ayurveda-inspired cafe has an all-vegetarian, part-vegan and mostly organic menu. It does great bagels, salads, homemade cakes and juices, creative…

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    Ikarus

    At the space-age Hangar-7 complex at the airport, this glam two-Michelin-starred restaurant is the epitome of culinary globetrotting. Each month, Eckart…

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    Afro Café

    This Afro-chic cafe has hot-pink walls, butterfly chairs and artworks made from beach junk. Staff keep the good vibes and food coming – from breakfasts to…

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    Bistro de Márquez

    Piedad brings a little piece of her native Colombia to the table at this sweet, cosy bistro, where she cooks soul food including arepas (filled maize…

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    Triangel

    The menu is market-fresh at this arty bistro, where the picture-clad walls pay tribute to Salzburg Festival luminaries. It does gourmet salads, a mean…

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    Organic Pizza Salzburg

    Good-natured staff, cool music and awesome pizzas whipped up with super-fresh, organic ingredients make this a terrific choice. It's a tiny place so be…

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    Stiftsbäckerei St Peter

    Next to the monastery, where the watermill turns, this 700-year-old bakery turns out Salzburg’s best sourdough loaves from a wood-fired oven.