Styria restaurants

Top Choice International in The Sausal


Celebrity chef Tom Reiderer's Leutschach restaurant was long South Styria's dining hotspot. He and wife Katrina have opened their new venture in a former rectory – a light, elegant fine dining room with a few upstai…
Top Choice Italian in Graz

Santa Clara

Santa Clara, an under-the-radar but long-beloved Graz favourite set in an ancient vaulted space, has loosened things up. Eschewing a regular menu structure, there's simply a nightly buffet of Italian-style antipasti…
Top Choice Austrian in Graz


What started as a spit-and-sawdust pub in the 16th century has evolved into a darkly atmospheric, super-stylish restaurant serving modern takes on Styrian specialities. Expect such region-driven creations as creamy …
Top Choice Austrian in Graz

Der Steirer

This neo-Beisl (bistro pub) and wine bar has a beautiful selection of Styrian dishes, including great goulash, crispy Backhendl (fried breaded chicken) and seasonal game dishes, all done in a simple, contemporary st…
Top Choice International in Graz

Aiola Upstairs

This cracking restaurant atop Schlossberg has fabulous views from both its glass box interior and summer terrace. Even better, the cooking up here is some of the city's best, with chefs putting a novel spin on regio…
Top Choice Fusion in Graz


Backlighting, a streamlined design and primary colours lend a contemporary feel to this vaulted, wood-floor bistro and wine bar, with ever-exciting fusion cuisine. Dishes are as ambitious as 24-hour-smoked pork bell…
Top Choice Austrian in Leoben

Stadt Meierei

Run by chef Martin Neuretter and chef de rang and sommelier Isabella Pichler, this restaurant offers quality cuisine from a menu featuring lamb, beef, poultry and fish specialities.
Austrian in Graz

Prato im Palais

Located inside Palais Herberstein, Prato combines a front bar and pretty courtyard for natural wines with fine dining restaurant. Prato's dishes are inspired by 19th-century chef Katharina Prato via her classic Die …
Health Food in Schladming

Bio Chi

This welcoming and well-stocked health-food shop is a local institution and whips up leafy salads, vegetarian mains like chanterelle goulash with bread dumplings, and tempting sweets using organic ingredients, which…
Bistro in Graz


This neo-Beisl and pub in the uni quarter serves a lunch special weekdays from 11am, and other excellent lunch and dinner dishes ranging from Styrian classics to (expensive) steaks and vegetarian mains until 1am. Ch…