Top Choice Austrian in Mondsee

Schlossbräu Mondsee

This sprawling tavern somehow manages to be so much more than a hotel restaurant. Overlooking the main square and the Basilica of St Michael, there's a summer terrace outside and miles of woody tables under vaulted …
Top Choice Austrian in Mondsee


This farm table a short drive from Mondsee proper serves Jause (snack platters) in a fabulously bucolic setting. As hearty and home-made as the spread is, the appeal for Austrian holidaymakers is Holzingerbauer's ow…
Austrian in Bad Ischl

Restaurant Esplanade

This offshoot of the famous pastry shop Café Zauner serves quite decent Austrian staples – some using organic local meats – in a fabulously pleasant location beside the river. Given Zauner's pedigree, desserts are a…
Austrian in Hallstatt

Balthazar im Rudolfsturm

Balthazar is situated 855m above Hallstatt and has the most spectacular terrace in the region. The menu is Austrian comfort food and the service is charming, but you're here for the gobsmacking views. It's best acce…
Austrian in St Wolfgang

Im Weissen Rössl

There are two restaurants and a lovely wine cellar in this highly respected, fabulously traditional hotel. The Seerestaurant (mains €12.50 to €19), which is open all day, keeps it more casual with regional and inter…
Austrian in Bad Aussee

Restaurant Erzherzog Johann

The restaurant at the Hotel Erzherzog Johann has a very strong wine list, some good dishes and service with character.
Austrian in Traunkirchen

Restaurant Bootshaus

A stunningly converted Bootshaus (boat house) at the lake's edge with panoramic views is the setting for locally sourced ingredients given the gourmet treatment by chef Lukas Nagl: Traunsee crab soup; sautéed porcin…
Austrian in St Wolfgang

See Eck

A perfect match for St Wolfgang's older and well-to-do visitors, this smart, friendly wine bar does a small and very interesting dinner menu each night. Italian-influenced dishes such as fish fillets with fregola (S…