Bistronomy is the name of the latest culinary trend. First-class, award-winning cuisine is served in a relaxed ambience without the fuss and frills of the gourmet temple. While in other countries the bistronomy trend is playing out in pubs and bistros, in these parts it's in the inns and traditional 'beiseln', of course. A fantastic example is the Grace. The restaurant of Oliver Lucas, born in London and former sous-chef at the Steirereck, is located in the former Gasthaus Weidinger. The inn's typical flair can still be sensed to this day: The parlor's wooden ceiling and paneling have been retained and combined with a great tile floor and light, airy furniture. Also totally tasteful is the second, completely modernized room.
And yes, there's also the food - and what food! Of high quality, very creative, but fairly priced. Oliver Lucas focuses on the inherent flavor of the products, preparing them in a variety of ways and different consistencies in order to show the full range of aromas. Something for the sophisticated palate. Particularly charming is the fact that the chef also comes to the table in person.
GraceDanhausergasse 3, 1040 Wien
- Tu - Fr, 18:30 - 23:00
- Sa, 12:00 - 15:00
- Sa, 18:30 - 23:00
Food and cocktail pairing is an international trend that was brought to Vienna by the Blue Mustard. With this trend, the food is accompanied not as usual by wine or beer, but by cocktails. This concept is executed at the Blue Mustard to a very high standard. The not exactly subtly furnished establishment presents itself as a blend of restaurant and cocktail bar.
The food comes from Alexander Mayer, who is one of the city's leading chefs. The menus are created as cosmopolitan journeys – such as "From Vienna to Napoli" or "From Sydney to Singapore". Once the chef's menu has been determined, the bar team develops the corresponding cocktails, which are quite unusual. When mussels are served, they are accompanied by a cocktail made with mussel broth. Sounds audacious, but is definitely a journey that diners should engage with. We tried it out.
If you only want to drink cocktails at the Blue Mustard, then you've also come to the right place. Small snacks are served with them at the bar.
Blue MustardDorotheergasse 6-8, 1010 Wien
- Mo - Th, 17:00 - 02:00
- Fr - Sa, 17:00 - 04:00