Restaurants in the Old City

Bitzinger's Augustinerkeller


At the heart of Vienna, directly beneath the Albertina, you can indulge in traditional Viennese cuisine, delectable Austrian wines and Vienna’s own Heuriger music. Be it in the historic basement vault or the stylish vinotheque: Your pleasure is our business!

Augustinerstraße 1, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 11:00 - 00:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   250  cm  wide )
        via ramp on demand
      • Ramp 120  cm  long , 35  cm  high
    • Side entrance
      • no steps (Swinging doors 120 cm wide )
        via Vinothek
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
    • Comments

      No wheelchair-accessible restroom.


Bastei Beisl

Bastei Beisl

US President Jimmy Carter was one of the many who has enjoyed the Austrian tidbits and the cozy atmosphere at this bistro, with its charming tiled stove, wood paneling, old vaulted ceiling and a sidewalk café in summer.

Stubenbastei 10, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 10:00 - 00:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 15:00
    • Sa, 18:00 - 00:00

Beim Czaak

Beim Czaak, interior shot

Since 1926 the Czaak family has been pampering its guests in the old university quarter, and is now run by the 4th generation. Serving traditional Viennese cuisine, also gluten-free. The garden offers outdoor dining in summer.

Postgasse 15, 1010 Wien

Gerstner Café-Restaurant

Gerstner Beletage in Palais Todesco

Enjoy the glamourous ambience and unique view of the State Opera while being served typical Viennese dishes and famous pastries from the Gerstner manufactory.

Kärntner Straße 51, Palais Todesco, 1010 Wien


Griechenbeisl, interior shot

One of Vienna’s oldest guesthouses. “Lieber Augustin” once played here, and later guests included Mozart and Beethoven. Today the Zitherstube rings to the sound of live music played daily. Viennese cuisine and a cosy atmosphere welcomes guests.

Fleischmarkt 11, 1010 Wien



Figlmüller is celebrated for its fabulous schnitzel and has symbolised Vienna’s incomparable lifestyle for over 110 years. Young and old alike enjoy meeting at this restaurant to savor its Viennese cuisine and quality wines.

Wollzeile 5, 1010 Wien


Leupold, Gastraum

This restaurant is regarded as an integral part of Vienna’s old city; traditional Viennese cuisine has been served here since 1952, close to the Ringstrasse, in a welcoming guesthouse atmosphere with beer bar and pavement café. Daily specials.

Schottengasse 7 , 1010 Wien

Lugeck Figlmüller Wien

Figlmüller Wien, Lugeck, Wiener Schnitzel and beer

An absolute jewel of a restaurant. As well as traditional dishes, including tafelspitz and schnitzel, etc., guests can enjoy modern Viennese cuisine in an urban ambience. Unconventional wines and creative craft beers, rather than run-of-the-mill beverages, are a charming attraction.

Lugeck 4, 1010 Wien

Plachuttas Gasthaus zur Oper

Plachuttas Gasthaus zur Oper

The "Gasthaus zur Oper" is the youngest establishment of the Plachutta boiled beef ("Tafelspitz") dynasty, although the focus here is on Wiener Schnitzel. Inside the inn, 100 year-old wood paneling provides a cozy atmosphere, while a garden attracts guests in summer.

Walfischgasse 5-7, 1010 Wien

Plachutta Wollzeile

Plachutta Wollzeile

Vienna’s best-known luxury restaurant. The Tafelspitz is an absolute must – a tender joint of boiled beef that simply melts in the mouth. A legendary laidback atmosphere rounds out the overall experience.

Wollzeile 38, 1010 Wien

Wiener Rathauskeller

Wiener Rathauskeller, Salon Ziehrer

Here tradition meets culinary delights in unique surroundings. The à-la-carte restaurant offers excellent Austrian specialties made with regional and seasonal ingredients.

Rathausplatz 1, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Sa, 11:30 - 15:00
    • Mo - Sa, 18:00 - 23:30
  • Accessibility

    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 1 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Elevator available
      • 150 cm wide , Door 150 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      An elevator for people with disabilities and special needs is available through the inner courtyard of City Hall.

      Seeing-eye dogs (with muzzle) permitted.

Zum Weissen Rauchfangkehrer

Zum Weissen Rauchfangkehrer, Zwetschkenschmarren (chopped plum pancakes)

How this traditional restaurant got its name is a story in itself. Just a stone’s throw from St. Stephen’s Cathedral, guests can expect to be served with the best of Austrian cuisine and the products of its cellars to enjoy to the peaceful accompaniment of piano music.

Weihburggasse 4 , 1010 Wien

Reinthaler’s Beisl

Reinthaler's Beisl, interior shot, guests

Right on Graben, one of the shopping streets at the heart of Vienna’s Old City, the Reinthaler awaits you with delicious examples of Viennese cooking and a cozy, typically Viennese atmosphere.

Dorotheergasse 4, 1010 Wien

Restaurant "Rote Bar" in the Hotel Sacher

Rote Bar im Sacher

An evening at the Rote Bar is the culinary highlight of any opera visit. It tempts with classic Viennese cuisine accompanied by an extensive international and regional wine selection.

Philharmonikerstraße 4 , 1010 Wien

Das Schick

Das Schick

Modern, stylish and urban: Above the rooftops of Vienna, you enjoy the mergence of Austrian and Spanish specialties, with a fantastic panoramic view over Vienna. Favored: business lunch (Mon-Fri) and the Schick meal. Awarded 2 toques by the Gault & Millau restaurant guide.

Parkring 12, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 12:00 - 15:00
    • Mo - Fr, 18:00 - 22:30
    • Sa - Su, 18:00 - 22:30
    • on holidays, 18:00 - 22:30
    • July & August only 6 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Zum Schwarzen Kameel

Zum Schwarzen Kameel restaurant

A Viennese institution with a long tradition and excellent quality. Countless artists and well-known personalities have been guests here. The restaurant focuses on fine Viennese tradition. The sandwiches are also legendary.

Bognergasse 5, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Bar Mo - Sa, 09:00 - 00:00
    • Restaurant Mo - Sa, 12:00 - 15:30
    • Mo - Sa, 18:00 - 00:00
    • Fine dining Mo - Sa, 09:00 - 21:00
    • Patisserie Mo - Sa, 10:00 - 18:00

Gastwirtschaft Stopfer

Gastwirtschaft Stopfer

Since 1951 diners have been enticed with traditional Viennese cuisine and seasonal dishes served in a typically Viennese atmosphere. Products are almost exclusively sourced from just outside the city. The sidewalk café opposite the Rudolfsplatz is open to guests in summer.

Rudolfsplatz 4, 1010 Wien


Vestibül, interior shot

Owner Veronika Doppler and chef de cuisine Christian Domschitz run this Viennese brasserie in the Burgtheater as a meeting place for those with good taste. One of the city’s prettiest gardens.

Burgtheater, Universitätsring 2, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 11:00 - 00:00
    • Sa, 18:00 - 00:00
    • closed Sun, hols, late Jul-mid-Aug
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   125  cm  wide )
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Garden: no steps



The building housing the Zwölf-Apostelkeller was first mentioned in the year 1339. Today you can enjoy typical Viennese specialties and fine wines from the vinotheque in the 15th-century Gothic Brunnenstube and other rooms in the restaurant.

Sonnenfelsgasse 3, 1010 Wien

Rosenberger Restaurant

Maysedergasse 2, 1010 Wien


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