If a European destination is on your vacation itinerary, consider making a trip to Vienna this time. This romantically imperial city is renowned world over as Europe’s cultural capital. Located on the banks of River Danube, Vienna, the capital city of Austria, has today become the most popular tourist destination in Europe.
This charming city apart from offering panoramic views is also a great favorite with the foodies. For all those passionate about food, here are the Big Five Michelin Star Restaurants in Vienna that you should consider visiting. These include the Steirereck, Silvio Nickol, Walter Bauer, Mraz und Sohn, and Novelli. Let’s explore the delectable offerings at these restaurants.
The Steirereck is a two-star Michelin restaurant. It is the top gourmet restaurant for fine dining in Austria. It has been listed as one of the 50 best restaurants in the world. A member of Relais & Châteaux, the Steirereck continues to remain at the top among Austria’s best restaurants for past several years. The innovative creations by Chef Heinz Reitbauer have made the Steirereck most visited restaurant in Austria. The exotic dishes prepared with rare local vegetables such as Beta Sweet Carrot complemented with fish and meat will leave you yearning for more and more.
The Steirereck is situated in Stadpark. It’s the perfect place in Vienna to celebrate and throw parties on special occasions. The restaurant offers a sumptuous fare such as fried lamb with Rosa Bianca aubergines, pandanus and sheep ‘egerlinge’, grilled alpine ox with gillardeau oyster and icicles, duck stew with pearl barley and cress root, and artichoke salad with herbs. To have a hearty Austrian meal here you need to reserve your table in advance.
Two-star gourmet Michelin restaurant, The Silvio Nickol is situated in Palais Coburg, one of the best luxury hotels here. The restaurant is owned and named after Austria’s top chef Silvio Nickol. The restaurant can seat 55 people simultaneously. The décor is elegant resembling that of the 1960s.
It’s an awesome experience dining out here. You will be fascinated with your own meal being prepared before your eyes through the small video screens installed in the restaurant area. You can look forward to exotic dishes such as melon sorbet with foamed bacon, and creamy polenta with a roundel of winter truffles and onsen egg, The restaurant has also a unique and extensive wine collection. The restaurant’s wine book boasts of 5,500 types of wines.
The Walter Bauer is a one-star Michelin restaurant situated in a small alley in the old town. With over 25 years of glorious history, the upmarket Walter Bauer restaurant is the perfect place for fine dining. The exquisite classic dishes prepared by Chef Mike Feierabend have received fulsome praises by the visitors. The restaurant is known to offer different scrumptious authentic Austrian dishes prepared every day. The Walter Bauer also enthuse its visitors with an extensive list of wine selections to suit every budget.