This classy eatery at the Vienna Burgtheater comes complete with marble columns and vaulted ceilings. The restaurant entrance originally existed for the emperor's coach when he came to performances. Before or after shows, guests gather in the elegant bar for an aperitif, digestif, or coffee. Tapas are also served, with tables opening on to a view of the City Hall and Ringstrasse. Throughout the spring and summer there are also tables in the garden. Prepared by acclaimed Austrian chef Christian Domschitz, they call it a "Viennese brasserie with an international touch." The innovative versions of classics use market-fresh ingredients, like the fish and chips made with regional pike perch and potatoes and doused in artisan vinegar. A lobster soup might be followed by pheasant with spelt berries, apple, and black salsify. Vegetarian dishes are prepared on a daily basis depending on market availability.
Universitätsring 2, 1010
Our Rating Neighborhood 1st District, in the Burgtheater Hours Mon–Fri noon–midnight, Sat 6pm–midnight Transportation U-Bahn: U2 Schottentor or U3 Herrengasse; Tram: 1, D Rathausplatz/Burgtheater Phone 01/532-4999 Prices Main courses €11–€38, fixed-price menus €55–€69 Cuisine Type International Web site Vestibül