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Vienna: Culinary Experience at Restaurant Stefanie

Activity provider: Hotel Stefanie

Vienna: Culinary Experience at Restaurant Stefanie

Activity provider: Hotel Stefanie

From US$ 61.08 per person

Experience 7 delicious specialties on this culinary journey through the former crown lands of Austria. Try veal goulash, Viennese schnitzel, boiled filet of beef, shredded pancakes, and many other delicacies at the "Stefanie" restaurant in Vienna.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, German
Wheelchair accessible


  • Try delicious Austrian delicacies at a top restaurant in Vienna
  • Enjoy 7 delicious specialties
  • Embark on a culinary journey through Imperial Vienna
  • Learn about the culinary history of Austria
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Discover the culinary side of Vienna on a gastronomic experience at the “Stefanie” restaurant in Hotel Stefanie. Visit the oldest hotel in Vienna and enjoy a culinary journey through the former crown lands of the Austrian monarchy, garnished with an insight into the history of Viennese cuisine. Learn links Viennese Schnitzel to Field Marshal Radetzky, whether Hungarian goulash actually originated in Vienna, where Kaiserschmarren (shredded pancake) got its name, and whether the top round is actually the best piece of beef. Try 7 delicious specialties including veal goulash with pretzel sticks, beef soup with sliced pancakes and Kaiserschöberl (unsweetened sponge cake), Viennese schnitzel with potato salad, and boiled filet of beef with chive sauce and apple horseradish sauce, as well as plum jam turnovers, apple strudel, and shredded pancakes.
  • Food
  • 3 drinks: beer, wine, coffee
  • Additional drinks and extras
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Hotel Stefanie Restaurant Kronprinz Rudolph 1020 Vienna Taborstrasse 12

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Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 201 reviews

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Food for thought!

We had a free evening and decided to try the Imperial Culinary Experience at the Hotel Stefanie and we were not disappointed. We were treated like VIP's by the very courteous staff who gave us a brief history of each course as it was delivered. The quality and presentation of each of the several taster courses was excellent. Two hours later we had thoroughly enjoyed a relaxed meal and we were also given a suitable memento of the occasion.

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February 9, 2019

Excellent service, intimate experience

After reading a reviewer who said this was great for solo travelers, I decided to try it. I'm a naturally picky eater, but all of the food was very well prepared and looked just like the photos in the ad. The chive sauce with the boiled beef was my favorite! The staff was excellent and very friendly. They spoke English and were very attentive. Would definitely recommend!!

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February 23, 2017

Lovely service and excellent food

Environment; Being a solo traveller is sometimes a little rough but I was made to feel so welcome here. The waiters all spoke English and they were very friendly, didn't rush me at any stage and took care to explain the dishes to me. Quantity; The menu is set and plentiful. I know I'm a tiny eater but I couldn't finish it. I think the average hungry adult might just fit it in. It includes a yummy golash, a salty noodle soup, then a shniztel with potato salad, then a piece of tender beef with vegetables and potato/bacon mini stacks, then a desert plate (a small potato desert, a small piece of apple strudel - delicious!!!! - and some soft biscuit things, with fruit and cream) PLUS a glass of beer, a glass of wine, and a coffee/tea. Quality; It was delicious in the way that it reminded me of my grandmother's cooking; authentic and wholesome. Extra touches; cute recipe book to take home!! Recommendation; certainly - especially solo, couple or older travellers travellers.

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November 1, 2016

Product ID: 43769