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OPUS Restaurant

#172 of 3,527 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Inner City
Austrian, European, Contemporary, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Karntner Ring 16 | Wien, Vienna 1015, Austria (Formerly Restaurant Imperial)
+43 1 50110389
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a bone-chilling winter's day in Vienna, we were pleasantly surprised to be able to walk into a late Saturday night reservation at the Imperial Hotel's one star Michelin restaurant OPUS. The room is itself cozy and set apart from the Imperial Café in the front of the hotel. The two principal servers easily kept up with the small number... More 

Thank jrftrav16
Caslav, Kolin, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It doesn't matter whether you are in Vienna for a day or for a week, you need to visit this place. The culinary experience is remarkable. I personally suggest the signature degustation of OPUS menu, which is all senses experience.

Thank JanFinsterle
Kiev, Ukraine
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have enjoyed our dinner. The food was very good, especially meat. Good selection of wine. Very beautiful presentation of the dishes.

Thank 952elena
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Opus was my second Michelin star experience in Vienna and probably the one that worked best for my family. My wife and daughter are vegetarians and sometimes have a sub-optimal experience in top restaurants (i.e.. the amuse bouche is not appropriate for them). Opus had a full vegetarian tasting menu as well as two traditional menus (which my son and... More 

Thank Lloyd M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

nice restaurant inside Imperial Hotel. I was craving for vegetables and hence ordered the 4 course vegan meal. it was superb and the service was good. Bravo to the chef

Thank Kathryn C
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The restaurant itself is relatively smaller and only looked after by two servers but this only served to to make the setting more intimate and personal. We enjoyed the fact that we could choose the courses we wanted when selecting the five-course option - can highly recommend the cheese course! We also enjoyed the bread and butter which was offered... More 

Thank Emma G
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We enjoyed an American Thanksgiving at Restaurant Opus. What a treat! If only all Thanksgiving turkeys could be traded in for a Michelin star dining experience. The service was impeccable and the food decadent. As other reviewers mention, the menus range from 4-7 courses with additional amuse bouche interspersed. One of the more memorable highlights of the meal was the... More 

Thank Stacey M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A cozy little restaurant in the Hotel Imperial. But even in the coziest restaurants, the main thing is the chef. Chef Stefan Speiser manage to cook a surprisingly simple and at the same time delicious dishes. You can enjoy these dishes with a combination of fine wine from the excellent wine list. Service in the restaurant is excellent.

Thank Vladimir M
Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good food, very nice presentation. Some courses are really tasty and exceptional. Dessert was beautifully presented, fresh and tasty. The scallop was slightly overcooked. The service was a "little" bit too fast, there was almost NO waiting time in-between, and he waitress started to take my empty plate while my husband was still eating his last morsel.

Thank lavaux_ch
Roseland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

A one star Michelin dinner which lived up to expectations. Tasty amuse bouch touches. There were tasting menus available: the Menu Opus, Menu Imperial or Menu Vegetarian from four to six courses, but you could pick a la carte for your own number of courses from any of the three, which we did. The blue lobster with pea, passion fruit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$76 - US$103
Austrian, European, Contemporary, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karntner Ring 16 | Wien, Vienna 1015, Austria (Formerly Restaurant Imperial)
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 50110389
The OPUS is the new gourmet address in Vienna - which accounts for artistic creativity and culinary delight in Imperial harmony. Select menus and wine lists paired with impeccable service for an evening enchantment to all your senses. Exquisitely light Austrian cuisine inspired by global trends - The culinary handwriting of the new Sous Chef Stefan Speiser stands for innovation and superior quality and the Michelin Guide (1 Star) as well as the Gault Millau Guide(2 toques) confirm this.

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Staying in Inner City

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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