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Restaurant Vestibul

#154 of 3,565 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Inner City
European, Central European, Austrian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Universitaetsring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5324999
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Paris, France
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143 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Vienna has many traditional restaurants. Some of them are simple which can be nice for certain occasions. Others are much more upscale which somehow looses the Vienna charm and can make them interchangeable with other leading restaurants around the world. Restaurant Vestibul is somehow in the middle of the two extremes. Restaurant Vestibul is located in a very nice room... More 

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1 Thank Michael H
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is very Classical Probably the Best Service that I have in Austria ever Very high standard Riedel Glass Crispy Linen Snow Porcelains Good Food Well Done

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Thank Jakov D
Surrey
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend who knows Vienna well and were really very impressed. The restaurant is marble clad but home how remains intimate. The food was extraordinarily good and the service exemplary. Having not tried the signature lobster and cabbage we felt compelled to return the following night and were not disappointed. It is quite pricey... More 

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Thank PDubois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Wien ist anders, Vienna is different. That is what you will hear quite often in this wonderful city. It may be used to explain the wonderful, but also to excuse what is not so wonderful. This restaurant seems to have it all. Splendid location, beautiful interior, great food. And smoke. Sure, there is a non smoking section, but the connection... More 

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1 Thank visitornottourist2
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We booked the Restaurant Vestibule for a special birthday, it was an extraordinary evening, the food and service were superb made special by the company of the owner and head chef, Christian Domschitz, we ordered the signature dishes and finished the evening in the bar with a complementary birthday chocolate dessert. A perfect ending to a wonderful city break to... More 

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Goring, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Came here having read all the reviews beforehand. We therefore tried the chef's signature lobster and cabbage dish. It was very good, as was the schnitzel. With the lovely bread choices we didn't need dessert, although the options looked very good. My only grumble, if any, was our table was right next to the main door. That took away most... More 

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Thank Nickwanderlust76
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

All that's great about Austrian food with a sophisticated modern twist. Chef Christian's personal chat at the table made it an even more memorable evening.

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Thank juliet1304
Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was our second visit to The Vestibul , the previous one was 7 years before and every now and then over those seven years my wife and I would say to one another : " Do you remember the wonderful meal we had at the Vestibul in Vienna when we went there for the Xmas market ? " We... More 

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Thank Glyn T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The first booked meal of a holiday with my father. Simply outstanding. Service was exemplary. Food had tradition at its heart but a modern interpretation done extremely well. The carp with parsnip, horseradish and sprouts is one of the best plates of food I have eaten. Do not miss this place.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Some restaurant reviews are easy and this is one of them. I'm not going to over complicate it. Food is top notch, the chef's signature dish of lobster with creamed cabbage is brilliant. I let the waiter talk me into the creamed peanut and mandarin dessert and was grateful. The chef/proprietor serves birthday cake,clears tables and is seemingly omnipresent. How... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Central European, Austrian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Universitaetsring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5324999

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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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