A guide to the best restaurants in St Anton
St Anton’s culinary choices are vast, with classic Austrian hearty food and international favourites like homemade pastas and Spanish tapas. No matter what you’ve been up to on your holiday to Austria, there’s a restaurant here for you to relax and refuel in. Austrian meals are leisurely, with three courses of local delicacies and plenty of drinks throughout – you’ll be running back for more.
Soak up the atmosphere at Mooserwirt
Located 500 metres above a ski run is this lively Austrian bar and food joint. Open all year round, you can grab a refreshing beer or walk there via the steep road for an unforgettable sit down lunch. A busy spot with music pumping through the speakers all day long and a variety of burgers, soups and salads on offer – Mooserwirt never fails to impress.
Try the fish and chips at Galzig Bistrobar
For pure comfort food and a cosy setting come to Galzig Bistrobar. This small but intimate restaurant has a vast menu full of mouthwatering favourites like fish and chips, hamburgers and schnitzel. Alternatively, you can expand your palate by trying slow cooked lamb, truffle polenta or deer ragout. Located a few steps from the gondolas it’s an ideal spot to relax after a busy day of hiking.
Get energised at Krazy Kanguruh
If you’re up for lively music and a busy atmosphere during your Austrian holiday, Krazy Kanguruh is for you. This popular pub can be found up in the mountain and has a great vibe with fun sing along music. Enjoy massive portions of pulled pork burgers and baked cheese dumplings.
Come for great service and superb food at Hazienda
You’ll find this European restaurant right in the centre of Downton St. Anton. There’s a whole list of fantastic dishes on the menu, from family delicacies like pizza and pasta to the more sophisticated beef tenderloin and truffle cordon bleu. Sit outside and watch the world go by or dine in their newly renovated upscale restaurant.
Book your romantic dinner at Sonnbichl stube
Enjoy a meal along with the locals of St Anton in this charming fine dining restaurant. Holding their dishes to the highest standards and only using fresh seasonal ingredients – try their deer carpaccio, and potato soup with a fine Austrian wine.
Taste the Austrian delicacies at Plangger Delikatessen
This wine bar is a fantastic place to sample some of Austria’s most delicious wines, paired with a deli spread of smoked ham and salami as well as regional cheeses. After you’ve eaten your fill take a look at the shop and see if you fancy purchasing any balsamic vinegars, honey, salamis or pestos to take home.
Enjoy the views at The Museum Restaurant
This large historic house, similar to a National Trust property, serves up traditional Austrian food with beautiful rooms to dine in as well seating in the garden. Try the schnitzel as you sit outside taking in the incredible mountain views. If you’re looking for a quiet ambient dining experience, The Museum Restaurant is a must.
Indulge in the desserts at Fuhrmannstube
This restaurant is built in the traditional Austrian style with a terrace and garden for dining when the weather is good. Serving up high quality food with a home cooked feel, you can try filling dishes like roast pork, goulash, sausages and sauerkraut. Make sure you leave room for dessert, their famous apple strudel or plum cake is something to shout about.
Go for tapas at Bodega Bar
Perfect for sharing, this bar serves up small tapas dishes like garlic mushrooms, shrimp, octopus, squid, lamb and sausages. The food here is reasonably priced and you can just keep ordering more throughout your meal if you’ve still got room to fill.
Fill up at Restaurant Maximilian
Come for fast and friendly service with an array of hearty dishes on offer. Try the ribs, mushroom risotto, liver dumplings or good old fashion steak with fried onions. It’s a welcoming place with plenty of seating in their wooden lodge.