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Bristol Lounge



The restaurant next to the Vienna State Opera

Restaurant Vienna - Bristol Lounge

In the cozy salon atmosphere of the Bristol Lounge, chef René Molnar presents the classics of traditional Viennese cuisine reinterpreted, with a focus on regionality & seasonality. In addition to the typical Viennese delicacies, guests in the elegant Art Deco style of the Bristol Lounge also enjoy exquisite international dishes, rounded off with highlights of vegan cuisine. In the historic Bristol Lounge, opposite the Vienna State Opera, many an (opera) star has already spent the evening with fine cuisine and an open fireplace.


The legendary dandy atmosphere of the Bristol Bar has been attracting not only travelers, local & eclectic guests for 130 years, but also high profile celebrities such as Catherine Deneuve, Woody Allen, Paul Mc Cartney and many more. Each of our popular Bristol Signature Drinks is accompanied by an etagere of savory treats. As a special highlight, enjoy your champagne in the specially branded original 'Augarten' champagne bowls.


  • Opening Hours

    Bristol Lounge
    Daily from 6.30 am - 12.00 pm midnight
    (last kitchen order 10.30 pm)

    Bristol Bar
    Daily from 4.00 pm - 01.00 am

    Reservations: +43 1 515 16 535
    (Reservation requests at the Bristol Bar are accepted by phone only)

  • Winter Garden of the Bristol Lounge
  • Wintergarden High
Experience the most charming side of Vienna! The Bristol Lounge offers all-day dining and enchants guests with its stylish elegance and tasteful décor; in cold weather a fire crackles in the large fireplace. In this lavish atmosphere travelers and visitors to Vienna feel sumptuously relaxed and secluded. Enjoy superb hospitality over a leisurely breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner; let us treat you to the culinary delicacies that Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler and Enrico Caruso also enjoyed. The list of famous guests at the hotel and the oldest American Bar in Vienna is as long and as legendary as its drinks.
Bristol Lounge - Restaurant opposite the State Opera Vienna
Your private venue
The wintergarden As part of the Bristol Lounge, the separate Art Deco-style winter garden offers a private space for culinary events & highlights. The distinctive, intimate atmosphere of the winter garden gives your event a unique touch - with capacity for up to 20 people in a wide range of set-up variations.

+43 1 515 16 - 553
Winter Garden of the Bristol Lounge in Vienna