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Visit one of the most luxurious restaurants in Vienna: the Bristol Lounge offers all-day dining and delights guests with its stylish elegance and tasteful décor. In cold weather a fire crackles in the large fireplace, and travellers and visitors to Vienna alike can unwind in the exclusive atmosphere of this secluded retreat. Enjoy superb hospitality over a leisurely breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, and 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 Bristol and the oldest American bar in Vienna is as long and as legendary as its cocktails.

Experience an extraordinary journey of the senses in our expressive culinary studio. Here Bristol traditions meet multi-faceted visionary art forms paired with artificial intelligence to create an unparalleled, multi-sensory culinary experience.
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Bristol Lounge

Bristol Lounge


At our hotel's signature restaurant and bar, the traditional recipes of Vienna, Austria and international classics are infused with the innovative interpretations of Head Chef René Molnar and his dedicated team.

6:30 AM-12:00 PM
Bristol Bar

Bristol Bar


The Bristol Bar at the Hotel Bristol next to the Vienna State Opera in the heart of the city invites you to linger in a cosy and exquisite atmosphere. The first American Bar of Vienna offers an exclusive ambiance for signature cocktails and cognacs.

4:00 PM-1:00 AM

A Multisensory Journey of All the Senses

Vienna's first immersive, multi-sensory dining experience in the Bristol laboratory - our expressive culinary studio! Here, Bristol traditions meet multifaceted visionary art forms paired with artificial intelligence, live visuals and soundscapes that take you to dreamy spheres! Let all your senses wander- happily removed from everyday reality!

Exterior with Vienna State Opera

Salon Opéra

The Hotel Bristol - the traditional Viennese hotel vis-à-vis the Vienna State opera - invites opera aficionados to a classical afternoon tea five times throughout the coming season. In dialogue with Dr. Thomas Dänemark, Secretary General of the Friends of the Vienna State Opera, the stars of current premières will share interesting details about the relevant production and performance.

Guest Room - City View

Salon Opéra for Kids

As part of the popular event series "Salon Opéra" also the event "Salon Opéra for kids" is taking place at the Hotel Bristol: An Interactive children's and family event on world-famous operas. Young participants are invited to dress up as Rapunzel for "Persinette", as a pirate for "Le Corsaire" or as a colourful Papageno for "The Magic Flute".

Bristol Lounge - Afternoon Tea

Bristol Afternoon Tea

From the October 1, 2022 until April 30, 2023 you can once again enjoy our popular afternoon tea in true British style by the open fireplace of our cozy Bristol Lounge. A fine selection of delicacies will be served, such as mini sandwiches, savory appetizers, scones with clotted cream and home-made jams, as well as sweet creations from our pâtisserie.

The Bristol Bar

The Bristol Bar at the Hotel Bristol next to the Vienna State Opera in the heart of the city invites you to linger in a cosy and exquisite atmosphere. In the Bristol Bar, star architect Pierre-Yves Rochon has also freshly and unconventionally interpreted the Art Déco style of the hotel, as can be seen from the soft cognac-coloured ceiling as well as the stylishly cheeky carpet in leopard pattern.

Bristol Bar

An American Bar in Vienna

The wood-paneled ambience of our „American Bar" is a legend in its own time. A glance at the autographed pictures on the wall bears witness to its reputation: You find legendary names such as: Richard Strauss, Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan, Rose Kennedy and Enrico Caruso. What better place to begin a relaxed evening or to finish over a nightcap?

Bristol Bar

Bristol Gift Vouchers

Give your family and friends the gift of a typical English afternoon tea, a romantic dinner or an unforgettable night in one of our historic rooms or suites. Vouchers are available at the Hotel Bristol, directly from reception or through +43 1 515 16 586 or via email to

Champagner breakfast


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Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna