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Hofkeller

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Innere Stadt
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Hofgasse 8, Graz 8010, Austria
+43 316 / 832439
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Rude

We came in through a recommendation by our hotel. We ordered a sea fish in salt for one person, and just a simple pasta appetizer for the other person, and were told the fish would take 30 to 45 minutes and that it was about 870 grams big in its current state. The fish and the appetizer came 78... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2014
Kleitos
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Belgrade
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Belgrade
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We came in through a recommendation by our hotel. We ordered a sea fish in salt for one person, and just a simple pasta appetizer for the other person, and were told the fish would take 30 to 45 minutes and that it was about 870 grams big in its current state. The fish and the appetizer came 78 minutes... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had walked by this dining establishment several times during tours of the town. We selected based on Trip Advisor reviews and were very pleased with the experience. The setting was very nice as was the staff. The food was well above average and I can strongly recommend dining at Hofkeller. It was very convenient to our hotel and they... More 

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Storrs, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

On a recommendation from our concierge at the Schlossberg we ate here. It was a good call, for sure! Started with a salad and bresaola (this was my meat-eater's night). Followed up with one tagliatelle for the wife and my bresaola (more beef)! Both meals were just great, Montepulciano was flowing and all was in harmony. Our server was awesome... More 

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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Yes, the menu is on a chalkboard to highlight the fresh ingredients, and the owner/chef is very helpful, but the pay-off is excellent food. Order wine by the bottle, as the red by the glass is problematic. This is not your typical, Euro Italian joint. Enjoy.

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Basel, Switzerland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The Hofkeller is a beautiful little restaurant in the heart of Graz. The food is fresh and the menu changes every day. I loved how the bring you the menu hand written with chalk on a chalkboard to emphasize how fresh their food is. The service is excellent and the entire stay was a pleasure!

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We had a meal last night and thought it was OK. However they brought out some olives and breads which we didn't order and then this was added on the bill. The meal portions were average.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Remember Walt Disneys Snowwhite and the seven dwarfs? Allthough this is not the black forrest in Germany the way this place feels is like the house of the dwarfs. All dark wood with detailed delicate carvings, stained glass and large beers on draft served by ladies not teenagers. Friendly as everyone in Austria and serving good solid traditional food. Homy... More 

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San Diego, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Really enjoyed our last dinner in Graz by trying this place. We walked over and found out we could make a reservation but they had just one table left, for their opening at 6 pm. This is not a huge restaurant and there is only one menu. "The" menu is on standing chalkboards that show today's choices (in German, but... More 

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Laguna Beach
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133 reviews 133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We totally enjoyed this find. Old world atmospheric, food excellent, service superb! I would go back!

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Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Suggest you book this restaurant should you wish to sit outside. Due to its popularity, it gets busy and outdoor tables are generally reserved in advance. Hofkeller did not disappoint with freshly prepared Italian food, great service by a knowledgable waiter who thorougly understood the menu and wines. Had a main and entreee that was served in a timely manner,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hofgasse 8, Graz 8010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Styria  >  Graz>  > Innere Stadt
  • Neighborhood: Innere Stadt
  • Phone Number: +43 316 / 832439

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?