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Donauturm

Donauturmstrasse 4, Vienna 1220, Austria
+43 1 263 3572
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Ranked #269 of 2,728 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Many restaurants can boast lovely views here in Vienna, where almost everything is beautiful, however Der Neue Donaurtum takes views to the next level. 165 metres above the ground this restaurant offers the most stunning views and it���s not as if you could miss it either. Towering over the city this observation tower slowly rotates, endlessly offering new outlooks. But that doesn���t mean the interior has been forgotten, simple and classic in simple whites, stripes and wood, the dining room allows the view and the food to speak more loudly. The short but sweet menu centres around the delicate traditions of Viennese cooking accompanied by fine wines.
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Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Go when the sun is setting and watch the city lights come on and reflect in the sparkling Danube. Chocolate mousse and Backhendl (Austrian fried chicken)

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The food was excellent and we got taste of Austrian cuisine. The environment, the service and the view was indescribable and, although it was night, we saw the lights of Vienna as the restaurant revolved. Very romantic especially for young couples. Memorable experience.

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Reno, Nevada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This place is a little away from the old part of town and easiest to get to by car. It features a nice revolving restaurant on top of a tower and 360 degree view of the city. I went with friends and we went for dinner. I had a meal called "Onion Roast" which was a lovely beef dish with... More

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Curepipe
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My first time in Austria, recently, I come from Mauritius, and my friends wanted to surprise me on an afternoon outing. Truly the won the challenge. It was that special night on the 8th August 2013, after an afternoon visit on the hill, to view Wien, from the hill, they took there for dinner. We've got to wait, as the... More

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Ufa, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

A fascinating view from the rotating restaurant! The food was average and the coffee was so-so. But I think this place is a must just for the sake of a beautiful view.

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Zug, Switzerland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Yes - the view is amazing! And yes - a spinning restaurant may be quite an experience (although it gave me seasickness) The food however was not at all impressive. My husband ordered chicken and it was OK, my fish on the other hand was ordinary frozen supermarket cod. The side dishes were good. Aperos and wines were quite expensive... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The prix fixe menu looked great, and reasonable, but we were very happy with choices from the seasonal and regular menus. Local wines went well with appetizers and entrees. Desserts, yummy. View - fantastic. Expensive but unforgettable.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Make sure to reserve your table at least one month ahead of time. The food is a bit expensive, but it is very tasty and the view is amazing! Your view of Vienna is constantly changing as you eat your dinner. The cafe below is also very good, if you did not make a reservation.

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The Hague
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We ate at the restaurant as family of 5 which we'd booked in advance. Fortunately the weather was good and hence we had a great view. Rotated about 4 times over dinner so can see everything at different stages of evening. Occasionally the sensation of motion can be strange but looking at a different point quickly settles and discomfort. The... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

There're two places available - restaurant and cafe, first one was fully booked so we headed to cafe and were really surprised by its really good food. View is unbelievable for sure, but they don't try to compensate meal quality with that point. Service is fine considering place is pretty crowded. Oh, almost forgot - the whole place is rotating... More

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