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OPUS Restaurant

Karntnerring 16, Vienna, Austria (Formerly Restaurant Imperial)
+43 1 50110389
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Ranked #282 of 2,912 Restaurants in Vienna
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Austrian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Imperial is a hotel and restaurant offering guests a truly wonderful gastronomic experience. Diners are treated to an exquisite selection of dishes courtesy of the chef, and the ambience is superb. There a creative blend of traditional Viennese and exotic cuisine creating a menu that will make your mouth water. Dishes include baked lobster served with rucola noodles and campari orange, monkfish medallions with volcano ham, stewed beetroot and horseradish sauce and baked veal in a herb crust served with a lemon and caper flavoured sauce and Ricottatascherl. Round off your meal with a delicious dessert and a choice of the finest sweet Viennese wines on the market.
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This restaurant was one of the biggest highlights of our trip. The food was unbelievable, presentation even better. Lots of molecular gastronomy. We had four courses but with the many amuse bouches (creative and delicious additions, by the way) we had nine courses total. Also enjoyed being able to pick and choose items from I believe 4 menus of courses... More 

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106 reviews 106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

As we were on holiday and staying at Hotel Imperial, we thought we'd go all out and have a meal at OPUS, the hotel's restaurant. We went for the four-course menu, however with added amuse bouches and extra complimentary desserts at the end, we actually had a huge nine courses! Naturally this all took a while to cook, serve, and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised at both how good the food was, and at the level of service, which was outstanding. Wine pairings were excellent, and we would definitely dine here again on a repeat visit to Vienna. The hotel bar has been recently refurbished, and is a beautiful place to have a reasonably priced drink in a unique setting,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant offer a very nice ambiance in a modern classical decor. The service when you are being attended is good but rather slow. The food is is good but to my taste sometimes too elaborated and try to offer Tate's which are not determined .

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Laguna Beach, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We recently had the good fortune to stay in the wonderful hotel imperial while in Vienna.One evening we decided to dine in their restaurant Opus.The Decor is relatively modern which somehow does not"go"well with the character of this marvellous classic hotel.Food,however,is very good and the service impeccable.Both menu and wine list are excellent.We had a great evening,but somehow secretly wished... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We dined at Opus after seeing the Cleveland Orchestra at Musikverein. The restaurant is just a few paces from the concert hall, and it is exquisite. The food and service were exceptional, and the chef and servers added a number of touches to make the evening truly wonderful.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner at this lovely restaurant which we enjoyed tremendously! Service was perfect and very charming ! We both had the consommé with slices of pancakes which was delicious ! The wiener schnitzel was incredibly delicate and crunchy with great flavour. Dessert was shared and a Viennese coffee . Will go back again for sure !

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is an incredible property in the heart of Vienna. This hotel is indeed imperial in location, history, details, service, architecture. Food is delicious and well presented, deserts are unique (vive la torte!) and the best part is the coffee. We could not have enough. Breakfast was also amazing and geometrically presented. The historical building is art in itself. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Last month my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in the recently renovated restaurant OPUS in the prestigious Viennese hotel Imperial. To put it into one sentence: IT WAS AN OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCE! The atmosphere is elegant and classic with a modern touch, but still very cosy. The lighting is very decent but still enough to read the menu. There... More 

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Znojmo, Czech Republic
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97 reviews 97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We used to be regullary guests of the restaurant Imperial- the atmosphere of "old Imperial" was absolute outstanding, service was excellent and dishes and wines best in the city. What a pitty it does not exist anymore! The new Opus restaurant is not bad, but the atmosphere is very average, wine list quite poor, dishes just good and the service... More 

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Additional Information about OPUS Restaurant

Address: Karntnerring 16, Vienna, Austria (Formerly Restaurant Imperial)
Phone Number: +43 1 50110389
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Austrian, Contemporary

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