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Restaurant Erlhof

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Erlhofweg 11, Zell am See 5700, Austria
+43 6542 56637
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Traditional in a very refined way!

Even though we were there out of season there was not a single empty table. No wonder! Food was high quality and delicious. Service on top of it, was extraordinary. Nice selection of Austrian wines. Line caught trout - "Forelle" was so deliciously prepared, so was local chanterelle soup... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2014
Elvanayse
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Vienna, Austria
via mobile
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  • Reservations
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Vienna, Austria
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Even though we were there out of season there was not a single empty table. No wonder! Food was high quality and delicious. Service on top of it, was extraordinary. Nice selection of Austrian wines. Line caught trout - "Forelle" was so deliciously prepared, so was local chanterelle soup. Reservation is a must.

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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

just back from ski trip to Zell am See. stayed at Erlhof for first two nights. This is very typical Austrian hospitality and experience. The property is delightful, great location near the lake with fab views and is teaming with history (the real Von Trapp family used to own it..!!) The current owners (husband and wife team) are very pleasant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been assured by many locals that this is one of the best restaurants in the region but our visit was extremely disappointing. Perhaps it's better in the ski season. The room and decor is nothing to write home about, typical Austrian but here lacking in any personal touches or sense of occasion. The food is very ordinary for the... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We had driven past the Erlhof a number of times whilst on our holidays in Zell am See (we have an apartment there) and thought that it looked a lovely place to go. My husband was then trying to find somewhere nice to take me as a surprise for my birthday and took a risk on the Erlhof based on... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

We stumbled upon this place when we biking around the lake of Zell am See. Far to nice for us being all sweaty and thirsty, we just had a coffe during the day. But we came back 2 days later or dinner and were not dissappointed. We had a 5 course "spring-menu" with matching wines. A fanatastic experience. We had... More 

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Zell am See, Austria
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Fantastic ambiance matched by great culinary delights served by very professional staff !!! All specialities are from their own kitchen and prepared by the head of the house. Highly recommended !

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Thanks to a recommendation by the staff at Schloss Prielau, we had a wonderful dinner at Erlhof. It has a cozy, classy, but not presumptuous atmosphere, despite highbrow (but not overly fancy!) cuisine. The soups were memorable, the sauces rich, and the entire meal was definitely the best we had in all of Austria. I highly recommend it if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Erlhofweg 11, Zell am See 5700, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Zell am See
  • Phone Number: +43 6542 56637

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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