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Hotel zum Hirschen

Certificate of Excellence
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 1, Zell am See, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food but not as good as the price tag would let You think. Thereto a bit clumpsy service with forgotten beers, 10 minutes for a cola refill, and not the least - translation help that let us know that we ordered beef, but then kidneys came on the plate.. Would have to do some work with the service, but... More 

Thank Henrik U
Crewe, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having read some reviews thought we'd try Hirschen and weren't disappointed. Greeted and recommended that we sit outside due to heat and were grateful for recommendation. Food was excellent - special pepper steak or light bite tuna & scallops, then desserts of orange flan and rhubarb & strawberry gratin. All was exquisite and service from all was good Only downside... More 

Thank mogwi01270
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We visited this town on a rainy day and wandered around looking for somewhere to eat which wasn't pizza. The six of us came across this hotel with public restaurant which looked very inviting and a member of staff welcomed us outside. We explained we only wanted a beer and a snack but she ushered us in and nothing was... More 

Thank chrisebeth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Concidering a 4 star hotel you can have some higher expectations as a normal European hotel. The expectations have come true. Very friendly welcome by the staff who know their languages. The food in the restaurant is of a very good quality and the portions are just right. Absolutely worth to come back here.

Thank Mischa O
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We have had dinner at least a dozen times in Zum Hirschen. The food is excellent and the service perfect. Go for the Chateubriand - it's gorgeous!

Thank Michael O
Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed at this hotel 30 years ago when Zell was a large village. Last weel we had a great lunch, unhurried and with super friendly staff

Thank Phil R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Excellent restaurant and great staff. Menu small but everything you could want. The lamb we had was the best we have eaten

Thank Rhondda G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

A high standard of Austrian traditional fare, with a leaning towards game dishes, in a typical and charming old-world setting. The service was excellent and most of the staff speak English. Great beer and an excellent wine list. Highly recommended.

Thank Jerry K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Exelent food great service, a little bit expensive... you need to try the biff stake don't forget to try the wonderful first dishes spatially the one with the scallop and the tuna.

Thank Ofer H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We had an excellent lunch over there with a perfect spicy goulash soup and a nice apple pie. Would go again for sure !

Thank burdy1973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 1, Zell am See, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Zell am See
  • Phone Number: 4306542774
  • This restaurant is at Hotel zum Hirschen

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