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Our restaurant

Fine food & drinks

Enjoy memorable gustatory experiences in our cozy rooms and on the terrace! Our award-winning catering team will spoil you with both traditional and innovative delicacies. You can enjoy these special treats either in our elegant dining rooms or, if the weather permits it, on our terrace with breathtaking view over the Danube.

Our restaurant will enchant you ...

Sitting under chestnut trees, you will dine overlooking passing boats, the baroque tower of the monastery, and the ruins of the castle in Dürnstein.

We will spoil you with culinary delicacies and a selection of excellent wines from the Wachau and other Austrian vineyards.

Besondere Atmosphäre im Restaurant

Opening times & menu

May 21th to October 17th, 2021
Our culinary team is here for you
12.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. and from 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.

Our restaurant is closed from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
On Thursday our restaurant is closed.

Between 2.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. we offer a small menu, homemade pastries and ice-cream specialities.

On request (and only with reservation), our chef Martin Schnitzer will create a degustation menu with up to 7 courses for you in the evening hours.


Genüssliche Momente in der Wachau - © Donau Niederösterreich/Andreas Hofer

Traditional Backhendl on Sunday

The fried chicken has been a specialty of Viennese cuisine since the 18th century, one of the “dishes with history” and has always been prepared in our house.

We serve you
our fried free-range chicken
with potato-cucumber-cream salad

€ 27,00 per portion

You are also welcome to choose from our menu.

Delicious fried chicken

In July and August is apricot time

In the summer months, everything in the Wachau revolves around the apricot. The origin of the apricot lies in China. Alexander the Great brought the apricot to Greece and Italy. Starting from the Roman Empire, it also reached the Wachau. Today, the Wachauer apricot is considered a European-wide speciality and is also transformed into delicious dessert variations in our hotel. Come and enjoy the unique taste of the Wachauer apricot!

It's important for us to create always fresh and regional dishes for our guests. You can enjoy our apricot dumplings again from July 2022.

Marillenknödl aus der Wachau
Hotel & Restaurant Richard Löwenherz rating by Falstaff

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Kulinarischen Köstlichkeiten im Restaurant

Group offers

Delicious, creative cuisine ...
The unique flair of our terrace overlooking the Danube and the romantic atmosphere of our historic banquet rooms make our restaurant in the Wachau something special and invite you to stay.

If you appreciate excellent cuisine and friendly service, you should not miss the opportunity to enjoy your well-deserved lunch break or top off a day trip through the region of the Wachau at our hotel. We want our guests to feel completely at home…

For a group of 12 persons, we offer a reduced menu and for a group of at least 20 persons, please choose a menu from our group menu suggestions. Changed opening hours for groups on request. We are happy to reserve a place in the sun or in our historical restaurant. 

Celebrate in Dürnstein

Celebrate weddings and anniversaries in the Wachau

Choose the romantic environment and a stylish atmosphere for your festivities. Celebrate your very special event – be it weddings or any other festive occasions - in our historic banquet rooms or on our atmospheric terrace overlooking the Danube and the entire panorama of the Dunkelsteinerwald.

Hochzeit feiern im Richard Löwenherz

Enjoy an aperitif in our idyllic convent garden or by the open fire in our hotel lobby before indulging in the culinary delights of our renowned catering team.

The **** Hotel Richard Löwenherz is the perfect location for your event! In the Wachau we will make your event a unique experience!
Details for hosting your party and menu suggestions can be found here.

Feste feiern in Dürnstein
Hotel & Restaurant Richard Löwenherz

Guest Reviews

"We had a group dinner on the alfresco area of the restaurant. We started with lobster bisque, fillet and braised short rib with mash, and dessert was sour cherry walnut strudel. Staff was very friendly, service was good, great atmosphere and delicious food. The views were spectacular."

pieterh557 • Tripadvisor

Wunderschön gedeckter Tisch im Richard Löwenherz