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Restaurant Rote Bar : Hotel Sacher Vienna

One of the top restaurants in Vienna, resides at the Hotel Sacher Wien, at Restaurant Rote bar, where the iconic and famous Sacher cake is one of top culinary attractions and delight for the city. We decided to indulge ourselves in classic elegance for lunch at Restaurant Rote Bar, Hotel Sacher Wien, where we could experience exquisite fine dining and savour the iconic Sacher cake, a sweet symphony of Vienna.

The Rote Bar features a bevy of dynamic and exquisite traditional Austrian recipes and excellent Viennese classics that are refined with the best produce from regional suppliers. The grand, damask dining room lined with large oil paintings and crystal chandeliers was truly inviting; The decor was opulent with strong dashes of red lampshades espoused with vivid Austrian carpets and classique furniture. The windows of the conservatory are folded away in summer to allow for a large, open terrace. Nightly live piano music completes the ambience from 7:00 pm onwards.

The restaurant Rote Bar offers the perfect ambience for lovers of traditional Viennese cuisine to experience it at the highest level. Awarded two Gault Millau toques, we started lunch with a Marinertes Beef-Tatar vom Almochsen mit Kürbis und Kernölcreme

(Marinated beef tartar from alpine ox with pumpkin and pumpkin seed oil), it was nicely marinated and diced with the right layers of flavor, the bite was firm yet soft, so there was sufficient texture and not too nimble, and certainly one of the best tartars I have had for a long time..

We then had an Original Sacher-Bouillabaisse mit Zander, Jacobsmuschel, Flusskrebsen und Miesmuscheln (Original Sacher bouillabaisse with pikeperch, scallop, crayfish and mussels) which is one of the best bouillabaisses I have had, to rival those from France, and typical French restaurants around the world, but the taste was refinedly sharp, distinctive, not too fishy' with the right dimension of umami' the scallop, perch, crayfish and mussel was well melangé into the soup base (which was well cooked), my rating for this dish at a distinctive 9.5/10

The next dish was the "Geschmorte Rindsroulade mit hausgemachten Linguine und Gurkerlsenf" which is basically a lovely Braised beef roulade that is tossed with homemade linguine and pickled cucumber mustard, and this was served to me face-front with the sauce being introduced right in front of my table, a delight!

I decided to have a treat so I called for the ;Der imperial Stör Kaviar zeichnet sich vor allem durch größere Kaviarkörnung und volimundiges - Nussaroma aus. Er ist geschmacklich relativ intensiv, which is a lovely presentation of Imperial sturgeon caviar that is is characterized mainly by larger caviar grain and full-bodied nutty flavor. It was extremely tasty and fresh, packed with umami delights, and relatively intense in taste. We had the 30g version, simply immaculate and heavenly!

For dessert, we naturally chose the iconic Sacher Cake.. it's termed as the "Original Sacher-Torte mit Schlagobers" otherwise known as the Original Sacher-Torte with whipped cream - super super amazing - our Rosette Media rating distinguishes this iconic pice at 9/10 rating! A thick layer of chocolate embellished with layers of cocoa and chocolate and fresh whipped cream - delightful! Hordes of tourists and visitors come to Vienna, to taste the iconic Sacher cake and they actually line up for hours to get in, to try it at the Cafe section, but I had mine at the Rote Bar instead, so the hint is to have a super lunch here, followed by Vienne cafe and Sacher cake at the restaurant itself!

Brilliant thoughts for a brilliant Vienna Day!

Compliments and thanks to the Manager Ivo and Michael for attending to my every need and requirement and making my culinary experience such a brilliance!

Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday: 12:00 pm to 24:00 pm

Their restaurant is air-conditioned in the hot summer months and convince with stylish ambience.The dress code in our restaurant Rote Bar is smart casual.


Restaurant Rote Bar

Address: Philharmoniker Str. 4, 1010 Wien, Austria



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