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Hotel zum Hirschen

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Austrian, European, Central European, German
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Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 1, Zell am See 5700, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried a few places before this and they were all fully booked. So glad they were! We totally fell on our feet. Excellent service (Oki and others) and the food was perfect. Two had Austrian menu and two other choices. Will definitely go back!

Thank Fran R
Sussex, UK
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We enjoyed a pleasant lunch here on the last day of our week in Zell am See. I had the day’s special, strips of veal in chanterelle sauce with fettucini. It was delicious & was accompanied by a glass of local pils. The service was friendly & English was spoken well. The atmosphere was informal & pub-like & most of... More 

Thank EpicureanSussex_UK
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My dad invited me here to a birthday dinner and it was great. Experimental and original food with a touché of the local cuisine. Now I know why the locals consider it as one of the best restaurants in the area.

Thank SnackAroundTheWorld
Winton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the meal, lovely cuisine, lovely waitress, nice surroundings, menu has a good range, prices reflect the menu

Thank Geoffrey S
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The menu is slightly unusual which makes it more interesting. The very friendly waitress recommended a main course which was delicious. Would definitely recommend this restaurant and easy to find just off the Main Street.

Thank Rita S
Verona, Italy
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Service was very good. We had dinner twice, so we liked it. The interior is very tipical Austrian, exterior is pleasant

Thank renate231
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A nice restaurant in a classy mountain style with a lot of wood interior. One of the best places to eat in Zell am See.

Thank travelllllerSalzburg
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I can not recommend this place enough! Even though I've been to Zell am See several times this was my first visit to Zum Hirschen. The restaurant makes austrian dishes but many of them with a nice twist. The chef has really put a lot of effort into how the food is presented and composed, and at the same time... More 

Thank JHLharlev
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78 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 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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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Austrian, European, Central European, German
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 1, Zell am See 5700, 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?