Eating and drinking at the lake Altausseer See (Ausseerland - Salzkammergut) | © Steiermark Tourismus | Tom Lamm Eating and drinking at the lake Altausseer See (Ausseerland - Salzkammergut) | © Steiermark Tourismus | Tom Lamm
Enjoy Styria regionally

Experience the “Kulinarium Steiermark“

Fine-dining restaurants, inns and traditional mountain huts – all of them treat their guests to a vast selection of Styrian delicacies. More than 150 “Kulinarium Steiermark” partners use regional ingredients to create outstanding dishes. With their culinary expertise, they expertly showcase the many different faces of Styrian cuisine. Alongside culinary delights, they treat guests to a dose of heartfelt hospitality and the true taste of the green heart of Austria.

Styrian hosts between glacier and wine-growing region

The taste of Styria

  • Langenwang

Hotel Restaurant Krainer

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  • Bad Mitterndorf

Gourmet Atelier Steirerhütte

The experience gastronome Christian Schilcher with his wife Kerstin spoils his guests with regional products and...
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Hotel Erla_Essen_Oststeiermark | © Hotel Erla/Willy Semmler - Erla GmbH
  • Stubenberg

Restaurant | Boutique Hotel Erla

The "Erla" restaurant - your Styrian Genusswirt - is located directly on the Stubenbergsee in the beautiful apple...
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Hollhaus im Sommer | © Hollhaus
  • Tauplitz

Mountain Inn Hollhaus

The cozy inn is located at 1,650 meters above sea level directly on the Tauplitzalm. In summer, countless hikes lead...
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Josef Zotter in seinem Tiergarten | © Rautenstrauch
  • Riegersburg

Öko-Essbar Zotter's Essbarer Tiergarten

The chocolate shop theatre grows into the grounds: all visitors are invited to relax in the Edible Zoo and reflect on...
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Hotel Schwaiger, Außenbereich mit Terrasse | © Schwaiger
  • Tauplitz

Hotel-Restaurant Schwaiger

The restaurant is located directly in the center of Tauplitz. From the landlord you will be spoiled culinary.
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Wirtshaus Friedrich | © Bergmann
  • Buch-Sankt Magdalena

Wirtshaus Familie Friedrich

Experience the Styrian cuisine in the family inn of the Friedrich family. For the creation of the dishes, only fresh...
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Gregorhanslwirt | © Gregorhansl
  • Bad Schwanberg

Alpengasthaus zum Gregorhansl

Our cozy inn is located on a hill (725m) in Hollenegg, between Deutschlandsberg and Schwanberg, with a wonderful view...
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Restaurant WASSERMANN, Grundlsee, Fine dining | © Mondi Resort am Grundlsee
  • Grundlsee

Restaurant Wassermann

Excellent food at the Gault Millau Restaurant Wassermann.
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Landgasthof Willingshofer_Hausfoto_Oststeiermark | © Landgasthof Willingshofer / Köberl
  • Gasen

Landgasthof Willingshofer

Well-tried delicacies and tasty new interpretations are conjured up at Gasthof Willingshofer: traditional Styrian...
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Schöni Alm | © Schöni Alm
  • Bad Mitterndorf


The "SCHÖNI-Alm" on the Tauplitz at 1,550m above sea level radiates coziness with a rustic hut character and is...
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  • Kammern im Liesingtal

Gasthof Judmayer

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Styrian cuisine: regional and seasonal

The true taste of Styria is what the “Kulinarium Steiermark” restaurants are after. With plenty of passion and creativity, they create regional and seasonal dishes – whether it’s up at a mountain hut without electricity or at a three-star restaurant.

The “Kulinarium Steiermark” businesses even have their own quality seal, the “green heart”. This quality seal is based on ten special “enjoyment rules”. Among others, they include use of local ingredients with a verifiable origin as well as cooking in line with the seasons.

What’s more, “Kulinarium Steiermark“ sees participating chefs as ambassadors of good taste, treating their guests to exquisite moments of indulgence by way of top-class regional dishes.

Take a pinch of passion and add to it a bit of deliciousness and Styrian hospitality and what you get is a tasteful stay in Styria!

The 10 enjoyment rules of “Kulinarium Steiermark”

Kulinarium Steiermark ...

  • ... seeks to establish the green heart of Austria as an appealing destination for gourmets and foodies.
  • ... sees itself as a partner for all those who offer fresh products and distinctive taste at the intersection of tradition and state-of-the-art cuisine.
  • ... guarantees a uniform, authentic cuisine across Styria.
  • ... is aware that good Styrian cuisine cannot succeed without respectful partnerships between Styrian chefs and the region’s farmers and producers.
  • ... encourages guests to enjoy pioneering, creative Styrian cuisine.
  • ... promotes “culinary craftsmanship“ that produces ingredients for authentic Styrian dishes and at the same time creates new traditions.
  • ... seeks to make a contribution to joy of life by means of a healthy diet revolving around high-quality, tasty ingredients and a cultivated dining culture.
  • ... is committed to the claim “from the region, for the region“.
  • ... relies on dealers who assemble their product range locally and simply sell “good stuff”.
  • ... sees chefs as sustainable „ambassadors of good taste“.

The perfect combination for new taste compositions

Partners in the region

If you put together regional producers with “Kulinarium Steiermark” partners, you get a perfect combination for new culinary experiences securing the future of local producers and gourmet businesses alike. What’s more, guests benefit from this combination because of the many Styrian culinary masterpieces that result from it.

Delicious products straight from Styria’s nature

Perfect conditions and highly motivated agricultural businesses make Styria’s fields particularly prosperous. Apples, pumpkins and grapes are well-known regional products that local restaurants use to create their exquisite dishes.

What’s more, many guests take home pumpkin seed oil, wine or other local produce as culinary souvenirs from their holiday in Styria.