Fabulous Moor Lake in Goldegg, Austria, and the Seehof Hotel
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An Organic Foodie filled with Austrian Zen

Beside the waters of the beautiful Goldegg Moor lake in Austria, just south of Salzburg, sits the quietly impressive HECHT! organic restaurant and Der Seehof hotel.

Hecht Restaurant at the Hotel Seehof in Goldegg Austria, interiors with art

Although the restaurant’s name may shout at you (it actually means trout) the heavenly surroundings and peaceful feel of Der Seehof and HECHT! will do anything but - this is a foodie destination.

Mountains on the Moor Lake in Goldegg from the Hotel Der Seehof, lakes of Austria

Born of successful true foodie, chef and co-owner, Sepp Schellhorn, HECHT! and Der Seehof create an atmosphere of friendly calm and familiarity. This is built upon the fact that their buildings have existed in the same, small Austrian hamlet for over 300 years, and have been in the same family for generations.

Delicious food served in the organic restaurant HECHT at Ser Seehof Hotel
Foodie heaven on a plate at Restaurant HECHT Goldegg, Austria

In honour of sticking to these special and firmly established roots, and in honour of the stunning produce found locally in the surrounding Austrian countryside, HECHT! is renowned for sourcing all its produce from a radius of 120km. In doing so, it embraces its idyllic environment to the full, and has added the tag, r120, to its name. 

Chefs of the organic restaurant HECHT go to catch fresh trout from Der Seehof Hotel in Goldegg, Austria , fresh fish for dinner

Surrounded by forests full of fruit and herbs and fresh water streams full of wild fish, HECHT! chefs, Sepp and his son Felix, a highly trained and successful chef in his own right, seek out seasonal, immediately available and fresh food from their own doorstep. In an effort to be regional and responsible, they also ensure they leave nothing wasted; all meats are used as a whole animal, ‘everything from the nose to the tail’, all vegetables are grown in their garden, and they freshly bake all rye bread in their own wood ovens. Sustainable and delicious, this is Austrian foodie living at its finest.

Restuarant HECHT bakes all its own breads and speciality butters, organic dining, foodie at htoe Der Seehof in Goldegg Austria

It is these endeavours and HECHT!’s authentic and delicious food that keeps it one of the highest scoring restaurants in Gault&Millau, one of the leading independent international restaurant guides in the world.

Winning awards for a decade now HECHT! is world-renowned as a foodie aficionado must-see (and taste!) should you ever visit the region. We have all heard how locally grown, fresh produce has that added extra something – a thing that gives a taste experience unlike any other – well, just imagine being at HECHT!, the mountains, the lake, the breeze, and oh the food.... to the cool waters of Goldegg Moor Lake we go...

EDITOR'S JOURNAL EDIT

For more on all things truly foodie have a peek in our Travel Journal's fully stuffed Foodie Genre for the hottest racelette restaurants in the Alps to the best foodie fare in all of Austria - the legendary Taubenkobel. Go all organic at Son Brull and eat with the youngest double Michelin-star chef in Switzerland, Nenad Mlinarevic. A foodie traveller's gastro world awaits.  

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IMAGES © Hecht! & Der Seehof, Goldegg am See, AUSTRIA

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