Modern design rooms at the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

Etched by Time

Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

Etched by Time

Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

Etched by Time

Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

Etched by Time

Foodie

A foodie hotspot for the past 660 years - food is a seriously wonderful passion here, serving classics through to modern dishes - a real taste delight.

Socializing in Salzburg is at the heart of the Blaue Gans and is what makes it the insider hotspot of town with a history of more than 660 years. Celebrating a taste of Austria, the key here is elegant simplicity with earthy local dishes, regional specialities and "Oma" inspired dishes. The vaulted restaurant echoes this ethos, serving a "Gastro-Stube" array of tasty delights, while the bar infused with jazz offers light cafe bites and the outdoor olive & fig-potted terrace is the in-spot of town - especially during the Festival days.  

Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Culinary food at the Restaurant of the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria
Brasserie in the old town, at the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria Restaurant in the old town, at the Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

Chilled in heritage, Blaue Gans offers a contemporary and unpretentious eatery that has all the echoes of regional cooking, think foodie delights like "Tafelspitz” – slow cooked beef, the “Wiener Schnitzel”, delicious jam filled pancakes called “Powidldatschgerl” or the to-die-for “Topfenknödel”, sweet dumplings made from cream cheese.  

- Onglet (Herzzapfen vom Rind mit Tropea-Zwiebeln und Gnocchi - Ingo Pertramer
Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria Art Hotel Blaue Gans in the old town of Salzburg, Austria

For those of you a little more daring in taste, the place is also acclaimed for the speciality offal dishes, including Fried Calf’s Brain, or how about a little Knuckle of Deer, both of which are scrummy. As you would expect from a house of notoriety, the wine cellars are also epic. 

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