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Tel.: +43 1 533 55 30

Opening hours


... taste is of the utmost importance to us. Our menu is reasonably small, we change dishes regularly and cook freshly. Our products are delivered from the region around Vienna and Melk. Some of them are coming right from the Abbeys own production.

Our partners:
Best Zwickel - unfiltered beer - Wirtshausbrauerei Haselböck – Münichreith
Spirits - Brennerei Schüller – Maria Taferl
Our specialty of the house - slow roasted pork hog – Wiesbauer Gourmet – Reidling
What chefs need - Kastner Großhandel – Zwettl

Wines by the glass – vineyards we always have in stock:
Vy. Jamek – Joching/Wachau
Vy. Mehofer – Neudegg/Weinviertel
Vy. Burger – Ottental/Weinviertel



Party - Retreat - Gala dinner - Congress

have a good time at Melker Stiftskeller!

... we know you will. You want to host an event? We offer the perfect location for your birthday bash, the celebration of your bachelor/master degree or the xmas party of your company. We are flexible and are happy to help you plan and organize the setting for every occasion.

Our 600 years old cellar vault restaurant offers 315 seats in 7 rooms, which vary in size and capacity (from 10 to 100). In general, we are open from Tuesday to Saturday – 5 pm to midnight. For larger groups we can open on Monday as well. We are flexible, there is no harm in asking. Depending on your group size we offer different models, but we always take special demands into consideration. Classic Buffets to walk up to and multicourse menus are our daily business as well as our version of „Family Style Dinner“ and „Austrian Heurigenjause“, traditional cold platters served with typical wines – the real Austrian Experience

Our restaurant is the perfect location for School Reunion and meeting up with old friends. Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties are always welcome to start their evening at our venue with a good Austrian dinner and cold beer.

If you are looking for a spacious place to host your company’s Business Christmas Party, your search has come to an end.

There is no better ambiance for a relaxed Congress Gala Dinner or Kick-Off Event for your stay in Vienna during one of many Congresses taking place in our lovely city. We offer 315 seats on 7 rooms. No matter if you are looking for a multi-course set-menu, buffet or our “Family Style Dinner”. We help you organize a Christmas Party to enjoy and remember. Write us and check for dates available, Xmas Season is always busy at our venue.

Are you planning an activity while enjoying your dinner at our venue? Do you want to learn something about beer? Book our beer degustation with our beer sommelier

Mail us your request to - or just call and set an appointment with our staff. Stop by, tell us your ideas and dreams, we take the time and do our best to make them come true.

become a regular

...a regulars table is a tradition in Austria. You want to meet your friends and colleagues on a regularly basis? Sitting together, chatting, drinking an ice cold beer after working out or having a discussion about economics and politics, whatever you want to do, we have the booth for you reserved.

About us

... Who are we?

Just a simple and authentic Viennese “Gasthaus”, a restaurant in a traditional setting in Vienna’s oldest cellar vault. We pride ourselves with cooking fresh, traditional Austrian food. Our house specialty, a slow roasted pork hog/knuckle and other well known dishes are being served all year as well as seasonal dishes made from local ingredients.

Typical Austrian wines, some from the Abbey’s own vineyards and 3 kinds of beer on tap are part of our concept. A cozy and warm welcoming atmosphere is the essence of our cellar vault, let yourself go after a hard days work, enjoy the ambience and relax.

Our team

... there isn't much to say. We were born to host guests and were made for hospitality, we love what we are doing. Our ultimate goal is it for you to see and feel our passion. Visit us and get an impression. Feedback is always welcome.


Contact & directions

Schottengasse 3
A-1010 Wien

contact us
Tel.: +43 1 533 55 30
Fax.: +43 1 533 55 30 20

how to get there
Station Schottentor:
Accessible by U2, Tram 37/38/40/41/42/43/44
Approximately 5 min walk by foot via Schottengasse in the direction of the inner city

Station Herrengasse :
Accessible by U3
Approximately 7 min walk by foot via Herrengasse, then Schottengasse