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At the heart of Europe's oldest restaurant.

Austrian culture, history and modernity at the St Peter Stiftskeller – The Restaurant in Salzburg.


The kitchen lies at the heart of Europe's oldest restaurant. Pulsing with creativity, this is where locally grown vegetables and freshly caught trout and char are transformed into delectable dishes.

Choose a traditional Austrian speciality or an international delicacy such as Irish Hereford Beef or Spanish Serrano ham.

The Haslauer family, chef Andreas Krebs and the restaurant managers Bata Jovic and Jos Huppertz are constantly reinventing the restaurant to provide superior quality – from kitchen to plate, cellar to glass.

Where taste buds tango -

sous vide, cold or hot smoked, traditionally
prepared or scented with a hint of charcoal…

The culinary arts have flourished for centuries at St Peter Stiftskeller and continue to evolve. Seasonal changes, sophisticated ingredients and our kitchen's immense creative potential all contribute to an ever-changing dining experience.

Every day, we rise to the challenge of creating new dishes while staying true to our roots.

Traditional

Cold-smoking

Hot-smoking

Charcoal BBQ

Sous vide

Menu

A feast for all the senses…

Drinks for sipping…as aperitifs…to match your food…delicious with dessert…
as digestifs…for toasts…

Whether you opt for our expert's recommendation or a blind tasting, we always consider your personal preferences.

Wine

Spirits

Coffee

Tea

1200 years of tradition –

St Peter Stiftskeller is the oldest restaurant in Central Europe and has a very long history. Timeline:

803

The St Peter Stiftskeller is mentioned for the first time in a document by the scholar Alcuin who was a liegeman of Charlemagne – our restaurant is therefore considered the oldest inn in Europe.

1300

The St Peter Stiftskeller enters the history of literature thanks to the late 14th century poet and composer, the Monk of Salzburg.

1510

The inn is significantly extended – Faust knows it to be a place of quality.

1720

The Stiftskeller changes – patrons now include nobility, clergy and the emerging middle classes.

1760

Michael Haydn is a resident of the Stiftskeller’s top floor.

1803

The Stiftskeller acquires the right to brew and serve beer. Prior to this, the Stiftskeller’s padres were only allowed to serve their own wines.

1809

French troops are given quarters in the Stiftskeller during the Napoleonic wars.

1903

Abbot Willibald Hauthaler oversees the construction of the Baroque Hall and expansion of the ‘Willibaldhöhle’.

1918

The monastery cellar is looted during the First World War.

1992

The first lease agreement in the history of St Peter Stiftskeller is signed. 25-year-old Claus Haslauer is the tenant who takes on this challenge.

1996

World première of the famous Mozart Dinner Concerts in the historic Baroque Hall. These have since enjoyed great popularity and are performed daily.

1999

Veronika Kirchmair-Haslauer begins to update and redesign the restaurant’s interiors.

2003

The Stiftskeller celebrates its 1200th anniversary.

2008

The St Peter Stiftskeller’s kitchen and bar are given a state-of-the-art makeover as part of extensive alterations.

2010

St Paul Soul Food Catering joins the St Peter Stiftskeller family. This highly successful catering concept focuses on individuality, exclusivity and professional service for every event.

2013

Redesign of the Willibaldhöhle and the arcade courtyard.

2014

Sous vide and a charcoal barbecue are added to the St Peter Stiftskeller repertoire..

2015

A report by the Federal Monuments Office Austria revealed that the gate to the St. Peter Stiftskeller is the oldest door in the St. Peter’s district. The gate was renovated and restored to the original state of the year 1710.

We have a range of rooms where you can enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner, concerts, private banquets, parties, celebrations…

Whatever the occasion, we have a space that's suitable for you, with the right ambience, décor and themes – unique in Salzburg.


Petrusstube

Bürgerstube

Prälatenstube

Richardstube

Wolfgangstube

Virgil-Salon

Refugium

Haydnzimmer

Barocksaal

Felsenstube

Innenhof

Praise is the only force that drives us to noble actions and gives us the stamina for them.

Jean de La Bruyère (1645 – 1696)

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For that special gift

A St Peter Stiftskeller gift voucher is always well received.
After all, the restaurant is Salzburg's number one dining destination.

Let us help you choose a voucher or customise a 'culinary certificate' to your specifications. Please feel free to give us a quick call on +43 662 8484810 or send us an email: st.peter@haslauer.at