Lech is one of the most exclusive spots for a ski holiday in Austria. The resort’s position in the Arlberg ski area allows access to more than 305km of varied ski terrain. At an altitude of more than 1,400m, Lech boasts an impressive snow record. In fact, Lech tends to see more snow each year than any other resort in Austria. The reliable skiing conditions and magnificent scenery have given the resort an outstanding reputation. There is plenty of choice when it comes to the slopes. Intermediates can enjoy an array of immaculately kept runs. Daredevils can delve into marvellous off-piste adventures. For those still finding their ski legs, there are a number of gentle nursery slopes to explore. If you fancy venturing further afield, the Flexenbahn gondola can take you into Lech’s luxurious neighbour resort, St. Anton.

The town itself is particularly quaint and attracts some well-known names, from royalty to sports stars. The town might be small, but it is bursting with Alpine charm. High-end shops, luxury ski accommodations and delicious diners create a magical buzz around town. A large part of a ski holiday in Austria is the cuisine. For the most authentic experience, it is important to know the best spots to try a Schnitzel. Here is our top pick of the best restaurants in Lech.

Restaurant Aurelio’s

Restaurant Aurelio’s boasts both traditional and international flavours, as part of its award-winning à la carte menu. The renowned Executive Chef, Roland Auer, draws on inspiration from his travels to creative imaginative and flavoursome dishes. Each serving is crafted with high-quality ingredients and immaculately presented, with the finest attention to detail. In addition to the restaurant’s main offerings, the chefs also prepare a different special each day, based on their personal recommendations. If you are looking for a chic and modern spot for lunch or dinner, Restaurant Aurelio’s is the place to be. The interiors are luxurious, with deep colours and freshly polished table decor. Dim lighting and mountain views offer the most exquisite Alpine ambience. For an apéritif or a nightcap, guests can head to the Licca Lounge. Here you will find a cosy seating area, equipped with a private bar and a gentle open fireplace. For an all-round excellent dining experience, Aurelio’s is one of the best restaurants in Lech.

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A beautiful five-star hotel offering the perfect balance of modern luxury and traditional charm. Guests can unwind in the hotel’s lavished wellness area, including an indoor pool, a sauna and a hot tub.

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Restaurant Aurelio's in Lech

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Panorama Restaurant Rüfikopf

For breathtaking mountain views and traditional Austrian dishes, Panorama restaurant Rüfikopf is one of the best restaurants in Lech. Perched at the top of the Rüfikopf lift, diners can enjoy the 360-degree mountain views across the Arlberg ski area. Enjoy the delicious and warming Austrian delicacies from an impressive height of 2,350m. Fridays at Panorama restaurant Rüfikopf are all about fondue. At lunchtime, soak up the high-altitude sun on the impressive terrace and enjoy some cheese dipping. For dinner, the Rüfikopf lift opens exclusively for restaurant guests. You can enjoy a champagne reception and settle in for an evening of divine fondue and a romantic Alpine atmosphere. With its impressive altitude, mountain panoramas, and exquisite food, it is no surprise that Panorama restaurant Rüfikopf is a popular dining spot in Lech. We recommend booking in advance!

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An exclusive penthouse apartment set in a prime location in Lech, just a five-minute drive from the Schlosskpf chairlift. The interiors are luxurious and guests can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

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Panorama Restaurant Rüfikopf in Lech

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Der Berghof

Der Berghof is well known in Lech for its exquisite food, delicious wine selection and unparalleled service. The restaurant proudly sources high-quality ingredients from the region, ensuring all produce is as fresh and tasty as possible. Each dish is served with precision, making the Der Berghof dining experience incredibly aesthetic. Diners can enjoy culinary delights whilst taking in the beautiful mountain scenery that surround the restaurant. The hand-picked wine list details both local and international flavours. The team are knowledgeable and on hand to help you choose a wine to enhance your dish of choice. The restaurant even offers its own ‘Berghof’ wine!

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A unique and enchanting chalet with a rich history, dating back to 1597. The interiors are luxurious, complimented by antique pieces that give a homely feel to the property.

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Der Berghof in Lech

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Restaurant Martinstüberl

Restaurant Martinstüberl is a cosy and traditional dining spot in Lech. Perfectly located for lunch or dinner, this restaurant sits at the base of the slopes. Experience authentic Austrian cuisine as well as some international favourites. The chefs are passionate about using fresh, seasonal ingredients to produce mouth-watering dishes. The head chef, Sebastian Müller, says his ‘heart beats’ for Austrian cuisine. This passion is reflected in the taste and quality of the food at Restaurant Martinstüberl. The interiors give a true Alpine touch. Wooden beams and comfortable cushions offer the most charming spot to enjoy some warming Austrian cuisine. For an afternoon or evening tipple, make sure to sample the restaurant’s extensive wine list.

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One of the most luxurious, family run stays in Austria. The hotel has an excellent restaurant with a renowned wine list, the perfect way to spend relaxed mountain evenings.

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Restaurant Martinstüberl in Lech

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Rote Wand Chef’s Table

For something luxurious, head to Rote Wand Chef’s Table. Thought to be one of the best culinary hotspots in the Alps, this restaurant offers an all-around unforgettable dining experience. Upon arrival, you can enjoy an aperitif and small nibbles. You will then be taken to the upper floor to feast on the remainder of your courses. The team creates, stages and arranges each dish with optimal care and precision, right in front of your eyes. Each course will arrive with wines and drinks that perfectly complement the taste. The menu takes inspiration from international flavours, using local ingredients. Some are even grown in the restaurant’s very own food lab. It is worth noting that the Rote Wand Chef’s Table experience is only possible with online reservations.

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A luxurious, five-star apartment ideally located just a ten-minute walk from the centre of Lech. The apartment offers modern and spacious living areas, and two sumptuous bedrooms.

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Rote Wand Chef's Table in Lech

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To find out more about the best restaurants in Lech, call our ski experts on 020 7471 7700.

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