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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Lukas Restaurant

Restaurant Lukas

Chef Lukas Kienbauer is a shooting star in Austria’s gourmet scene. It comes as no surprise that his very own restaurant in Schärding, named Lukas, is the perfect place to experience the very best that Austrian gastronomy has to offer. The young chef’s innovative cooking style already earned him multiple awards, such as “Best Newcomer 2018” (Gault Millau), 3 hoods and 16/20 points from Gault Millau, 3 forks and 95/100 points from Falstaff, and 4 stars and 90/100 points from À La Carte. In addition, Lukas is featured on Austria’s “100 Best Chefs” list. You can enjoy his extraordinary cuisine in a beautiful minimalist setting, Nordic industrial style. The restaurant offers various dining areas, including a Chef´s Table with a direct view of the open kitchen (for two people), a lounge, and a private section with a single dinner table.

Lukas Restaurant

Schärding, Austria

Lukas Kienbauer

Lukas Kienbauer
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In 2016, at the age of 24, chef Lukas Kienbauer opened his own gourmet restaurant. Growing up in Schärding, there weren’t any fine-dining locations around. That’s why this ambitious chef made it his mission to prove it is possible to start an haute cuisine spot in his small hometown in Upper Austria.

4 Gault Millau hoods

3 Fallstaff forks

Austria’s 100 Best Chefs

Lukas’ cuisine

At restaurant Lukas there is no menu. Instead, you can choose between a full or a shortened menu. This results in elegant nine-course surprise menus that are playful and sophisticated. Chef Lukas Kienbauer’s menu is perfectly accompanied by individually tailored and seasonal beverages. In the kitchen, he often works with products from his own farm and cooks animals, such as poultry or fish, whole.

Schärding & surroundings

You’ll find restaurant Lukas in the historic center of Schärding. This baroque town in Upper Austria has a lot to offer when it comes to sightseeing. It’s the perfect starting point for excursions to Passau, the “City of Three Rivers” (15 km). The abbeys of Reichersberg (15 km), Engelszell (25 km), and the Alfred Kubin birthplace and museum (5 km) are nearby as well. If you’re looking for relaxation, we recommend the spas of Geinberg and Bad Schallerbach in the area. Other sightseeing highlights in Schärding are the Silberzeile, the Granite Museum, and the Baroque Garden & Orangery.

TALENT – in cooperation with Pastificio dei Campi

"A new generation is inventing tomorrow's gourmet cuisine. This young, award-winning talent that is Lukas Kienbauer from Restaurant Lukas in Austria is driven by desire. Lukas creates a cuisine that is in perfect harmony with both his values and philosophy, while delivering an excellent experience for every guest. Winner Lukas demonstrates extraordinary skill and creativity, taking gourmet standards to the highest level possible. Together with Pastificio dei Campi, we are proud to present this Talent of the Year Award to the ultimate creator of flavour and taste.



Lukas Restaurant Unterer Stadtplatz 7 4780 Schärding Austria


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Opening times

Wednesday 18:00 - 02:00
Thursday 18:00 - 02:00
Friday 18:00 - 02:00
Saturday 18:00 - 02:00

Mastercard Priceless Offer - Chef's Choice Menu

Chef's choice menu at chef's table, champagne aperitif, accompanying drinks, Chef Chat with glass champagne in the afternoon/end of the evening, glimpse behind the scenes in the afternoon, give-away gift with signed menu price for 2 persons

€ 499,-

Degustation Menu

5 course surprise menu p. person

€ 119,-

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