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Carl by Philipp Haiges

#17 of 529 Restaurants in Graz
Certificate of Excellence
Innere Stadt
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Opernring 5a, Graz 8010, Austria
+43 316 824848
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Traditional 5 star restaurant. No extravagant decoration, drinks or food choices. Straight forward high end Austrian kitchen and wine. Food was absolutely fabulous. From the kitchen greeting till the desert. Very friendly staff, nice table arrangements for enough privacy and a very city central location, just next to the Opera house. You don't have a view but that doesn't matter.... More 

Thank Juergen J
Dallas, Texas
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185 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went there for a casual lunch and chose the restaurant for its convenient location - what a surprise... Food was very creative and exceptionally good, we loved all our dishes and are sure to return. Service was very good - our entire experience was really amazing.

Thank GFK88
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a fine place if you want fine dining before going to the oper. The Opera is next door. Nice plates, friendly service, good value for money. The souffle in the dessert is excellent. Be aware the the oper performances in Graz are in a modern setting which is not appreciated by everybody.

Thank Ursula2302
Graz, Austria
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396 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Came here friends from out of town and the food was totally amazing. Steak was cooked to perfection, salmon starter was to die for and the tortellini was heavenly. Service was gracious however not with a smile. It took a while to get a table, over 2 years however worth the wait. I will return if I can get a... More 

Thank Sarsonuk
Lausanne, Switzerland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

A culinary experience. Food was amazing, service was good. We found the place through Tripadvisor, it was ranking high so we gave it a try. The place itself is very central, the interior is quite modern and stylish, we had dinner outside in the terrace. We were four in our party and all of them really loved everything that was... More 

1 Thank Alex_Salcedo
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Had a long weekend in Graz. Made the booking for Carl a week in advance in English. When arrived they didn't have a English menu and they couldn't be bothered to translate anything for me. Luckily my girlfriend is from Austria so she could help me. 1 of the 2 waitresses took our order. They didn't give us a wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 37
Austrian, European, International, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opernring 5a, Graz 8010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Styria  >  Graz>  > Innere Stadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Stadt
  • Phone Number: +43 316 824848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?