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Indulgence moves Mountains

Experience pleasurable moments and a down-to-earth haute cuisine full of phantasy at the Mesnerhaus.

The Mesnerhaus

A 4-toque restaurant located amid a beautiful mountain scenery, with roots dating back to the year 1420.

The Restaurant Mesnerhaus opens up new vistas into the world of haute cuisine. Experience the cosy and unhurried atmosphere in this historical location, where past and present merge with one another.

The Mesnerhaus, decorated with 4 Gault Millau toques, is run by Maria and Josef Steffner. The authentic and passionate gourmet-couple, part of the Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe, inspire their guests with their gentle charm, the down-to-earth cuisine and their imaginative creations.


Unforgettable moments full of joie de vivre.

Get enchanted and dive into a new world of pleasure, a little timeout will soon become an unforgettable experience. Not only the fantastic haute cuisine and the relaxing atmosphere, but also the warm and affectionate way of Maria and Josef Steffner will delight you; you arrive as a guest and leave as friend.

Amidst the mountains of Salzburg, the Mesnerhaus is located in the small village of Mauterndorf. The local nature offers endless possibilities, energy and vitality. “Nature is our best source and supplier”, says 3-toque chef and head of the house Josef Steffner about the influence of his home on his culinary art.


Pure pleasure on a plate – have a look at our menu.

We are currently closed due to the lockdown in Austria in accordance with the official regulations. We hope that the situation will calm down as soon as possible and that we can welcome you here in the Mesnerhaus Mauterndorf.

Stay healthy and don't forget the little moments of pleasure that are so important for the soul and your health.