At the highly acclaimed Le Ciel, situated on the seventh floor of the Grand Hotel Wien, Austria’s 2012 Chef of the Year (S.Pellegrino Culinary Selection) invents whimsical dishes inspired by French cuisine. Treat your mouth to an unforgettable journey through a multicourse meal (relatively affordable, too—under €50 for three courses), where you can begin with a marinated bite of sea bass and finish with a chocolate mousse and black currant sorbet. You’ll dream about it afterward. Le Ciel provides an elaborate atmosphere complete with chandeliers, ornate furniture, and a live pianist. The courteous and professional wait staff help to enhance the truly elegant experience. Inquire about the outdoor terrace on a sunny day, and remember to dress your best for dinner. Get off at Karlplatz station (U1, U2, and U4). Reservations are a good idea.
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