Schubertring 5-7, 1010 Vienna Austria
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Melounge Lobby Lounge

Whether a sumptuous breakfast or a quick lunch, the Lobby Lounge with its elegant ceiling offers a relaxed yet international ambience to enjoy meals during the entire day as well as a relaxing afternoon tea. Lunch and dinner are served à la carte. The specialty however is hot chocolate from Criollo chocolate which is produced from the most expensive cacao beans.

Chocolate Sommelier Pablo Mercado invites you to a journey of the Criollo Cocoa bean for you to enjoy the fullest and sweetest chocolate from the rarest and noblest type of cocoa. Enlighten your experience with fresh fruits or matched wines and spirits. Besides the Criollo chocolate and depending on your preferences, you may choose between different chocolates being Arriba, Apurimac and Sambirano chocolate.

February 7 and 14, 2015, 4 p.m.

Symbolizing life and fertility, cocoa beans are also known as the “brown gold” of the Aztecs and Mayans. Even today, a silky smooth hot chocolate is worth a mint, and the moment of enjoyment priceless. In our chocolate making courses in February, Chocolate Sommelier Pablo Mercado will show you how an original hot chocolate, prepared with water, not milk, is drunk in Latin America. You will learn everything you need to know about chocolate and prepare the perfect hot chocolate with the rarest type of cocoa beans. Children are invited to prepare the “Ritz Kids Chocolate”, a wonderfully creative craft, which little ones love.

Opening Hours:

Monday - Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Breakfast daily
6:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Afternoon Tea
Enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the Lobby Lounge Melounge and indulge yourself with our classical high tea offerings:

Traditional High Tea with a glass of champagne, cucumber, salmon and roast beef sandwiches, a selection of Petit Fours as well as baked scones with clotted cream and jam.

Daily between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.. Cost per person: € 30,-

Chocolate Sommelier
Daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost per person: € 18.00

We look forward to receiving your reservation at +43 1 311 88 150 or via E-Mail to