Top makes of German and Austrian pianos

These are generally considered to be the best in the piano world, owing to their rich tone and good action; they are also stunning to look at. Quality of tone, responsive touch and good looks are important characteristics we consider when looking to stock a piano. Here is a list of these pianos found in the UK, in a rough order of common to less common. For more detailed information please follow the links below.

Bechstein piano
The most common top German make found in the UK.
Top Makes - Bluthner
Before Bechstein overtook them in about 1902, Bluthner were the most common German grand pianos in the UK and Europe.
Top Makes - Steinway pianos
Steinways are often the preferred piano on the concert stage for most top venues

More top German and Austrian pianos

bosendorfer pianos logo

Feurich pianos logo

grotrian steinweg pianos logo



Seiler piano logo

Other makes

Other makers of pianos are listed on our Common Makes in the UK section.