A small island of Viennese-flavoured Englishness rests alongside the Alte Donau lake. Das Bootshaus captures the feel of a genteel rowing club environment. Upmarket … [Read more...] about Das Bootshaus lakeside restaurant
Cafes, bars and restaurants
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A coffee house and restaurant like a metaphor for Vienna itself: history and tradition with a veneer of surprising flair and a side order of contemporary art. Location … [Read more...] about Café Diglas
For a while, I mentioned the Sluka site on Kärntner Straße as a smaller footnote to the older location by the Rathaus. But the remarkable interior décor never fails to impress … [Read more...] about Sluka (Kärntner Straße)
Vienna makes no secret of its cultural and historical jewels, but the occasional gem remains a secret guarded carefully by the local population. Like Café Ritter … [Read more...] about Café Ritter Ottakring
With its many embankment walls, the Donaukanal forms a natural canvas for street artists. And no self-respecting urban waterfront would be seen without its fair share of … [Read more...] about The Donaukanal: street art, bars and restaurants
Another authentic gastronomic adventure in Vienna is to drop into a Heuriger. But what exactly is a Heuriger? And what makes one such a distinctive experience? Wine tavern … [Read more...] about The Heuriger