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Full of cosy nooks, this oriental-style tearoom has a terrific tea selection...
For year-round Spass (fun), you can’t beat this lively barn and marquee combi. Lederhosen -clad folk stars get beer glasses swingin’ in summer, while plentiful schnapps and DJ Mütze fuel the après-ski party in winter.
It's all about the view at this glass-fronted wine bar on the square facing Mariendom. Drink in the view of the cathedral's neo-Gothic pinnacles and spires over a glass of Grüner Veltiner or Zweigelt on the terrace.
This newly renovated venue facing Széchenyi tér contains a theatre, concert hall, casino and restaurant, and hosts some of the most important music and other cultural events in Sopron. Contact Tourinform for details.
Small, alternative and pleasantly dingy, Carina is a muso’s and drinker’s bar. Local bands perform most nights, only a few feet from a normally enthusiastic audience, and the music is invariably folk, jazz or country.
A tiny club attracting clubbers who want to boogie before breakfast, Goodmann serves food upstairs (until 8am) and hides its night owls, who are an eclectic mix of old and young (but always in a merry state), downsta...
This snug Altstadt wine bar is a relaxed choice to sample Austria's finest wines, which start at €2.80 a glass; see the website for details of the regular tastings...
Opened in 1880 and revered for its supreme acoustics, the Mozarteum highlights the life and works of Mozart through chamber music (October to June), concerts and opera. The annual highlight is Mozart Week in January.
This is one of Vienna’s seminal gay and lesbian bars. Housed in the pink Rosa Lila Villa , it’s a very popular place to meet for a chat, a drink or a meal. The lovely inner courtyard garden opens for the summer months.
Owned by St Anton ski legend and two-time slalom world champion Mario Matt, this slopeside hot spot is loud, fun and jam-packed after 5pm...
DJ sessions and a tree-shaded beer garden are crowd-pullers at this trendy cafe-cum-bar set in the greenery of Hofgarten.
Sip cocktails beneath the stars or gaze up at the star-studded ceiling in the pavilion.
Going strong since 1705, this marble and wood-panelled cafe is a former Mozart haunt. It’s famous for having Salzburg’s flakiest strudels, best Einspänner (coffee with whipped cream) and grumpiest waiters.
Just a short amble from the Hietzing Gate to Schloss Schönbrunn, this cafe is a fine spot to escape the crowds, sip a Melange and dig into delectable pastries, tortes and cakes after a visit to the palace.
Mango attracts a young, often men-only, gay crowd with good music, friendly staff and plenty of mirrors to check out yourself and others. It usually serves as a kick-start for a big night out on the town.
Top Kino offers an ever-changing array of European films and documentaries, generally in their original language with German subtitles. Top Kino also holds a variety of themed film festivals throughout the year.
Krems’ busiest cafe is this elegantly high-ceilinged Viennese job next to the Steinertor (the medieval gateway into the Old Town), good for your first and last cuppa of the day, and everything in between as well.
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