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at eight

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Austrian, European, International, Contemporary, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Kaerntner Ring 8 | at Hotel The Ring, Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 221223830
Today
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night my friend and me had dinner at at eight for the Gourmet weeks. Service was good. Atmosphere was okay. The Gourmet week dishes were bigger than expected, however, some dishes missed the taste. The desert was delicious! All in all it was good, however, we expected it to be fabulous.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Food was good, not great. Service was extremely slow. Did not bring all entrees at the same time, even though the 'late' one was the same as one that had been served. Repeatedly told us they were bringing gluten-free bread and then 45 minutes later, explained they didn't have any.

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Darien, CT
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The food was less than so so ... boring actually ... and small ... and expensive ... and it took long time to get to the table. The drinks were tiny yet expensive too. I asked why my whisky was so small. They said their drinks were 2 cl. But the European standard is 4 cl. And they charged 12... More 

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Thank James O
Andreas S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at at eight, responded to this review

Dear James O, with deepest regrets I am reading your feedback here on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry for the unpleasent experience, but given the fact that your visit has been in September 2016, it will be a bit hard for me to investigate, what went wrong from our side. Things have changed gravely in the meantime: the menu is... More 

United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were two couples and had dinner here, as we were 'walked out' by sightseeing the whole day. The two men had steaks and they were very happy with their meal. The food was delicious and nicely presented. The 'taster' from the kitchen was incredible! The restaurant provided gluten free bread for my friend, so do ask! I had the... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place gets lots of great reviews on TripAdvisor, but was unable to discern why. Not that it's bad. It's not. But I expected more. Had the beef tartare as a starter, and it was fine but not nearly the best I've had. Then the beef goulash with spaetzle. Again, good, but not super. And the apple strudel dessert, just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a Saturday night dinner. We had a corner table which afforded us a great view out at the theatre goers and the local trams. We opted for the a la carte menu rather than the fixed menu. We enjoyed the amuse bouche of chestnut, mushroom and shallot. My favorite course was the pumpkin soup which... More 

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Köln, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive service, delicious food! Definitely worth a visit in Vienna.

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Andreas S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at at eight, responded to this review

Dear flofvs, thank you very much for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had a wonderful evening here with us and we are already looking forward to welcome you soon agian here At Eight. Best regards, Andreas Schebrek Guest Relation Manager More 

Edinburgh
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The ambience was disappointing though in fairness, we were the only customers in the restaurant at 18.00hr mid-week for a pre-opera dinner. The pumpkin soup was excellent but the wiener schnitzel with a potato salad lacked both taste and finesse. Dessert was an altogether forgettable apple strudel mille feuille. The only redeeming feature was the price of the meal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

At eight is in a great location near the Opera House on the Ring - Karntner Ring 8 The adjacent cocktail lounge is great At eight has a small quality menu with creative dishes. The schnitzel was excellent, wine list good & service spot on.

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Andreas S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at at eight, responded to this review

Dear skyejack, thank you very much for taking the time and leaving this review here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal here with us at eight and we are already looking forward to welcome you soon again! Best regards, Andreas Schebrek Guest Relation Manager More 

Rixensart
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

After a concert at Muziekverein we tried this restaurant. Although it was late, they set a table for us. Food was excellent, matching with local wine, staff was friendly, speaks English. Cepe mushrooms was a great starter. Guinea fowl with melanzane was excellent. Melanzane in particular were out of this world. No dessert. Beware this is fine cuisine so do... More 

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Andreas S, Leiter Gästebetreuung at at eight, responded to this review

Dear Luc D, thank you very much for this excellent comment here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that we could indulge you with our culinary delights and we would be pleased to welcome you soon again here at eight! Best regards, Andreas Schebrek Guest Relations Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$63
Cuisine
Austrian, European, International, Contemporary, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaerntner Ring 8 | at Hotel The Ring, Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 221223830
  • This restaurant is at The Ring
Description
Welcome to a culinary adventure!
Welcome to the casual-luxurious presentation of the so-called "aroma cuisine". Delicious, unforgettable and twice toque-decorated!

The young chef de cuisine Alexander Kristen plays with textures and aromas. He conjures fascinating combinations with various spices, fresh local and exotic herbs as well as essential oils. His dishes are made of high quality products, which harmonize perfectly, and of course they are presented in an extraordinary way. This applies also to gluten, lactose, fructose and histamine free dishes.

The service is cordial, personal, professional, and absolutely inconspicuous. And always caring for the guest's well-being! With pleasure the wine accompaniment is adjusted for each guest individually. The service team is young, as specific focus lies on the support of young talents.

During the day the restaurant radiates freshness and clarity for breakfast und lunch. In the evening a colour world of red and violet creates an entirely different atmosphere: At 3 p.M. The restaurant is getting changed. Subconsequently it welcomes its guests in a top smart evening dress: with covers for chairs, table cloth for the tables, "earrings" for the lighting fittings, curtains for the windows, mirrors for the walls, candles and decoration for the final touch a romantic mood and a perfect atmosphere for a sublime dinner is created.

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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