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Restaurant Der Kuckuck

) #306 of 3,684 Restaurants in Vienna €€ - €€€ German, , European
Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5128470
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  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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German, Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of our concierge, and had a pleasant meal. Overall, it was not incredible or anything, as some items were much better than others, but it was very good. The dumpling appetizer filled with meat with ham was superb, but...More

Thank antonius66
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal of chicken breast in paprika sauce with dumplings and sadly had no room for pudding. Host was very friendly and decor inside traditional. The music was , for once in a restaurant , not intrusive and entirely in character.

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent cooking in this unassuming restaurant. We loved the house salads with lavender in the dressing. For our vegetarian, they had cheese in batter like Wiener schnitzel. For dessert, amazing creme brûlée Sacher torte. The owner and young waiter were exceptional friendly and provided excellent...More

Thank RoderickPA
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was recommended this Cookoo restaurant by a friend who saw on FB that we were in Vienna. We tracked it down and were so delighted we had done. Lovely small establishment off one of the main drags near the historic centre of the city...More

Thank Seacroft
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We made a dinner reservation there because we liked the appearance from the street. As visitors from the USA, we wanted somewhere with an "Austrian" vibe. We loved it. Great service. Great food. Charming ambiance. Easy recommendation.

Thank Lduqu
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very food in generous portions. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Owner himself checked if we were ok and offered a complimentary drink after the meal. Loved the atmosphere and very cute decor details.

1  Thank FratataL
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience here. Fabulous food and a warm welcome in old Viennese style. Don't miss it, I'm not on my next visit. Gareth Davies Wales UK

Thank Gareth D
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The food was really delicious. The atmosphere was great. The owner nickname "Fabio" made our visit great. We were at home.

Thank serge g
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Me and my girlfriend found this restaurant as we were looking for typical austrian restaurant serving a "wiener Schnitzel" . very nice and welcoming staff and the kitchen was perfect as well. We both had a Schnitzel with potatoes. Together with that we drank a...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming atmosphere, authentic decor, friendly staff and delicious food! Had Wiener schnitzel - very nice indeed! And free schnapps at the end - can't go wrong!

Thank LaurajJ88
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$25
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:15
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5128470
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The “Der Kuckuck” (cuckoo) isone of the most traditional restaurantsin the heart of Vienna.Only five minutes walking distancefrom St. Stephan’s cathedral it offers best Austrian hospitality with excursions to the formerAustrian-Hungarian monarchy.Come and enjoy an evening inoriginal Viennese atmosphere with perfect food & wine. Monday to Sunday:from 5 p.m.
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