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Cafe-Restaurant Gutenberg

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Neighbourhood:
Old University Quarter
Austrian, European, Central European, German
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Lugeck 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5127365
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09:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a splendid restaurant! The food is traditional and Viennese. I particularly recommend the Goulash! The service (Ludwig and Raphael) was friendly, polite and discreet and the dinning room, both elegant and comfortable. We will return.

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Thank Peter H
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have no idea how this place celebrated their 50 year in business in 2013, but the food is too salty, and very average at best! I ordered the lamb steak, which was swimming in way too salty sauce! It was the only tourist trap open on a Sunday, so I had little choice.

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Thank Rahul K
Hong Kong
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The service was quite good, and our food was all right except for a really awful salad dressing which may have been a herb we weren't familiar with. My daughter described as bad breath, but I thought it was more diaper-flavored... I really think it was a herb. This is a quaint old place and we were surrounded by locals.... More 

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Thank trocadero99
Melbourne
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a NON SMOKING restaurant. We searched locally and all the others were filled with smoke. So the food and ambience became less important. However, make of this what you will, but the food was good (we had the burger which was cooked perfectly by Australian standards but raw by British standards) and ok value. They were turning German... More 

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Thank BacklaterMelbourne
Essex, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

OK. Did what I wanted it to do but only just. Looked ok from outside. Food fine and I guess one could do a lot worse if selecting a place at random

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Thank Awayagain2014
Budapest, Hungary
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

As we couldn't find free place nearby, choosed this place but I wouldn't recommend. Service is not nice at all, the schnitzel was not a good value. The only positive thing was that there was draught beer.

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Thank Ennijo
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

It was getting late on our first night in Vienna and we were struggling to find somewhere to eat with a table for 5. This looked ok and we were quickly seated downstairs. The service wasn't bad although the waiter managed to get the different glasses of white wine the wrong way round. The food was ok if basic and... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Bad service. No attension from the servant. Gin tonic was awfull. Austrian gin made in the backyard. Toilets was not clean And the smell was like a festival toilet. There is a lot Of other good restaurants in Vienna, so do not border to waste time and money at this place.

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Thank janotje
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Though the atmosphere was incredibly Austrian in its frivolity, which is something you either love or hate (I don't really like it that much), the staff showed incredible hospitality and the service was quick and nice. We were allowed to stay there for quite some time even though we only ordered some drinks to load up from a long day... More 

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Thank Manouk B
Sutton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I think that I ate here on my previous visit 20 years ago? Only this time I was travelling alone. With a total of 9 we were seated downstairs. This time I was seated in the café area. I am saddened to read that some visitors were not impressed at the service. Personally I could not fault it. My waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European, German
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugeck 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5127365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse, Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories and legends that will enrich your Vienna experience.
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