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Gumpendorfer Strasse 10-12 | Corner Königsklostergasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
+43 1 5810489
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Austrian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Gumpendorfer Strasse 10-12 | Corner Königsklostergasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Reviewed today via mobile

In amongst lovely vintage goodies for sale sits a great little eatery. So in this wonderful ambiance sits a great place to sit having either breakfast/lunch/aperitifs/supper or whatever you fancy. The weekend is WiFi free but the rest of the week it can be used...More

Thank mandmwells
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best hot chocolates (with rum, if you like!) and the most inspiring book collection in town (German & some in English). Also good for coffees. Can be difficult to get a table in the evening, but it’s worth the wait.

Thank Sipisupi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many books it’s beautiful. The place is extremely comfortable and perfect to go get a coffee or beer and read a book. It’s also great to meet up a friend and talk.

Thank ChrisPHolder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice place, where you can enjoy various breakfasts while exploring all the books they have here. You can have a really big breakfast, for a reasonable price. It can sometimes happen, that the place is overcrowded, you won't maybe have an...More

Thank shei_shei_26
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We stopped here for a coffee and cake whilst out walking. There were no seats inside which was a shame as it looked very pretty with all the bookshelves and we had to sit outside with stinky smokers. Service was polite but oh so slow!...More

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Lunch was excellent and food though basic was very tasty, great place to sit outside and watch the world go by

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice quietly. Just this but i expexting something more than this. The service was nice and the prices a little bit more than normal

Thank Gavri21
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We popped in after searching for a bar that was open on a Sunday and were happy to make it to Phil! It’s part bookshop, part bar, part cafe. It’s true the service is slow (there were only two staff doing everything and run off...More

Thank JamstarBK
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Have waited for hours for our order to be taken, but no one seems interested. Will probably die of lung cancer from all the smokers out here before we get a chance. Terrible.

Thank TheBowtieClub
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Is it a cafe, a bookshop or a place for breakfast? Or maybe the most important is unique atmosphere? It seems to me that everything of that has been given to me in Phil what I've been checked several times. You can eat there a...More

Thank Jakub K
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping
heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The
weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium
Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six
remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with
a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna
and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the
area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gumpendorfer Strasse 10-12 | Corner Königsklostergasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Mariahilf
  • Neighbourhood: Mariahilf
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5810489
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