Whether you’re a cocktail connoisseur or beer-hound, there’s a place to find your drink in one of the many Vienna bars.
Swanky cocktail lounges, dive bars, and rooftop bars – this buzzing city has it all. The potential for good vibes at these essential watering holes is endless. One sip at each of these spots and you’ll soon see that Vienna is really raising the bar when it comes to booze.
What a dream. Here’s our top picks from the city’s bar scene…
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One of those super atmospheric rooms where great nights seem to happen organically. Their food menu is where you’ll probably start off, but it’s the cocktails and the quality of them that will keep you coming back.
A cocktail bar that is as elegant, grand and spectacular as the city that houses it. You’ll . never want to leave once you sink into their luxurious seats with cocktail in hand.
Get ready for fine cocktails and jawdroppings views from this bar on the 18th floor of the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom.
But just take note: for a guaranteed place at the window, with the best view over the rooftops of Vienna, you need to book the 4-course LOFT menu and pay in advance. Worth it?
A historic vaulted cellar with an alleged past as a semi-legal jazz club in the 1950s/1960s has been transformed into on of the slickest bars in Vienna. Krypt has a speakeasy vibe, without any of the pretentiousness.
For something special order the carrot daiquiri – it’s good, we promise.
There’s 12 different beers on tap which change on a regular basis ,as well as a large selection of bottled beers and cans. They believe that their independence and the brewer’s independence are key to beer quality and diversity.
We agree – grab a seat on the terrace in summer and you’ll be in heaven.
An ideal place for beer lovers, this has a huge range of craft beers yet still keeps a shabby-chic atmosphere. Lucky, the owner, will make you feel instantly at home. And isn’t that just what you want from a dive bar?
Beaver Brewing Company makes classic craft beer varieties as well as rotating experimental beers on-site. They also have a kitchen that offers a variety of traditional American food which is the perfect sustenance for sampling even more of their delicious beers.