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Porgy & Bess

#16 of 131 Nightlife in Vienna
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Address: Riemergasse 11, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 43-1-503 70 09
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Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00

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Great Jazz Club

I've been two times at that club. Always great music and great musicians. Very nice atmosphere. Very kind personnel. Ticket can be easilly purchsed online and picked-up just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Piotr_z_Wawy
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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We headed over after having viewed the online schedule but it was a Student dramatic presentation instead of Jazz. We thought it was student jazz but no, so not. Double check the schedule before going.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been two times at that club. Always great music and great musicians. Very nice atmosphere. Very kind personnel. Ticket can be easilly purchsed online and picked-up just before the event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is my secobd time, the place is great! I saw an excellent jazz performance, the place was not full and plenty of place to sit. Price was reasonable 20 euros and the beer was great Weissbeer half a litter for 4.50 euros. Staff was extremely friendly. Excellent ambient atmosphere, go for it!

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went to listen to Ed Motta and his band on the first day of our arrival.Though we were really tired, the atmosphere was so lovely that we couldn't just sit at the table and were dancing and singing the whole evening! Ed Motta entertained the audience with his sense of humor and amazing vocal skills. What a great night... More 

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Nottingham, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a really nice night of jazz, from the Bill Evans band, who were excellent. Good wine, friendly service, great atmosphere, a generally well-mannered audience listening to the music, rather than trying to talk over it as seems to be increasingly the norm. Be careful when booking tickets online that you've got seat reservations though - the website only... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I spent an early evening in Vienna listening Bill Evans saxophonist and his band. Porgy & Bess is an excellent jazz club where you can find an audience that knows how to love jazz, even if not perfect acoustics. There are food, good drink there , there are desert too, everything at good price... but the most important is the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had a great night at this small, atmospheric jazz club. It was a great way to end our visit to Vienna. The music was excellent and appreciated by the audience who listened, rather than talked as in some clubs. Food is available , but would be awkward to eat due to the small tables and cramped seating. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

I thought the band that we saw were brilliant (larry coryell & paulo morello trio). We ordered food when we arrived and ate during the performance. The food was pretty good and very reasonably priced. We booked our tickets online on the day of the performance and picked them up just before. Unfortunately it was not clear that we had... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

this nicely situated theater / restaurant -- yes you can eat there while the performance is on stage ! offers a very ambitiously band as the residents plus frequently invited guests

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting Porgy&Bess on the night there was a special Frank Sinatra celebration. It was a great night. Good food (surprisingly good) and bites and very good selection of wine. Musicians were amazing and enjoyed the evening. Recommended if you want to go for some good music, good wine and good food. Liked the atmosphere (mix of... More 

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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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