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Sky Bar

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Address: Kaerntner Strasse 19, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number:
(431) 513 17 12
09:30 - 03:00
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Sun 18:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 03:00

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Slowest service ever

I went for Lunch on Christmas Eve, I hadn't eaten all morning so I thought I would order something fast... Surf and Turf burger. My white wine was hit by the time the food arrived... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
Belgrade, Serbia
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Miami Beach, Florida
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fail. You would figure a place called any bar would have a view from the bar, nope. They wouldn't give us a table with a view either because we only wanted drinks. Then we find out the drinks are pre made in Vats in the back not even at the bar. Not to mention, they are pretty gross.... More 

Thank wanderenn
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice location and great view in the middle of Vienna. The drinks are quite pricey, but one can certainly expect that for such location. The service was quite fast, but make sure you check your bill after you get it. Each of our drinks has magically gained 1-2 euros on top of list prices in the drink menu... I would... More 

Thank Andrey B
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievably rude manager who doubles as a door man....or at least he said he was the manager. Refused us entry and told us to go to the smoking part as he was full even though many tables were leaving. Cannot express how rude he was, very arrogant. Told him I would write a trip advisor review and suddenly he told... More 

Thank ZaraLightowler
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at the bar looking forward to the views, we never went past the door. The doorman requested our coats were put in the cloakroom at €2 euros each, we refused saying we will keep our coats with us, he wouldn't let us go any further. We asked why and he said there the rules. We turned tale with him... More 

Thank WolvesWizard
York, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh dear, this should be a great bar! The view is good, the service friendly but very slow and the cocktails are poor. I had a portnstar martini that tasted synthetic and cheap. All in all, disappointing and a missed opportunity!

Thank Rachael0303
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Interesting that our experience seems to contradict a lot of the reviews placed previously. We visited for lunch during our stay and firstly did not have to place our coats in the cloakroom. The restaurant is stylish and contemporary and the staff were very friendly, spoke good English offering us seats with lovely views of the cathedral and Vienna skyline... More 

Thank Steveh111160
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I only wish I had checked out the TripAdvisor reviews before deciding to grab a drink here with friends. Upon arrival, you are asked to check your coats (2 euros each) and then told to go to the bar to the left. Our group are all non-smokers but the only non-smoking section is the restaurant/bar on the right. It took... More 

Thank ttrottieraus
Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Well people this seems to be a common theme for this restaurant....long waits, poor service, mediocre food. We were there for my birthday dinner, we were handed a menu , but then waitedmore than 20 minutes before we were even offered water. My husband ordered steak, which came beyond cold and very over done, but the vedgeis were hot, go... More 

Thank pslade2017
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

What a disaster this place is...and what a mistake to we made to dine here. 45 minutes wait for a soup and at the end main course and starter came together. Service pathetic to the core and food nothing to talk about.poor food quality and poor service making it a worse experience ever. Just for a drink not bad....but to... More 

Thank Jagpreet S
Belgrade, Serbia
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195 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

I went for Lunch on Christmas Eve, I hadn't eaten all morning so I thought I would order something fast... Surf and Turf burger. My white wine was hit by the time the food arrived and that only happened because I asked where it was. Now the burger was delicious as was the apple strudel with vanilla cream sauce. But... 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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