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Restaurant Der Kuckuck

#293 of 3,694 Restaurants in Vienna}
$$ - $$$German, , European
Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5128470
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“dumplings” (13 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Traditional Viennese food is served here. The service and food were very good. What I loved about this place was the atmosphere here very cozy for a couple.

Thank bjmack222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance and decided to have dinner here as it looked so cosy and traditional. We were not disappointed! The food was lovely, I had schnitzel (one of the best I have had, and I have had lots...) and tried the...More

Thank bright_eyes2509
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Found this charming place quite by accident....walking back to our hotel from St. Stephen's Square....we peeked in but made the huge mistake of continuing on instead of stopping there for dinner....(we were quite disappointed in the place we ultimately chose)...Fabio is fabulous! Makes the experience...More

2  Thank enclave17
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We ate here on the recommendation of our concierge, and had a pleasant meal. Overall, it was not incredible or anything, as some items were much better than others, but it was very good. The dumpling appetizer filled with meat with ham was superb, but...More

Thank antonius66
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal of chicken breast in paprika sauce with dumplings and sadly had no room for pudding. Host was very friendly and decor inside traditional. The music was , for once in a restaurant , not intrusive and entirely in character.

1  Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent cooking in this unassuming restaurant. We loved the house salads with lavender in the dressing. For our vegetarian, they had cheese in batter like Wiener schnitzel. For dessert, amazing creme brûlée Sacher torte. The owner and young waiter were exceptional friendly and provided excellent...More

1  Thank RoderickPA
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was recommended this Cookoo restaurant by a friend who saw on FB that we were in Vienna. We tracked it down and were so delighted we had done. Lovely small establishment off one of the main drags near the historic centre of the city...More

Thank Seacroft
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We made a dinner reservation there because we liked the appearance from the street. As visitors from the USA, we wanted somewhere with an "Austrian" vibe. We loved it. Great service. Great food. Charming ambiance. Easy recommendation.

Thank Lduqu
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very food in generous portions. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Owner himself checked if we were ok and offered a complimentary drink after the meal. Loved the atmosphere and very cute decor details.

1  Thank FratataL
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience here. Fabulous food and a warm welcome in old Viennese style. Don't miss it, I'm not on my next visit. Gareth Davies Wales UK

Thank Gareth D
Inner City
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5128470
  • E-mail
The “Der Kuckuck” (cuckoo) isone of the most traditional restaurantsin the heart of Vienna.Only five minutes walking distancefrom St. Stephan’s cathedral it offers best Austrian hospitality with excursions to the formerAustrian-Hungarian monarchy.Come and enjoy an evening inoriginal Viennese atmosphere with perfect food & wine. Monday to Sunday:from 5 p.m.
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