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Restaurant Der Kuckuck

#200 of 3,796 Restaurants in Vienna
$$ - $$$, European,
Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5128470
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Himmelpfortgasse 15, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We went here twice, once in the evening for dinner, and then for lunch. The service is slow which for dinner was relaxing and quite pleasant, for lunch not so good. Though the same staff, they were much more friendly and helpful in the evening,...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated my daughters birthday here last night. It is just as the other reviews portrayed it. Simple but somewhat elegant. Cosy and with traditional decor. Low lighting. Friendly and professional/polite service. Seemed very local and off the tourist track. The food was delicious, especially...More

Thank wattersclan
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We discover this place during a diner the day before Christmas. The decorations added a really cosy atmosphere to this already lovely place. The staff is really welcoming and professional and really make you feel at home. The food is also great and be sure...More

Thank Nicolas H
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Ate here 3 years ago & enjoyed the experience so decided to re visit. Our experience was just as good - efficient service, good food (set menu) and cosy ambience. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank CateCork
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Pleasant decor & ambience. Small family run place, good service. Food good quality & well presented. Good choice of traditional & other dishes. Didn't get 5* because it is a bit pricey. However worth a look for well cooked traditional local specialities.

Thank jacm949
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were directed to this restaurant by the concierge at our hotel. We were delighted at first sight. A small intimate restaurant with wonderful wine and delicious food. We ordered Grilled lamb chops and the deal goulash Lamb was done just right and served with...More

Thank jmhenne
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I wanted to eat pork schnitzel but they only had the traditional veal or chicken schnitzel in the menu. Guess what? They made it for me!!! It was delicious and I was not at all disappointed. The old man serving us was very nice, kind...More

Thank yknip
Reviewed 12 October 2017 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 1 October 2017 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

1  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
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
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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