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The White Chimneysweep

) #51 of 3,680 Restaurants in Vienna $$ - $$$ German, , European
Weihburggasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5123471
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Weihburggasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for our first evening in Vienna , menu is typical Austrian dishes . The food was excellent, the staff were outstanding, the place has a nice atmosphere too , It was a great start to our third visit to Vienna . Many...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

If you could only have one restaurant by which to remember a visit to Vienna, The White Chimneysweep is the perfect choice. The restaurant's name in German is Zum weißen Rauchfangkehrer, and even though its storybook decor may seem a bit touristy at first, this...More

1  Thank MisterGlobal888
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

your posting is a big Motivation for our Crew to try it each night again we have two different piano Players 7 days a week and to offer a change so maybe the next time you enjoy the other piano Player or even one of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed it so much we ate here twice. We usually try to eat at different places every night on our vacation but there are a few restaurants that fall into the (Eat Twice!) category. The service was excellent, waiters were very friendly and helpful....More

Thank wocaplel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We adore this restaurant! 950 different schnapps, gorgeous and great wines, super dishes and most of all great engaging service.. what's not to like here! Our waiter immediately knew how to deal with us and recommended great wines and even better schnapps. We had such...More

Thank jan341
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your posting opens our hearts. What a motivating description of our intentions and activities next time we will surprise you with our new schnaps book and even more local spirits See you soon at The white chimney Sweep Alexander & Iris STAUDER

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant as the reviews were great and we wanted an authentic Austrian dining experience. There were 8 of us in our party and we had booked but they wanted to seat us in two lots of 4. It was a special anniversary...More

Thank Pat M
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

First of all thank you for visiting our Restaurant and following the excellent recommendations of other guests. During middle of July and August is low Season in Vienna and of course we try to place the guests together in rooms to create a nice atmosphere....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was very good. Place was immaculate and classic. Decorated perfectly. The frog figurines were quirky but something special. Cleanest and most pleasing toilets in Europe after 4 weeks of travel! I would go back and it would easily e a favourite...More

1  Thank Kevin M
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a posting you made our hot summer day and we will spoil our guests tonight with an extra drive We hope to see you or Your Friends in the very near future Alexander & Iris STAUDER & The White Chimney Sweepers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here based on the recommendation of our hotel concierge. Each recommendation was a success, except this restaurant. We arrived and were seated a few minutes before our reservation time and were given menus. We had several issues. First of all, they have live piano...More

Thank antonius66
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your well being is our desire Your praise is our incentive. Your criticism encourages us to do better. First of all thank you for visiting our traditional Viennese restaurant with live piano music and your very detailled feedback. Obviously you entered our restaurant with completly...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Quaint Tyrolian decor, excellent service (particularly around wine pairings), and wonderful Austrian meal. Strongly recommended!More

Thank Margot C
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We store more than 40.000 bottles of wine , dessertwines and schnaps in our cellars. The best of Austrian kitchen and cellars cooperating with organic Farmers live piano music in an traditional viennese ambience..... hope to see you soon Alexander & Iris STAUDER & Their...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our hotel reception recommended eating here to get the proper Austrian food, the meals we had were really very tasty and certainly unlike any I had anywhere else. Marked down one point only because I thought it was alittle expensive for what we got. I...More

Thank Mikeyd303
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

First of all thank you for visiting one of the oldest Viennese Restaurant with l.ive piano music and sharing Your opinion on trip advisor. We are working with local organic Farmers and we are storing more than 40.000 bottles of wine and Spirits in our...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

We booked for 8 on this site's recommendation and were given two separate tables because of 'staff shortage?' wine list & drinks very over priced as was the food. Another restaurant living on a past reputation! All of our food was uninspiring, from a limited...More

Thank Graham R
alexander s, Inhaber at The White Chimneysweep, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

reading your posting and all the other ones i would first assume you had been in another Restaurant adding all the hate and frustration speaking out of your posting there seems to be a lot of Frustration carried into our lovely Restaurant without good reason....More

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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:55 - 23:55
Monday
11:55 - 23:55
Tuesday
11:55 - 23:55
Wednesday
11:55 - 23:55
Thursday
11:55 - 23:55
Friday
11:55 - 23:55
Saturday
11:55 - 23:55
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weihburggasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5123471
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Description
Traditional austrian restaurant working only with austrian organic products extensive wine list and excellent schnaps offer each night charming live piano music
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