As soon as we touch down at the airport in Vienna my husbands asks when he'll have his "small Gulasch and small beer". This is his way of being part of a city that has been titled the most liveable city worldwide three years in a row.
His choice of restaurant is way off the beaten path: The Cafe Alt Wien. The cafe seems to be a relict from former times, with yellowed, postercovered walls and makeshift tables. Once you enter you immediately feel transformed into a different era, time seems to be at an almost stillstand. And off course the Gulasch is excellent and for my husband the only thinkable way to arrive in Vienna.
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Old Time Cafe
Café Alt Wien is a trip to the Bohemian lifestyle, decorated with posters and old leather chairs; velvet covered seating arrangements, and authentic Viennese. Their only adaption is a sectioned off area for non-smokers. They are located on a quiet back street at Backerstrasse 9, 1010 Wien