A popular spot in Vienna’s 8th district, Albertgasse 39 is owned by three friends. Sporting a chic, vibrant look with plenty of couches, the Albertgasse 39 lets in plenty of natural light during the daylight hours courtesy of its tall windows. At night, the lights are dimmed low to set the mood. Locals come here to pass the evenings with the help of good food, friends new and old, and of course, the extensive list of creative cocktails.
Porgy & Bess
Entertaining jazz fans in Vienna, since 1993, is Porgy & Bess. Musicians from Austria and around the world come to play here, and the club is one of the driving forces of the Vienna Jazz Festival. Music every night from 8:30pm. Closed from mid-July until beginning of September.
Volksgarten’s program ranges from reggae night on Tuesday to hip-hop & R’n’B night on Saturday. You can swing your hips on “Salsa Afterwork” Thursdays or look out for and go along to a one-off event. It is a great location: wander through the peaceful, manicured gardens between the Burgtheater and the Hofburg during the day, and return at night to one of the liveliest atmospheres in the city.
Easy to reach by train or underground, A Danceclub which is situated in the Millenium City on the banks of the Danube, is definitely for party-people. There are 2 dance floors: the Danceclub for dance-hits old and new, and the Talstation which simulates an Apres-Ski atmosphere. Every Wednesday there’s the After-Job-Party with entry and buffet, and a cocktail happy-hour from 6pm to 10pm. Thursday is ladies’ night, and Saturday is singles night when over 25s get a free bottle of Prosecco.
Creating an old-English colonial style bar and restaurant, with furnishings, decorations and objects d’art colelcted from around the world, Planter’s Club is definitely an incredible atmospheric and stylish bar and restaurant. Among the regular special events are a “Hemingway Remix” night, “Rat Pack” night, and “Décadance” night. There’s really good food in the Restaurant Livingstone, and plenty to drink: 300 cocktails and plenty of spirits including 30 types of brandy and whiskeys from Scotland, Ireland, America, Canada and Japan.