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Lederergasse 16 | 1080, Vienna 1080, Austria
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3 days ago
18 Dec 2016
“Authentic Chinese Run by Cute Family”
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Lederergasse 16 | 1080, Vienna 1080, Austria
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gu is basic - the atmosphere is nice but not super fancy. The food, however, is absolutely excellent. A cute family-run place. Very authentic.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited Gu on a recent Vienna trip. This place was recommended by our Air BnB hosts and it definitely did not disappoint. The restaurant is very tiny with limited seating. There is a small, open kitchen with the husband cooks the...More

Thank jbiedlin78
Reviewed 24 November 2016

As an Asian living in Vienna, I couldn't stop looking for tasty and real Chinese food. Gu is definitely among TOP 3 in the town. If you are a Chinese or Chinese food lover, you should check it out! Its renovation is quite modern cozy,...More

Thank Peipei Z
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited solo Monday evening based on previous reviews. Almost empty. Initial reception friendly but once order placed, and served, chef sat in dining room immersed in his phone and didn't even look up when I got up to leave although I am handicapped and struggled...More

Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Not a great looking place from the outside and a bit like a canteen on the inside, basic furniture and decor. But the food was fabulous and it's cooked in the little kitchen that is in the restaurant, so you can see it's cooked for...More

Thank sandra999
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

I never felt that I have to write a review, but for GU I just had to break my own tradition. GU Asia's authentic home south China cooking, at such a good value kept us talking about it every time we're at an Asian restaurant....More

Thank Christopher_Vella
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This small chinese restaurant is hidden behind the main street (Ring) in Vienna. I wouldn`t have found it had it been not recomended by a friend. But he was right, this little restaurant is really worth visiting! Although I only tried the mango-duck (highly recomended!!!)...More

1  Thank Darvkop
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Great food, nice friendly service. Great food. Took a little long, but the food was awesome. Did I say great food?

1  Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Chinese food without Glutamat. The lovely couple who operate GU are from a coastal Eastern city of China. Their food is in some aspects close to Thai cuisine, they use coconut milk, mango and less spices than regions like Szechuan or Huan. They have classics...More

2  Thank Christina K
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Furnished very well, I was surprised at the quality of food they provided. All the food they cook is fresh and you can see it being made before your eyes! As I walked past the restaurant I smelled a delicious scent coming from one of...More

1  Thank Charles S
The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at
its finest: and this is what makes it popular with
locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theatre, small
independent shops, romantic passageways, neighbourhood
cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town
palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts
have conquered distinctive places such as the Old
General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of
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John M
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Response from Eric M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I don’t think they speak very good English but they do have an English language menu. I just uploaded photos of it.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lederergasse 16 | 1080, Vienna 1080, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Josefstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Josefstadt
  • Phone Number: 4314026333
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