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Walter Bauer

#222 of 3,697 Restaurants in Vienna}
$$$$, European,
Sonnenfelsgasse 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5129871
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (14 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“wild game” (2 reviews)
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Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Sonnenfelsgasse 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food - not the cheapest - but you get what you pay for and in this case it is worth it as it is high quality and very well presented and tasted superb! Staff were friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. Go here if you want...More

Thank Adrian David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very small, but the food is great and the service is excellent! If you want a nice quiet dinner this is the place for you!

Thank carolkIndiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Walter Bauer. It is a very nice upscale restaurant with a lovely vaulted ceiling. It is small, but quiet and has fabulous food. I especially like their wild game entrees. Some might call it pretentious. I call it wonderfully...More

1  Thank Scott077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely small restaurant with very friendly staff with personal and knowledgeable service. The atmosphere is cosy. The food is delicious. Salad leaves with fig vinaigrette, sea bass and apfel strudel with cinnamon ice cream and vanilla foam - just perfect.

Thank susannejohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business Dinner, i was completely overwhelmed by the quality of the food and the wine. Both best ordered by regional stuff, fantastic Wiener Schnitzel.

Thank ralph376
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here tonight looking forward to a Michelin starred experience for our 23rd Anniversary. We arrived promptly for a 6 pm rsvp but were questioned on whether we had one or not - thankfully I had charged my iPhone and was...More

2  Thank catwomanAtlanta
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a lovely, informal restaurant, with an enticing menu. The food is carefully prepared and very tasty. My only complaint is that each dish was garnished with flowers--nasturtiums, I think.

1  Thank SOuffle_10
Reviewed 2 June 2017

...But a gem nevertheless. We thoroughly enjoyed our couple of days in Vienna last year; this restaurant was part of that pleasurable discovery. Comfortable, cosy, darkish, it offers a warm rather than dazzling experience. Not challenging, easy to do, and we felt we'd had a...More

1  Thank stubbersfield
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Since when is "not crowded" a detriment? We seemed to be the only customers for lunch. If that's enough to upset you, if you want to follow the crowd, then don't go here. Otherwise: they recognized and fully met their need for a new chef....More

2  Thank Charon666
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

With the experience we had, this place really should no longer be rated as a 1 star Michelin. I started with a salad that was swimming in its dressing, it was almost inedible. My second course of soup was so salty I added 1/4 cp...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly
turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to
legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at
Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque
façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for
a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse,
Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and
Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories
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Angela B
12 December 2016|
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Response from tucano | Reviewed this property |
we do not know exactly, but it is highly unlikely. During normal weeks they open monday-friday only; sat. and sun. closed- but if you ask them by phone you will know for certain. tucano
John F
23 August 2016|
Response from SAGadbois | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't recall. I found them in the guide Michelin and it usually has hours but my copy isn't handy. I do know we were there late in the evening.
9 June 2015|
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Response from JuanSyL | Reviewed this property |
Most fine dining places in Vienna will have last orders by 9/9:30 or so, and will run till 11/12.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sonnenfelsgasse 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5129871
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