If you're looking to hear some great jazz music, visit Porgy & Bess. This club is located in the Inner City and has been in business since 1993. Stop by on any given night and you're bound to witness some excellent musicianship, whether it's by a well-known band, or by locals participating in the jam session.
Extremely popular with the locals, 1516 Brewery is a great place to go for relaxed drinks, sporting events and celebrations with friends. In keeping with the purity law of the year 1516, they produce a wide selection of unfiltered Ales and Stouts. Its proximity to the opera and its position in the heart of the 1st District make it an easy drop-in spot. With a great menu, this ever jovial international hotspot for young people is where you'll find probably the friendliest staff in the entire city, and that is a remarkable feat within itself!
This enormous Irish pub is possibly one of the biggest in the world. Tucked away in the 9th District, Charlie P's is usually packed full of patrons around the clock, all week long. Featuring all the classic pieces of an Irish pub, from the stained glass, dark wood and Guinness on tap, Charlie's is Irish through and through. They even offer a traditional menu of pub grub that's served until midnight.
Want to make your coffee Irish? Then walk into Onyx Bar. Located on the sixth floor of the beautiful Haashaus, the bar is a trendy place to chat over drinks. The lounge is plush with awesome views from the windows. There are many options and the wait staff is pretty accommodating. The crowd is elite but not stand-offish. Group reservations are a must, since preference is given to hotel guests.
Club Fluc is the preferred local nightspot of the young and artsy crowd in Vienna. The club has stimulating performances almost every night of the week as well as host DJs, live bands, and themed art exhibitions. If you feel like relaxing visit the beer garden for a break from the music. Make sure you head down to the cellar-like basement, with stone arched walls and sparse décor, where you can catch especially thought-provoking shows.
The SKY Bar is one of the poshest places in Vienna to be seen having a cocktail and comes complete with a dress code and all. Despite the pricey drinks, you can be sure you won't get stiffed on the content, quality, or superior taste of their cocktails and drinks. Amber lighting and off-white décor enhance the equally superior rooftop panorama of downtown Vienna, which is most spectacular from the patio on warm summer nights. Reservations are a must if you would prefer to have a table. James Bond himself would feel right at home in this smooth lounge.
To go along with tap Guinness and the large selection of whiskeys, they also have good chili.
Weingut Schwertfuhrer 35 presents a flavorful and fruit-forward wine list and an exclusive food menu to its guests, for a promising experience. The winery welcomes you in its Heurigen which brags a countryside appeal and serves a few of their best wine variants and an inventive buffet comprising of homemade delicacies. A distinctive variety of red, white, and sparkling wines is offered to the guests at the winery. The guests can enjoy wine and dine in the Mediterranean courtyard when the weather is bright and for winters, the winery features a restaurant. Come along with your friends and seek delight not only in the traditional food and wines but also in the beautiful setting of the place.