Travel guide for Lifestyle & Scene

Terrace of Cafe Leopold

Meeting Place MuseumsQuartier

The MuseumsQuartier (MQ) is one of the ten largest cultural quarters in the world. Located at the border of the old city in the former imperial stables, it combines institutions of different art fields, restaurants, cafés and shops in an area of over 640,000 square feet in a post-modern ambiance, a combination of baroque buildings and modern architecture.

Lena Hoschek

Young designers very much in style

The young fashion designers in Vienna have an unmistakable style. Thomas Kirchgrabner mixes a garish style with tradition. Lena Hoschek combines petticoats and traditional costumes with punk. Susanne Bisovsky tailors her extravagant collections from folkloric materials.

Hollmann Salon

Organic restaurants

Many restaurants in Vienna place importance on natural and healthy food. This city is seeing a trend towards organic food with a modern flair and top quality.

Café Drechsler

Café Drechsler

The legendary café has been given a stylish makeover by famous British designer Sir Terence Conran. It still retains its popularity as a place to meet, and enjoy Viennese cuisine and excellent coffee.

Pralines in a display case

Lively shopping scene

In the immediate vicinity of Vienna's Naschmarkt, a small, but elegantly trendy area with interesting shops is being created on Kettenbrückengasse.

Café Phil, interior shot with guests

Coffee and books at "phil"

"phil" near Vienna’s Naschmarkt, offers pop culture and culinary delights in a stylish living-room atmosphere.



A former sauna in Vienna’s Prater has rapidly developed into one of the city’s most prominent clubs. Techno and Electro are the mainstays of this stylish and original location.

Fashion shop inside

One-stop shops for hair and fashion

Two chic shops in Vienna’s 7th district fulfill a practical double function: at glanz & gloria and Wall, you can find original clothing and stop by for a new haircut into the bargain.

Fashion shop inside

Kirchengasse on trend

Kirchengasse offers a full-on shopping experience on a minimum of space. Not far from Vienna's shopping mile of Mariahilfer Straße, small shops present young fashion design and streetwear, rare sneakers and unusual items for children.

Restaurant Motto am Fluss

Motto am Fluss

The new venue "Motto am Fluss" lies right on the Danube Canal at Schwedenplatz like a racy speedboat. Host Bernd Schlacher has created an extensive gastronomic landscape here on two levels.

firstfloor cocktail bar

First Floor

In the heart of the bustling city center, in the nightlife area known as the "Bermuda Triangle", is one of the city's best cocktail bars - tucked away slightly on the first floor.

rhiz bar

Thriving Nightlife under the Subway

The Gürtel ring road is fast becoming the nerve center of Vienna’s nightlife. Old stagers Chelsea, B72 and Q [kju:] are being joined by a new music venues in the arches under the elevated subway.