Comet is a new-wave café in Vienna’s fashionable District 7. Instead of predictable minimalism, here an effortless mishmash of artworks and furniture fill the high-ceilinged interior. Accordingly, the crowd leans alternative and cerebral (philosophy students from the University of Vienna, for example). The coffee beans arrive from Fürth, a leading Vienna roastery that grew out of Comet. Also here: croissants, cakes, brownies. Laptops are welcome, but only at the designated communal table.

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