Weidinger is a very special cafe in Vienna, but – warning! – it may not be for everyone. This unpretentious establishment is located along the Gürtel in District 16, well away from downtown and its tourist and bourgeois-heavy crowds. Some decades ago, the brown walls had to have been yellow, the gray upholstery blue, the formica tables unblemished. Here, you’ll be with regular Viennese: mid-level office workers, community organizers, foreign workers, daydreamers, students.
The low price points and all-inviting atmosphere bring together this eclectic group. Apart from alcohol and surprisingly good coffe, they also serve some basic dishes – goulash soup, scrambled eggs, toasted sandwiches. The evenings draw many Viennese hipsters, as well as card, pool, and bowling players (the bowling alley is below-ground).