Zur Stadt Krems is a longstanding traditional restaurant deep in the heart of Vienna’s hipsterville in District 7. Overindulged on flat whites at Jonas Reindl or on natural wines at Cafe Kandl and now in search of something solid and unfussy? I hear you.

The signature of the house is the blood sausage, served on a bed of delicate potatoes and sprinkled with fresh horseradish. Truly memorable. The whole range of local classics – schnitzel, goulash, tafelspitz – are also served, as is a delicious two-course weekday lunch prix fixe and crafty draft beers. €14-20 mains. Also here: kind service; outdoor garden; and the city's oldest bowling alley! Weekdays only.

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