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Bockshorn Irish Pub

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Address: Naglergasse 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 5329438

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St Patty's Day Fun

Stopped in here on St Patty's Day expecting to get out of the rain and enjoy a quick drink before heading on to the next pub. The place is small and was packed for the occasion as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Glendale, California
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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here on St Patty's Day expecting to get out of the rain and enjoy a quick drink before heading on to the next pub. The place is small and was packed for the occasion as would be expected. Excellent bar staff who worked hard to acknowledge each person and get their drinks out fast. Chris O Shea is... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a good night in there chatting with Chris the barman and working our way through his extensive range of whiskeys. Place was jammed when we arrived around 9.30 but by 11.30 or 12 it was much more comfortable and our seats at the bar were perfect. Had good Guinness and whiskey. Think the local beer was going down well... More 

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Venhuizen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

When in Vienna it is all busy and crowded in places, if you want to enjoy a nice beer find your way into this alley and go inside. The pub is relaitively small or you can say cosy but there is a place for everyone! a nice excape from Vienna into an irish brown cafe pub. Just go there :-)

Thank Marcus_NL1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

We had heard about the Bockshorn from a friend in Salzburg, that it was a fantastic little pub right in the heart of Vienna. The wall to wall swag makes for some interesting attractions. While quite small for the massive crowds sure to be there, the fantastic bartender Chris will make sure your never without drink. Between his personal banter... More 

1 Thank joe m
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Prettiest looking pub I've been into for long time. It's a small place but quaint and cosy, pretty decent beer selection but the atmosphere was worth the trouble of finding the place. It will be my place to go to next time I'm in Vienna

1 Thank Tom D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Small and crazy decorating, warm and full of good beer! Great place for chilling with friends. Go there earlier couse there is just few places ;)

Thank Mile R
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Bockshorn is proud of the fact that it's the smallest pub in Vienna and why not, the best gifts always come in small packages. This is a cosy spot for a quiet pint with plenty of interesting Irish bric-à-brac on the walls and the ceiling to keep you amused and entertained as you sip. The high stools are a little... More 

1 Thank Gerard G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

The only reason is that it is not 5+ is the smoking environment. (Many Europeans smoke and it is an acceptable practice). Such an an incredible place.It was the highlight of our night. Chris (the owner) is a gem. Such an experience. Go. Enjoy.

Thank Joan N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I can realy say - Wonderfull place !!! Atmosphere is fantastic. Many types of beer (Guinness is the best) :) Ambient is "real Irish" :)

1 Thank ivangradjanin
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Down an Alley not easy to locate but worth it. Small intimate place where everybody talks. No TV but good music from the 70's era . Some terrific characters drinking there. Made friends and still in contact. Good range of beers incl Irish. One great highlight for me.

Thank homefarm1951

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