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Vienna 2017

8th December

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Arrival & Salm Bräu

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A pre-Christmas visit to Vienna, my first return since Interrailing there with Dave Bennison 30 years ago. On that occasion we slept on the pavement outside the railway station; Miche & I thought we'd better have a few more creature comforts on this trip, well it was winter...

Salm Brau

Following an evening arrival and airport shuttle into the city we headed to the Salm Bräu brewery to try some traditional Viennese fayre. I know it sounds a bit beer-nerdy, but previous experience has taught us that, good microbreweries generally have great authentic local & simple cuisine.

Luckily we'd booked well in advance, as there was a long queue of people waiting for a table.

Miche tackling the menu...
Salmbrau 1

Prost! with a Böhmisch G´mischt (Bohemian mix)...
Salmbrau 2

A Christmas beer seemed a like a good idea too, at 6.5% maybe just the one...
Salmbrau 3

And with dessert, when it's hard to choose - have one of everything...
Salmbrau 4

The brewing equipment is from their own brewing equipment factory...

Salmbrau 5

View down the restaurant...

Salmbrau 6

Day 1 - Travel & Salm Bräu
Day 2 - City Wander & Christmas Market
Day 3 - Bratislava & Cafe Central
Days 4 & 5 - Snowglobes, Cafe Sacher & Vienna by night