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The weather was awful that night, but I was happy that I finally made it to come. I was paired with... read more

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dewigreenjo
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Reviewed 30 May 2018
MarkusT999
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The weather was awful that night, but I was happy that I finally made it to come. I was paired with a Croatian living in Vienna. Very rich conversations we had. A good way to make new friends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dewigreenjo
Reviewed 30 May 2018

that you could spend an amazing evening among total strangers? Eugene´s coffeehouse conversations is a concept as simple and as ingenious as they get. Get together a group a total strangers, mix them pair them up across nationalities, give them a menu of questions to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MarkusT999
Reviewed 1 December 2017

You end up chatting to someone you probably would not have met otherwise. Conversations can end up being very personal. I have been twice so far (in 1.5 years) and it was different each time.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Maryamintunis
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I came to Vienna many times but this time we discovered this super nice Coffeehouse. We will go there again since we liked the lay out the service and location.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dani I
Reviewed 1 August 2017

What a fabulous event this was! From smalltalk to a deep, enjoyable conversation with a person I have never met before. I never thought this could be that easy but the thoughtful choice on questions do the trick just llike that. For visitors/tourists a step...More

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Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank gabimigabi
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I experienced a well-organized event. Interesting people, no pressure, just a few sensible rules, and a challenging set of questions that we had to discuss - and we did. i recommend it to interested ex-pats and pats just as it was recommended to me by...More

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Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank X5670LEmichael
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A pleasant experience that allowed me to learn more about the way locals view foreigners. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting/living in Vienna!

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Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank cristian_anechitei
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My husband and I both had fabulous experiences with our tablemates. His was an 18 year old girl, he was so impressed with her maturity, knowledge and intellectual curiosity. Mine was a thoroughly impressive, accomplished young man, who in 2 hours expanded my world view...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank vixiela
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Absolutely wonderful! Thoroughly enjoyed my conversation with my random partner....could have talked all night! So refreshing to do away with the "small talk" and talk freely with nothing off the table, no "political correctness", no "safe spaces"! Loved it! Wish we had it where I...More

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Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We are spending a month in Vienna and thought this would be a wonderful way to begin to immerse ourself into the culture. However neither my husband or myself, nor most of the other travelers were teamed with a local. There were only a couple...More

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Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Julie W
Barbara G, General Manager at Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Julie, thank you so much for sharing your experience. We regret that you didn't spend the kind of evening you were hoping for. In the Terms and Conditions that every registrant has to agree to before purchasing a ticket there is a separate numbered...More

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and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Javi C
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Response from Barbara G | Property representative |
Hi Javi C, we found out that Thursdays in general work best for both local residents and travellers. I hope you can make it to one of our events.
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