It’s a wine bar, restaurant, and delicatessen all rolled into one. It’s historic, authentic and has been a favourite of the Viennese for nearly 400 years. “Zum schwarzen Kameel” is just as lively and fashionable as it always was.
“Zum schwarzen Kameel” located in the heard of Vienna's first district was established as a spice shop in 1618 and expanded organically over the centuries. The art nouveau attire from the renovations of 1901 remain well-groomed and polished making it a temple of chic Viennese gourmet culture.
Have the eccentric-looking waiter sporting Emperor Franz-Josef style side burns with fluffy little tufts on his cheeks bring you a glass of light, crisp Grüner Veltliner with aromas of grapefruit and white pepper.
Grüner Veltliner is THE Austrian white wine grape variety that has become the darling of the international wine world. Enjoy it with a canapé with the famous ham of the house garnished with horseradish. Even the lightest Grüner Veltliners have no problem with assertive herbs, vegetables and spices.
You’ll enjoy watching the busy comings and goings of business men, society ladies, artists, opera stars and wine farmers who appreciate modern versions of local classics at reasonable prices.