5 places to go Tango Dancing Vienna

Kunsttankstelle Ottakring


All the milongas in Vienna are a great place to go dancing or to watch other people dance while enjoying a drink. Kunsttankstelle used to be a fuel station, today it’s a ‘culture station’. A weird sixties style, the artsy people from nearby Brunnenmarkt like to drop in too.


Robert Hamerling-Gasse 1

Barada is a beautiful historic hall with beautiful ceiling ornaments, which is tucked away in an old courtyard near Westbahnhof. Here you can learn all about oriental dance, barefoot dance and every second Friday Satho-Sabine and Thomas host tango lessons. Enjoy the traditional milonga and the homemade sweets.

Rote Bar im Volkstheater

Neustiftgasse 1
+43 (0)1 522 37 80

Volkstheater is one of Vienna’s most important historic theatres. It has a red and a white bar, called the Rote Bar and Weisser Salon. You should check out both. The Rote Bar often hosts concerts and different kind of dance parties. The Crossover-Milonga is one of the most spectacular events.

Galeria Ideal

Geibelgasse 14

Step inside Galeria Ideal and you may be forgiven for thinking you’ve landed in Buenos Aires. This place is located in a former industrial hall and has retained its industrial chic style. The comfortable sofas are a great place to sit and chat over a glass of excellent Argentinean wine.

Albert Schweitzer Haus

Schwarzspanierstrasse 13
+43 (0)1 408 34 09

Albert Schweitzer Haus is named after the famous doctor and theologian. Today it’s a student dorm with a nice public restaurant in it. You sit around an atrium, watch people dancing (tango every Thursday) or have a drink or two at the bar.