Waldgasthaus Hauswiese

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  • Rainer

    History of the house meadow
    On the right bank of the Schwechat, on the "Kleine Wegerl im Helenental", below the Scharfeneck ruins, is the Hauswiese or formerly known as the "Helenenwiese".
    Allegedly, the house meadow was once the castle meadow of Scharfeneck's tournament grounds.
    The residents dubbed the castle the house and the lord of the castle lovingly or ironically as the house owner. Perhaps this is how the term “house meadow” came about.
    Already in the Biedermeier period there was a bandstand where Lanner and Strauss played. In the summer months, spa concerts were held twice a week, which were later reduced to only once a week. Even in the interwar period, this custom was still practiced from time to time.
    In the middle of the 19th century, however, it "flourished" enormously on the meadow:
    There were spa concerts, imperial festivals and even famous dog races, in which there were even crown princes, archdukes and more than 2,000 spectators.
    At that time the meadow was still surrounded by significantly fewer trees and you could borrow an armchair for the spa concerts from the armchair rental company, for a not very cheap salary.
    It wasn't until 1895 that a coffee house was built, which established itself as a popular meeting place for spa guests. It later became a snack station and is now a café-restaurant and forest inn.
    The Waldgasthaus Servus Hauswiese can be reached via the cast-iron Albrechtsbrücke, which has existed since 1879, and then in about a to two-minute walk along the Schwechat on a wide forest path.

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    • August 30, 2017

  • Peter Türk 😊

    On the Wegerl in the Helenental valley, you will pass the Hauswiese refreshment station, you can already have a coffee or go home.



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    • August 11, 2017

  • Peter Türk 😊

    Hiked new photo of the house meadow today - looks very cozy, since I started early there was of course nothing going on here - except for a few runners and dog owners.


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    • August 12, 2017

  • Martin Berger

    Unfortunately it is closed! Search new tenant

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    • April 29, 2018

  • Christian

    Unfortunately already closed. Too bad, because the location would be very nice!

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    • May 29, 2018

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Location: Baden, Baden, Vienna Woods, Lower Austria, Austria


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