Piano in Café Landtmann

Viennese Concert Cafés

Your apple strudel and ring cake will taste even better when accompanied by music - mostly on the piano, sometimes with soloists as well. Here, we present you with a selection of concert cafés that offer a regular program of music (see café address for precise times):

Cafés on the Ringstraße

Café Schwarzenberg is the oldest café on the Ringstraße, having been founded in around 1860. Piano concerts are played here in the vicinity of the Musikverien, Konzerthaus and Ronacher. Almost opposite, the Hotel Imperial opened its doors for the first time in 1873 - also for regular coffee house guests, such as Sigmund Freud and Anton Bruckner. For example, the Imperial Cake, a popular souvenir, can be enjoyed here to the music played on the Bösendorfer grand. Café Landtmann was also established in 1873 - guests such as Gustav Mahler, Marlene Dietrich, Romy Schneider, Burt Lancaster and Sir Paul McCartney listened to the piano here. Also on the Ringstraße, opposite the Museum for Applied Art, is Café Prückel. Its interior from the 1950s inspires coffee house and design fans. Piano concerts are as much a part of the Prückel as newspapers and coffee

Before the evening performance ...

The concert café Weimar near the Volksoper has existed since 1900 and remains a popular meeting place for audiences and artists alike. There is live piano in the historic ambience, with operettas, swing and jazz evergreens. At Café Sperl, which opened in 1880, Thonet chairs, marble tables and crystal chandeliers create a timelessly elegant ambience that opera lovers appreciate as a way to get in the mood for a performance at the nearby Theater an der Wien.

Palace Cafés

Schönbrunn Palace is the imperial setting of the Café-Restaurant Residenz. The music plays in the coffee house room upstairs, while the imperial bakery in the basement offers the opportunity to dive into the secrets of Viennese baking art during the Apfel Strudel show. Landtmann's Jausen Station in Schönbrunn Palace park was originally built as a pavilion for Emperor Franz Joseph and his siblings to play in - today, people feast on delicious pastries here on Saturdays, accompanied by live music.

In the center

The former regular café of Thomas Bernhard, Café Bräunerhof, lies in the heart of the Old City antiques district between the Imperial Palace and Graben. The Bräunerhof Trio (violin, cello, piano) plays a pot pourris of Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálmán, Robert Stolz and the "Strausses". Around 1900, the poet, Peter Altenberg, frequented the legendary literati meeting place Café Central - music was offered here daily. The imperial shine of old Austria - with musical entertainment on Sundays - is brought to life in Café Hofburg, with its neighbors, the Sisi Museum, Imperial Apartments, Spanish Riding School, Treasuries and Imperial Silver Collection.

The most musical café

The concert café Schmid Hansl is home to Wienerlied (Viennese Songs), Jazz, blues, musicals and operetta, folk and brass music, whether national or international, classical or modern - everything finds its stage here.

With a view

Café Cobenzl on a hill in the Vienna Woods, high above the wine town of Grinzing, affords great views: not only of the city - which makes a visit here worthwhile on its own - but also in culinary and musical terms.

Café Bellaria

Bellaria Straße 6, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 07:30 - 00:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 00:00
    • Su, 11:00 - 21:00
    • on holidays, 11:00 - 21:00
    • Piano music Mo 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Café Bräunerhof

Stallburggasse 2, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 08:00 - 21:00
    • Sa, 08:00 - 19:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 19:00
    • Music by the Bräunerhof Trio Sa, Su, holidays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Café Central

Herrengasse/Strauchgasse, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Sa, 07:30 - 22:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 22:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 22:00
    • Piano music daily from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 5 Steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Side entrance
      • 3 Steps (Swinging doors )
        mobile ramp available
    • Elevator available
      • 120 cm wide and 77 cm low , Door 89 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Wheelchair-accessible restroom accessible via elevator.

Café Restaurant Cobenzl

Am Cobenzl 94, 1190 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 22:00
    • only until 9.30 pm in winter. Piano music Th 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Café Diglas

Wollzeile 10, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 08:00 - 22:30
    • Piano music daily from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Café Hofburg

Hofburg, Innerer Burghof, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Piano music Su 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 1 Steps (Swinging doors   130  cm  wide )
        step: height 6 cm
    • Side entrance
      • no steps (Swinging doors )
        via Sisi Museum
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Sidewalk table area: no steps.

Café Imperial

Kärntner Ring 16, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 07:00 - 23:00
    • Piano music Sa, Su 3:30 pm -7:30 pm

Café Landtmann

Universitätsring 4, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Su, 07:30 - 00:00
    • Piano music Su, Mo, Tu 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm (summer: only Mo, Tu)
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   120  cm  wide )
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.

Café Museum

Operngasse 7, 1010 Wien

Café Prückel

Stubenring 24, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • except 12/24, 12/25, 12/26 Mo - Su, 08:30 - 22:00
    • Piano music Mo, We, Fr 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Café-Restaurant Residenz

Schloss Schönbrunn, Kavalierstrakt 52, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

    • Your benefit with the Vienna Card: 1€ off (Vienna Card holders will be treated to a € 1 discount on a slice of piping hot apple strudel, cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate, as well as an original Viennese apple strudel recipe to take away.)
  • Opening times

    • daily, 09:00 - 20:00
    • Piano music Sa, Su 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 3 Steps (Double swinging doors   120  cm  wide )
        ramp in delivery area
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 2 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.

Landtmann's Jausen Station Entrance Meidlinger Tor

Schlosspark Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien
  • Opening times

    • end of March to the beginning of November
      daily until 1/2 hour before the park closes
    • Mo - Fr, 10:00
    • Sa - Su, 09:00
    • on holidays, 09:00
    • Saturday live music, usually a jazz brunch with singing, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Café Ritter

Ottakringer Straße 117, 1160 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 08:00 - 00:00
    • Sa, 09:00 - 22:00
    • Su, 14:00 - 22:00
    • on holidays, 14:00 - 22:00
    • Piano music Mo, Tu, Th, Sa 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Concert Café Schmid Hansl

Schulgasse 31, 1180 Wien

Café Schwarzenberg

Kärntner Ring 17, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 07:30 - 00:00
    • Sa - Su, 08:30 - 00:00
    • Piano music Th, Fr 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm, Sa, Su 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Café Sperl

Gumpendorfer Straße 11, 1060 Wien
  • Opening times

    • beginning of July to the end of August
      So geschlossen
    • Mo - Sa, 07:00 - 23:00
    • Su, 11:00 - 20:00
    • on holidays, 11:00 - 20:00
    • Piano music Sa noon - 3:00 pm, Su 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Café Vienna Hotel InterContinental Wien

Johannesgasse 28, 1030 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Fr, 08:00 - 18:00
    • Sa - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Piano music, We-Sa from 7.00 pm in the café & bar

Café Restaurant Weimar

Währinger Straße 68, 1090 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Sa, 07:30 - 00:00
    • Su, 09:00 - 00:00
    • on holidays, 09:00 - 00:00
    • Piano music daily from 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps ( Door  160  cm  wide )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 2 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        Prechtlgasse
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Access to all non-smoking rooms: no steps.

       

 

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