Coffeehouses in the City Center

Café Central Ad

Café Central
Café Central

Ad This legendary literati café, which counted Arthur Schnitzler, Peter Altenberg and Adolf Loos among its regulars, has a charm of its own that transforms a visit into an experience. Viennese cuisine, homemade cakes and pastries and piano music.

Herrengasse/Strauchgasse, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Th, 08:30 - 17:30
    • Fr - Sa, 08:30 - 20:00
    • on holidays - Su, 10:00 - 17:30
    • 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.

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Demel K. & K. Hofzuckerbäckerei

Various cakes at Café Demel
Various cakes at Café Demel

The creatively designed display windows and cases at Demel, the former Imperial and Royal confectionary, entice passersby with pastries and sweets which long ago tickled the palate of Empress Elizabeth and still bring delight to coffeehouse visitors today. At Demel, the sales and serving personnel have been exclusively female for 200 years.

Kohlmarkt 14 , 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 00:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   115  cm  wide )
    • Elevator available
      • 115 cm wide , Door 75 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
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Café Frauenhuber

Café
Café

One of the oldest and most traditional coffee houses in Vienna, without a single affectation. And so cozy that everyone feels good here.

Himmelpfortgasse 6, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Sa, 08:00 - 23:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 22:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 22:00
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Gerstner K. u. K. Hofzuckerbäcker Shop · Bar · Café-Restaurant Ad

Coffee house table with coffee and cake
Coffee house table with coffee and cake

Ad Vienna’s sweetest heart. Since 1847. Experience culinary treats on three floors—in shop, bar, and café-restaurant—with the finest delicacies and the best view of the State Opera.

Kärntner Straße 51, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Shop & Bar daily, 10:00 - 23:00
    • Café-Restaurant daily, 11:00 - 17:00
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Café Am Hof Park Hyatt Vienna Ad

Café Am Hof, interior shot
Café Am Hof, interior shot

Ad This boutique coffeehouse in Vienna’s city center is the ideal meeting place at any time of day, serving everything from homemade cakes, macaroons, and pralines to a traditional range of specialty coffees and more hearty dishes.

Am Hof 2, 1010 Wien
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Café Hawelka

Coffeehouse
Coffeehouse

This artist’s café is more – it’s a Viennese institution. Gourmets recognize the Hawelka - especially after 10 pm - by the wonderful smell of Buchteln, yeast buns filled with jam. Its unique charm has made the Hawelka a popular meeting place for artists - and an oasis of peace right in the center of the city.

Dorotheergasse 6 , 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Th, 08:00 - 00:00
    • Fr - Sa, 08:00 - 01:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 00:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 00:00
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Café Hofburg Ad

Café Hofburg, slice of cake on a plate and coffee
Café Hofburg, slice of cake on a plate and coffee

Ad This elegant café awaits you in the Imperial Palace, where the Sisi Museum, the Imperial Apartments, the Imperial Silver Collection, the Treasuries and the Spanish Riding School bring about nostalgic dreams.

Hofburg, Innerer Burghof, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 18:00
  • 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.

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Café Imperial Ad

Café Imperial
Café Imperial

Ad The elegant, listed coffeehouse has made its name as a source of inspiration for philosophers, literary figures, musicians, maestri, and business people. Serving classic specialties, including the popular Imperial Torte.

Kärntner Ring 16, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 07:00 - 23:00
    • Piano music Sa, Su, pub hol 3:30 pm -7:30 pm (except July and August)
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Café Korb

Coffeehouse
Coffeehouse

It is the coffee house of the Viennese, rich in the patina of the 1960s. Everyone feels good here, from the celebrity to the old lady. The eccentric hostess Susanne Widl watches over the goings-on.

Brandstätte 9, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Mo - Sa, 08:00 - 00:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 23:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 23:00
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Café Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Ad

Café & restaurant in the Kunsthistorisches Museum
Café & restaurant in the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Ad Enjoy culinary delights and culture in a unique ambiance. Whether visiting for breakfast, dinner, or a short break, both the menu and the atmosphere are inspiring.

Burgring 5, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • Tu - Su, 10:00 - 17:30
    • Thu: gourmet dinner until 10 p.m.
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Café Landtmann Ad

Café Landtmann, interior shot, waiter
Café Landtmann, interior shot, waiter

Ad Franz Landtmann created a coffeehouse institution when he opened Vienna’s largest “café locality” in the year 1873. His patrons have included Sigmund Freud, Marlene Dietrich, Romy Schneider, Paul McCartney and Hillary Clinton.

Universitätsring 4, 1010 Wien
  • 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.
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Café Mozart Ad

Café Mozart, interior shot, laid table
Café Mozart, interior shot, laid table

Ad There has been a café on this site since 1794. During the Biedermeier age, it became a popular meeting place for artists. Right opposite the Albertina and close to the museums in the Imperial Palace and the opera house, to this day this tradition-steeped café combines culture with fine coffee.

Albertinaplatz 2, 1010 Wien
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Café Museum Ad

Café Museum, interior shot
Café Museum, interior shot

Ad No other Viennese coffeehouse can claim to have served more geniuses over the years than Café Museum. Artists Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka were regulars, as were writers Karl Kraus and Elias Canetti, and architects Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos.

Operngasse 7, 1010 Wien
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Café Prückel

Coffeehouse
Coffeehouse

A Ringstrasse café opposite the MAK - Museum of Applied Arts, whose interior designed by Oswald Haerdtl in the 1950s is a hit, not only with coffee house enthusiasts.

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
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Café Schwarzenberg Ad

Café Schwarzenberg, coffee, Viennese melange
Café Schwarzenberg, coffee, Viennese melange

Ad This café has been a popular meeting place since it opened in the 19th century. Enjoy conversations over traditional coffee and tea specialties and fine pastries.

Kärntner Ring 17, 1010 Wien
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