Coffeehouses in the Old City

Café Bellaria

A friendly café steeped in tradition, close to the Ringstrasse, Kunsthistorisches Museum and the MuseumsQuartier. The food is excellent and the waiters are friendly and helpful – relaxation is definitely the order of the day here.

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

Café Central

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 - Sa, 07:30 - 22:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 22:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 22:00
  • 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.

Demel K. & K. Hofzuckerbäckerei

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, 09:00 - 19:00
  • 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.

A. Gerstner K&K Hofzuckerbäcker

The meeting point between Stephansplatz and Staatsoper. Since 1847, Gerstner K&K Hofzuckerbäcker represents the highest-quality confectionery. Sweet creations, crafted entirely by hand!

Kärntner Straße 13-15 , 1010 Wien

Café Hawelka

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 - Su, 08:00 - 02:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 02:00

Café Hofburg

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
  • Prices

  • 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.

Café & Restaurant in the Kunsthistorisches Museum

The café and restaurant in the cupola hall is renowned for its excellent coffee and is a popular meeting point for Vienna visitors and residents alike.

Burgring 5, 1010 Wien

Café Landtmann

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
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Su, 07:30 - 00:00
  • Accessibility

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

Café Mozart

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

Café Museum

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

Café-restaurant in the Museum of Natural History

Enjoy national and international snacks, main dishes, traditional Viennese confectionary, coffee and tea specialties in the unique atmosphere of the cupola hall.

Burgring 7, 1010 Wien

Café Sacher

Enjoy the authentic Viennese coffeehouse atmosphere with a slice of Original Sacher-Torte and a cup of Sacher coffee. A magnificent winter garden frames uninterrupted views of the State Opera House and is transformed into a terrace in summer.

Philharmonikerstraße 4 , 1010 Wien

Café Schwarzenberg

This café has been a popular meeting place since it opened in the 19th century. Here you can enjoy relaxed conversations over traditional coffee and tea specialties and fine pastries.

Kärntner Ring 17, 1010 Wien

 

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