Vienna and its coffeehouse culture



Vienna is known for its traditional coffeehouse culture. Coffeehouses are the origin of the Viennese gastronomy and offer apart from great coffee also great pastries. Apart from these tidbits, coffeehouses are also a great spot for business meetings or a location for calming down and taking a break.

Coffeehouses in Vienna

The Viennese coffeehouse culture is known beyond Vienna’s boarders. Many artists and politicians visit the coffeehouses on a regular basis. Also for business travelers, who stay in our apartment hotels in Vienna, often choose coffeehouses as a venue for informal business meetings. The central location of many famous coffeehouses and the quiet atmosphere convert coffeehouses into a great meeting spot. Furthermore, coffeehouses in Vienna also fill many pages in various travel guides. This is the reason why tourists, who stay in our apartment hotels in Vienna, should definitely grasp the opportunity to soak up the typical Viennese flar in a coffee house.

Die most famous coffeehouses in Vienna

Cafe Landtmann

The high-priced Cafe Landtmann is located right next to the Burgtheater and the town hall in the city center of Vienna. The Apfelstrudel in this coffeehouse is very popular. The Cafe Landtmann consists of a garden, a wintergarden and an imperial interior area.

Address:1010 Vienna, Universitätsring 4 (B3)
Tel.: +43 1 24 100 100
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 7:30 to 24:00 hrs, Breakfast till 15:00 hrs
Metro Station: U2 Rathaus

Cafe Sacher

Cafe Sacher is probably the best-known coffeehouse in Vienna and is located right next to the opera. It is popular for its original chocolate cake, the so-called Sacher Torte. As the Cafe Sacher is especially popular for tourists, bear in mind that especially on weekends you might have to wait till you get a seat.

Adress: 1010 Vienna, Philharmonikerstraße 4 (C2)
Tel.: +43 1 51 456 0
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 8:00 to 24:00 hrs, Kitchen open till 23:30 hrs
Metro Station: U1-U2-U4 Karlsplatz

Cafe Central

The Cafe Central is also one of the most famous coffeehouses in Vienna and comes with a garden area in summer. However, the interior of the coffeehouse is impressive, as the Cafe Central is located in the columned hall of the Palais Ferstel. Pastries and coffee taste delicious. A Viennese Melange costs around 4 € at Cafe Central.

Address: 1010 Vienna, Herreng. Ecke Strauchg. (B3)
Tel.: +43 1 533 37 63 24
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 7:30 to 22:00 hrs, Sun and Holidays 10:00 to 22:00 hrs, Breakfast Mon-Fr till 11:30, Sat-Sun till 13:00
Metro Station: U3 Herrengasse

Apartment Hotels in Vienna

The Living Hotels offer two apartment hotels in Vienna. The Living Hotel An der Oper is located in the very city center of Vienna, while the Living Hotel Kaiser Franz Joseph is located in the embassy district (19th district) of Vienna.

We wish you a great stay in our apartment hotels in Vienna!