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Cafe Hofburg

) #60 of 3,655 Restaurants in Vienna $$ - $$$ , Cafe, European
Hofburg 1 | Innerer Burghof, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 24100400
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“apple strudel” (22 reviews)
“cakes” (52 reviews)
“chef salad” (4 reviews)
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Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hofburg 1 | Innerer Burghof, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The selection of coffee drinks is impressive. The apple strudel and brioche are made to a high standard.

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside on a glorious sunny day. Very friendly English speaking waiter. We shared a lovely tasting schnitzel which was gigantic. Little bit pricier than other places but worth it for the location overlooking the palace square and statue. Had a refreshing elderflower wine...More

Thank L F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had to go here as it's up market. Wasn't disappointed. Waiter friendly and engaging. Very nice surroundings and ambience. Tried the strudel and sacher torte and both were excellent. It wasn't that had price wise either. Good food, good beer and nice experience.

Thank raymondb944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took some cakes and coffe for a very light lunch, since we had a booked tour in the afternoon. When we asked for the bill, we waited for at least 10 minutes, and only when we got up and complained to the various waiters...More

Thank RomaRenato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our visit to see the lovely Spanish Riding School we stopped here for coffee and chocolate cake. Unfortunately we ate inside and it was very warm and it would have been much nicer to have eaten outside under their umbrellas as it was a...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before visiting the Hofburg palace, we ate our lunch there. Our confusion of vegetarian food was sorted out and we were served excellent choices. Thank you for your hospitality

Thank jyotsna s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I went here for a quick lunch during a visit to Hofburg Palace. Staff very polite and attentive. Food delicious whether a small cheese toastie or a large lasagne. When husband's Pepsi cola arrived, the glass was really dirty and a substitute glass...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant/cafe is within the grand Hofburg Palace and we chose to sit inside for mid-morning coffee and cake. The surroundings were pleasant and the service was quick and efficient.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After finishing a tour of the Imperial Palace we went for lunch right inside the courtyard. We weren't too sure about it but it was convenient and there was a menu display outside the restaurant. It looked like it would meet our needs. The Café...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is situated in the inner court of the imperial Hofburg palace. There is both inside and outside seating. Take the outside seating and "people watch". The food is excellent and in satisfactory portions. When you think "cafe" you think of quick meals. Cafe...More

Thank debandmac
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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17 January 2017|
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Response from Querfeld | Property representative |
Dear Diagram, thank you for your enquiry. Cafe Hofburg offers a full range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Please have a look on our Webpage!
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Judy T
12 June 2016|
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Response from Querfeld | Property representative |
Dear Judy T, Cafe Hofburg offers you 8 cakes gluten free as well a plenty of dishes. You can find all information in the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hofburg 1 | Innerer Burghof, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 24100400
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The Habsburg dynasty began to reside in the imperial palace from the 13th century onwards until 1918. During this period the palace was the main centre of power of the empire. Many Hapsburg monarchs lived here such as Charles VI, his daughter Maria Theresa, Joseph II and Emperor Franz Jopseph 1 and his beautiful wife Sisi. The cafe Hofburg is located right next to the entrance of the Sisi museum and the imperial apartments.The cafe Hofburg is located right next to the entrance of the Sisi museum and the imperial apartments., making it the ideal place to relax and have a snack before or after a visit to the imperial palace. The unique location of our terrace in the inner courtyard of the imperial palace, gives you the opportunity to experience 600 years of Hapsburg history whilst having a cup of coffee and eating piece of delicious cake.
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