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Cafe Hofburg

$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Hofburg 1 | Innerer Burghof, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 24100420
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“apple strudel” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (43 reviews)
“chef salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
Austrian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hofburg 1 | Innerer Burghof, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An equal to Central Cafe. Good menu with freshly cooked food, great selection of cakes. Best service we had in Vienna. Sissi Coffee was the best we had. Soup is excellent and the Kaiserschmarrn torn pancake is simply wonderful. Good place for families with young...More

Thank 752euanh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The café was very busy when we arrived with a line out the door but the waiting was dealt with very efficiently and we quickly seated. We both had a pot of coffee and a cake each. I had the Hofburg torte which include marzipan...More

Thank lmm10_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our last day as we wanted to try the Sachertorte. The mains were good, but did arrive hardly warm. The Sachertorte was good and glad to have tried it. Quite an expensive cafe for what it was, though this was probably...More

Thank MissL219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food very average, can find very similar elsewhere. But good location as it’s right in middle of Hofbug Palace.

Thank Sunday J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stop for lunch, service excellent as always. Extensive menu cakes looked divine. Can’t wait for my next trip to Vienna so I can call in.

Thank waimara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food friendly service. Salad was fresh and large. Lemonade was fresh and not too sweet. Apfelstrudel was delish. Cozy. A great lunch right there in the Hofburg square

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The cafe is in the Hofburg buildings and thus gets busy with tourists. It has a good atmosphere and the style is in keeping with it's surroundings. It feels very Austrian and not a tourist trap. Staff were friendly and attentive and the menu quite...More

Thank Dusty6
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed Cafe Hofburg. Sure, the prices are a bit steep, but I think you do have to put up for location. The Cafe is really wondeful, with an imperial charm which is rather pleasant. The service is top notch and the staff more...More

Thank Nicoll L
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Centrally located, this is definitely one of the best places to visit in Vienna. Compared to other famous coffee shops f similar kind, this coffee shop offers a good value, good quality and a really nice friendly service.

Thank Benedikt S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch whilst wondering through Vienna. Even thought it was quite cold we decided to sit outside because the surrounding area was beautiful. The food was alright I had the goulash soup and my boyfriend had a cheese toastie, both were very...More

Thank Louise E
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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2 October 2017|
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Response from Querfeld | Property representative |
Of course! For female, male and handicapped accessible.
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
USD 9 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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 24100420
  • E-mail
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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