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Cafe Schwarzenberg

) #25 of 104 Dessert in Vienna #283 of 3,772 Places to Eat in Vienna €€ - €€€ German, Austrian, Cafe
Kaerntner Ring 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 797400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Kaerntner Ring 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
Neighbourhood: Inner City
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A real coffee/cafe of times gone by,the head waiter was of the old school and made our evening.......the food was top draw I had perch, and the wife had the boiled rump, both faultless, we did have a great evening....Thanks

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As confirmed by other reviews, the place itself is quite charming with quite a Viennese feeling to it. However, the service was so ghastly that it put me off eating anything. I have never experienced such a rude service anywhere. Not recommended at all given...More

Thank Luca D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Viennese coffee house, including Café Schwarzenburg, were always places to relax and meet friends. It is 8 years since we were last in Vienna, but the charm has gone. Building is the same, but clientele has changed and it has become a Tourist Coffee...More

Thank jostan99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in after 20:00 for coffee and cake. Very relaxed atmosphere. Accomplished pianist and violinist played typical cafe music. Met expectations and recommend.

Thank dfd_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cafe with my partner while in Vienna. Decided to stop by for some coffee and cake. We were very impressed with the place itself - big, grand interior, live music... since it is a very popular place, we struggled to find a...More

Thank c00kie1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice, a typical viennese café full of charm. The problem are the waiters: ignorants and roughs. The fact that they do not feel happy and fulfilled should not affect the level of the service. Worst experience since ages! Never again!

Thank tassilovonrex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical turn of 19th century building in central position. The waiters are real characters and fun. The food is typical Austrian and not expensive.

Thank ann h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and old fashioned cafe in the center of vienna. I had a Kaiserschmarren and it was really good. They have a nice menu and the cakes look delicious. Well located and good atmosphere.

Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a beautiful cafe set in an intersection. They have patio seatings as well as a large indoor seating. Historic place, as it seems most of Vienna is, good food and very nice service

Thank Iqbal H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely impolite, could not answer a simple request such as " what cake you reccomend?" Answering with "they are all good". Did not let us sit in another area saying it was all reserved - while it was empty and free. Lastly opened the door...More

Thank marseillemilan
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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Is this child friendly please, are there highchairs?
8 March 2017|
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Response from MaheshYagna | Reviewed this property |
It is sober looking serious place. Per se not child friendly. However, we saw children and prams when we were there. I would think it can be done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaerntner Ring 17, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 797400
  • E-mail
Traditional Austrian coffee house /restaurant with wonderful cakes as well as smaller list of mains.Has great outdoor seating and wonderful ceilings inside