Kaffeehaus, Vienna

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  • Cafe Griensteidl at Michaelerplatz.
    Cafe Griensteidl at Michaelerplatz.
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  • The famous cafe Central.
    The famous cafe Central.
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  • Outside the Cafe
    Outside the Cafe
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    Out of Time at Cafe Hawelka

    by chrismj Written Jan 14, 2005

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    Mrs Hawelka

    This place has been open - and unchanged - since WW2. My last visit was in '97 and I was afraid that the owners wouldn't still be with us be because they were well into their 80s then. Now into their 90s they're still running the place. They should be granted eternal life just to keep it going - there's a unique atmosphere here... the walls seem to echo the conversations of the last half century!

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    The Demel Conditorei

    by margaretvn Updated Aug 30, 2003

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    This pastry shop was founded in 1785, then it was in Michaelerpaltz. The patissier Christoph Demel acquired the business in 1857 and it moved to its present position in 1888. It still has the imperial patent K.U.K. Hof- Zuckerbacker on the shop front. The little rooms are beautifully decorated in an ornate late 19th century style. It is a bit expensive but lovely to see so I think it could be a treat after a long morning of sightseeing.
    sorry but I have to replace my old photos next visit!
    open daily 10.00 until 19.00

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    • Family Travel

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    Any of the famous cafes, but...

    by Wilson Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Any of the famous cafes, but you absolutely must go to Cafe Central and Cafe Landtmann.
    Almost as famous as its music, Vienna is home to coffee houses. They are an experience in themself. You can hang out there all day and no one minds. While the actual coffee is a bit overpriced, the experience of sitting where Sigmund Freud once sat and philosphised is worth the visit. They serve some food and most types of alcohol.

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    Mmmmmm delicious

    by cigno Written Jan 7, 2008

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    Everybody likes Sacher Torte but my favourite is Apfelstrudel with finest coffees of Vienna.
    Those are my hands:)

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    Visit a Viennese coffee house

    by phil_uk_net Written Sep 23, 2002

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    Cafe Frauenhuber

    The coffee houses are an institution and it is essential to visit at least one if you go to Vienna! This one is Cafe Frauenhuber.

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