Café Central in Vienna was opened in 1876 and until today it has not lost the spirit of old. Located in the central part of the city. Today we offer fresh press, there is a small garden, which is open to visitors in summer. You can enjoy different sorts of coffee brewed according to traditional Viennese recipes, especially delicious homemade pastries and a wide range of Austrian dishes.
The interior of the coffee house is designed in Venetian style, and in the center of the room stands a grand piano. Music which you can hear by booking a table in advance. In the evening, live music add charm to this restaurant.
Here was a regular visitor to the neurologist Sigmund Freud - who wrote his treatises on psychoanalysis. Also Architect Adolf Loos, revolutionary Leon Trotsky. Poet Alfred Polgar, Stefan Zweig. Therefore, this place is also called the intellectuals Cafe.
Peter Altenberg - Austrian writer, always the first to come to the cafe and talk with friends. He was so fond of the institution, that even he received his mail here, and when asked where he could be found, he always answered: “Café Central”. His figure, made from a special technique of papier-mâché, took a special place in the cafe hall, bringing you back to the past.
With a cup of coffee, cake or a cigar, the greatest poets, thinkers united here in the cozy atmosphere of the most beautiful Viennese coffee house.
How to get there?
Take metro U3 to Herrengasse station.
Address: Herrengasse 14, 1010 Wien