Enjoying a cup of coffee is the most authentic leisure in Vienna!

Austrian poet Peter Altenberg once said, "When I am not at home, I am in the coffeehouse. When I am not in the coffeehouse, I am on the way to the coffeehouse." This is enough to prove how much Viennese people love coffee. It is said that there are more than 1,000 coffeehouses in this city. Among the vast number of coffeehouses, which ones are worth visiting?

The world's most famous café is a gathering place for great poets, thinkers, advocates, and influential figures, including psychologist Freud and Russian Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky, who used to often meet at this café.

Art history museum café

The Vienna Museum of Art History is a world-renowned art museum. Underneath its dome, there is a famous café frequented by celebrities. It is an extraordinary experience to have brunch or lunch here on a lazy weekend.

Saha Coffee

The Sacher Hotel, established in 1876, is a landmark hotel in Vienna. The Sacher Café is also famous and is a representative of traditional Viennese coffee houses. Don't forget to try the "Sacher Torte," which is considered the national cake of Austria.

Lattman Coffee

This legendary coffee house, Cafe Konditorei, which opened in 1873, has hosted numerous celebrities such as Sigmund Freud, Marlene Dietrich, Romy Schneider, Paul McCartney, and Hillary Clinton. Its apple strudel is considered a classic.

De Mello Coffee Shop

Formerly a haunt for nobility and the upper class, Vienna's socialites would come here to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on the first cold day. The most famous here is the cake with fruit liqueur added.
The café is backed by a touching story: The owner of the café, Leopold, met Josefine while working at a restaurant. They got married and opened Hawelka. Until 2011, Leopold would sit by the entrance every day to welcome customers.