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Cafe Imperial Wien

Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 50110389
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“marzipan” (11 reviews)
“schnitzel” (29 reviews)
“cake” (22 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked this out because we saw it featured in Rick Stein’s Weekends series and it did not disappoint. For the weekend I was in Vienna, I was committed to eat Wien schnitzel everyday and Cafe Imperial’s version was the best I tried. My husband...More

Thank JasminV626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great cafe with a typical Austrain menu full of quite wonderful food provided you're not checking your waistline. Silver Service to an exemplary standard. Try the cakes and pastries not forgetting the in-house Imperial Torte (in my Lady's opinion the dark chocolate/orange version is...More

Thank champagnelife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As guests in the adjoining Hotel Imperial Vienna, we ate dinner here one evening and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The staff was friendly and helpful, the service was prompt and efficient, and my schnitzel was among the best I've enjoyed anywhere. I finished dinner with...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here at the hotel. We stopped down for breakfast each day. There are many coffee options. Nice assortment from breakfast buffet and you can still order from the menu. I love the smaller window seats. The staff takes care of a lot, including...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great choice, especially the smoked salmon and champagne. Good service. Lovely touch is the daily leaflet outlining daily events in Vienna - went to a concert as a result

Thank steph8859
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

So so beautiful !! Situated inside the imperial hotel which is walking distance to the city of Vienna. We tried the Viennese specialty torte/ cakes and soups. Love it all and will definitely come back if there’s a chance!

Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Cafe Imperial is everything I want in a cafe, great staff, a beautiful room, and delightful drinks and pastries. We popped in to escape the wind and cold while sightseeing, and could have easily passed a couple of hours in this beautiful cafe. It's not...More

2  Thank Harold F
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I was wonderful to eat in such an iconic restaurant where the food was excellent and the service impeccable.

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

During our stay in Vienna we walked along this fancy hotel and cafe. We asked the conciërge which stood outside if it was possible tot have a cup of coffee in this fancy establishment. He welcomed us verry friendly and invited us tot his cafe....More

1  Thank Bjj D
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Whilst walking on a cold winter evening we arrived at The Imperial Hotel. We noticed the Imperial Cafe at the next entrance along. We entered inside and began to investigate the cake display case. We were greated by a friendly waitress who invited us to...More

1  Thank Franz M
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 50110389
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