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Gerstner K.u.K Hofzuckerbacker

$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Kaerntner Strasse 51, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5261361
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (59 reviews)
“apple strudel” (22 reviews)
“pastry” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kaerntner Strasse 51, Vienna 1010, Austria
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We read raving reviews on Trip Advisor and based on that we went to the restaurant for lunch. I am sorry to say that we were very disappointed. We went to the 3rd floor to eat lunch. I ordered the Gerstner Special Weiner balls which...More

Thank Alvinf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is very cozy, with a beautiful decoration and excellent cakes. However, the attention by the waiters is unfortunate. On the top floor, which was undoubtedly the best, we were told that they were closed at 5 so that we did not enter. It...More

1  Thank Bbsaiz
Reviewed 4 days ago

This cafe located in front of Opera House. Go to 2nd floor or 3rd floor (NB! 3rd floor and 4th floor per US definition) to enjoy the view and nice classic interiors. However, do not expect to get quality cake. The pastry of this cafe...More

Thank takashin974
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outstanding spot for a drink, snack, meal or dessert! Amazing presentation of pastries, ice cream, miniature cakes and more on multiple floors. Comfortable yet elegant lounge decor. Perfect for family, friends and lovers. Fabulous Champagne and Bellini’s in a beautiful atmosphere! We highly suggest Gerstner...More

Thank CBArnold
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Across the road from the opera house is a gorgeous cafe well worth a visit. Cakes on display on each of the three floors are beautiful. The third floor is a stunning gilt decor with chandeliers and a relaxing spot to sit and enjoy the...More

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this restaurant by chance when I was walking with my mum. It was our last day in Vienna after travelling around Europe. I had beef, wine, cake and coffee, they were all beautifully presented and delicious! The service was excellent! I strongly recommend...More

1  Thank milky8598
Reviewed 1 week ago

Order a bottle of bubbly and have Sasha Cvijic open it with the knife for an amazing experience and a keepsake cork in the bottle top. The burrata and the steak tartare are great.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found seats upstairs - beautiful surroundings to enjoy great coffee and cakes. Service was very prompt. Highly recommended .

Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no macarons, but Gerstner offers a magnificent selection of amazing looking cakes and desserts. Sometimes they look better than they taste, sometimes you are lucky and they are delicious. A must visit - for sure. The cake-house is an establishment. Make sure to...More

1  Thank Oliko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gerstner Cafe and Restaurant provides "pleasure on three floors." We enjoyed a wonderful luncheon in the elegant Second floor restaurant with marvelous views over Stadtoper square. Service was outstanding, fine china dishes and luxurious table linens harked back to another decade. A multi language menu...More

1  Thank KLE2013
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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Bev h
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Rosalyn_Fenton | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember smoking is not allowed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaerntner Strasse 51, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5261361
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