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Cafe Englander

#128 of 2,967 Restaurants in Vienna
#142 of 3,125 Places to Eat in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
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Today
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 37
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not the best, but good

It was a nice little café, but not the best. I had the calamari and it wasn't the best I ever had, but it was good. The apple strudel I had for dessert was yummy. I wouldn't go out of my way to go there, but if you're in the area it's a good place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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English first
Bicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

No English menu available & ordered of German menu. Recommended was the boiled frankfurter sausage in Goulash soup with a dry bread roll.... That's what we got?

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was a nice little café, but not the best. I had the calamari and it wasn't the best I ever had, but it was good. The apple strudel I had for dessert was yummy. I wouldn't go out of my way to go there, but if you're in the area it's a good place to go.

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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Real Viennese café - not even an English menu in sight but if you need help - the waitstaff will gladly translate. We of course had weinerschnitzel which was large and perfect - potato puffs with a delicious wild mushroom cream sauce, weisswurst, sauerkraut and steaks with French fries. Everything was cooked perfectly and was of high quality and delicious!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Within easy walking distance of the Hilton Vienna Danube, the Cafe Englander is obviously very popular with locals. There were not many tourists there. The food was excellent. Schnitzel was among the best I've ever had. Very good local beer as well. Reasonable prices and fast, friendly service.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I had a schnitzel. Great. Tender and the taste... awesome. The coffee is not what it should be. Great service nice waters, and they are making good jokes. If you pass by and need a breakfast or lunch don't hesitate to stop here.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I had been walking round the side streets of Vienna when we came upon the Cafe Englander restaurant. When we decided to go out for a dinner we thought that we'd give it a try. We were so pleased that we did. Although we didn't understand the menu we asked a young waiter to explain for us.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

my FAVORITE spot for breakfast in Vienna whether I am on my own and watn to hamme rout my morning mail, or to meet friends or business partners. Just a relaxed atmosphere. Live and let live.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I HAD to have schnitzel during my short stay in Vienna. A local recommended this place and it was very good. The breading was crispy and light. The side of potato salad was also very good. Totally decent prices and good service.

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Chicago
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I'm in Vienna for a month for work and my sister who lives here introduced me to Cafe Englander - which is very close to where I'm living. I've had dinner there twice - with my sister and with an American colleague. On both occasions we had excellent dinners - schnitzel, calves liver, fried chicken, fish on top of garlic... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

On the recommendation of the receptionist in a hotel here a few years ago I came here for breakfast and ended up here for breakfast every day. I always wanted to return to try dinner and finally made it. I had the Zwiebelrostbraten (roast beef with onions and may mother the Tafelspitz - both lesser known than the famous Wiener... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Englander

Address: Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner City

Neighborhood Profile
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 center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.