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Cafe Englander

#174 of 3,311 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Inner City
German, Austrian, British
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Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
4319668665
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gemütlich

This is a typical Viennese place, with a pleasant atmosphere, relaxing if somewhat noisy. Food on the menu includes many local dishes, and everything we had on our previous visits was very tasty. Not far from MAK, museum of applied arts, this place works well for a meal after a museum visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
DDandC
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Switzerland
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good and tasty.The athmosphere is nice put a bit to noisy. Unfortunately the waiter are not very friendly.

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Thank Otti K
Vienna
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classical Viennese coffee house. It's a little noisy, full of smoke (the "non-smoking" area is a sad room at the back of the coffee house), and the focus is clearly on having a coffee or a glass of wine with friends. It is very central and open late.

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Thank dpk20
Switzerland
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98 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a typical Viennese place, with a pleasant atmosphere, relaxing if somewhat noisy. Food on the menu includes many local dishes, and everything we had on our previous visits was very tasty. Not far from MAK, museum of applied arts, this place works well for a meal after a museum visit.

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Thank DDandC
Anacapri, Italy
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good , good and very nice service . Thank you Klemens for your excellent service. See you soon ;). Perfect place for chilling in the centre of Wien 🔝🇦🇹🇮🇹

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Thank farace34
Brooklyn, NY
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155 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Not a particularly pretty space, but there is a big room in back where you can get away from the smoke. We had a delicious smoked trout tartare on a bed of mashed avocado with thin thin sliced onion, it was really good. Also an arugula salad with potatoes and kind of fried chicken nuggets. With one glass of Gruner... More 

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Thank artnik
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I stumbled across this restaurant while wandering around Vienna, looking for somewhere that wasn't a tourist trap for dinner. Upon seeing quite a few locals heading in, I lucked out and got a table straight away. While some reviewers have complained that the menu is only in German, I found the wait staff extremely helpful in helping me decipher anything... More 

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Thank Bridie W
Moscow, Russia
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

A place frequented by locals; there are options in the menu for a good dinner as well as lighter snacks for lunch and a decent selection of Austrian wines by glass; seating arrangements include large smoking and non-smoking areas.

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Thank Kay_Kendzior
Vienna, Austria
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

A friend of mine and I decided to go have breakfast at the Cafe Engländer today based on reviews both on this site and reviews on local websites. I will quickly get the good out of the way. The staff are very friendly and the location is very good. Just minutes away from the U3 station Stubentor, various trams and... More 

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Thank Andrei M
Paris, France
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Even though the menu was only in German we managed to order an excellent meal. The head waiter speaks English, but on the evening we were there was too busy to really help. Take a chance and go-- you wont be sorry.

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Thank frtravler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Our bed and breakfast owner recommend the Café Englander for our last night in Vienna. The menu was in German, but our waiter was great and went through each item in English. I ended up ordering the Wiener schnitzel aud veal cut with potatoes lambs and my wife had a pasta dish with mushrooms. Both were very good. For drinks... More 

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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
  • Phone Number: 4319668665

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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.