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Cafe Englander

#125 of 2,906 Restaurants in Vienna
#133 of 3,041 Places to Eat in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Inner City
English
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    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
What a surprise

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Pisces232
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Worthing, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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Vienna, Austria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is not touristy at all. The dishes are classic and of excellent quality - every visit is a pleasure. Service is also excellent although typical Viennese, so be prepared for slightly arrogant waiters with a great typical Viennese sense of humor, which is an aquired taste ;-)

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Vienna, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It is one of the my favourite places in Vienna. My husband is austrian and goes there for years. It is also the place where he has taken me for dinner during my first time in Vienna. It has its atmosphere and always full with locals. Better book a table: you can do it by email, check their website. It... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had dinner here. Menu are in German only but the waiter was very polite and translates all the dishes for us. Food was good and prices in line with the location.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

From the outside it looks a little plain, but step into a clean, modern, well arranged place with good seating. Attentive waiter will soon take your order (you may need to ask for translation menu) but that is no problem. I enjoyed a good Viennese expression on the English breakfast : scrambled eggs, herbs, smoked schinken (not bacon but yummy),... More 

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was the third Austrian restaurant that we were hosted at by our Viennese hosts. This one is right in the centre of town, but most of the clientele appear to be local. Having had my fill of schnitzel I went for a "poorer" Austrian dish, tafelspitz. This is boiled beef in a vegetable bouillon served with chives, apple sauce,... 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
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

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
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.