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Cafe Englander

#175 of 3,266 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Inner City
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Cafe
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Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
4319668665
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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
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it's absolutely true that they don't have an English menu,but you are in a foreign country and I guarantee you the waiters can speak enough English. I had some excellent weisswurst here and chatted to some of the locals in the bar.An all round good experience.

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Thank Robin G
Porto, Portugal
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145 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We don't speak german and there wasn't an english menu, but the waiter translated every single item of the menu! We ate really well and felt great at the place. Definitely worth it! I would return to this cafe and recommend it to friends.

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Thank Ana B
Falls Church, Virginia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

It's always difficult to write a less-than-positive review of a place that's obviously so popular on TripAdvisor. But ... I was staying at the airport and took the excellent CAT train into the center of Vienna. Walked around a bit and looked for a place to eat. Up a side street I could see Cafe Englander, and it was obviously... More 

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Thank GlobalVenturer2230
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place was fabulous. Don't be put of by the menu not being in English it's not that difficult to work out! Goulash was delicious washed down with a lovely glass of Austrian Sauvie. Staff were friendly. Full of locals and nice to be off the tourist trail!!

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Thank SScott2000
Winter Park, FL
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244 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

One might think from the title of the restaurant that you are entering a pub. No, this is a traditional purveyor of Viennese food, at an excellent price I might add. We suggest you might want to sample the würsts. We are partial toward Weiss Würst and theirs is excellent--and served it a pot of hot water to keep it... More 

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Thank rlemon
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Very close to the Stubendor U-bahn station. The English breakfast is delicious. For 10 euros, you get eggs, bacon, baked beans, breads and sausages. Also a cup of tea/coffee. Very helpful staff. I had breakfast almost everyday here. A delicious way to start my day

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

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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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

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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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Postgasse 2, Vienna, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: 4319668665

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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.