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Cafe Englander

#179 of 3,587 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Inner City
German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Postgasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
4319668665
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Today
09:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the fourth time that we had dinner here in the last 2-3 years, once on the nice outside terrace, three times inside on cooler days. This last time, we shared an order of vitello tonnato (thinly sliced veal with a dressing) as an appetizer, then one of us had Tafelspitz, the other had braised beef cheeks, both with... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here dozens of times and normally find it be very efficient with excellent food, for us probably the best Wiener Schnitzel in the City. The restaurant was reasonably full but our waiter seemed to be working at half speed and initially thought he was being clever with a bit of an attitude. Perhaps it was his fault... More 

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Thank Graham F
Bideford, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife and I had a cup of excellent Viennese coffee when we visited the older Fleischmarket in Postgasse within the Stubenring. The service was first rate, the seating comfortable and it is everything you think of as a Vienna cafe....bar its name of course.

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Thank Everett S
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If going for dinner, call ahead to reserve a table. The place is full with visitors just stopping by for a drink or dessert, or a full sit-down dinner. Dishes cooked fresh, seasonal specials too.

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Thank Minerva H
Zurich
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went to the Cafe Engländer because one of the Viennese newspapers had listed it as one of the places to have one of the best Wiener Schnitzels in the city. And that is what my husband wanted. We had reserved for 5.30 pm and the kitchen doesn't open until 6 pm. The waiter seemed a bit unfriendly, but that... More 

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Thank valuvalu
Vienna, Austria
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

First the good news: food and drinks were fine (clear beef broth with liver dumplings, gulash soup, apple strudel, interesting beer). And now, the very bad news: this establishment thrives on a huge incredibly well-attended SMOKING SECTION, barely separated from what in this day and age should be normal and natural: a non-smoking section! Waiters and people come and go... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We found this café near our hotel, although it has also been recommended. We only stopped in for coffee and dessert, so I don't know about the main meals (but the menu looked good and it was obviously popular). Prices were reasonable, but there is a lot of competition serving similar food. The coffee was good and the service was... More 

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Thank IpswichDan
Perth
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended and it was really good. The food was tasty although the serves are large. The consommé was utterly delicious as was the dish of boiled meat and veggies. Doesn't sound great but goodness me, it was fresh, clean and extremely tasty! The snow peas were crisp and the broth it was cooked in must have made... More 

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London
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Just love this place, relaxed, good classical Austrian cousin, great for a quick bite and a great alternative to other places in Vienna

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NICOSIA
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151 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A small café down town Vienna with character. Serving typical Viennese specialties, well above average, but most importantly different. Not the usual Austrian décor, more relaxed. Good service, good beers, wide bar selection, reasonable prices. Definitely worth a visit this season for its goose plates.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Postgasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: 4319668665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner City

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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 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.
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