Café Hofburg

Coffeehouse in the Imperial Palace

The Habsburg dynasty began to reside in the imperial palace from the 13th century onwards until 1918. During this period the palace was the main centre of power of the empire. Many Hapsburg monarchs lived here such as Charles VI, his daughter Maria Theresa, Joseph II and Emperor Franz Jopseph 1 and his beautiful wife Sisi.

The café Hofburg is located right next to the entrance of the Sisi museum and the imperial apartments. 

The café Hofburg is located right next to the entrance of the Sisi museum and the imperial apartments., making it the ideal place to relax and have a snack before or after a visit to the imperial palace.

The unique location of our terrace in the inner courtyard of the imperial palace, gives you the opportunity to experience  600 years of Hapsburg history whilst having a cup of coffee and eating piece of delicious cake.

Enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional Viennese café without being bothered by smoke! For the Café Hofburg is entirely a non-smoking café. If you wish to smoke you can do so on the terrace of our cafe.

Café Hofburg