Ask any Viennese resident for their favourite place. I'm willing to bet that 8 out of 10 times it will be one of the many majestic Coffee houses / Cafe's scattered around the capital.
These ancient establishments are certainly no secret outside of Austria. The most famous ones (Cafe Mozart, Sacher Cafe) can be found simply by following the hordes of Italian and German tourists who weave between the major attractions in the city Centre.
Cafe Prückel manages to buck this trend, balancing class with commotion and providing its visitors first class service all whilst maintaining a quiet and comfortable atmosphere.
High ceilings and contemporary furnishings are distinguishing features of the interior. The waiting staff are immaculately dressed and glide quietly across the well trodden floors delivering coffee and cakes with incredible efficiency (this is of course the norm throughout Austria).
The main: Crayfish and Rocket Gnocchi
We didn't have any room for cake, but i'm told that it is second to none.
A Viennese coffee house wouldn't be complete without a healthy selection of reading material. Back in the days before the internet, the daily international newspapers were as much a draw as the coffee / cake.
Nearest underground Stubentor (U3)
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