Café Sacher


in The Hofburg & Around

Torte cake and coffee on table top

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With a battalion of waiters and an air of nobility, this grand cafe is celebrated for its Sacher Torte, a wonderfully rich iced-chocolate cake with apricot jam once favoured by Emperor Franz Josef. For the full-blown experience, head to the opulent chandelier-lit interior. There's also a covered pavement terrace, and a 1920s-styled tearoom, Sacher Eck, next door serving the same menu.