The Hofburg & Around shopping

Top Choice Homewares in The Hofburg & Around

J&L Lobmeyr Vienna

Reached by a beautifully ornate wrought-iron staircase, this is one of Vienna’s most lavish retail experiences. The collection of Biedermeier pieces, Loos-designed sets, fine/arty glassware and porcelain on display …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in The Hofburg & Around

Meinl am Graben

Vienna’s most prestigious providore brims with quality European foodstuffs. Chocolate and confectionery dominate the ground floor, and impressive cheese and cold meats are tantalisingly displayed upstairs. The basem…
Top Choice Toys in The Hofburg & Around


Founded in Germany in the late 19th century, Steiff is widely regarded as the original creator of the teddy bear, which it presented at the Leipzig Toy Fair in 1903: an American businessman bought 3000 and sold them…
Chocolate in The Hofburg & Around

Bonbons Anzinger

A jewel box of a chocolate shop, with ceramic-tiled floors, mint-green cabinets, and a dazzling array of handmade truffles and pralines, Bonbons Anzinger has a tiny upstairs tearoom serving coffee, tea and hot choco…
Antiques in The Hofburg & Around


The Dorotheum is among the largest auction houses in Europe and for the casual visitor it's more like a museum, housing everything from antique toys and tableware to autographs, antique guns and, above all, lots of …
Food & Drinks in The Hofburg & Around


This much-loved confectioner is famed for its ‘LaaKronen’ – brightly coloured macarons in flavours like pistachio, lemon and strawberry, available singly or in gorgeous boxed sets. It also sells beautifully packaged…
Ceramics in The Hofburg & Around


Gmundner has been manufacturing ceramics by hand since 1492, and it's estimated over 50% of Austrian households hold at least one Gmundner piece. Its plates, casserole dishes, tea and coffee cups and more are all sa…
Glass in The Hofburg & Around

Österreichische Werkstätten

Established in 1945, Österreichische Werkstätten is dedicated to selling work made by Austrian companies and designed by Austrian designers. Look out for Kisslinger, a family glassware company since 1946, with Klimt…
Clothing in The Hofburg & Around


Kit yourself out Von Trapp family-style at this 180-year-old institution full of handmade embroidered Dirndls (women’s traditional dress) and blouses, capes, high-collared jackets, and deer-suede and loden (a tradit…
Fashion & Accessories in The Hofburg & Around


Mühlbauer has been producing cloches, pillboxes, caps and bonnets since 1903. Designs combine traditional influences with up-to-the-minute colours and detailing. There's another boutique in Neubau.