The Café L. Heiner, or the K.u.K. Hofzuckerbäcker Café-Konditorei L. Heiner, is a lovely coffee shop in the center of Vienna’s main street promenade, the Kärtnerstraße. This café place features many elements from the old days, such as ornaments and a lot of traditional decoration.
We had a delicious goulash soup with a Viennese Kaisersemmel, the famous emperor’s roll, together with a hot lemonade, as well as a Kleiner Brauner, a small traditional Viennese coffee with a tad of milk and a Nussbeugerl, a croissant-style pastry filled with nuts. Yummy, yummy, yummy for all who are into this.
The ambience of this place is elegant and traditional with reference to the imperial times of the K.u.K. Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy. The staff is very friendly and the prices are quite reasonable given the location in the promenade in old town Vienna close to the famous Saint Stephen’s Cathedral and the fancy interior. And be sure you have a seat upstairs, as here the real coffee shop experience of this place unfolds.
But see for yourself:
And here is the famous slide show:
The Bottom Line: The K.u.K. Hofzuckerbäcker Café-Konditorei L. Heiner, located in the Kärntnerstraße 21, in 1010 Wien, is a great coffee shop for those who love the charm elegant charm of the old times.
From Vienna with Love,
Dr. Dr. Immanuel Fruhmann