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Class & Elegance

First opened in 1876, Café Central sits at the heart of Vienna. It has become a center for literary history, and it holds the distinction of being the inspiration for The Chestnut Tree in George Orwell’s novel “1984.”

Your taste buds will thank you after trying their beroemde goulash or strudel, which comes with a decadent vanilla sauce and a little bit of cream. Then, you can wash it all down with their rich coffee, served on a silver platter. Elegant ambiance, gorgeous architecture, and historical richness all make Café Cental a place unlike any other—and make for a spectacularly special dining experience.

Utrip Tips

*Cafe Central was the meeting place for a host of prominent intellectuals, poets, and thinkers of the day. Their ranks included Peter Altenberg, Leon Trotsky, and Alfred Polgar, and they were known as the "Centralists."
*Freud was also known to dine here.

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