Waterside Cafés in Austria

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44 cafés and coffeehouses offering "Waterside" ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Austria. All information including address and phone number.
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Steirereck stands for pure excellence. No wonder, then, that the establishment was once again voted the best restaurant in the city. The exclusive, luxurious breakfast at the Meierei is equally impressive. Exquisite ingredients, handled with perfection, from ostrich egg dishes to Beuscherl (offal ragout).

Am Heumarkt 2a/Im Stadtpark, 1030 Vienna, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

Legendary and unique: the traditional café on the quay has been a living room for generations. Hostess Evelyn Brandstätter and her team serve coffee on the sun terrace or indoors in the classic coffee house ambience. A must in summer: the apricot dumplings.

Schwarzstraße 3, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Third-Wave-Coffee-Bar

Since 2007, the family business has stood for quality, dedication and sustainability – for the latter, it has received an award. The green coffee beans are gently roasted by owner and barista master Cem Korkmaz. The result: wonderfully fragrant coffee creations.

Tschamlerstraße 10, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
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The motto is now an urban trend - an island of relaxation in the middle of the city, with a large sun deck and unique, maritime flair. The menu offers breakfast highlights, healthy bistro dishes and homemade desserts. Ship ahoy!

Franz-Josefs-Kai 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
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Well, boom. In the past, cannon barrels were produced in the hall, today it's the pastries and breakfast selection that provide taste explosions on the palate. Groups of three like to order the "Mehrsamkeit breakfast". More is not possible.

Unterhimmler Straße 1, 4400 Steyr, Austria
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No ordinary canteen! Here, creativity and skill transform the best ingredients into delicious dishes. Regional suppliers, organic produce and minimal use of plastic underline the commitment to quality and sustainability.

Badgasse 48, 7434 Bernstein, Austria
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A "Latte Marille" (Meinl espresso with apricot cream liqueur) is brewed as a tribute to the Wachau region, which can be enjoyed right at the foot of the garden. The breakfast options at this popular meeting point, which has a southern flair, are unmissable.

Welterbeplatz 1, 3500 Krems at the Donau, Austria
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The stylish location offers plenty of space for dreaming: on the jetty, the lake is within reach; on the second floor, the view sweeps far beyond the shore. For an extended vacation feeling, you go straight from afternoon coffee to dinner and drinks.

Blumenpromenade 2, 9210 Pörtschach am Wörther See, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

One of the most beautiful destinations in Gmunden. First buy a delicious ice cream at Baumgartner's and then stroll along Lake Traunsee on the esplanade. Pastry connoisseurs, however, linger longer at the pastry shop, enjoying lake views and succulent Gmundner Torte.

Esplanade 1, 4810 Gmunden, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

The beans are roasted by hand and particularly carefully - the result is velvety coffee specialties with a wide variety of aromas. On Saturday, there is an extensive brunch: salmon, beef tartare and veal with tuna sauce are just a few of the fixed starters.

Grazer Straße 9, 8605 Kapfenberg, Austria
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Directly on the lake, you could almost forget about the culinary delights over the magnificent view of Loser and Trisselwand - but only almost. Because fluffy fruit cakes like from grandma's bakery accompany the coffee, and also the Salzkammergut cuisine with lots of fresh catch is worthwhile.

Puchen 197, 8992 Altaussee, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

A summer breakfast oasis in the countryside, almost like you're on holiday. The selection of brunch plates from all over the world is diverse and of top quality. If you can, you should extend your breakfast, stay until the evening and enjoy the sunset.

Arbeiterstrandbadstraße 122a, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

Probably the most beautiful spot for the sunset is also perfect to start the day. The modern café in Bregenz harbour makes it possible. In the tidy park overlooking Lake Constance, you can enjoy breakfast, coffee, drinks, snacks and spirits.

Hafen 1, 6900 Bregenz, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

The small café scores with an extremely casual and relaxed atmosphere, good music and the particularly fine Hausbrandt coffee. The breakfast and the small snacks for in between also taste good - as do the sweet treats from Gugelhupf to croissant.

Sterneckstraße 3, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

Those who make a tour around the Hochschwab will get the necessary energy here in the form of breakfast, pastries and, of course, the wide variety of homemade pies and cakes from the bakery. Coffee also tastes particularly good in the homely setting.

Turnau 8, 8625 Turnau, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

Barbara Braun successfully continues the traditional family business with modern ideas and breathes new life into it. The selection is unbeatable, the coffee top and the famous Schaumrollen are an absolute must. You must visit the shop!

Marktstraße 20, 3671 Marbach an der Donau, Austria
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The place on the Danube, where the sun shines especially long and bathes the terrace in warm light, is already something special. But breakfast and omelettes are also good. Brunch is available until 1 pm. Perfect for reading one of the many daily newspapers.

Ernst-Koref-Promenade 1, 4020 Linz, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

It's no coincidence that Markus Madar's web address is Kaffeehaustradition.at - in Loosdorf, Melk and Krems, the restaurateur upholds the communicative old Viennese style. Ethiopian highland coffee from his own roasting provides the basis for the cup specialties.

Eduard-Summer-Gasse 5, 3500 Krems at the Donau, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

The name wake_up has a double meaning: in addition to the excellent breakfast, it also refers to the great location directly on the New Danube, where you can watch the wakeboarders during the day. The location is also conveniently accessible by subway.

Am Wehr 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

With 30 years of pastry experience and a lot of dedication, master confectioner Elisabeth Zott impresses with an impressive selection of cakes, delicious pastries and even homemade ice cream. Please note: there are special opening hours in winter.

Rollfährestraße 49, 3610 Weißenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria