Café Central is one of the traditional Viennese cafés, and in my opinion the most impressive for its unique architecture. I would really like to know what people think at the moment they enter this café. Even from the facade, you can perceive that something interesting is going on in there. The grandiose building calls you to enter for a delicious Viennese pastry and wiener melange. Once you enter, you usually have to wait a little bit until you are seated. While you wait in the line, either you can take pictures of the statue of the writer Peter Altenberg who sits by the door or you can see the pastries in the display window and you might think of me when I am telling you that it’s hard to choose.
As for me, I used to visit café central in the past more often than now. My preferences have changed with time and I now prefer visiting some other cafés where I can relax unperturbed for hours. But I strongly recommend you a visit to Café central if you come to Vienna for the very first time, or even for the second time. You will have the chance to enjoy your coffee in a historic place which was once the meeting point for Arthur Schnitzler, Sigmund Freud, Peter Altenberg, and Leo Trotzki.