Cafe in der Burggasse 24

Coolness is the main appeal of Café in der Burggasse 24, a sizable breakfast restaurant located in Vienna's bougie District 7. The food is solid, the coffee just average, but you're really here for the scene – the city's hip twentysomethings who camp out with their MacBooks in the eclectically furnished hall in the back. There, the firelogs turn out to be more than decorative: a server will occasionally throw a couple of pieces into the corner fireplace that provides warmth and charm in the winter months. (The main space, anchored by a giant sofa, connects to a designer clothing store next door.)

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