High-flying businesspeople, local aristocrats, influential politicians, and selfie-stick-carrying tourists share this upscale Viennese coffeeshop across from the City Hall (Rathaus) and beside the Burgtheater. The most striking feature of the inside is the dark wood paneling with inlaid motifs, but I prefer the winterized terrace which provides panoramic views of its Ringstrasse surroundings. Landtmann is a see-and-be-seen destination and among the priciest and most elegant cafes in the city (there’s coat service, so people don’t hang their garbs on the chair). The current owner, the Querfeld family, is in charge of other historic cafes too, such as the Museum and the Mozart.

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