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Restaurants at Schonbrunn Palace – menu, location, timings

Restaurants at Schonbrunn Palace

Planning a trip to Schönbrunn Palace?

This majestic palace in Vienna, spread over 160 hectares (400 acres) of land, displays the legacy of 300 years through its baroque architectural designs. 

Just so you know, you need more than a day to explore the entire palace, which involves much walking.

You will need breaks to sate your hunger and continue your tour enthusiastically. 

Here, we suggest some of the best restaurants at the Schönbrunn Palace, offering the finest Viennese and European cuisines.

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# Schönbrunn Palace tour with a Lunch combo

Schloss-Restaurant Schönbrunn Joseph II

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Joseph II, located next to the main Schönbrunn Palace building, serves delicious Vienesse cuisine.

Don’t miss tasting the restaurant’s Wiener Schnitzel—a traditional Austrian pan-fried veal cutlet dish, and Backhendsalat—a Styrian-style fried chicken with classic wines. See Menu

To enjoy the Schonbrunn Palace and a meal, book the Schönbrunn Palace tour with a Lunch combo ticket. It costs €62 per person. 

Price Range: €4 to €25

Address: Schönbrunn Palace, Kontrollorstöckl, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, A-1130 Vienna. Get Directions.

Distance: The restaurant is a two-minute walk from the main palace building.

Opening hours: The restaurant is open all year round from 10 am to 10 pm, and the kitchen takes its last order at 9 pm.

Café Gloriette

Cafe Gloriette
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Café Gloriette is a popular restaurant inside Schönbrunn Palace Vienna, where you can dine and enjoy the view across the gardens. 

Make sure to try their breakfast arrangements along with some delicious homemade cakes, such as Apfelstrudel (Apple strudel), Topfenstrudel (Curd cheese strudel), and Sisitorte (Almond cake with nougat and orange liqueur cream). 

Moreover, if you want a full-course meal, try their Sisi Buffet, which offers the experience of king-size dining—or, as they call it, ‘Breakfast like an emperor.’ 

Besides the above, Café Gloriette offers a wide range of Viennese and European dishes to suit different palates. See Menu

Price Range: €1 to €42

Address: Schlosspark, 1130 Wien, Austria. Get Directions.

Distance: It takes around 20 minute walk from the main palace building to reach Café Gloriette.

Opening hours: The restaurant is open daily from 9 am to  6 pm. The breakfast menu is available from 9 am to 11.30 am.

Witness the majestic beauty of Schönbrunn Palace and enjoy your 2-course lunch in an audio-guided tour package. Find Out More


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Schönbrunner Stöckl & Dinnertheater

Image: Schönbrunn Dinner Theatre (allegria.at)

If you’re seeking a unique dining experience while enjoying Viennese plays, this restaurant should be your top choice.

You can find authentic Austrian and Bohemian cuisines, such as Bohemian dumplings, salmon fillet on tagliatelle (served with roasted walnuts and red pepper), and the original Prague creamed beef roast.

We highly recommend Schönbrunner’s special wild garlic from the Vienna Woods menu. Do try it out! 

Price Range: €7 to €25

Address: Schloss Schönbrunn am Meidlinger Tor Navy:, Schönbrunner Str. 309, 1130 Wien, Austria. Get Directions.

Distance: It’s about a 15-minute walk from the main palace building to Schönbrunner Stöckl.

Opening hours: The restaurant is open from 10 am to 11 pm every day throughout the year. 

Schönbrunner Schlosscafe

Schonbrunner Schloss cafe
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If you are looking to take in the Schönbrunn Palace view while having a soothing Cardinal Slice Vanilla cake with coffee, head to Schönbrunner Schlosscafe. 

This is the most pocket-friendly restaurant on this list and offers the best breakfast menu. 

Price Range:  €6 to €15

Address: Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47 (Gardetrakt), 1130 Wien. Get Directions.

Distance: It is just a minute’s walk from the palace to the cafe.

Opening hours: The restaurant is open year-long from 10 am to 10 pm, and the kitchen stays open until 9 pm.

Café Pavillon 

Situated close to Schonbrunn Zoo, the Café Pavillon is well known for its pastries.

Kaiserschmarrn, a lightly sweetened pancake from this restaurant, is a must-try. 

The Pavillion restaurant serves breakfast until 1 pm, and you will find a detailed menu to help you make your choices. 

The best time to visit this restaurant is during the summer (May to August), as they serve a special summer retreat menu with their best spritzers and snacks.

Price Range:  €2 to €20

Address: Maxingstraße 13 b, 1130 Wien. Get Directions.

Distance: It takes around a 10-minute walk to reach the cafe from the main palace building. 

Opening hours:

The restaurant is open weekdays from 10 am to 6 pm, from April to May, and September to October. 

It remains open from 9 am to 6 pm on weekends and public holidays.

From June to August, it is open from 10 am to 8 pm, and 9 am to 8 pm during the weekdays and weekends respectively.

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Edited by Rekha Rajan & fact checked by Jamshed V Rajan

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