Best Study Cafés in Vienna

Written by: Christina Pichler, Nov 08, 2021

Exam time is approaching and you cannot seem to find a chill place in Vienna to prepare yourself adequately? We went on a hunt and did extensive research. The results are impressive: In this article you will find the best study cafés in Austria’s capital, where you can get your gray cells going – by yourself or even with a study group.

Blue Orange


Address: Margaretenstraße 9, 1040 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Phone: +43 1 581 1770


Address: Alserbachstraße 1, 1090 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Phone: +43 1 908 1504

At two locations, the Blue Orange team pampers you with its great service on hard study days: The free WiFi enables you to have a smooth workflow without the need for emergency cell phone hotspots. Thanks to the numerous power sockets, your laptop will never run out of power. An additional highlight is the culinary catering. With a broad selection of flatbreads, bagels, breakfast menus and more, the right brain food is always provided. This offer is rounded off by excellent coffee, which will also motivate you to keep going. Should you ever be in need of a (healthy) sugar shock, you can always fall back on the freshly prepared smoothies.


Address: Wiedner Hauptstraße 65, 1040 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Phone: +43 664 5424872

What many cafes in Vienna see as an unofficial feature is Cocoquadrat‘s focus: a common workspace. You and your study group can book a table or even an entire meeting room to prepare for your projects and exams – undisturbed and with the best internet connection. The Cocoquadrat has a variety of offers to meet every need of yours. However, the excellent selection of culinary delicacies is available to everyone: from classic Viennese breakfasts to tasty business lunches – you will find everything here. Coffee junkies, tea enthusiasts and smoothie lovers do not go away empty-handed as well. Additionally, everything in Cocoquadrat is prepared with the highest quality.

Das Café

Address: Burggasse 10, 1070 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday: 9:00 am to midnight, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 am, Saturday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

Phone: +43 1 524 94 97

Das Café is a charming, unconventional café with a long history. The basic idea behind the restaurant was to combine a furniture flea market with a café and thereby create an ever-renewing experience for all visitors. This experiment was a success, and up until today it is still a café and furniture store at the same time. But enough with the history lesson.

What makes “das Cafè” a good study café? In addition to generously distributed power sockets and fast WiFi, the furniture also offers an extremely pleasant atmosphere, which is beneficial both for productivity and for cozy get-togethers. Of course, the cuisine is not neglected either: with breakfast (buffet on the weekend), sweet delicacies and specialties that change every week, your wellbeing is taken care of from sunrise to sunset.

If you need a well-deserved break after a long, hard day of studying, “das Café” is also the right address for you. With a comprehensive wine and beer menu, as well as numerous events, fun evenings are guaranteed!


Address: Schönbrunner Straße 61, 1050 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Phone: +43 1 913 8728

The werkzeugH is more of a student club than a study café, but do not let that fool you! The cozy atmosphere is perfect for an extended afternoon of studying. Free WiFi and a large number of power sockets are of course also included here. For the hungry ones, there is a daily changing selection of snacks and dishes; for fresh air fanatics there is a cozy inner courtyard with plenty of seating available.


Address: Gumpendorfer Straße 10–12, 1060 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

Phone: +43 1 5810489

You wanted to study in the library, but couldn’t get a place? Then you will find your happiness at the Phil! This café is a real all-rounder, as it is a book and furniture store as well as a restaurant. Above all, the calm character of a bookstore creates a relaxed and productive atmosphere, which is really beneficial to studying. You can work alone or in groups – undisturbed on whatever is pending. Snacks, food and various drinks are also available to give your brain the fuel it needs. One of the best things about Phil: If you fall in love with your armchair or other furniture during a day of studying, you can just take it with you!

Café Hildebrandt

Address: Laudongasse 15–19, 1080 Vienna

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm

Phone: +43 1 40 689 0510

Café Hildebrandt is a small, fine eatery that is always worth a visit, especially for connoisseurs. In the café, which is directly adjacent to the Folklore Museum, you will receive excellent meals, while you can sit back and relax within the cozy living room ambience and concentrate on your uni papers. From freshly made breakfast to homemade cakes and pies to nourishing bowls, you will find everything your heart desires here. Of course, there is also free WiFi and power sockets. Next to this spacious living room is a beautiful garden, which is perfect for relaxing in the fresh air as well. But there is one catch: Café Hildebrandt is extremely popular, which is why it is unfortunately not suitable for spontaneous visits. We recommend that you reserve a table in advance.


Address: Schwarzspanierstraße 15, 1090 Vienna

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 8:30 am to midnight

Phone: +43 1 4052 741

The Weltcafé is a simple, comfort-conscious place that is particularly suitable for groups. The large tables at the front part of the restaurant invite you to bring your books, laptops and other study materials. If you want to relax, there is a lounge with comfortable couches and small tables in the back of the restaurant. But why is it a world café? You will get an answer to this after a look into the international menu: You can find specialties from all over the world! Taste your way through various international delicacies and thus bring a little more enjoyment to your study days! Once you have lost you concentration, motivation of the best kind is available to you: fair-trade coffee, fine desserts and smoothies. The world café can also score points with its cultural program: regular film evenings, readings and exhibitions.The Weltcafé is therefore a hot tip for bad weather.


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