Old Town Chocolate Stores (Self Guided), Vienna

Vienna is famous for its mouth-watering confections. In its specialty shops and boutiques, usually located on the ground floors of historic buildings, you will find the best roasted coffee, high quality chocolates, sweets, wafers, cocoa and, of course, Mozartkugels. Don’t hesitate to visit the wonderful specialty shops in the Old Town featured in this guide.
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Old Town Chocolate Stores Map

Guide Name: Old Town Chocolate Stores
Guide Location: Austria » Vienna (See other walking tours in Vienna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Opern Confiserie
  • Bonbons Anziger
  • Altmann & Kühne
  • Manner
  • Leschanz Schokolade
  • Demel
  • Xocolat
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Opern Confiserie

1) Opern Confiserie

Opern Confiserie is another fabulous Viennese confectionery. You will be delighted with the vast range of handmade truffles, chocolates, cakes and pastries, brightly colored fruit gelées, shaped marzipan, Austrian liquors and schnapps, teas and delicious coffees on offer.
Open Hours: Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Su to Su from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM
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Bonbons Anziger

2) Bonbons Anziger

Out of the many fantastic places to buy chocolate in Vienna, one of the best is Bonbons Anzinger. Making all of their truffles, confectionerie and chocolates by hand, with decorative designs that identitify them as perfect gifts. Delicate with an attractive aroma, these bon bons with boost your day! You can also stop for a hot cocoa and browse the wares, this confectionerie sells chocolates sourced from all over the world. They also make their own sweets and lollies, in so many varieties that the names are actually untranslatable, specialities which until now only Vienna has known. If you simply can't decide they also sell their own handmade Viennese chocolates in specially wrapped variety packs. An individual Mozart Kueglen, the sweet chocolate confectionary famously made for Mozart, can be purchased on its own for a mere 39c. Buy a dozen! Or buy a large octagonal box for €6.49, or an even more interestingly packaged violin shaped box for 7.20€. Bonbons Anzinger is conveniently situated at Tegetthoffstr 7

Business hours: Monday-Friday 8.00 – 18.30, Saturday 9.00-18.00, Sunday 12.00 – 16.00
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Altmann & Kühne

3) Altmann & Kühne

Visitors with a sweet-tooth will be glad to find this shop of tasty souvenirs. Pralines, marzipan, bonbons and other delicious sweet treats of Altmann & Kuhne are delicately packaged in colorful, specially-designed and decorated boxes.
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Manner

4) Manner

Manner is a line of confectionery from the Austrian conglomerate, Josef Manner & Comp AG. The corporation, founded in 1890, produces a wide assortment of confectionery products. These include wafers, long-life confectionery, chocolate-based confectionery, sweets, cocoa and a variety of seasonal products. The company's best-known product are the "Neapolitan wafers", introduced in 1898. They are sold in blocks of ten 47 x 17 x 17 mm hazelnut-cream filled wafers. The hazelnuts were originally imported from the Naples region in Italy, hence the name. The basic recipe has remained unchanged to this day. The company logo is a picture of St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. This dates back to the 1890s, when Josef Manner opened his first shop right next to the Cathedral. 
Opening times: Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 21:00
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Leschanz Schokolade

5) Leschanz Schokolade

Leschanz Schokolade is known locally as the "chocolate king" of Vienna. The originality, high quality and extensive assortments offered here reaffirm its regal name. According to Viennese legend, Mozart always visited this shop during his strolls through the city.
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Demel

6) Demel

Hofzuckerbäckerei Demel, or simply Der Demel, is a famous pastry shop and chocolatier in Vienna. It was founded in 1786 on the Michaelerplatz. In 1857, August Dehne (the son of the founder Ludwig Dehne) gave the company to Christof Demel, who moved the bakery to the Kohlmarkt, where the it is still located today in its original building. The white-aproned waitresses — the Demelinerinnen — address the customers using traditional, polite language, "Haben schon gewählt?" or "Wollen etwas zu sich nehmen, wenn belieben?".The building is located near the Hofburg Palace, and the interior was designed by Portois and Fix in a baroque style. Demel has one additional location in Salzburg. The Vienna site includes a museum with artifacts featuring the history of the Imperial chocolate-making bakery.
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Xocolat

7) Xocolat

Xocolat is one of Vienna’s best, and first, shops to specialize in chocolate treats. It has a reputation of offering the best quality chocolate in tons of different forms. Customers appreciate the delicious cacao beans, chocolate confections and friendly staff of Xocolat.
Mon to Fri: 10 am to 18.30; Sat: 10-18; Sundays and holidays: 12 to 17.

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