Five Chocolate Shops to Visit in Vienna

You can't walk through Vienna without being tempted by one of their many chocolate shops. Vienna loves its chocolate and it's not hard to miss. Whether you are strolling through Innenstadt, Leopoldstadt or Neubau you are sure to find the deliciousness of chocolate.

Five Chocolate Shops to Visit in Vienna

Xocolat Manufaktur

Xocolat Manufaktur

If you love craft chocolate bars like us, Xocolat Manafaktur is the place to visit on your chocolate tour of Vienna. You can find over thirty different chocolate bar brands at their Innenstadt location.

Xocolat has the largest craft chocolate bar selection by far in Vienna. Their bar selection includes Marou Chocolate, Francois Pralus, Domori, Original Beans and Zotter just to name a few.

You can also find delicious handcrafted confections.

If you are interested in making confections and deserts, they host special workshops. Their chocolatiers explain the best way to handle refined chocolate and also divulge the techniques for making great truffles and desserts and share their insight into fine chocolate. Price for a workshop is €95 per person.

Three locations in Vienna:

Freyung 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

Servitengasse 5, 1090 Wien, Austria

Josefstädter Str. 16, 1080 Wien, Austria

Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Schoko Company

Located in the center of historic Naschmarkt, Schoko Company is the home of Zotter chocolates in Vienna. You will not find a larger selection of Zotter in the city. Josef Zotter is known as the Willy Wonka of Austria and is renowned for his ethical fair-trade and experimentation of unusual foods such as bacon with chocolate.

Beyond the largest selection of Zotter, the shop offers Styrian delicacies and features a relaxing and enjoyable cafe. When exploring Naschmarkt, Schoko Company should be marked as a stop for either Zotter chocolates or an expresso. 

Location:

Naschmarkt 326-331, 1060 Wien, Austria

Mo - Fr: 08:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: Closed

BONBONS

BONBONS

Rushing through the hip neighborhood of Neubau, a Zotter chocolate bar sitting on a shops window caught my peripheral sight. I quickly stopped and looked up to read BONBONS on the stores banner. When I walked in, it was like a kid in a candy store.

Bonbons is a classic Viennese sweetshop in the heart of Neubaus and offer everything a chocoholic desires. From sweet confections to chocolate bars, it can be found. The store was founded in 1936 and is the oldest sweet store in Vienna.

Their chocolate bar selection is limited to a handful of brands mainly Zotter and their own Wiener brand can be found. 

Location:

Neubaugasse 18 1070 Wien

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 6:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 am to 6:00 PM
Sun: Closed

Heindl

Heindl

If you are interested in tasting conventional Austrian confections, then you need to stop by a Heindl chocolate shop. The company was founded in 1953 in Vienna’s 5th district. Today Heindl is the largest confectionery in Austria, you can find over thirty Heindl retail shops throughout Austria.

Location:

Stephansplatz 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Mon-Sat: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Lindt

Lindt

The famous Swiss chocolate maker has five convenient locations throughout the city. The chocolatier and confectionery company has a variety of sweets at each location. Lindt is mostly known for its chocolate truffles and bars. Founded in 1845 it is the most well-known maker from Switzerland. At any one of their stores, you can grab a bag and start filling it with goodies, it makes for great gifts or personal indulgences. 

Location:

Kärntner Str. 53, 1010 Wien, Austria

Mon-Sun: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

 

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