Salzburg, June 2015 – During my recent family vacation in Salzburg, we enjoyed several meals at the Café Sacher. Situated inside the legendary Hotel Sacher, the Café is decorated in Sacher’s signature burgundy red upholstery, crystal chandeliers – exerting old world charms.
Aside from their famed pastries and cakes, they serve excellent savory dishes as well. My son, Little K enjoyed their consommé and Tafelspitz, a traditional Austrian dish that is boiled beef in broth. As with many Austrian dishes, potatoes are served with the main course. At Café Sacher, the potatoes had a crispy texture, so I am guessing that it was baked. The other nice garnishing was the spinach puree and lots of chunky veggies on the side (enough to keep any mom happy!).
Café Sacher is casual, yet intimate. It is even kid-friendly; there is a small kids corner with toys and activities that kept our little one busy while we had our desserts.
There was an endless array of desserts to choose from. The cake tray was filled with the likes of Napoleon, fruit tarts, blueberry cheesecakes, Linzer torte and more.
Aside from the house favorite – Sachertorte, we tried their apple strudel, which was sumptuously filled with cinnamon apples inside a light flaky crust. Perfection!
Last but not least, we had to try their famous chocolates – both hot chocolate and iced chocolate. The hot chocolate was rich and creamy.
The iced chocolate came in the form of what looks like an ice cream soda to me. The chocolate ice cream was submerged into iced chocolate milk and topped with a generous amount of fresh cream. It was heavenly!
What can I say?! Café Sacher is one of my favorite places to dine in Salzburg.
All photos were taken by Mrs. King.