Vienna is a paradise for lovers of cheese

The variety of cheese in Vienna almost knows no boundaries

Cheese is extremely popular in Vienna where there are many small shops selling a wide variety of different types of cheese. Whether you prefer hard or soft cheese, blue cheese or a top quality Gouda, you are sure to find something in Vienna, both from national and international sources.


Der Schweizer in Vienna

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Der Schweizer is a small shop on Wollzeile in Vienna’s first district (inner city) which specialises in Swiss cheese – run by the owner, of course. And it is precisely this which gives this shop such a magical charm. First class advice and assistance as well as first class cheese. In the warmer months, you can sit in the mini outdoor area where you can try out some of the cheese to the accompaniment of some good wine.

Der Schweizer
Address: Wollzeile 15, 1010 Vienna
Opening times:
Monday: 1pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Karmelitermarkt, 2nd district, Saturday: 8am – 12:30pm


Dutch flagship store in Vienna


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The cheese flagship store, Cheese & More by Henri Willig, in Kärntnerstraße only recently opened its doors in Vienna, in 2018 to be precise. A small but fine establishment which, as regards Dutch cheese, has everything which your heart desires. The focus is definitely on the world famous Gouda in a wide range of variations. In addition to cheese, you can also buy all kinds of practical „tools“ which will enable you to deal with Gouda & co. like an expert!

Cheese & More
Address: Kärntnerstraße 12, 1010 Vienna
Opening times:
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday: 10am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm


Cheese stand at Kutschkermarkt

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One of the first addresses which springs to mind when you think of cheese in Vienna is always Pöhl’s Käsestand, which is located at Kutschermarkt in Vienna’s 18th district. This market is well worth a visit, in particular at weekends. And if you do decide to visit, you really should make a stop at Pöhl’s. Here you will find different types of sheep’s cheese as well as cow’s and goat’s cheese. Top quality and a super atmosphere are guaranteed at this local market. And there are also a wide range of snacks and wine on offer here.

Pöhl & Mayr at Kutschkermarkt
Address: Kutschkergasse 31, 1180 Vienna
Opening times:
Tueday – Friday: 8am – 7pm
Saturday: 8am – 3pm


Jumi in Langegasse and at the organic market

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A further top address for cheese lovers is Jumi in Langegasse in the 8th district in Vienna. The selection of all types of Swiss cheese is amazing! The team working there do their very best to fulfill the wishes of their customers and, above all, to satisfy the various tastes of customers. Jumi is also well known for a very special kind of cheese: the Belper Knolle
. A cream cheese from cow’s milk which is formed into a cylindrical shape and then wrapped in pepper dust which is perfect for, for example, fresh pasta. On Saturdays, the shop has a stand at the organic market in Langegasse, where you can enjoy a delicious original Swiss raclette sandwich.

Address: Lange Gasse 28, 1080 Vienna
Opening times:
Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 9am – 3pm


Meinl Cheese delicacies on Vienna’s Graben

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For centuries, Meinl am Graben has been the delicatessen of Vienna. Here you will find pretty much everything that is delicious and that you would need for a tasteful evening with friends and loved ones and, of course, also cheese. Meinl has the largest (!) cheese counter in Austria with approximately 400 national and international types of cheese. But, don’t worry, the competent counter staff are happy to help you out. Naturally, you are also able to try out some cheese before you decide which one you would like. The atmosphere at Meinl am Graben is something to experience on any trip to Vienna. On the first floor, there is also an elegant restaurant with a wonderful view of Vienna’s Graben.

Julius Meinl am Graben GmbH
Address: Graben 19, 1010 Vienna
Opening times – Shop:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 7:30pm
Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Opening times – Restaurant:
Monday – Friday: 8am – midnight
Saturday: 9am – midnight


Why not try something new out more often when choosing cheese? The choice is huge and in our apartments you will find a fully furnished kitchen in which you can prepare the many types of cheese on offer in Vienna.


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