The Heart of Joy Café
Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurant

Franz-Josef-Str. 3 – 5020 Salzburg – tel +43-662-890 773
Open 365 days a year – Mon-Thu 8am-7pm – Fri-Sun: 8am-8:30pm

Tasty

Enjoy a rich selection of delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals and cakes at The Heart of Joy Café. Our café and restaurant is an oasis of peace very close to the Mirabell Garden in Salzburg, where you can relax and find inner peace.
 
A tastefully furnished café and sunny seats in an alley with view to the Mirabell Garden wait for you.
 
We serve hot meals all day. With pleasure we also wrap up for you everything we offer in the restaurant.

Organic & Fair

  • Ingredients and beverages mostly from controlled organic cultivation
  • Delicious organic Fairtrade coffee
  • Organic milk and organic vegan milk alternatives
  • 50 sorts of ayurvedic tea from Nepal
  • Vegan cakes and drinks
  • Gluten free cakes and dishes
  • Raw cakes
  • Daily changing vegetarian lunch menu on weekdays>>
  • A non-smoking enviroment
  • Free wireless internet access

A better world

We love human beings and nature. We try to contribute to a better world by our conscious and spiritual life style. More about our team »

The Heart of Joy Café received its name by poet, artist and spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy.

“The deep sense of peace and tranquility I perceived in Sri Chinmoy was contagious, and we all felt inspired and challenged by an extraordinary man.”
– Nelson Mandela

 More about Sri Chinmoy »

Test & Press Reviews

Clara Güll - Free Lancer

The warmth of the team and the relaxed athmosphere is enjoyable. He, who beliefs here is simply a vegan & vegetarian restaurant and café, is wrong. There is much more behind. … Not only, that the dishes are really generous, they taste very well in addition. Absolutely recommendable! The coffee convinces us as well and we mean it. We are really discerning concerning that 

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Katharina Maier - Editor

This is a café with chi. Where the breakfast is like meditation. – The small café is much more than a vegetarian-vegan meeting place: it is small oasis of peace. The furnishings are bright, create good mood and slow down. Starting with soups, quiche and curry right up to cakes, all dishes are served with organic ingredients from the region.

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Petra - Blogger

On the menu: an extensive range of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free delicacies. The breakfast offer ranges from Fit to Enjoy yourself, Vedic and to Gourmet and lives up to its name. … Add to that the friendly and calm atmosphere of the café with waiters, who are attentive in a pleasant way, as well as a quick service.

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Reinhold Grasegger - loving Salzburg TV

You get there a wonderfully fragant and delicious organic coffee in every conceivable variation, gluten free cakes and super yummy vegetarian and vegan dishes. That turns the whole more into a bistro. The Heart of Joy is a hot tip for all lovers of a healthy and meatless diet. Be attentive allergy sufferers: for sure you will also feel well treated there.

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Good News

coffee with vegan milk

Fairtrade Coffee with Vegan Milk

Our guests love our coffee. We use a coffee machine of the Italian company La Cimbali to create our tasty coffee. La Cimbali has a history of over a 100 years in producing professional coffee machines. Are you adventurous? Then try our delicious…

Near Mirabell Garden

Only 150 meter from our vegan-vegetarian cafe-restaurant you find one of the most beautiful gardens of Salzburg the Mirabell garden.There you have a wonderful view of the old city-centre and the castle “Festung Hohen Salzburg”.…

Sitar Concert

Freitag, July 1st, at 8 p.m. Sitar concert The sitar virtuoso Kanala Auer, accompanied by Ushika on Tanpura, will take you into the land of deeply fulfilling silence. A must-see for Sitar friends and those who want to become ones.

3-Course Gourmet Menu

Wednesday, January 16th Exklusive 3-Course Gourmet Menu for €15,90 We look forward for your visit!
Vegetarian Gourmet Menu

3-Course Gourmet Menu

Tuesday, December 11th Exclusive 3-Course Gourmet Menu for €15,90 We look forward for your visit!
Vegetarian Gourmet Menu

Sitar concert

Friday, November 30th   8.00pm Meditative Concert on Indian Sitar The Viennese musician Kanala Auer improvises soulfully yet dynamically on the spiritual songs by Sri Chinmoy. With the Indian Tambura Ushika Muckenhumer from Salzburg creates…
Vegetarian Gourmet Menu

Peace Concert

Thursday, November 8th  19.30 Peace Concert inspired by Maestro Sri Chinmoy. Experience an evening full of power and calmness. Musicians from 8 countries and different styles lead you with Sri Chinmoy's compositionsin to a magical world of…
Vegetarian Gourmet Menu

3-course gourmet menu

Wednesday, November 7th exklusive 3-course gourmet menu for €14,90 We are looking forward for your visit!
coffee with vegan milk

Fairtrade Coffee with Vegan Milk

Our guests love our coffee. We use a coffee machine of the Italian company La Cimbali to create our tasty coffee. La Cimbali has a history of over a 100 years in producing professional coffee machines. Are you adventurous? Then try our delicious…

Near Mirabell Garden

Only 150 meter from our vegan-vegetarian cafe-restaurant you find one of the most beautiful gardens of Salzburg the Mirabell garden.There you have a wonderful view of the old city-centre and the castle “Festung Hohen Salzburg”.…

Sitar Concert

Freitag, July 1st, at 8 p.m. Sitar concert The sitar virtuoso Kanala Auer, accompanied by Ushika on Tanpura, will take you into the land of deeply fulfilling silence. A must-see for Sitar friends and those who want to become ones.