If you use the Tripadvisor to search for ‘The best restaurants for breakfast in Salzburg’, you will find The Heart of Joy right there at the top of the list. In the firmament of Google Maps, 4.6 out of 5 stars are allotted to the café/restaurant and it has been graced with many hundreds of reviews.
For a good reason. Or rather: for many good reasons. 15, to be exact, as this is the number of the diverse and delicious breakfast variations on offer. You can order these treats as early as 8am and on 365 days a year (yes, we’re always open for you), choose between a simple sweet or savoury breakfast, have an omelette or enjoy a substantial vegan meal.
Our secret in The Heart of Joy: the carefully selected ingredients – many of which are organic – have been especially chosen to give you an uplifting culinary experience.
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Our bread specialities and spreads
In Austria, we traditionally have bread for breakfast. In The Heart of Joy, we offer it in exciting varieties such as whole spelt bread with sun flower seeds, moorbread with nuts and carrots, or even Ciabatta. In case you suffer from allergies, you can also choose our gluten-free variety. As for spreads, you will find almost anything that an enjoyer of early-morning nourishment might desire: butter, its vegan version, cream cheese, hard cheese, Camembert, jam, honey, soft-boiled organic eggs or a homemade vegan spread. And since we would like your eyes to feast as well, we prepare your dishes with love and deliciously healthy decorations, for example in the form of vegetable sticks.
Our renowned coffee, organic and Ayurveda tees
Who doesn’t love a good coffee? Especially in the morning. Which is why we brew ours with one of the best Italian coffee makers called LaCimbali to achieve the fine taste that we always aim for. Add to it the fact we use (more than) fair traded organic coffee beans and you will understand why many of our costumers have praised our delicious hot beverage in their reviews. If coffee is not your cup of tea, however, we can offer you a wide variety of that, as well. Whether you like the traditional European choice of teas like green, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, peppermint, herbs or fruits – all in organic quality, of course – or you prefer to discover the unique taste of one of our 50 different Ayurvedic teas, you will be able to choose from the arguably greatest and healthiest selection of teas offered for breakfast anywhere in Salzburg.
Living Like God in France
To those of you who love the taste of France, we offer the breakfast choice Under the Eiffel tower. You can delight in one or more butter croissants. Or enjoy a French toast with fresh fruits and maple syrup (8.50 Euro).
You might also want to try our popular Farmer’s omelette (with onions, fresh vegetables, champignons, Ciabatta & butter) for 9.70 Euro, or the more aromatic Cheese omelette (also with Ciabatta & butter) for 8.30 Euro. The eggs for both omelettes are organic and the unrefined Himalayan salt that we use is said to be especially valuable from the Ayurvedic point of view.
More than just British: Porridge, the Superfood
Those who are fans of the traditional British porridge, as well as those aspiring to be, will appreciate our warm, Ayurvedic version with fresh fruits, cinnamon, cardamom & maple syrup for 7.90 Euro. It is a culinary delight as well as soothing to the stomach. Whoever wants to do even more for his health can order the Superfood Porridge for 9.40, which boasts added organic chia seeds as well as organic goji berries. And in case you’re wondering: it’s the organic oats and the coconut milk, which are responsible for the especially aromatic and very popular taste.
Fit for the Day
If you need lots of energy, we recommend the breakfast option Fit: green tea, porridge with fruits, two slices of spelt bread, butter, Gouda cheese, fresh cheese and honey (for 10.40) are sure to help you seize your day. The additional, freshly squeezed orange juice which is part of the ‘The Heart of Joy’ Breakfast for 2 will give you an even stronger boost, as will the freshly squeezed carrot-apple-ginger juice which is part of the Ayurvedic breakfast.
For those of you who love to have slices of sausage on your bread, you can always order our savoury and tasty seitan sausage. But to be frank: our vegetarian restaurant is not really suited for true meat and fish lovers. Unless you’re looking for a tasty adventure. In this case: prepare to be amazed!
Four Vegan Breakfast Delights
We cater especially to the vegan-lovers among you, but also those who simply want to experience the joys of a delicious, healthy and purely plant-based breakfast. ‘The Heart of Joy’ Breakfast (for 9.40 Euro) starts you off with fine Indian Chai made with organic rice milk. It invites you to feast on homemade spreads, vegan butter, vegan sausage and spelt bread. Fresh and crisp vegetable sticks provide additional vital health. If you order it for two, you only pay 16.80 Euro. A real bargain, isn’t it? We also offer a Vedic Breakfast and two more vegan options for the most important meal of the day.
A Peaceful Breakfast in Salzburg also for the Later Risers
Whatever the time of day, we at The Heart of Joy aspire to always provide you with a relaxed, heartfelt and friendly atmosphere. Which comes natural to us, as many of the staff practise meditation. The orangey-earthy colour scheme and the soft but bright lighting add to the joyful ambience.
Now, as a special treat for those who love to stay in bed a little longer, we offer our breakfast options the whole day – from 8 am until 8:30 pm – on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. During the rest of the week (from Monday to Thursday) we serve breakfast from 8 am to 11 am. And – again – this paradise for breakfast lovers is open 365 days a year. If you plan on visiting us on a Saturday, Sunday or on a holiday, please consider reserving a seat in advance by phone: +43-662-890 773 or e-mail: email@example.com
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The Heart of Joy – Franz-Josef-Str. 3 – 5020 Salzburg – Austria
Mon-Thu: 8 am – 7 pm – Fri-Sun: 8 am – 8:30 pm