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Address: Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
Phone Number: 1 461 5830
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STUNNING Interior and a Hidden Gem in Budapest

We visited Budapest in March, 2015 and walked up Andrassy Ut. We found this truly magnificent little restaurant/coffee shop on the upper floor of a book store. Outside the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Delmar, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The décor was classy but the service was subpar. The cake was average and a bit pricey. We enjoyed the special lemonade, especially the elderflower one. It is a nice place to rest your feet along the Andrássy út.

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Delmar, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We visited Budapest in March, 2015 and walked up Andrassy Ut. We found this truly magnificent little restaurant/coffee shop on the upper floor of a book store. Outside the building reads "Paris Dept. Store (Parisi Nagy Arukaz)". We stopped in to absorb the stunning atmosphere and have a coffee. This place is absolutely beautiful. Felt like royalty while we looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The interior is gorgeous and we loved stopping here for a cappuccino in the middle of the afternoon! Don't be surprised if you have to wait a bit for a table to clear up, as it seemed to be a popular place.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Lotz Terem, is a hidden gem. In the middle of Budapest, Andrassy ut look for a book shop, Alexandra. The book shop is among the best in Budapest with huge variety of foreign language books. You will find the coffee shop in the first floor. During our visit there was life piano music we could enjoy the wonderful art-deco building... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stunning place. You must call in for a coffee and sit a while to admire the sheer beauty of this place. It is like sitting in a little palace with a man tinkering on the piano whilst you have a delicious coffee.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We went here not for the bookstore but for their coffee shop. We were just impressed with the pictures we have seen in Trip Advisor that we just have to check out their coffee shop. What a pretty place! The interior is absolutely beautiful. I find wearing a pair of rubber shoes was out of place but then again, I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Although it was crowded and we had to wait a bit to get a table, it is definitely worth to visit this stunning cafe. A place with high cealings and glorious atmosphere! the desserts are great! :)

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Amazing beauty just walking into the Alexandria Book Store with its Art Nouveau architecture. America has lost these visually stimulating design for book stores, except for Taschen. The design compliment the remnants of the former Paris Department store. The book cafe upstairs is a work of art in itself. It is in the style of a renaissance ballroom with frescos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

On top of a HUGE book store there's a caffe that looks more like a museum, with decorated ceilings, a piano player and the best view from the window. Wonderfull deserts, great drinks and an excellent place to just rest in the middle of a tiring sightseeing day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

As you will likely be able to see from the pictures, this cafe (set inside a book shop on the second floor) is visually impressive. The service is attentive, and the quality of the drinks and cakes is good. That said, there is some strong competition around this area in terms of the quality of food and drink, so I... More 

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