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1061 Budapest, Andrassy ut 39, Budapest, Hungary
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    5 of 5 stars
Beautiful place for coffee

We stopped here for some coffee and desert. The atmosphere is amazing: life music and beautiful decor. The coffee was good and desert (carrot cake) was ok. Anyways, it is a magnificent place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Marie N
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Kiev
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  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for some coffee and desert. The atmosphere is amazing: life music and beautiful decor. The coffee was good and desert (carrot cake) was ok. Anyways, it is a magnificent place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

The place it self is worth the visite just to admire the decor. They serve cakes, sandwiches and salads. I enjoyed my plain cheese sandwich which were toasted and had two types of cheese. Fresh salad came along. Not sensational but perfectly nice. I wanted to try the hot chocolates, but made the mistanke of ordering the catalan (it was... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere makes the whole experience worth while, the coffee is nice and well worth the visit, one of a kind location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you fancy some amazing and fresh desserts under beautiful frescos, sitting in comfortable armchairs, listening to a piano player... Well then you are in the right place... Be prepared to get surprised!!!

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

beautiful cafe but food they offer doesnt meet up with the beautiful interiors of this place

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Sit back and enjoy the view..beautiful piano music, decadent desserts and coffee. A must when you visit Budapest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went in Book Cafe for an afternoon coffee after seeing the images from this beautiful place. It is a bit hard to find as it is situated on the upper floor of a bookstore and they share the same entrance. The coffee was really good but the reason you must go is the atmosphere. It has an renaissance theme... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The actual contemporary bookstore is wildly popular and amazing in their selections but walk to the rear of the store and up the stairs and you are in another world. With frescoed ceiling, gold leaf, marble and huge chandeliers the café is a charming spot for coffee and cake or a light lunch. A surprise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Visited here recommendation on trip advisor - it is beautiful, ground floor is a book shop, ten up the escalator is the most stunning room, fantastic ceilings, I had a hot chocolate and my partner enjoyed one the best coffees he has ever sampled. Would of gone back for more but ran out of time !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The dobos tarte is a must try! It's crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Perfectly textured and yummy. The atmosphere is amazing too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1061 Budapest, Andrassy ut 39, Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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