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$5 - $10
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Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Bar, European, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The young waitress named Marketa is absolutely brilliant and I would recommend this cofe every single time you visit České Budějovice...😊

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 4, 2020

We had lunch and drink. The orange juice was perfect. Then sandwich with poached egg/hollandaise sauce and salmon, Eggs were nicely poached , sauce ok, bread ok, but salmon was way too salty.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

Right at the main square, this café is convenient place for breakfast and/or coffee. I had eggs with ham for my breakfast. It was possible to exchange bread that is served with the eggs on regular base with croissant. I'm thankful for that. The waitress...was asking for mine and my friend's order without writing it down. As the result, she forgot to bring it. On the other hand, it was also not marked on the bill. What I didn't like about the place are toilets. There is only 1 toiler for ladies, and 1 toilet for gentlemen. Waiting lines for the toilets were at the café in front of the toilets' door. If the café was full, it would surely bother customers.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Ajucha, Manažer at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2020

Dear Jana, Thank you for your feedback. We understand your criticism of the toilets. Unfortunately, the house on the square is limited to building modifications because it is listed. Sincerely, Andrea

Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and affordable prices. Food, coffee and tea were delicious. The location is perfect - near the main square.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Ajucha, Manažer at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2020

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, we were very pleased. We are very glad that you liked us. We look forward to! Sincerely, Andrea

Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast and coffee! We had the eggs Benedict and avocado with poached egg on fresh bread, both were up there with the best we've had. The staff were very friendly too. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Ajucha, Manažer at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2020

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, we were very pleased. We are very glad that you liked us. We look forward to! Sincerely, Andrea

Reviewed May 20, 2019

After a poor breakfast in my hotel I had a fresh juice, cappuccino and croissant, it was quick and really great start of a day.

Date of visit: May 2019
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OndrejPrazak, Manažer komunikace at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Dear Pastorilko, Thank you for such a nice review! We are glad, you explored better place, then your hotel was. We hope, you coming back very soon. With kind regards, Ondrej Prazak

Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

As it is hard to get a good espresso in town, we got perfect one here. Breakfast was average but coffee was just perfect.

Date of visit: April 2019
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OndrejPrazak, Manažer komunikace at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Hello, We appreciate the time you spent by writing this review! Thank you for that time and we would by very pleased you stop by when you go around next time! We look forward! With kind regards, Ondrej

Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Nice cafe with late breakfast (until 14.00). Good choice, also they have gluten free options. Good coffee, very good eggs Benedict with salmon. A lot of locals on terrace - enjoying coffee, breakfast and outstanding view :) would love to come here again.

Date of visit: February 2019
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OndrejPrazak, Manažer komunikace at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Hello, We appreciate the time you spent by writing such a nice review! Thank you for that time and we would by very pleased you stop by when you go around next time! We look forward! With kind regards, Ondrej Prazak

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We came here for coffee and beer and the view and we weren’t disappointed. The setting is lovely looking out over the main square. The service was good and the coffee and beer (original Budweiser) was delicious. Great place.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Ondřej P, Manažer komunikace at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hello, I appreciate the time you spent by writing such a nice review! Thank you for that time and I would by very pleased you stop by when you go around next time! We look forward! With kind regards, Ondrej

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The service was great, but the coffee and food was not. Not sure how it's got that high on the TripAdvisor list.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Ondřej P, Manažer komunikace at Esence Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hello, I am very sorry to hear that. It would be nice, if you could drop me a message via email info@esencecafe.cz. so we can fix weaknesses. Thank you for reading this message. I look forward to your reply. With kind regards, Ondrej

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Esence Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5