I've been here a number of times, most recently right towards the end of 2013 and also towards the end of November, 2013.
The style of the place is old-world and it has a nice ambience. I would guess the design is Eastern European and possibly Hungarian given the name of the place but couldn't be sure. The tables, stools, cups and even the spoons are all older style. I suppose the stools are not good for a long sit so there is some compromise between function and design. It's located just off the main road in a side street so is a little quieter from that point of view than some of the other cafes and dining outlets in the area.
The service here is OK most of the time but tends to vary depending on who is serving. They do bring out all the coffees and cakes to the individual tables and the service is quite quick, depending on the number of customers in the cafe.
The coffee here is good, probably one of the best in the area. It's certainly better than what's served at the Randwick Ritz cinema but I think that would be expected. I'm not too sure about the raw sugar placed in small glass jars with detachable covers and still prefer sugar to be packaged but I guess that wouldn't suit the character here.
Favourite cake here is the orange-flavoured cake baked using olive oil in place of butter, that's sure to be a healthier option than the usual cakes. I have tried a few other varieties of cake and also tried the kurtosh, which is the Hungarian pastry wrapped into a cylinder and usually sprinkled with cinnamon on the exterior although other flavours are also available here. I've only tried the cinnamon flavour, which was warm and had a soft interior. However, a single kurtosh is definitely too much for one person to finish.
Overall, a nice place for a coffee and some unique cakes and pastries.
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