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“Feel like a King!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Book Cafe

Book Cafe
Ranked #6 of 145 Dessert in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Central European, Hungarian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Feel like a King!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is a place you should not miss when in Budapest: The Lotz Room, aka Alexandra Book Cafe has an incredible setting.
It is full of gold ornaments and gives you the feeling of a King.
The food though is only medíum, but the coffee deserves an A1; also the staff is very friendly and really fast.
The history of the place speaks for itself - so go there!
Choose one of the Chesterfield chairs - very soft and comfortabel - close to the wall and the mirrors, that make the former casino even look bigger!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful room, lovely place to stop for a coffee”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

We popped in here for a coffee and cake, lovely and relaxing, man playing the piano, very grand room, reasonable prices and no issues with the staff, would return.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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“The cake was nice ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Nice cake display and the strawberry tart was quite nice. It would have been nicer if my coffee arrived to join the cake - alas cake only.


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“Wonderful setting!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is a lovely surprise located at the back of a bookshop. The most beautiful setting for tea or coffee, a bit more expensive but worth it for the 'wow' factor.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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“UNIQUE AND WONDERFUL”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Our Viking River Cruise Guide said this was a "MUST STOP" for a coffee and dessert. She was right.The most beautiful coffee/dessert restaurant I have ever experienced. You won't be disappointed. Why a fancy French Restaurant has not taken over the location is a mystery to me.

Visited September 2013
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