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“Great bookstore and lovely cafe” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Book Cafe - Lotz Terem

Book Cafe - Lotz Terem
Ranked #2 of 173 Shopping in Budapest
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Zapopan
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great bookstore and lovely cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

The bookstore is great, even if you cannot speak Hungarian it is still fun to look around and see the many titles they have. plus you can buy souvenirs and cute things, as well as books in other languages. Once you've had enough of book-seeing, the café is a great place to take a break. Enjoy an espresso or any other drink, and one of the tasty desserts. And it is not that expensive.

Visited July 2014
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Unexpected gem.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

Whilst doing a walking tour of Budapest the guide included a visit to this "Book Shop" for a cup of tea and a slice of cake. Up on the first floor you are treated to the most spectacular decor of any Cafe we have visited and selection of cakes was out of this World, they even had a pianist playing in the background. A real unexpected gem.

Visited July 2014
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“Charming place with tremendous cakes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2014

We decided to visit the book cafe because of reviews I've found at the TripAdvisor and it was a good decision. Situated at Andrassy street very near to The Opera House cafe is a nice place to take a short brake. From the outside it looks like just another book shop but after you go upstairs... you need to see it with your own eyes. It's not maybe as good as some say because comparing it to the sistine chapel is a big exaggerate. Maybe from some distance you could see a similiarity but when you look closely at the paintings it doesn't look like a very good piece of art. The cakes are just delicious and suprisingly prices are quite low. I've ordered a chocolate cake made of belgium chocolate (54% of cocoa) and my girlfriend took a walnut and almond cake. Both were sweet and worth of taking pictures (and I'm not kind of tourist that photographs food). It's nice and different than any other cafe and I would highly recommend it.

Visited August 2014
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Boca Raton, Florida
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“Book Cafe - Budapest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

Take the escalator to the top floor and enter the coffee shop. Check out the ceilings and walls. A beautiful room. Have a coffee or espresso and read the international papers or just relax. A nice stop during a busy day.

Visited July 2014
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“fab”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2014

go up to the coffee shop and just look at the décor/ceiling, have a cold glass of prosseco and a snack.

Visited June 2014
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