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Book Cafe

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Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 461 5835
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lot of coffee during our stay in Budapest, this was definitely the tastiest,I had one with chocolate and whipped cream with a slice of the brownie and ice cream,one of the best brownies of my life! The staff we're more than pleasant, they are not chefs and dont do a lot of cooking so making sandwiches will... More 

Thank Kelly L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Extremely elegant, but relaxed setting for coffee with a large selection of cakes. This time we had very good sandwiches on our way to a concert at the Liszt Academy around the corner. Courteous service and reasonable prices.

Thank David B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst this doesn't look like much from the outside but just a mere bookshop, go up that escalator and you'll see perhaps the most beautiful cafe you'll ever go to. It absolutely blew me away and whilst it's not the cheapest and will cost you a bit more to get a coffee and a slice of cake, it's what I'd... More 

Thank A_Rhiane96
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a find at the back of a bookshop up the stairs to the top! This was a store and then reopened as a smart bookstore. Near Octagon and tricky to find at first, well worth the search. A stunningly beautiful decor with music sometimes, a little expensive but worth every penny - lovely coffee and the brownie cake was... More 

Thank LilacT
Long Melford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do for anyone visiting Budapest. Discreetly hidden on one of the floors of this stunning art nouveau building housing a bookshop, it is well worth seeking out, if only to relax in one of the most beautiful rooms in Budapest whilst enjoying one of the best tasting coffees in town. Also recommend the Vhalrona (high quality... More 

Thank theoldballroom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend to have a break from visiting the city and we couldn't have chosen better! Perfect place to relax a bit after having spent the day sightising. The music played at the piano makes the place even more relaxing and the decor is just delightful. Highly recommended.

Thank Federica P
Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice decoration with cheap foods and drinks !No service charge(so surprised seeing no extra charging) and there is live piano playing!!!!!

Thank PeiQiTeh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wow and wow. Visiting Budapest, this is a must. The most beautiful place to have a coffee I've ever see.

Thank Dianenpaul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy delicious coffee and desserts in this truly beautiful cafe. If you're planning a trip to Budapest, put this place on your itinerary.

Thank Jared L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went based on reviews from trip advisor and wasn't disappointed, great coffee, cakes and amazing setting. A must go if in the area.

Thank Lee P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 461 5835

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?