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Book Cafe - CLOSED

Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 461 5835
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (155 reviews)
“piano player” (14 reviews)
“bookstore” (82 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The Book Café is situated above a bookshop, you have to walk through the bookshop and go up the escalator. It is an old venetian palace with wonderful fresco's on the walls and ceiling. We were serenaded by a piano player. The coffee is only...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Was very exited to visit the cafe and bookstore and purposely set out to go, only to find that it was closed. I had even checked online to ensure that it was open, very disheartened.

Date of visit: August 2017
5  Thank simonegH3195SR
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

If you are addicted to pastries .. this is the best place where you can find home made cheese cake and donuts 🍰🍪🍩..

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Omar A
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I was looking to have a nice cafe in this cafeteria but unfortunately after a long searching in the city i finally find out that this cafeteria Has closed.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank AthensGreece79
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

This doubles as a bike hire and second-hand English language bookstore. For the first time in years I ran out of books on holiday, and was lucky to find some real gems on the shelves. It's also a cafe.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Steve B
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We stopped at the location on the 22nd and it's closed, A sign on the door of the building states, "Closed for technical reasons" We were really looking forward to visiting the cafe. I hope they can get it up and running again. The exterior...More

Date of visit: April 2017
6  Thank John L
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Words can not describe when we first visited the book cafe. The ceiling and walls are covered with frescos ,large mirrors adorn the walls. That's even before you have a hot chocolate and a piece of cake. When we visit Budapest we go back time...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Angela S
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This is such an amazing venue to have lunch in such opulent surroundings and yet very affordable prices. Would recommend making this part of your city break in Budapest. Yes there are many many other places for lunch, and I am sure you could get...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank zico2000
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Really looked forward to visiting this superb and grand tea room in the heart of Budapest. The façade of the building where the tearoom is located also does not disappoint. However, the point of the visit was to have tea and patisseries. I ordered a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
3  Thank bigbear26
Reviewed March 22, 2017

It is a nice cafe on the upper floor from the book store between Opera & Oktogon metro stations. It decorates very beautiful. There are cakes and snacks there. I have taste the cake only. It was ok, nothing really mind blowing. But, it is...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Inna M
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  • Address: Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 461 5835
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