Very nice cakes and sweets but the attitude of the staff needs to be changed. Travelling all around the world I still have to say that Hungarians needs to learn a lot about hospitality.
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I have had great pastries from Szamos but today I went there and sat outside in their nicely covered cafe. I had ham and eggs with a salad. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the salad was delicious with a nicely roasted pepper included. The...More
Pastry making is a special Hungarian skill, developed during the Austro-Hungarian empire, presumably with Eastern and Western (especially French) influence. Today, however, is a typically Hungarian activity that has nothing to envy from the best patisserie in the world. Szamos is a small chain of...More
Great pastry & coffee shop, located conveniently at Vörösmarty tér, rivaling the great pastry shops of Europe (including Demel in Vienna). When you want a taste of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire, at reasonable prices, without tourist throngs, and where the locals go, this is the...More
Good place to stop and have a cake and coffee. Reasonable priced considering the surroundings of shops etc. We went evening time for "dessert" and had a slice of cake each (x4) and 2x milkshake and 2x raspberry ginger lemonade. I found this a little...More
I had an amazing time learning how to make chocolate bon bons here. The teacher was very knowledgeable and let me practice all the steps of the process, to produce my personal filled chocolate bonbons box. A number of pastry and confectionery courses is offered...More
I visited Szamos four times now and I have been extremely pleased with the quality and value of the food here for each visit. This is a great place to stop before or after a visit to the Parliament building, Great selection of coffee drinks,...More