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Book Cafe

) #6 of 160 Dessert in Budapest #82 of 2,818 Places to Eat in Budapest $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 461 5835
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (140 reviews)
“pastry” (13 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 1,068 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank AthensGreece79
Reviewed 17 May 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.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 24 April 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

5  Thank John L
Reviewed 15 April 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

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 8 April 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

Thank zico2000
Reviewed 3 April 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

3  Thank bigbear26
Reviewed 22 March 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

Thank Inna M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Go, have a look at the place, but don't stop have anything to eat or drink. Overpriced and really low quality food. Which is a pity, because the venue is outstanding.

Thank cateecatee
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Our B&B (Kapital Inn) recommended we go here. It is in a large bookstore (therefore, the Book Cafe) which wasn't very obvious from the outside. The cafe itself is set in an ornately furnished area and is a good example of Art Nouveau.

Thank rspill
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here before we went for dip at the Baths. It's a lovely place to chill and admire the frescos. The waiters were attentive and our sandwiches, coffee and cake delicious.

Thank S1las
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, is the cafe open on sundays?
15 August 2015|
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Response from LisenNacka | Reviewed this property |
No I am afraid not. On their website it says Nyitva: hétfő - szombat: 10.00-22.00 vasárnap: zárva which means Sunday closed all other Days 10-22. Best Regards Elisabeth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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