Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Belváros

Gerbeaud

Founded on the northern side of Pest’s busiest square in 1858, Gerbeaud has been the most fashionable meeting place for the city’s elite since 1870. Along with exquisitely prepared cakes and pastries, it serves cont…
Cafe in Belváros

Auguszt Cukrászda

Not the original branch of the splendid 1870 institution, but the most central and convenient one. Take a seat within the opulent interior and choose one (or more!) of the delectable cakes on display (550Ft to 820Ft…
Cafe in Belváros

Csendes Társ

In fair weather this little cafe sets up a terrace around the gates of peaceful Károlyi kert and serves coffee, wine and light meals to a carefree crowd. The adjoining takeaway provides top-quality snack food – tort…
Cocktail Bar in Belváros

GoodSpirit Bar

GoodSpirit Bar comes fully stocked with 300 whiskies in its collection. Whisky lovers can sip on a variety of malts and blends from Scotland to Japan, including Hungarian whiskies. Mixology lovers can take advantage…
Cafe in Belváros

Centrál Kávéház

This grande dame of a traditional cafe dates back to 1887. Awash with leather and dark wood inside, it's also a great spot for pavement people-watching. It serves meals as well as breakfast until 11.45am (990Ft to 2…
Teahouse in Belváros

1000 Tea

In a small courtyard off lower Váci utca, this is the place to go if you want to sip a soothing blend made by tea-serious staff and relax in a Japanese-style tearoom. You can also sit in the bamboo-filled courtyard.…
Coffee in Belváros

Fekete

Squeeze into this minute coffee shop (there's just a bar to perch at and tables in the quiet open-air inner courtyard), where you can sample well-poured, Budapest-roasted espresso macchiato or ristretto in cool, mon…
Cafe in Belváros

Kontakt

Design-led decor, excellent locally roasted coffee and delicious breakfasts make this little cafe, down a tiny pedestrian passage, a great place to pause. It serves sandwiches, cakes and fantastic home-toasted muesl…
Bar in Belváros

Csendes

A quirky cafe just off the Little Ring Rd with junkyard chic decorating the walls and floor space, the ‘Quietly’ is just that until the regular DJ arrives and cranks up the volume.
Gay in Belváros

Habroló

Named after a flaky pastry, this welcoming neighbourhood gay bar on ‘Beautiful St’ (could it be anywhere else?) is a cafe with a tiny mezzanine space upstairs and a small stage.