Top Choice Cafe in Margaret Island & Northern Pest


Come here for some of Budapest's best and most imaginative cakes. Temptations include poppyseed cheesecake with almond and sea buckthorn, strawberry cheesecake with Sichuan pepper, chocolate tart with salted caramel…
Cafe in Belváros

Szimply Food

Hidden in a little courtyard, Szimply Food is a tiny brunch and breakfast venue that combines modern design with healthy crafted meals. The favourites include avocado toast and sweet and healthy acai balls, although…
Cafe in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Flat White

This new-wave cafe does excellent speciality coffee, most notably its namesake flat white. Beyond its coffee and tea collection, you'll find breakfast favourites like eggs Benedict as well as seasonal lunch specials…
Cafe in Southern Pest

Hauer Cukrászda és Kávéház

This historic confectionery first opened in 1899, but went out of business after the 1930s and only reopened in 2017 after a complete renovation. The classic cafe has regained its former fin-de-siècle glory with mir…
Cafe in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Szimpla Farmers' Cafe

Sourcing its ingredients from the farmers selling their wares at the Szimpla Farmers' market across the road on Sundays, this lovely, rustic cafe has a daily menu using seasonal ingredients for 1590Ft (soup and a ma…
Cafe in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Czakó Kert

This charming little rustic cafe set in a historic barn and garden offers tempting brunches, beautiful cakes, refreshing ice creams and sorbets. On Saturday mornings, you'll find a farmers market selling local produ…
Cafe in Margaret Island & Northern Pest


Built in 1938 as a cinema, this art deco place with a lovely upstairs gallery, outdoor terrace and views of Szent István Park is also a restaurant. But we still think of – and use – it as a cukrászda (cake shop); it…
Cafe in Parliament & Around


A new-style cafe with gallery seating upstairs, Artizán serves whole food only with no additives and bakes its own sourdough bread on the premises. The soup-and-sandwich menus (1150Ft to 1500Ft) are excellent value.
Cafe in Tihany

Rege Cukrászda

From its high vantage point near the Benedictine Abbey Museum, this cafe has an unsurpassed panoramic view of Balaton. On a sunny day, there's no better place to enjoy coffee, cake and the sparkling lake.
Cafe in Keszthely

Korzó Café

Korzó is one of the few cafes worthy of your attention on pedestrian Kossuth Lajos utca. It’s a simple place with street seating, but the cakes are divine and the music thankfully not too intrusive.