Best cafés in Budapest

Check out the top cafés in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Vörösmarty tér
1. Vörösmarty tér
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74 local reviews
Vörösmarty tér, V. kerület
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Mária
Vörösmarty Square, located in the heart of Budapest. This is where the famous Gerbeaud Café can be found, as w…
Dávid
The most lively square with musicans, artist, markets, cafés. The famous Gerbeaud Café is located here. The bu…
Matt
Vörösmarty Square, located in the heart of Budapest, is always busy. This is where the famous Gerbeaud Café ca…
1. Vörösmarty tér
1. Vörösmarty tér
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74 local reviews
Vörösmarty tér, V. kerület
Mária
Mária
Vörösmarty Square, located in the heart of Budapest. This is where the famous Gerbeaud Café can be found, as well as the first station of th…
Dávid
Dávid
The most lively square with musicans, artist, markets, cafés. The famous Gerbeaud Café is located here. The building is gergous both outside…
Matt
Matt
Vörösmarty Square, located in the heart of Budapest, is always busy. This is where the famous Gerbeaud Café can be found, as well as the fir…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
ChurchPlace of worshipPoint of interest
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Juan
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
Éva
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Juan
Juan
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
3. Szimpla Kert
3. Szimpla Kert
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321 local reviews
14 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+36 20 261 8669
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Zoltan
Once was a residential building, it's one of the first ruin bars of Budapest, located in a small street, which…
Daniel
Szimpla Kert (Simple Garden) is the pioneer of our ruinpubs. It is really a cult place giving new trends. Undo…
Ági
Szimpla Kert (Simple Garden) is the pioneer of our ruinpubs. It is really a cult place giving new trends. Undo…
3. Szimpla Kert
3. Szimpla Kert
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321 local reviews
14 Kazinczy u., VII. kerület
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+36 20 261 8669
Zoltan
Zoltan
Once was a residential building, it's one of the first ruin bars of Budapest, located in a small street, which probably has the highest dens…
Daniel
Daniel
Szimpla Kert (Simple Garden) is the pioneer of our ruinpubs. It is really a cult place giving new trends. Undoubtedly the best known ruinpub…
Ági
Ági
Szimpla Kert (Simple Garden) is the pioneer of our ruinpubs. It is really a cult place giving new trends. Undoubtedly the best known ruinpub…
4. Café Kör
4. Café Kör
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25 local reviews
17 Sas u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 311 0053
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Gyula
Café Kör opened in one of the busiest spots of downtown Budapest, in the neighbourhood of St. Stephen's Basili…
Orsolya
An iconic place in BP close to the Basilica. Café Kör has been around for ages and I‘ve never heard any bad co…
Peter
It is the Mecca of home-taste food in Sas Street. Both locals and tourists love this place. Fine, tasty, simpl…
4. Café Kör
4. Café Kör
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25 local reviews
17 Sas u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 311 0053
Gyula
Gyula
Café Kör opened in one of the busiest spots of downtown Budapest, in the neighbourhood of St. Stephen's Basilica. It's perfect for a drink a…
Orsolya
Orsolya
An iconic place in BP close to the Basilica. Café Kör has been around for ages and I‘ve never heard any bad comment about the place.
Peter
Peter
It is the Mecca of home-taste food in Sas Street. Both locals and tourists love this place. Fine, tasty, simple dishes and filling portions…
5. Centrál Kávéház és Étterem 1887
5. Centrál Kávéház és Étterem 1887
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27 local reviews
9 Károlyi Mihály u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+36 1 266 2110
RestaurantCafeStore
Erno & Maria
Centrál Kávéház (Centrál Café), located in downtown Budapest, a corner away from Erzsébet híd (Elizabeth Bridg…
Ileana
This historical café will take you to another time. A classic turn-of-the-20th-century gathering spot for Hung…
Kris
Our favorite historic café house with traditional Hungarian cakes and meals and beautifully renovated interior…
5. Centrál Kávéház és Étterem 1887
5. Centrál Kávéház és Étterem 1887
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27 local reviews
9 Károlyi Mihály u., V. kerület
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+36 1 266 2110
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Centrál Kávéház (Centrál Café), located in downtown Budapest, a corner away from Erzsébet híd (Elizabeth Bridge) and Váci utca (Váci Street)…
Ileana
Ileana
This historical café will take you to another time. A classic turn-of-the-20th-century gathering spot for Hungarian writers of the Nyugat (W…
Kris
Kris
Our favorite historic café house with traditional Hungarian cakes and meals and beautifully renovated interior.
6. Andrássy út
6. Andrássy út
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105 local reviews
Andrássy út, VI. kerület
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carmen & tomi
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Andrássy Avenue has become increasingly chic, attracting some of the wor…
Art&Ann
Flanked by Neo-Renaissance mansions, Andrássy Avenue, the city's main shopping district, is a World Heritage S…
Dorisz
Andrássy Avenue is a boulevard in Budapest dating back to 1872. Take a walk on this beautiful boulevard and tr…
6. Andrássy út
6. Andrássy út
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105 local reviews
Andrássy út, VI. kerület
carmen & tomi
carmen & tomi
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Andrássy Avenue has become increasingly chic, attracting some of the world's leading designers. Also, …
Art&Ann
Art&Ann
Flanked by Neo-Renaissance mansions, Andrássy Avenue, the city's main shopping district, is a World Heritage Site lined with cafés, restaura…
Dorisz
Dorisz
Andrássy Avenue is a boulevard in Budapest dating back to 1872. Take a walk on this beautiful boulevard and try the restaurants, cafés, attr…
7. Váci Street
7. Váci Street
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148 local reviews
Váci u., V. kerület
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Aron
Váci utca runs along the very inner city. It's a nice, slightly narrow walking street with lots of souvenir sh…
Csilla
Váci Street, located in the city center and designated as a pedestrian precinct, runs from Vámház körút (in fr…
Szilvia And Attila
Váci utca (Váci street) is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares and perhaps the most famous street of cent…
7. Váci Street
7. Váci Street
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148 local reviews
Váci u., V. kerület
Aron
Aron
Váci utca runs along the very inner city. It's a nice, slightly narrow walking street with lots of souvenir shops, cafés and restaurants. De…
Csilla
Csilla
Váci Street, located in the city center and designated as a pedestrian precinct, runs from Vámház körút (in front of the Central Market Hall…
Szilvia And Attila
Szilvia And Attila
Váci utca (Váci street) is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares and perhaps the most famous street of central Budapest, Hungary. It feat…
8. WestEnd City Center
8. WestEnd City Center
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149 local reviews
3 Váci út, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 238 7777
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Péter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. It has more than 400 shops on 3…
Peter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. The shopping centre is found in…
Gabor
One of biggest shopping mall in Budapest.
8. WestEnd City Center
8. WestEnd City Center
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149 local reviews
3 Váci út, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+36 1 238 7777
Péter
Péter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. It has more than 400 shops on 3 floors. The underground level…
Peter
Peter
WestEnd City Center is the busiest and most popular mall in downtown Budapest. The shopping centre is found in one of the major traffic hubs…
Gabor
Gabor
One of biggest shopping mall in Budapest.
9. Liszt Ferenc tér
9. Liszt Ferenc tér
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89 local reviews
Liszt Ferenc tér, VI. kerület
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Erno & Maria
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is a small green s…
Kristóf
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is about 200 meter…
Ági
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is about 200 meter…
9. Liszt Ferenc tér
9. Liszt Ferenc tér
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89 local reviews
Liszt Ferenc tér, VI. kerület
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is a small green space surrounded by restaurants…
Kristóf
Kristóf
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is about 200 meters long, it features a park in …
Ági
Ági
This square by Oktogon was named after the world-famous Hungarian composer, Franz Liszt. It is about 200 meters long, it features a park in …
10. Café Gerbeaud
10. Café Gerbeaud
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63 local reviews
Café Gerbeaud, Budapest
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 1 429 9000
CafeRestaurantFood
Juan
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
Edina
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
Erno & Maria
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectio…
10. Café Gerbeaud
10. Café Gerbeaud
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63 local reviews
Café Gerbeaud, Budapest
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 1 429 9000
Juan
Juan
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
Edina
Edina
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Gerbeaud, one of Vörösmarty tér’s (Vörösmarty Square) emblematic venues, is arguably the most famous confectionery and coffee house in Budap…
11. Király Street
11. Király Street
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55 local reviews
Király u., Budapest
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Tibor
Street and are with many bars, cafés, restaurant, ruin pubs. Popular among locals and turists between Nagymező…
Julia
bars and bistros and so called "Gozsdu Udvar" full of restaurants, bars, cafés
Gabriella
One of the busiest and most popular streets these days full of bars, restaurants, café's, designery shops. You…
11. Király Street
11. Király Street
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55 local reviews
Király u., Budapest
Tibor
Tibor
Street and are with many bars, cafés, restaurant, ruin pubs. Popular among locals and turists between Nagymező utca and Deák Tér.
Julia
Julia
bars and bistros and so called "Gozsdu Udvar" full of restaurants, bars, cafés
Gabriella
Gabriella
One of the busiest and most popular streets these days full of bars, restaurants, café's, designery shops. You will not be bored here for su…
12. City Park
12. City Park
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165 local reviews
City Park, District XIV.
NeighborhoodPolitical
Richard
One of the first public parks of the world, Városliget (also referred to as City Park) with Castle,lake and sw…
Zsuzsa
One of the first public parks of the world, Városliget (also referred to as City Park) was the central venue …
Marta
City park - for biking and walking , picnics
12. City Park
12. City Park
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165 local reviews
City Park, District XIV.
Richard
Richard
One of the first public parks of the world, Városliget (also referred to as City Park) with Castle,lake and swans. The renaissance theater-l…
Zsuzsa
Zsuzsa
One of the first public parks of the world, Városliget (also referred to as City Park) was the central venue of the millennial celebrations…
Marta
Marta
City park - for biking and walking , picnics