Brunching in Budapest: 6 Best Places for a Perfect Late Breakfast
Brunch must be one of the best meals of the day. You can have brunch not only when you’ve woken up late but it’s still early for lunch, but also when you’ve been up for so long and it’s still not nearly noon. The Hungarian capital is an especially great place for a late breakfast-early lunch. Here are the 6 best places to brunch in Budapest!
I love Hungary has compiled a list of the 6 best brunch places in Budapest. According to the portal, the perfect day starts with a slow and hearty breakfast. Below are the best places for the perfect brunch in February:
The Central Café opened in 1887 and enjoyed its first heyday in the early 1900s. Although it has changed a lot, the Central Café has remained faithful to its literary heritage ever since. Brunch is available at any time during the day in the legendary café. The menu features the Brunch Tower, with several different combinations of savoury options, vegan versions and sweet treats. Plus, brunch is accompanied by live piano music! Address: 9 Károlyi Street, Budapest 1053.
The lobby of the former Horizon Cinema is now home to one of the most popular breakfast spots. The circular building offers an unrivalled ambience, with huge windows overlooking the bustling city. Breakfast is like edible art here, offering a variety of delectable options. Address: 13 Elizabeth Boulevard, Budapest 1073.
The French-style breakfast restaurant on Akácfa Street is a charming and peaceful island in a tourist-favourite area. Béchamel offers classic, dark-roasted coffee and a wide range of brunch options, including Croque Madame, French toast, shakshuka, and avocado toast. Address: 36 Akácfa Street, Budapest 1072.
Cafe Brunch Budapest, which launched in 2017, now offers all-day breakfast in 5 locations across the Hungarian capital. The menu offers a wide range of options, including gluten-free and lactose-free, as well as vegetarian and vegan options. Address: 8—10 Zrínyi Street (in CEU building), Budapest 1051.
The Benedict Reggeliző & Bar, located in the 13th district, offers a unique atmosphere and sticks to the name of the inventor of Eggs Benedict on more than just the menu level. Lemuel Benedict’s name appears in the logo and various decorative items throughout the restaurant. Address: 1 Úszódaru Street, Budapest 1138.
VAJ, meaning butter, is more of a bakery-café chain than can be found in three locations in Budapest. The best of the best pastries and baked goods can be found here, making it a must-visit for brunch lovers. Address: 18 József Attila Street, Budapest 1051.
So, whether you’re in the mood for a literary brunch at Central Café or a relaxing late breakfast overlooking the city at the Horizon Cinema, Budapest has something to offer for every brunch enthusiast. Don’t miss out on these amazing brunch spots the next time you visit the Hungarian capital!