If you are visiting Budapest, you might want to have breakfast or brunch in a unique environment. Who wouldn’t like that? Here’s our top 5 list of brunch places in Budapest. Make sure to visit at least one of them!
Törökméz is located in District II, on Rózsadomb (Rose Hill). This is the perfect location if you want to get away from the touristy sites and enjoy your morning meal without the hectic chaos of downtown. Once you climb up the hill, make sure to visit the tomb of Gül Baba as well! The monument dates back to Ottoman times and offers a breathtaking view.
Törökméz offers a great variety of dishes as well as coffee specialities. For breakfast, you can get shakshuka, eggs benedict and other tasty things. Vegan options are also available. During the day, you can choose from sandwiches. Törökméz also has a great local and craft beer selection.
Freyja – the croissant story
If you are looking for the perfect croissant or puff pastry, Freyja is the place for you! Freyja has a great selection of puff pastries and 27-layer croissants. You can find savoury and sweet treats too. The menu changes as they use seasonal fruits and flavours. There is a shop on the Pest side, as well as the Buda side.
Speaking of puff pastries… VAJ also offers a great selection of all kinds of puff pastries. In addition to that, you can choose from a great variety of sandwiches, toast, and coffee of course. The cakes here are almost too beautiful to eat. VAJ is located on the corner of Rákóczi Square so it is very easy to get there.
Szimply offers a trendy variety of all-day-breakfast. On the menu, you can find avocado bagel, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict and Buddha bowl. Szimply has vegetarian, vegan, as well as gluten-free brunch options. The dishes served here are not only healthy and tasty, but aesthetic too. Szimply has a terrace so you can enjoy your meal in the sunshine. This restaurant is located in the heart of Budapest, in District V. Since it is located in the downtown area, Szimply tends to be too busy sometimes.
If you want to have a historical and truly Hungarian experience, Bambi Café is the best place for you! Bambi Café has authentic 60’s furnishing that serves as a throwback to Communist-era Hungary. The selection might be more limited, but it gives a realistic representation of a typical Hungarian café. You can have two frankfurters with mustard, scrambled eggs with different kinds of Hungarian pastries. Are you on a budget? Don’t worry, Bambi Café has wallet-friendly prices!
Looking for astonishing cafés in Budapest? Check out our recommendations for historical cafés in Budapest HERE.