Apricot Coffee

In Budapest's Jewish Quarter it can feel as if pricey cold brews lurk behind every tourist-trafficked corner, but just a couple of blocks away, the Palace Quarter is still less infiltrated with specialty coffee shops (and tourists). One of the few of them is Apricot, a tiny café within the and estate-filled streets of District 8 — amble through Horánszky, Reviczky, and Ötpacsirta streets and the area behind the National Museum to appreciate the architecture.

Apricot serves both espresso-based drinks (cortado, flat white, cappuccino, latte) and filter coffees (V60, Aeropress, cold brews). There’s also a wonderful cherry-and-pistachio cake here, morning pastries, and tasty grilled sandwiches.

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