Artizán Bakery

Specializing in sourdough breads and morning pastries, Artizán is one of the top craft bakeries in Budapest. Under the helm of Gergő Fekete, who honed his skills across Western Europe, Artizán introduced a new standard of excellence in a city where dreary bakery chains and bland croissants are still the norm.

Artizán serves long-fermented sourdough breads, including spelt and barley loaves, but best of all are the kakaós csiga chocolate roll and the cardamom bun, a tender Scandinavian pastry bursting with red berries and vanilla custard. Being in the middle of Budapest's financial district, Artizán is often mobbed by office workers so try to go early for the best selections. Once here, be sure to glimpse the Art Nouveau masterpiece of Ödön Lechner across the street.

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