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 in countries across Western Europe, in 2015 Artizán has brought a new level of expertise to a city where dreary bakery chains and bland croissants are still the standard.

Artizán serves many kinds of 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-inspired pastry bursting with red berries and vanilla custard. Being smack in the middle of the financial district, Artizán is usually mobbed by office workers so try to go early for the best selections. Once here, be sure to glimpse at Hungary's most important Art Nouveau masterpiece by Ödön Lechner, located just across the street.

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