Blue Bird Cafe & Roastery (Rumbach Str.)

Never mind the uncanny resemblance to Blue Bottle Coffee, the pioneering California-based coffee company, Blue Bird is a Hungarian coffee roaster and specialty coffee shop inside Budapest's tourist-heavy Jewish Quarter. Before you enter, take a peek at the impressive synagogue soaring on the opposite side of the street, designed in 1872 by a young Otto Wanger, who went on to become Austria's most famous architect.

Blue Bird’s extensive filter coffee options would make most coffee shops look like mere beginners: V60, Chemex, Aeropress, Frenchpress, Siphon, and cold brew. The premium Arabica beans are sourced from nine countries and you can also buy them packaged.

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