Espresso Embassy Budapest
Espresso Embassy is a paradise on earth for specialty coffee fans in Budapest. This lively downtown café inside the city's financial district makes hand pour-overs with a Hario V60, espresso-based drinks with a slick Victoria Arduino machine, and a range of tasty cakes from plant-based ingredients you might not even have heard of.
The inside of the repurposed neoclassical building features a vaulted ceiling and exposed brick walls. Following contemporary design trends, sleek concrete and blond wood finishes appear throughout. The customers are a combination of tourists, yuppie bankers, and discerning grad students from the nearby Central European University, who often camp out here with their MacBooks for hours on end since lingering is not discouraged.
To remain unbiased, I visit all places incognito and pay for my own meals and drinks. I also never accept money in exchange for coverage. But this means I must rely on readers to support my work. If you've enjoyed this article, please consider making a donation.