Fahéj is a cute café and bar on a quite backstreet in Budapest's downtown. Fahéj eschews the trendy vibes and the tourist-targeting approach of many other places in the neighborhood, relying instead on a loyal group of regulars, both young and old. This they do by serving low-priced drinks inside an atmospheric space that features two high-ceilinged rooms with wooden floors, bookshelves, and small round tables.
Fahéj works well for a casual weeknight drink, a date, or a heart-to-heart over a bottle of wine in the back room. Go for hot wine or rum & tea during the colder months, and draft beer by the outdoor tables in the al fresco season. Also, the toasted sandwiches are cheap and tasty. Cash only!