Fecske Presszó is a laid-back, wallet-friendly restaurant and bar just a stone's throw away from the Szabó Ervin Library in Budapest's Palace Quarter. This means that students of all ages tend to gather here throughout the day to take study breaks of varying lengths and with varying amounts of beer.
Weather permitting, try to snag a table on the outdoor terrace canopied by the overhanging tree. Otherwise, look for a charming nook in the below-ground inside. On weekdays, Fecske serves a two-course lunch of Hungarian comfort food for the equivalent of €4. Drinks are also cheap — a glass of draft beer will only set you back by €2. Once here, be sure to pop into the library and check out the 4th floor in particular whose stunning interior dates back to the building's aristocratic past.