Magvető Café

Magvető is a snug bookstore café located on a narrow side street in Budapest’s Jewish Quarter. It’s not so much their coffee, which is average at best, but the atmosphere that makes me come back here — after all, who doesn’t like to be surrounded by walls of books? For the best experience, enjoy your drink from the pressed-wood platform overlooking the bookish crowd that camps out here with their laptops. Wifi is free, lingering welcome. All books sold here were published by Magvető, one of Hungary's main publishers and the operator of this café.

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