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, but the atmosphere that makes me come back here after all, who doesn’t like being surrounded by mountains of books? I suggest you sip your coffee while presiding on the pressed-wood platform overlooking the bookish crowd that camps out here with laptops. Wifi is free, lingering welcome. The books on display were published by Magvető, one of Hungary's main publishers and the operator of this café.

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