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Book Cafe - Lotz Terem - CLOSED

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Stunning location

I actually dislike the logic of doing a mix of something strongly cultural with something else... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
effetì e
Brussels, Belgium
Under renovation

Was a truly jaw dropping moment: going up the escalator in a huge contemporary bookshop and then... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
London, England
via mobile
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Andrassy ut 39, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I actually dislike the logic of doing a mix of something strongly cultural with something else related to commerce like in book-cafe. But in this case, I have to admit that this Book Cafe is very stunning, both internally and externally. The internal decorations and...More

6  Thank effetì e
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Was a truly jaw dropping moment: going up the escalator in a huge contemporary bookshop and then traveling back in time to the most astonishing interior. Still closed as of November 2017, but a notice saying it's under renovation. One of those gems of Budapest...More

3  Thank MrHBeast
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a late post. Solo tripping through Europe, some of my travel friends suggested I visit this amazing book cafe. I did. Decided to make an afternoon treat for coffee and desert. This place is a bit tricky to find as it's on the...More

1  Thank jetsetMar
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Unfortunately, some time since Feb. 2017 the cafe closed due to the bankruptcy of the parent company that owned it & the Alexander Bookstore on the ground floor of the building. A friend said she thought someone had leased or purchased the bookstore/cafe space &...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were in Budapest early September 2017. Had looked this up several times but should have checked Trip Advisor. No where except hear did it say the place was closed for renovations. We walked a fair distance to find it closed. What a disappointment. They...More

3  Thank irene w
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Maybe it is our fault that we took many modes of transport plus walk a fair distance (I am a tad old and find it hard to do these things !) to find the place closed . Clearly I should have checked trip advisor or...More

1  Thank peter h
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Don't go, this shop is closed! We took a really long walk to get there, and it was closed because of renovations. Nobody said so inhere, so I think it's important to point out

4  Thank LineFS
Reviewed 31 March 2017

If someone recommends Book Cafe – Lotz Terem to you, they're probably not doing so because of the food; it's very pricey and doesn't really live up to expectation. The recommendation will be based on the beauty of the venue – an experience that will...More

2  Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Honestly, this was one of those literally hidden gems I used to send friends to. When you go through a modern-neon lights kind of book shop and up the staires this breathtaking room greets you that no picture do justice for, with live piano music...More

1  Thank lillalakos
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Lotz Hall was a great café with a breathtakingly beautiful interior that I enjoyed taking foreign friends to. Staff occasionally had their bad days, but that's just Hungary for you and it was nothing egregious. However it has closed recently due to the bankruptcy of...More

9  Thank Vernazza_hun
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