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“Excellent”

Marumoto Japanese Tearoom & Shop
Ranked #38 of 200 Coffee & Tea in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 21 September 2013

The place has an excellent choice of teas and tea-based desserts, as well as a variety of Onigiris to turn a tea break into a full meal. The service is great, staff speaks fluent English and is very helpful. A perfect place for those looking for a serene oasis in the very center of a bustling city!

  • Visited September 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Definitely a must”
Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

This place is the perfect location for those who are interested in Japanese culture as everything in this cafe truly brings the art of Japanese tea making alive. The subtle but relaxing interior is definitely a great place if you're tired from visiting the Basilica and want to find a place to chill. I personally feel that this cafe is under-ranked; the price was cheap and the service was brilliant. And they have cool Japanese sliding door for the toilet may I add

Visited September 2013
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Thank Nelson K
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Ljungby, Sweden
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 6 September 2013

I have lived in Japan for 2 years and I think everything is great about this tearoom, the atmosphere, decor, the cakes and sweets are delicious, the matcha tea desserts are full of flavors...etc. Really not much to complain about, maybe that the Onigiris aren't as fresh as in Japan, they are usually a bit too cold when they arrive and the tuna mayo is always sold out later on the day. Highly highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank CuteMimmi
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Most authentic Japanese spot in Budapest”
Reviewed 6 September 2013

When you step into Marumoto you step into Japan (trust me, I've been there and my wife has lived there). There is nothing to complain about, apart from the fact that they can be out of onigiris at the end of a day. Their Macha or Houjicha lattes with ice cream in are a wonderful refreshing break from the gelattos you get in every other corner around the basilica.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank eobet
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Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Authentic”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

A great place to escape from when I'm sick of the overpriced chained coffee shops. The staff are very nice and service is good.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Priyanka Lian S
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