Sweet & Coffeehouse Walk
This special tour, led by a food-specialized guide, will give you a great introduction to the Hungarian sweets and the legendary Budapest coffeehouses through several neighborhoods in central Pest. During the tour, you’ll learn about the major role coffeehouses played in the Hungarian literary and artistic life in 20th century Budapest. You’ll also visit coffeehouses and cafés from different eras, which will also give you a great chance to explore the city’s beautiful architecture.
Highlights of This Tour
This tour will be equally about sweets and desserts, so you’ll get to taste plenty of Hungarian specialties, including pancakes and strudel, Jewish-Hungarian sweets, marzipan creations, honey cakes, artisan chocolates as well as some unique sweet wines. Besides the classic favorites, you’ll also get an introduction to the more innovative sweets by talented local chefs.
A glass of Tokaji aszú (Hungary’s world-famous sweet wine), lots of coffee (including a syphon coffee), chimney cake (kürtöskalács), dobos torta, pogácsa (savoury scones), at least 4 other desserts (which vary according to season and availability)
Why We Recommend This Tour
Spending time at coffeehouses, cafés and coffee shops and tasting delicious cakes are absolutely must-do activities while visiting Budapest. However, there are way too many places to explore, so we definitely recommend that you sign up for this tour to make the most of your coffee and sweet experiences.