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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, but they rip you off -definitly became a tourist -trap. Had the most expensive cafe and water of my life -used to be a nice place but I will never go there again in my lifeMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Conildeu, Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to share your words about Gerbeaud Café. We are sad to hear that our place could not live up to your expectations. In our café guests are the most important and we try...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had sort of a brunch at Gerbeaud again, and again were not disappointed. Fabulous setting and location, excellent service, and great food and drinks. This is one of the places in Budapest that never fails to meet and excel expectations.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear tigryonok, Allow us to start with expressing our thankfulness for highlighting our exquisite cakes and great coffee. We are glad to read that you had an enjoyable culinary experience in Gerbeaud Café and returned to our place at another time. Also, thank you so...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's delicious and a very nice place! I can imagine Emperess Sissi walking there! Everything we ordered was delicious and very well presented.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear mraquelbc, Thank you for the nice words and wonderful rating. Thank you for complimenting Gerbeaud Café's engaging milieu and also, thank you so much for highlighting our delicious cakes and coffee. Once again, we would like to thank your time in sharing your feedback...More

Reviewed 3 March 2024 via mobile

We wanted the classic cafe experience so decided to try here. There was no queue. We were shown to a nice table. We were served quickly. The server was attentive. Our cakes were delicious as was the coffee. Very nice surroundings. A lovely experience.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2024

Dear Jane B, We appreciate you taking the time to share your honest experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our cakes and coffee. Also, thank you so much for your compliments regarding the beautiful interior as well as our delicious...More

Reviewed 2 March 2024

Very expensive, poor food, cold despite sending back. Lacked charm. Overall a disappointing experience. I would not recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2024

Dear louisaruss, We sincerely apologize that we have given you a cause to express your disappointment. We are sad to hear that our place could not live up to your expectations. In our café guests are the most important and we try to give the...More

Reviewed 2 March 2024 via mobile

Excellent cafe with beautiful looking cakes, pastries and drinks which taste equally good. We ate cakes, sundae and drank coffee.. we loved it all.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2024

Dear 490bharatb, Thank you for the nice words and wonderful rating. We are so glad to hear, that we could live up to your expectations and you were fully content with our Café. Don’t hesitate to visit us again! We will always wait you with...More

Reviewed 24 February 2024 via mobile

I preferred here to New York Cafe, Budapest. A lovely back story of how men used to meet their ladies here, back in the day. A beautiful traditional cafe setting. The staff, polite and friendly, suit the setting. The ambience is just gorgeous, you're sent...back in time, without all of the people wanting to take photos all of the time. The cakes are delicious, wish we'd stayed for afternoon tea. £29 for 2 coffees, 2 cakes & water though! 16% service charge added automatically.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2024

Dear 267LizC, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an amazing review and share your Gerbeaud experience. Thank you so much for emphasizing our attentive staff and the wonderful atmosphere created by the historical elements. Also, thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 9 February 2024

I was looking forward to visiting the Famous Gerbeaud Cafe built in 1870. The inside of this cafe is gorgeous. Very nice and fancy. I first read about this cafe in the book, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Gerbeaud's was described as "chocolate...nirvana". We ordered the two most famous cakes, including the 7-layer chocolate "Dobos" cake and the Gerbeaud slice. By the end of the meal, it was evident we were in an expensive tourist trap. Very expensive. Unfortunately not worth it at all in my opinion. The Gerbeaud slice tasted a lot like a Fig Newton. Maybe we ordered wrong, but I was super disappointed. If you are looking for great desserts in Budapest I would recommend Ruszwurm Confectionery and the Artizan Bakery. Both were excellent!!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2024

Dear WarrenMoonjr, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest experience with us. Reviews help us to give the best service for our guests. It is much to our regret to find out that our Café could not live up to your expectations...More

Reviewed 6 February 2024

At this one of the city's oldest patisseries/cafes, we had a delicious snack of traditional pastries revisited with a modern twist. The staff is friendly and attentive and the price is high but proportionate to the culinary experience, the history and the location.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2024

Dear robertomP938AA, Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to share your kind words about Gerbeaud Café. We are glad to read that you decided to sit in Gerbeaud Café and you had an enjoyable culinary experience. Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 24 January 2024 via mobile

Very nice coffee shop, good pastries and coffee. The atmosphere is authentic, it felt like Empress Sissi was just sitting there having a tea.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2024

Dear 525vivianes, Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to share your kind words about Gerbeaud Café. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our cakes and coffee. Also, thank you so much for emphasizing our wonderful atmosphere created by the...More

Reviewed 21 January 2024

A Budapest legend Worth a visit whilst in Budapest for the building and the history of this place. But it isn’t cheap! You pay for that history… The cakes are Paris patisserie and not muffins etc. so not to everyone’s taste. But we enjoyed going...in and having a coffee and soaking up the history. Tip- if they offer you a table near the door, say ‘no’. There are much nicer tables to the right up some steps in the cake shop bit. Just wait till one is free….More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2024

Dear HOLIDAYTRAVELLER94, First and foremost, we would like to say a big thank you for taking your time to write down your kind opinion and provide your valuable feedback about Gerbeaud Café. We are glad to read that you decided to sit in Gerbeaud Café...More

Reviewed 16 January 2024 via mobile

We had been told some of the history of this place on a walking tour so were keen to try it. The building and interior is very impressive with antique furniture and chandeliers all around. The hot chocolate was good and the cakes were lovely....It was expensive but just seemed to lack that bit extra given its reputation. We were in other “grand” coffee shops which felt more unique.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2024

Dear FJBBelfast, Let us start with expressing our thankfulness for the feedback. The comments of our guests are really important for us. Thank you so much for emphasizing our wonderful atmosphere created by the historical elements. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 8 January 2024

We tried this highly-praised cafe and were quite disappointed. Nobody should be seated in the first salloon (with the entrance) as it is drafty and not at all cosy. Both drinks and desserts are seriously overpriced (taking into account flavour, size and creativity). Service is...impersonal. If I were to manage this place, I would honestly reconsider the prices and the poor selection of products, the seating and the service in order for Gerbeaud to regain its charm.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2024

Dear caboolet, We appreciate you taking the time to share your honest experience with us. We are sad to hear that our place could not live up to your expectations. In our café guests are the most important and we try to give the very...More

Reviewed 6 January 2024 via mobile

It is not worth to pay these extreme prices with the way staff is. With 4 adults one child, we ordered each a small cake and a drink. We ended up paying 100 euros for this snack. The staff was very slow, ignoring you eventhough...they see your hand asking for them. When they didnt come after seeing us for the 4th time, we stood up to go there and ask for the bill. She told us rudely and like a kindergarten child to go back to our seats and wait there. We ordered croissant for our child and they said that it would be baked fresh will take 10-15 minutes. After 25 minutes we still didnt have it and when we asked about it, they gave away our croissant so we cancelled. Next to our table they were making faces and asking each other not us why we were cancelling. Yes this place has a name but there are plenty of amazing cakes and coffee places with less than half the price and super nice staff you can get elsewhere in Hungary. Not recommended!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2024

Dear Dolce V, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest experience with us. Reviews help us to give the best service for our guests. It is much to our regret to find out that our Café could not live up to your...More

Reviewed 4 January 2024

This was not our first time there, we went before in 2006 and it was a very different experience. Yes the decor is nice but this time we were disappointed. We ordered coffee and sweets and they were all just OK, nothing too fancy or...something special. The biggest dissapointment was the toilets. Very dirty for a place of this standards and with so many guests they should have someone cleaning all the time. We paid €50 for two coffees and two sweets which I think is overpriced and I don't think I ever return.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Sales Gerbeaud, Marketing at Gerbeaud, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2024

Dear clairepA67VQ, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest experience with us. Reviews help us to give the best service for our guests. It is much to our regret to find out that our Café could not live up to your expectations...More

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Our dear Guests, We would like to kindly inform you that we are temporarily operating as Petit Gerbeaud, which was brought to life by the changed pandemic situation, or rather accelerated the implementation of our existing... More
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From my point of view no reservation needed, however, if you plan event/meeting, pls contact GROUPS, EVENTS SALES@GERBEAUD.HU +36-1/429-9010
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