Cafe Brunch Budapest - Opera
Cafe Brunch Budapest at the Opera House opened on 18 September 2017. The cafe underwent a major extension and refurbishment in 2020 and offers 40 inside and 40 outside seatings for our guests. There is also a separate room for small family and company events for up to 20 guests.
The inside area of our breakfast restaurant is air-conditioned and the outside terrace has small green garden with a fountain. The restaurant is located on Hajos street, which is a pedestrian street leading from the Opera House. The restaurant serves breakfast and brunch every day of the week starting from 8.00 a.m., and we also offers lunch from 11.30.
We offer many egg dishes, including the favourites like Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale with smoked salmon, but can also try the Hungarian scrambled eggs or the Hungarian omelette as part of the Hungarian breakfast experience. We serve specialty coffee from a local roastery and have a number of vegan options as well as gluten free and lactose free dishes.
You can view our menu here.
At the moment we don't take bookings, but we welcome everyone without a reservation and we can provide a table on a first-come first-serve basis. I case you insist on a table booking, we are delighted to let you know that we take reservations at out Brunch Deli restaurant for every day of the week.
Contact information | Cafe Brunch Budapest - Opera
1065 Budapest, Hajós utca 26/b
opera @ cafebrunchbudapest.com
M3 underground - Arany János utca
M1 underground - Opera
Everyday: 8.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Please note that the kitchen closes 30 minutes before the closing time of the restaurant
Not possible in this restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you without a reservation and can provide a table on a first come first serve basis.
We take reservations in our Brunch Deli restaurant.
Cash: Hungarian Forint, EUR
Credit & debit cards: Master, Visa
SZÉP card: OTP
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You will find Cafe Brunch Budapest - Opera in Budapest 6th district in Hajós street 26. It is at the corner of Hajós and Dessewffy street next to a small green garden, about 3 minutes walk away from the Hungarian State Opera House. Hajós street is a pedestrian street, so our location is perfect for a relaxing breakfast or brunch at the start of your day, or a light lunch. You can enjoy our breakfast, brunch and lunch menu every day of the week from 8.00 a.m until 4 p.m. In the summer you can relax on our terrace and we are open until 5.00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Try our brunch cocktails too. We offer a happy hour deal from 2.00 p.m.
The Hungarian State Opera House
The Hungarian State Opera House, also known as the Budapest Opera House or simply the Opera House, is one of the most prestigious and beautiful opera houses in the world. It is located in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary. The Opera House is renowned for its exceptional acoustics, grand architecture, and rich history.
The construction of the Hungarian State Opera House began in 1875 and was completed in 1884, under the direction of renowned Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl. The building showcases a magnificent Neo-Renaissance style, with a grand exterior adorned with statues, columns, and ornate decorations. The facade is dominated by a central balcony featuring statues of famous composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Verdi.
The interior of the Opera House is equally impressive, characterized by lavish decorations, intricate details, and opulent designs. The auditorium is adorned with gold leaf, frescoes, and crystal chandeliers, creating a luxurious and elegant atmosphere. The horseshoe-shaped auditorium can accommodate around 1,200 spectators, offering excellent sightlines and optimal acoustics.
The Hungarian State Opera House has hosted countless opera performances, ballets, classical concerts, and other cultural events. It has been home to some of the greatest Hungarian artists, composers, and conductors, contributing significantly to the country's rich musical heritage. The Opera House has witnessed performances by world-renowned opera singers and has featured renowned opera companies and orchestras from around the globe.
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In recent years, the Hungarian State Opera House underwent extensive renovations to restore its original grandeur and improve its technical capabilities. These renovations aimed to preserve the building's architectural integrity while incorporating modern amenities and technologies.
Overall, the Hungarian State Opera House stands as a testament to Hungary's rich cultural heritage, offering a platform for artistic excellence and a source of inspiration for generations to come. It remains a must-visit destination for music and architecture enthusiasts, providing unforgettable experiences in the world of opera and performing arts.