Birthday Lunch at Ahoy! Cafe


If you follow me on social media, you probably have seen a sudden flood of Budapest-themed photos on my feed for the last few weeks. As many of you might already know, I spent three days in Budapest exploring and celebrating my 21st birthday. But that has been and gone, so I don’t want to bore you with that!

If you have been read my previous blogs, you will already know that I am a big foodie, so yes, I do get very excited about cute cafe’s and yummy food. Hence why I have decided that I MUST tell you about this adorable Hungarian cafe, Ahoy Cafe!


I stumbled upon Ahoy Cafe whilst walking around in the city on a quiet Monday afternoon, which also happened to be my birthday. I completely fell in love with it as soon as I stepped inside.

Upon my arrival, I told the employee that I haven’t been to the cafe before, so a very friendly and charming guy explained the cafe rules… which are pretty straight forward…

  1. Find a comfy area to chill – There is two floors to choose from,
  2. Choose your food and drinks,
  3. Order downstairs at the cash counter,
  4. Sit down and relax – your order will  be brought to you.


At first I was slightly anxious coming to this place, because it is known as the “Hot chocolate and Lemonade” cafe. So there was me thinking that I would get limited choice or just either a hot chocolate or lemonade, but I was far from right. I was very spoilt for choice when ordering – the menu is so big, ranging from hot and cold chocolates, smoothies, to lemonades. The best part is that they will customise your order to whatever you need or do/don’t want! As I am lactose intolerant, they gave me a hot chocolate with lacto free milk.

I don’t want to go into much detail about my whole experience. But long story short, when I came downstairs to order my drinks, me and the guy got talking and I told him that I am visiting Budapest for my 21st birthday… So what do they do? They bought up our drinks, and my waffle with candles. I mean how cute is that!? (It’s little things that make you feel like a special customer, ay). I must admit, that waffle was outstanding. It felt like I never had such an amazing waffle in my life (and I’ve had a lot of them all over the world).


I’m not exaggerating when I say this, but I think I have found the most perfect cafe for me! If you’re from Hungary and didn’t know about this place or are simply visiting Budapest, then I strongly recommend for everyone to visit this cute cafe! The whole ambiance is just so chilled, and the people who work there are so friendly, and as I mentioned their hot chocolates and lemonades are very tasty!

To see more of their tasty drinks, check out their Instagram and Facebook page.

  • Visit on a week day during the morning/afternoon hours as it’s not so busy compared to the weekends.
  • Ask for your drinks/food to be tailored to your need (Yes, they will do that for you.)

Address: Budapest, Papnövelde St 3, 1053 Hungary.

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 09:00 – 22:00.

Visit my Flickr account to view more photographs from my Budapest trip.

(All photographs have been taken by me, so please do not copy or use them without permission!) 

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