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CAFE STEFANKA (est. 1904)
The history of the Cafe Stefanka begins at 1897 when the architect Alexander Feigler jr. built the semi-detached house on the corner of Pallisadenwef and Kohlmarkt in eclectic style. The house owner was Rosa Fleischamn who made it a Cafe and later rent it to Bela Hackenberg. The Hackenberg family ran the Cafe since 1904, when they…
CAFE CENTRAL (est. 1887)
Cafe Centrál opened in 1887 and was the center of various Hungarian literature and scientific streams throughout the 19th and 20th century. Between 1890 and 1945, well-known writers and poets gathered at the Cafe Central to edit literary journals! Cafe Central was also an important meeting point for scientists, composers, and artists. The mission of Cafe Central is to…
CAFE NEW YORK (est. 1894)
The New York Café has lived through many eras, political systems, and historical turning points. Still, it has always been reborn, sparkling and occupied by those who longed for its comforts: artists, members of the nobility and commoners alike. Recently the New York Cafe was ranked as the “Most Beautiful Coffee House in the World”. At…
Les Deux Magots (est. 1812)
The name of the café “Les Deux Magots” (i.e. “two Chinese figurines”) comes from a novelty shop that once occupied the same premises. Founded in 1812 at 23 Rue de Buci, it was transferred to Place St-Germain-des-Prés to expand in 1873. The two statues that adorn the café now stand as witnesses to that era. In…
Café Kipos (est. 1870)
The historic café “Kipos” (garden) in Chania Crete, is situated in the town’s municipal garden. Today, after almost one and a half centuries of presence, “Kipos” in its natural calm environment, continues to constitute a cultural, historic and social reference point for the town of Chania. Many important personalities have visited its premises, such…
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