Budapest’s Best Spots for an Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Date

Discover the most romantic spots in Budapest for a memorable date night. From historic landmarks to hidden gems, explore the city’s enchanting destinations that promise to create lasting memories for you and your significant other.

Mai Manó House

Experience a unique Valentine’s Day at Mai Manó House, the eight-story neo-Renaissance studio built in 1894 by Emmanuel May. Explore the 19th-century Sunlight Studio, once the domain of an imperial and royal court photographer, showcasing some of Europe’s most stunning bourgeois photography spaces. Original frescoes, used as backdrops for historical photographs, still grace the walls in all their beauty. Couples arriving on 14 February can enjoy both the impressive surroundings and access two exhibitions, ‘Predicting the Past – Photos from Zohar Studios’ and ‘Climbing in Another Skin – The Many Lives of Elsa and Johanna,’ all for the price of a single admission.

1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 20. | Website

Photo: Mai Manó Ház

Bubu Bubble Tea

Year-round, Bubu Bubble Tea brings you Asia’s most popular drink at three locations in Budapest! These drinks, with their diverse flavour combinations, can be customized with fruit jellies, bubbles, and tapioca pearls, ensuring they match the season’s vibrant colours and tastes. For cozy winter days, indulge in a tea bursting with fruits, from apple to mango, perfect for sipping on the go. And for those who prefer to snuggle up with a bubble tea, check out Bubu’s high-quality ingredients on their webshop.

1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 6.
1066 Budapest, Teréz körút 38.
1117 Budapest, Móricz Zsigmond körtér 16. |Website

Photo: Bubu Bubble Tea

Lands of Dome

In February, the House of Music Hungary offers a unique experience in the captivating Sound Dome every Friday night. Inspired by Greenland, French music producer Molecule transformed recorded sounds from his travels into an electronic masterpiece. Attendees, seated in bean bags beneath simulated northern lights, can enjoy a 50-minute escape into this fusion of sight and sound. Molecule’s creation blurres the lines between reality and imagination, leaving a lasting impression on those who indulge in the ethereal ambiance each week.

1146 Budapest, Olof Palme stny. 3. | Website

Photo: Egy jó kép az utazásról

Cat Museum Budapest

Embark on an adorable adventure at the Cat Museum Budapest, where irresistibly cute cats await some love and attention. Adhering strictly to house rules, you can pamper these furry companions with treats placed on the tables as you enjoy a cozy cuddle session. Afterward, explore the specially curated art gallery featuring cat-themed masterpieces and unique feline artifacts, unravelling the mysteries of the enchanting cat world. Test your newfound knowledge with a quiz, and if you pass, get ready for a delightful surprise! To add a splash of colour and creativity, dive into the cat-themed watercolour painting workshops – a perfect choice for a fun date night.

1054 Budapest, Vadász utca 26. | Website

Photo: Cat Museum


Experience some seriously chic vibes at Múzsa (Muse) in Gresham Palace during their weekend tea afternoons. Gresham Palace, a former cultural hotspot in the heart of the city, wasn’t just about arts and culture—it also had a sweet reputation for pastry delights. Picture this: on Saturdays and Sundays from 3 PM to 6 PM, you’re sipping freshly brewed tea from exquisite Herend porcelain cups, all while live music sets the mood for a delightful tea afternoon. And the treats? Think traditional scones, cucumber sandwiches, and Paris Brest, served on uniquely hand-painted Herend porcelain plates.

1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 5-6. | Website

Photo: Múzsa Facebook