Smaller and larger terraces belong to the streets of Budapest,  which shape the city’s image. At best, we can talk about positive effects, and the capital wanted to collect and demonstrate these examples, so Terrace Budapest application was launched for the second time as well. This year, 93 applied for the call, which is double of last year, and it was revealed on Tuesday afternoon who the best are, based on the votes of the five-member professional jury and the audience, wrote.

Within Terrace Budapest 2015, the jury: Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky Deputy Mayor responsible for human area, Sandor Finta main architect, Attila F Kovacs architect and designer, Andras Jokuti Vilagevo gastro blogger and Tamas Szell, Onyx restaurant’s chef chose in three categories. Among others, aspects like fitting into the cityscape, community use, high quality furniture and storage option for bicycles were examined.

Compared to last year, it is new that pop-up has been added as a new category in addition to terrace, garden/terrace and audience award. 360-degree interactive photos helped the voters. The pictures were made the leadership of Gergo Szuromi. The winners could get a so-called glass award designed by Balazs Sipos.

Best terrace: KIOSK Budapest

KIOSK, located on Marcius 15 Square, won the first prize in terrace category due to its purity and uniqueness. The jury highlighted the cascading: by the tasteful arrangement of the ever higher tables, the terrace adapts to its environment. The Danube is a few steps away, and there are the Gellert Hill and Citadel on the other side.

Best garden: Mazel Tov

Mazel Tov in Akacfa Street emerges with its intensity and conscious planning from the ruin pubs of Erzsebetvaros. It was also the location of the awards. It can be called a culture club  or ruin  restaurant as well, and you can try Israeli dishes too.

Best pop-up: Fellini Bistro

The jury highlighted the bold choice of location which was ingeniously utilized by the designer, who is the owner as well. Delicious food was also praised, but most important is the atmosphere, when you see the Danube in a linen chair with pebbles under your feet, wrote.

Audience Award: Kertem

Kertem is located in the City Park (Varosliget), and it got 932 votes. The owners and designers said they had hardly changed the environment. It has been working for 8 years, but Liget Budapest will take possession it next year.

Gerloczy café, Kazimir, Liebling and the mobile vendor Petit Café also got a certificate of merit, because it was a close reace.

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Photo: KIOSK Facebook page


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