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Food and restaurants in Budapest

Top restaurants

Café
“this historic hangout for many great Hungarian writers celebrates its 130t- anniversary last year, following a renovation blending classic style with modern flair.”
  • 162 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant Menza is very good for a dinner. But better to reserve a table in advance. ”
  • 198 locals recommend
Jewish Restaurant
“The most iconic Jewish restaurant in town! In a magic Vintage interior atmosphere Please note, reservation needed until 7 PM after necessary to wait in the lane”
  • 105 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“kvárium Klub, the surrounding , and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting point of downtown Budapest. Thousands of youngsters gather here night after night to chill out in the park or on the steps of the club. Akvárium Klub is more than a simple bar: it is a culture center with a wide musical repertoire from mainstream to underground. There is always a good concert and a smashing exhibition, performance, or other event happening here, in a friendly scene, situated right in the city center. Furthermore, Volt-Lokál found inside brings the atmosphere of the best festivals to Budapest week by week.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The A38 ship is a local favorite and a concert venue attracting high-profile bands and DJs. From jazz to pop to rock, A38 displays a wide range of genres when it comes to music. They offer the best parties which all take place on a ship giving some of the best views of the Danube. A38 is located on the Buda side of the city and features live music on the deck. The basement floor is a great place for dinner but keep in mind, like most restaurants in Budapest, they don’t offer many vegetarian options.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Café
“The most famous 160 years old confectionery, with the highest quality and widest selection of traditional cakes. Situated in the heart of the city, and their most famous cake is the gerbaud shall be tried here. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Hungarian Restaurant
“Traditional Hungarian dishes served in a friendly and authentic environment. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Morrison's 2 is one of the coolest party places in Budapest. This lively pub/club has five dance floors playing 5 different genres, karaoke, an inner courtyard (open year-round), an English-style pub and several bars, offering a wide selection of drinks. Open every night, Morrison's 2 offers cocktail happy hours from 5 pm to 9 pm, for HUF 700. Location: H-1055 Budapest, Szent István krt. 11”
  • 74 locals recommend

Cafes

Coffee Shop
“Gellért Thermal Bath is the art nouveau, historical thermal bath of Budapest since 1918.”
  • 332 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“kvárium Klub, the surrounding , and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting point of downtown Budapest. Thousands of youngsters gather here night after night to chill out in the park or on the steps of the club. Akvárium Klub is more than a simple bar: it is a culture center with a wide musical repertoire from mainstream to underground. There is always a good concert and a smashing exhibition, performance, or other event happening here, in a friendly scene, situated right in the city center. Furthermore, Volt-Lokál found inside brings the atmosphere of the best festivals to Budapest week by week.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Café
“The most famous 160 years old confectionery, with the highest quality and widest selection of traditional cakes. Situated in the heart of the city, and their most famous cake is the gerbaud shall be tried here. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the coziest bar & bistros in Budapest. Prices are affordable, the location is very central.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“This 200 years old family owned confectionery is in the Buda Castle. Have a big walk on Tóth Árpád sétány and than taste some of the wonderful traditional Hungarian desserts here! In the summer time I have to take my daughter Lulu (3) to have ice cream here every day:-)”
  • 40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“My little Melbourne lives by it's motto - "Life is too short for bad coffee" - and serves tasty caffeine elixirs, and also provides salads, sandwiches, croissants, juices, and soft drinks.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Very close to Vaci utca. One of the most beautiful places to have coffee in the city. Often has live classical music. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Selections of both old school and experimental jazz music. Daily concerts, tickets, and drinks are in the affordable range.”
  • 30 locals recommend

Bakeries

Dessert Shop
“This 200 years old family owned confectionery is in the Buda Castle. Have a big walk on Tóth Árpád sétány and than taste some of the wonderful traditional Hungarian desserts here! In the summer time I have to take my daughter Lulu (3) to have ice cream here every day:-)”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bistro
“Recommend for Breakfast, brunch, dinner and launch! Live music, super moody under the Buda Castle. :)”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is the perfect place if you want to taste some French pastries. You can find different À Table bakeries in Budapest (in Pest and Buda side). That’s ideal if you want to have breakfast : croissant, pain au chocolat, croque-madame,... All we love in French pastries!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“By far the largest variety of cakes I've ever seen. The queue of people waiting to buy some tells the whole story. It's worth the adventurous ride.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Over here you find fine food and drinks from all over the world.Quality No#1 stuff, like Italian ham, French wines, fresh vegetables and fruits, the most expensive ice cream brand, sea food and fish, Indian spices and lots of chocolates and sweets you may want bring home as a gift. Really excellent shop 30 secs from your door. Note:prices are high”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bakery
“Butter Brothers in Lónyay utca is a craft bakery that offers beer bread, flaky pastry, croissants, curd cheese, and raspberry and gooseberry jam. The bakery awaits its hungry guests with some of the best home-made pastries, real milk, baguettes and rolls near the Great Market Hall. Butter Brothers is a popular breakfast spot since it offers sandwiches, home-made Liptauer and hot sandwiches with fresh tomatoes as well. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This place is a real ristobar - it's a café and a restaurant at the same time. Coffees, Italian pastries, pastas and pizzas. Everything is homemade and everything is made from fresh ingredients.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Campaign Office
“Popular cafe with great atmosphere of the turn of the century nera Opera on Andrássy street. Except for coffee and cakes also sandwiches, soups, daily specials and salads are served. ”
  • 20 locals recommend