Budapest Food and Wine Tasting Tour

activities / Food & drink

Tour description provided by Viator

Don't get caught up in a touristy restaurant trying watered-down goulash in Budapest! Hungarian food, wine, spirits and hospitality are famous all over the world, and you'll discover why on this gastronomic tour with your private guide. Numbers are limited to 8 people on this small-group Budapest food and wine tasting walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Your tasting extravaganza provides an overview of Hungary's typical food and drink, led by a private guide. You'll learn how Hungarian food is prepared and the exact ingredients that go into making the famous dishes, plus visit a market to see where the locals shop for traditional ingredients. You'll also get insider tips where to find the best restaurants while in Budapest!

Your tour begins with a visit to the great market hall where you will get an overview of the produce used in Hungarian kitchen. Here you will learn all about the use of the famous paprika spice, local vegetables and meats. Follow your guide through Budapest to the citiy's best known butchers and patisseries and sample traditional Hungarian delicacies, including kolbasz (Hungarian sausage) and Dobos Torta (sponge cake layered with chocolate butter cream and topped with caramel). What you taste will vary depending on the season.

After your samplings, you'll visit a wine shop for a wine-tasting and more information about the wines you will try. The wine-tasting covers three traditional wines of Hungary, and reveals the history and legends behind each wine.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Visit to the great market hall
  • Hungarian food tasting
  • Wine tasting (3 wines)

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees