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You can pick up an expensive piece of porcelain here.
This huge emporium on two levels with branches throughout the city carries all the gear you’ll need for camping, hiking, trekking and climbing...
This exclusively English-language bookshop, which takes its name from the legend of King Arthur, has an excellent selection of books and guides, including Lonely Planet ones.
This is one of those companies that makes you wonder why someone didn’t think of it before… Two sisters who grew up in a small village near Mezőkövesd in northern Hungary have taken the Matyó needlework famous in tha...
This hole-in-the-wall is the place to go if you have the urge for something sweet; its nut-and-honey cookies (240Ft per 10 decagrams) are to die for...
If you don’t have the time for Ecseri Piac, the next best thing is this Hungarian flea market held next to the Petőfi Csarnok concert venue...
This branch of BÁV is good for jewellery, lamps and fine porcelain.
A key player in the used-books business, Book Station has thousands of titles in English and a babel of other languages on two floors.
In central Pest, this Goliath of a shopping complex has everything you could possibly want or need, with 400 shops, telecom outlets, casino and poker club, large indoor fountains, ice-skating rink and the 230-room Hi...
This long-established antiquarian bookshop has, in addition to old tomes, an excellent selection of antique prints and maps. Just open the drawers in the chests at the back and have a peek.
This offshoot of a British chain has products derived from essential oils, fruit, vegetables and even chocolate. Suitable for vegetarians, 100% cruelty-free and ideal for long soaks in the tub.
This chain of pawn and secondhand shops, with a number of branches around town, is a fun place to comb for trinkets and treasures, especially if you don’t have time to get to the Ecseri or City Park flea markets...
This is without a doubt the best source in the city for serious Hungarian painting and other art, and there are frequent auctions of both local and international works.
This shop handles antique furniture, paintings, glass, porcelain, clocks and weapons; it’s another good option on V Falk Miksa utca and the owner is particularly knowledgeable and helpful.
This is the place to come for rods, reels, flies and anything else it takes to get you out fishing.
Anna is the place to go if you’re in the market for embroidered antique tablecloths and bed linen. They’re stacked up all over the shop and of very good quality.
Kaiser's Szupermarket is opposite the Nyugati train station.
With a positively enormous antique showroom (some 2000 sq metres) in a series of cellars near the Parliament building, Pintér has everything – from furniture and chandeliers to oil paintings and china – and is the be...
The tiny but exceptional ‘Anno Playthings’ shop sells finely made reproductions of antique wind-up and other old-fashioned toys.
An alternative to delicate Herend porcelain is the hard-wearing Herend pottery and dishes sold here, decorated with bold and colourful fruit and flower patterns. You can also enter this shop from II Fő utca 61.
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