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Top Choice Hungarian in Balatonfüred

Nem Kacsa

The gourmet stylings of chef Lajos Takács stand out against the town's largely mediocre offerings. The kitchen delivers beautifully crafted dishes featuring freshly grown produce from the farm it shares with the che…
Top Choice Hungarian in Balatonfüred

Baricska Csárda

If you only eat in one place in town, let it be here, under the trellises covered in creeping vines, among the vineyards. The setting is particularly magical in the evenings, and the dishes – catfish paprikash with …
Top Choice Bistro in Balatonfüred

Bistro Sparhelt

Head inland from the lake to the town hall for a rare gastronomic treat. Chef Balázs Elek presides over a sleek, minimalist restaurant with a succinct, monthly changing menu, its dishes dictated by what's market-fre…
Area in Balatonfüred

Tagore Sétány

The entire town seems to stroll the leafy lake-hugging promenade all day. It hides a number of statues, including a bust of Nobel Prize–winning poet Rabindranath Tagore in front of a lime tree that he planted in 192…
Wine Bar in Balatonfüred

Kredenc Borbisztró

This family-run combination wine bar and bistro is a peaceful retreat near the lakefront. The menu is stacked with oodles of local wines and the owner is often on hand to thoughtfully recommend the best tipple accor…
Cafe in Balatonfüred


One of the most popular places in town to grab a drink or a quick bite (dishes 1200Ft to 3100Ft), Karolina is a sophisticated cafe-bar with live music from 8pm on weekends. The interior, with its art nouveau wall ha…
Dance in Balatonfüred

Anna Ball

The annual Anna Ball has been a prime event on the Hungarian calendar since 1825. Even if you don't attend the ball it's worth joining the crowds gathering to watch the beautifully attired guests, and on the followi…
Hungarian in Balatonfüred


This enormous wooden villa sits right on the lake’s edge at the foot of the town’s pier. It's a prime spot to watch the yachts sail in and out of the harbour from the terrace while munching on Hungarian cuisine and …
Hungarian in Balatonfüred


This cool, leafy oasis amid all the hubbub is set back from the lake in a shaded park area. It serves generous portions of such Hungarian culinary delights as catfish soup and turkey stuffed with Camembert and prune…
Wine Bar in Balatonfüred

Vivamus Borharapó

This atmospheric cellar below Anna Grand Hotel serves an excellent selection of local wines, along with meat-and-cheese plates to go with the tipples.