Margaret Island & Northern Pest restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Babka

Babka has fast become the go-to dining option in Újlipótváros for its excellent dishes, friendly service and hip crowd. It calls itself 'Mediterranean', but the large choice of mezze-style dishes and the eponymous c…
Top Choice Hungarian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Firkász

Originally set up by former journalists, retro-style restaurant ‘Hack’ has been one of our favourite Hungarian 'nostalgia' eateries for years, thanks to the lovely old mementoes on the walls, great homestyle dishes …
Top Choice Vietnamese in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Oriental Soup House

Though it's far away from central Budapest, this authentic Vietnamese joint is regularly packed. Customers squeeze around the communal tables beneath paper lanterns and tuck into several kinds of pho (rice noodle so…
Top Choice Cafe in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Édesmindegy

Come to this desszertbár for some of Budapest's best and most imaginative cakes. Temptations include cherry cheesecake with Sichuan pepper, chocolate tart with salted caramel and probably the best pasteis de nata (c…
Hungarian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Eat & Meet

For authentic Hungarian home cooking, Eat & Meet lives up to the label. Zsuzska (Suzie) Goldbach and her family open their apartment on the Danube to guests with a three-course meal made from local, seasonal ing…
Belgian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Mosselen

This pleasant ‘beer restaurant’ in Újlipótváros serves Belgian (and some Hungarian) specialities, including its namesake, those much-loved bivalves, prepared in several different ways. There’s a wide selection of Be…
Cafe in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Dunapark

Built in 1938 as a cinema, this art deco place with a lovely upstairs gallery, outdoor terrace and views of Szent István Park is a fine restaurant serving an excellent pork ragout made with dark beer (3590Ft) and sa…
Italian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Okay Italia

A perennially popular eatery started by Italians more than a quarter of a century ago, Okay Italia does a full range of dishes, but most people come for the imaginative pasta (1050Ft to 2990Ft) and pizza (1790Ft to …
Hungarian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Kiskakukk

This ever-so-traditional Hungarian eatery with a retro shop sign in front has been serving up classic gulyásleves (hearty beef soup; 1390Ft), veal stew with spaetzle (noodles; 3990Ft) and Jewish-style sólet (cholent…
Indian in Margaret Island & Northern Pest

Pándzsáb Tandoori

It may not look like much, but get closer and your olfactories will tell you that this little hole-in-the-wall with seating upstairs serves some of the best Indian food in Budapest. The signature tandoori dishes are…