Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter restaurants

Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

ESCA Studio

One of the best new modern Hungarian bistros, this place offers both excellent cooking and superb value. With internationally trained chef/owner Gábor Fehér at the helm, expect such 'oddities that work' as tomato so…
Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Barack & Szilva

This is the kind of perfectly formed restaurant that every neighbourhood wishes it could claim. Run by a friendly husband-and-wife team, the 'Peach & Plum' serves high-quality and exceptionally well-prepared Hun…
Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Gettó Gulyás

This new spot is just about the best place to try pörkölt – what we call goulash (it's paprikás when you add sour cream) – with everything from chicken, venison and catfish to gizzards and roosters' testicles availa…
Top Choice Cuban in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

La Bodeguita del Medio

Anchor tenant of the Fészek Club, meeting place of artists and intellectuals since 1901, La Bodeguita del Medio is a Cuban restaurant with such favourites as banana and yucca chips, mantanzas (a dish of grilled meat…
Top Choice Mezze in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Dobrumba

This affable new restaurant in the heart of Party Town is a veritable geography lesson and a smorgasbord of tastes – from the Middle East and the Mediterranean to the Caucasus. But we look at it as a place for mezze…
Top Choice Jewish in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Kőleves

Always buzzy and lots of fun, the 'Stone Soup' attracts a young crowd with its Jewish-inspired (but not kosher) menu, lively decor, great service and reasonable prices. Good vegetarian choices. Breakfast (760Ft to 9…
International in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Klassz

Permanent fixtures on the menu here include foie gras in its various avatars and native mangalica pork. More unusual (and fleeting) dishes are lamb and vegetable ragout and duck with cerries and walnuts. The food is…
Cafe in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Fröhlich Cukrászda

This kosher cake shop and cafe in the former ghetto, dating back to 1953, makes and sells such Jewish kosher favourites as flódni (a three-layer cake with apple, walnut and poppy-seed fillings; 480Ft) and mákos kifl…
Italian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Fausto's

Elegant Fausto's offers a top-class dining room in its ristorante and a cheaper osteria (open without afternoon break) just up from the Great Synagogue. It does excellent and innovative pasta dishes, daily specials …
Sandwiches in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Bors GasztroBár

We (and the rest of the world) love this thimble-sized place, not just for its hearty, imaginative soups but also for its equally good grilled baguettes: try 'Bors Dog' (spicy sausage and cheese) or their pulled por…