Restaurants

Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Barack & Szilva

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

Bors Gasztro Bár

We love this thimble-sized place, not just for its hearty, imaginative soups (how about sweet potato with coconut or tiramisu?) but for its equally good grilled baguettes: try 'Bors Dog' (spicy sausage and cheese) o…
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 (890Ft to 1…
Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

M Restaurant

A small, romantic spot with laid-back vibe, brown-paper-bag decor and a short but very well thought-out menu of Hungarian dishes with a French twist. Recommended.
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 old Jewish favourites such as flódni (a three-layer cake with apple, walnut and poppy-seed fillings; 480Ft) and mákos kifli (…
International in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Klassz

Permanent fixtures on the menu include foie gras in its various avatars and native mangalica pork. More unusual (and fleeting) dishes are lamb and vegetable ragout and orange-glazed duck. The food is of a very high …
Italian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Fausto's

Elegant Fausto's offers a top-class dining room in its ristorante and a cheaper osteria just up from the Great Synagogue. It does excellent and innovative pasta dishes, daily specials and desserts. There's also a we…
Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Konyha

A new breed of Hungarian restaurant, 'Kitchen' is all about that, with the emphasis entirely on what is being prepared and put on the table. The menu is brief – four starters and a half-dozen mains – and sous-vide c…
Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Spinoza Café

This attractive cafe-restaurant includes an art gallery and theatre, where klezmer (Jewish folk music) concerts are staged at 7pm on Fridays (12000Ft with three-course meal), along with a coffee house and restaurant…
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…