Restaurants

Top Choice Hungarian in City Park & Beyond

Gundel

With a tradition dating back to 1894 and past guests including royalty and presidents, Gundel is one of Budapest's fanciest (and most famous) restaurants. In the evenings, musicians entertain the guests amid opulent…
Top Choice Hungarian in City Park & Beyond

Bagolyvár

With reworked Hungarian classics that make it a winner, the ‘Owl’s Castle’ attracts the Budapest cognoscenti, who leave its sister restaurant, Gundel, next door, to the expense-account brigade. There are excellent t…
Top Choice Hungarian in City Park & Beyond

Olimpia

Traditional Hungarian with a twist is on offer at this brilliant restaurant that offers a table d’hôte set-lunch menu of one to three courses and a dinner menu of up to seven; the set lunches are a steal. Book ahead…
International in City Park & Beyond

Robinson

Located within leafy City Park, informal yet stylish Robinson is the place to secure a table on the lakeside terrace on a warm summer’s evening. Starters include beef tartare (4400Ft), while mains feature grilled fo…
Chinese in City Park & Beyond

Wang Mester

A short walk from the southeastern corner of City Park, this minimalist, authentic restaurant serves dishes from across China with an emphasis on Sichuanese classics, such as fish in chilli broth and mapo tofu (tofu…
Chinese in City Park & Beyond

Kilenc Sárkány

We asked friends at the Chinese Embassy where they go for their fix of pork dumplings and fried rice, and the unanimous verdict was Nine Dragons at the southwestern end of City Park. Bearing the same name as Kowloon…