Restaurants

Top Choice Hungarian in Parliament & Around

Borkonyha

Chef Ákos Sárközi's approach to Hungarian cuisine at this Michelin-starred restaurant is contemporary, and the menu changes every week or two. Go for the signature foie gras appetiser wrapped in strudel pastry and a…
Top Choice Hungarian in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Zeller Bistro

You'll receive a very warm welcome at this lovely candlelit cellar where the attentive staff serve food sourced largely from the owner's family and friends in the Lake Balaton area. The Hungarian home cooking includ…
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 Fusion in Belváros

Baraka

If you only eat in one fine-dining establishment while in Budapest, make it Baraka. You're ushered into the monochrome dining room, where chef Norbert Bíró works his magic in the half-open kitchen. Seafood features …
Top Choice Hungarian in Parliament & Around

Kispiac

This hole-in-the-wall retro-style restaurant next to the Belvárosi Piac market on Hold utca serves seriously Hungarian things like stuffed csülök (pig's trotter – and way better than it sounds), roast malac (piglet)…
Top Choice Japanese in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Fuji Japán

It's well worth travelling into the hills of posh district II for the most authentic Japanese food in town. Apart from super fresh sashimi sets and imaginative sushi rolls, repeat clients come for hotpots, yakitori …
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 Hungarian in Southern Pest

Rosenstein

A top-notch and cosy Hungarian restaurant in an unlikely location, with Jewish tastes and super service. Family-run – the owner is also the chef – it has been here for years, so expect everyone to know each other. T…
Top Choice Hungarian in Southern Pest

Múzeum

This cafe-restaurant is the place to come if you like to dine in old-world style with a piano softly tinkling in the background. It’s still going strong after 130 years at the same location. The goose-liver parfait …
Top Choice Hungarian in Parliament & Around

Pesti Disznó

Punters would be forgiven for thinking that the 'Pest Pig' was all about pork. In fact, of the 10 main courses more than half are poultry, fish or vegetarian. It's a wonderful space, loftlike almost, with high table…