Belváros shopping

Top Choice Chocolate in Belváros


‘Death by chocolate’ has arrived in Budapest by way of Gyula, a city in Hungary’s southeast where the delectable handmade filled bonbons sold here are made and served at the celebrated Százéves Cukrászda (Century Ca…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Belváros

Holló Műhely

Off the northern end of Váci utca, this atelier-shop has attractive folk art with a modern look and remains a favourite place to shop for gifts. Lovely furniture and particularly beautiful painted Easter eggs. Find …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Belváros

Bomo Art

This tiny shop just off Váci utca sells some of the finest locally made paper and paper goods in Budapest, including leather-bound notebooks, photo albums and address books.
Music in Belváros

Rózsavölgyi és Társa

Housed in Béla Latja’s Rózsavölgyi House, a wonderful example of early modernist architecture, this is a great choice for CDs and DVDs of traditional folk and classical music, with a good selection of sheet music, t…
Hats in Belváros

Valeria Fazekas

Are they hats or is it art? We’ll say both. The limited headgear at this small gem of a boutique, which comes in a wide range of colours and fabrics, is original and stylish. The eponymous artist-designer also does …
Fashion & Accessories in Belváros

Balogh Kesztyű Üzlet

If he can have a pair of bespoke shoes from Vass or Rozsnyai Shoes, why can’t she have a pair of custom-made gloves lined with cashmere? You’ll find them here at the ‘Balogh Gloves Shop’ – and there’s any number of …
Perfume in Belváros

Le Parfum

Hungary’s only parfumier, Zsolt Zólyomi, creates scents at his atelier-shop, as well as selling cutting-edge, animal-friendly perfumes from around the globe, such as Romano Ricci's Juliette Has a Gun range of cognac…
Food in Belváros


A world of Hungarian cuisine awaits in Hecserli, where helpful staff wax lyrical about the freshly pressed, potted, homemade and home-grown products. Ham, salami, cheese, syrups, tea and fresh bread are available. T…
Chocolate in Belváros

Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé

Tiny, low-lit boutique selling delicious and artfully packaged, award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate made in nearby Budafok. The range of handmade chocolates includes such interesting flavours as coffee and balsamic …
Books in Belváros

Központi Antikvárium

For old maps and antique and second-hand books in Hungarian, German and English, try the ‘Central Antiquarian Bookshop’. Established in 1891, it is the largest (and oldest) antique bookshop, not just in Budapest, bu…