Top Choice International in Debrecen


One of the best restaurants in town, Ikon commands a prominent position on the main square, but with its trimmed-down decor and classily clad wait staff, it remains discreet and upscale. Enjoy such inventive dishes …
Hungarian in Debrecen

Csokonai Étterem

In a vaulted cellar, the sharp service, excellent Hungarian specialities and a terrace with live music all help to create one of Debrecen’s most welcome eating experiences. Csokonai also serves good pasta dishes (17…
Fast Food in Debrecen

Ikon Street

Little sister to a big gourmet-feast palace of the same name just a block south, this hole-in-the-wall has cramped seating on two floors and does a brisk business selling to in-house and takeaway customers. The offe…
Hungarian in Debrecen

Flaska Vendéglő

You can’t miss the giant red flask jutting out from the wall – a landmark in these parts – and you shouldn’t skip the food either. Poultry and pork top the Hungarian menu; try the authentic Debrecen-style stuffed ca…
Hungarian in Debrecen

Régi Vigadó

Wedged between the Aquaticum Wellness Hotel and thermal baths in Nagyerdei Park is this gourmet restaurant housed in a lovely old theatre. Try the catfish stew and sweet roasted duck. There's also a good selection o…
International in Debrecen


More international than Belgian, this restaurant with a beer-hall atmosphere serves many fish and lacto-ovo vegie dishes; a good choice for those eschewing meat.
Pizza in Debrecen

Gilbert Pizzeria

Some of the cheapest (if not the best) pizza in town awaits in an interior courtyard just off the main square. A substantial number of the 50 choices are vegetarian.
Italian in Debrecen

Bonita Bisztró

This upbeat pasta and pizza restaurant, with more than two dozen of the former on offer and almost four dozen of the latter, is as central as you could hope for.
Market in Debrecen

Fruit & Vegetable Market

This small market is right in the city centre.