Top Choice Hungarian in Szeged

Tiszavirág Restaurant

Probably the best restaurant in Szeged, the eatery of the Tiszavirág Hotel serves beautifully presented international and modernised Hungarian dishes like hurka (black pudding) with caramelised apple and pine nuts a…
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 …
Top Choice Hungarian in Hortobágy National Park

Hortobágyi Csárda

This is Hungary’s most celebrated roadside inn, built at the end of the 18th century. Sit back and admire the Hortobágy kitsch taking up every place on the walls; Gypsy violinists often play as you tuck into your ga…
Top Choice International in Kecskemét

Tepsi Gastropub

Our favourite new place to eat in the centre, Tepsi has pushed the Kecskemét dining scene into the 21st century with its simple, clean decor and a menu with things like lepény, Hungarian-style savoury pies stuffed w…
Top Choice Burgers in Szeged


This great new hipster hang-out is part ruin garden, part pub/cafe and counts upwards of two dozen craft beers on tap and by the bottle. The food is mostly gourmet burgers (1450Ft to 1850Ft) though not exclusively s…
Seafood in Szeged

Kiskőrössy Halászcsárda

Housed in a traditional fisherman's cottage with a terrace on the banks of the Tisza a few kilometres east of the centre, this excellent fish restaurant is an atmospheric place to sup. Have one of the many fish soup…
Hungarian in Kecskemét

Kisbugaci Csárda

This csárda trades on folksy charm, with its wooden benches, plates on the wall and Gypsy music. But the food, which comes in huge meaty portions, holds its own. Try the Erdélyi flekken (Transylvanian barbecue) or t…
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…
Hungarian in Kecskemét


Artistic presentations are standard at this silver-service restaurant in a new location, whether you order the catfish stew or the chicken breast with prunes and goose liver (both 2490Ft). This is modern Hungarian d…
Serbian in Szeged

Classic Cafe

This welcoming Serbian place with its lovely inner-courtyard garden (fine for a quiet drink, too) serves up grills like csevap (spicy meatballs of beef or pork) and pljeskavica (meat patties).