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 Eger

Macok Bistro & Wine Bar

This stylish eatery at the foot of the castle, with its inventive menu and excellent wine cellar, has been named among the top dozen restaurants in Hungary, and who are we to disagree? We'll come back in particular …
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 Hungarian in Eger

1552

With a name like this, the stunning new 1552 has just got to be up in the castle. The upscale menu, created by Budapest-trained chef Matyás Hegyi, offers largely New Hungarian cuisine, with a polite nod to the loser…
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

Ikon

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 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)…