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Jewish Site in Tokaj

Great Synagogue

The 19th-century Eclectic Great Synagogue, which was used as a German barracks during WWII, is once again gleaming after a total reconstruction. It is now used as a conference and cultural centre; seek entry via the…
Museum in Tokaj

World Heritage Wine Museum

This ambitious museum has comprehensive coverage of Tokaj and the Hegyalja region and its wines. But it doesn’t stop there, with a high-tech look at the half-dozen other World Heritage wine regions in Europe (Italy,…
Hungarian in Tokaj

Toldi Fogadó Restaurant

A lovely restaurant offering quasi-fine dining down a small köz (lane) off the main drag, Toldi excels at fish dishes (try the catfish) but also has some excellent duck dishes (duck leg with lecsó, a kind of ratatou…
Cafe in Tokaj

Tokaj Coffee Roasting Company

This is one of those nouveau cafes that takes its coffee very seriously (and its cakes too, judging from the oh-so-homemade taste; 300Ft to 450Ft). They also do tastings: four wines for 1800Ft.
Museum in Tokaj

Tokaj Museum

The Tokaj Museum, in an 18th-century mansion built by Greek wine traders, leaves nothing unsaid about the history of Tokaj and the Hegyalja region. There’s also a superb collection of Christian liturgical art, inclu…
Seafood in Tokaj

Bonchidai Csárda

Nine types of halászlé (fish soup) are just the beginning of the offerings made from the water’s bounty here. Sit on the large terrace overlooking the recreational boat pier on the Tisza River (with your back to the…
Hungarian in Tokaj

Tokaj Hotel Restaurant

This hotel restaurant specialises in game – as you might have guessed from all the trophies on the walls. Sit in the main dining room or on the pretty back terrace.
Wine Bar in Tokaj

Cafe Műhely Borbár

A very stylish wine bar that's just the place to sate your thirst, should you want to try Tokaj's vintages in a relaxed atmosphere.
Wine in Tokaj

Tokaj-Hegyalja Vintage Days

This three-day festival marks the end of the regional harvest season in late September and early October.
Wine in Tokaj


This is one of the better central places for buying wine in Tokaj.