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 Slovak in Central Slovakia

Salaš Krajinka

There is no more bucolic spot to chew sheep’s cheese – produced voluminously in Central Slovakia – than this restaurant and dairy playground, 8km northwest of Ružomberok. The focus is its excellent modern-rustic res…
Top Choice Romanian in Cluj-Napoca

Roata

Transylvanian cuisine just like granny made it, in an untouristed part of Cluj. Settle in beneath the vine-covered trellis in the outdoor area, and agonise between roasted pork ribs and pike with capers. Or go all o…
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 Romanian in Bistriţa

Crama Veche

Feast like a medieval noble in this stone-floored restaurant, where walls are slung with guild regalia and lights twinkle beneath low-slung beams. Bring a healthy appetite for paprika chicken, veal stew, meatballs a…
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 Bulgarian in Arbanasi

Sevastokrator

The shaded terrace of this hotel-restaurant peers over some of the finest forest views in Arbanasi. Service is prompt, the decor has traditional wooden furnishings and crimson tablecloths and the menu has a sumptuou…