This restaurant is recommended in several travel websites and books, and that is why we chose it. It is centrally located, in a lane off Vaci utca. After entering you go down to the basement level,... more
Gerbaud is a famous place in Budapest - great coffee , excellent cakes and chocolate.
The place is very beautiful , the service is excellent and of course the food is very good.
This place , of... more
Nagyi Palacsintázója or Granny's Pancakes is right on Batthyany ter. near the Red line metro station. I marked it as dessert, although they serve savory as well as sweet palacsintá. Pleasant casual... more
This is another one of the typical old coffeehouses. It is located almost vis-a-vis from the State Opera, thus it is only natural that it draws an artsy crowd. I had walked by in the afternoon and... more
Eating at Sir Lancelot restaurant is definitely an interesting experience. You can sit on some old, wooden picnic benches in what looks like a medieval castle while eating oversized plates of food.... more
The restaurant offers not only traditional hungarian dishes, but also international dishes as well.
One of Gundel's signature dishes is the Gundel palacsinta, a crepe with a filling made from rum,... more
Had a wonderful time here. Excellent food and drink with traditional Hungarian dancers and performers on stage and violinists make the rounds. Audience participation was hilarious. The restaurant is... more
The big chain fast food places that you find in the US are in Budapest and they are everywhere. However, the menu is quite different along with the way it's presented. If you must eat there, do it for... more
You're never going to find the best Spanish tapas in Budapest, but it's very good all the same. If you're tired of meat stew and potatoes, or want some vegetarian options, this is a good place to try.... more
This Budapest institution was located just down the street from our hotel, so we decided to go there for breakfast one morning. Centrál Kávéház, or Central Cafe, once had a reputation for being of the... more
This is a small cafe very near Mathias Templon on Castle Hill. The design is drawn from the images of the Spanish artist, Juan Miro. It used to serve only coffee, various drinks and desserts, but now... more
I think for something to be considered a tourist trap, it has to exploit tourists rather than just appeal to them. And while Cafe Vian on Liszt Ferenc Ter may market itself to the tourist crowd, on my... more
Cafe Kor is highly touted on VT, in tour books, and in advertisment booklets as the best bistro dining in Budapest, and it is indeed very good. Small and crowded, the arched ceiling, crowded tables,... more
This coffeehouse has been open for over a century and of course has attracted many serious writers over the years. The interior is very extravagant, elegant, and beautiful. If you are in the area and... more
It's not hard to work out the general theme of this cafe. The staff are dressed in historical costumes, there are paintings featuring Mozart's life on the walls, there is an airy relaxed feel, perfect... more
If you want to experience everything that Hungarian cuisine has to offer, then you should try this restaurant. It dates from the 1870s and offers every traditional dish you can think of. You can... more
Following the advise of my VT friend Lew we stopped at this small pastry shop and didn’t regret it. This confectionery is really old dating from 1827! It was named after Vilmos Ruszworm that managed... more
Great local restaurant in Central Pest. Has a history of over 70 years that spans the pre and post Communism period. The Beef Goulash is great as is their Mushroom Soup. Very good value for around $20... more
When you're hungry you start to look for a place to eat. We had walked all day already and didn't want to go lookign for a nice place to eat for the rest of the evening. So we consulted the small... more
A fantastic place that is very nice, has great food, good service from friendly staff at very affordable prices. It was my favourite restaurant of all the places we visited in our 5 days in Budapest.... more
Marquis de Salade is a very interesting restaurant with a quiet ambience. The restaurant itself is located underground in a cellar, so it has a cozy feeling. The brick walls are decorated with Azeri... more
MARVANYMENYASSZONY RESTAURANT IT'S HISTORY CAN BE TRACED BACK TO THE TURN OF THE 17TH CENTURY. IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR PLACES OF AMUSEMENT OF HIS PART OF THE CITY CALLED KRISZTINAVAROS.
What a fantastic town!!!! There are no words to descrive all the marvels of this fantastic town, the capital of the nice Hungary, located on the Danube River.
I spend three full day in this city and...
Budapest - a once exotic city far away in the east. Now I live here.
When I first heard of Budapest it was hidden behind the Iron Curtain. A friend of mine fought through the mountain of red tape to...