food truck udvar budapest Food and Drinks
December 6, 2016

Street Food and Craft Beer at Food Truck Udvar

Food Truck Udvar is the latest addition to the growing neighbourhood of Budapest's District 9. While the month of December may not appear to be ideal for introducing such an...
Food and Drinks
October 4, 2016

Whisky Show 2016: Taste Your Way Through the Spirit!

For many Budapest revelers, an evening out now often revolves around whisky. They might head to cozy Scottish pub Caledonia, say, for a dram of the Glenlivet alongside sausage &...
budapest craft beer district Food and Drinks
June 23, 2016

6 Must-Visit Bars in Budapest’s Craft Beer District

In the space of just about 18 months, Budapest’s IX district has grown from one that had pretty much no reason to visit, into an almost Mecca for craft beer…

főzdefeszt Food and Drinks
June 15, 2016

VIDEO: Főzdefeszt

The 11th edition of Főzdefeszt took advantage of its wonderful settings at Városliget to create a special atmosphere, once again, for craft beer fans of Budapest. Featuring over 50 breweries,…

kempinski hotel brunch Food and Drinks
May 27, 2016

Brunch Time at Kempinski

There are more and more hotels in Budapest that have a lot to offer not only to travelers but also to locals. Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is a great example with the culinary offerings at its ÉS and NOBU restaurants and with its signature brunch called the Benediction…

tiofelipe Food and Drinks
April 21, 2016

TioFelipe: Spanish Tapas Bar with an Italian Twist

Nagysándor József is a short, scruffy street, just behind the lovely green Szabadság tér and close to the fresh produce mecca Belvárosi Piac. But with the arrival of the sleek…

district 9 budapest Food and Drinks
April 13, 2016

District 9 Beer Festival: The Ultimate Budapest Craft Beer Tour in 2 Days

District 9 held their indoor beer festival over the weekend, mapping out a community that involved 18 bars spanning a distance of 1999 meters serving 99 different craft beers on…

green sheep bar budapest Food and Drinks
April 11, 2016

The Coziest Craft Beer Bar in Budapest

Tucked away down a side street off the tourist-popular Ráday Street, Green Sheep Bar is a cozy little basement bar and a great place to stop for a few after dinner. Founded by a local entrepreneur with a long history at other breweries…

district 9 Food and Drinks
April 3, 2016

VIDEO: District 9 Beer Festival

The festival will take place April 8 – 9 and will include over 20 bars within the district, all mapped out for your exploration. There will be a wide variety…

paneer budapest Food and Drinks
March 31, 2016

Cheese Reinterpreted: Visiting Budapest’s First Cheese Bar

There is something wonderfully comforting about fried cheese. The crunchiness of the breading combined together with the smooth and delicious melted cheese inside makes it the ultimate comfort food. If…

unicum Food and Drinks
February 27, 2016

Discovering the Spirit of Hungary: A Trip to the Unicum Factory

When it comes to drinking through Hungary, Unicum, that iconic dark green orb filled with a bitter herbal concoction, is one of the country’s flagship drinks. While you might have…

globalista konyha Food and Drinks
February 12, 2016

Global Flavors: International Pop-Up Dining in Budapest

It wasn’t dinner as usual in Sushi Sei on Bécsi út in the III District. Rather than the classic sushi affair, the Japanese restaurant in Óbuda had turned into a…

valentine's day dinner aria hotel budapest Food and Drinks
February 5, 2016

Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiacs for Music Lovers

If you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, you’re probably thinking about how you could surprise your loved one with a truly special experience. There are many restaurants in Budapest offering Valentine’s Day dinners,…

Thummerer winery Food and Drinks
January 22, 2016

VIDEO: Wine Tasting and Cooking Class at Thummerer Winery

Budapest Local headed to a town near Eger, Hungary to explore the different programs offered by Thummerer Pince. These included a tour of their natural wine cellar, a traditional Hungarian…

budapest craft beer Food and Drinks
January 9, 2016

What’s Brewing in Budapest?

Few years ago, three young guys from Budapest, a brewer, a publican and a journalist decided over a mug of bland, industrial lager that they would turn the boring world…

taste hungary Food and Drinks
November 6, 2015

Thursday Dinners With Taste Hungary

Exploring Budapest through its gastronomy is always great, and when you can combine that with wine, then it’s one of those perfect travel experiences. Luckily, Tasting Table Budapest offers wine dinners on a…

restaurant week budapest 2015 Food and Drinks
October 10, 2015

6 Restaurants to Try During Restaurant Week 2015

Restaurant Week is an annual food festival of sorts, where restaurants all over the city offer fixed price, three-course menus for only 3,000 HUF – occasionally with a few extra…

cozy cafés in budapest Food and Drinks
October 2, 2015

Cozy Up This Fall at These 7 Cafés and Restaurants in Budapest

As Kert season comes to a close, Budapest slowly starts to take life indoors as the weather cools down. While most of us spent the summer suffering from the intense…

budapest markets Food and Drinks
September 19, 2015

5 Markets to Explore in Budapest Beyond the Great Market Hall

The Great Market Hall makes it onto pretty much every tourist’s Budapest itinerary, and for good reason. It’s a charming place, packed every day with locals and tourists trying to…

budapest craft beer Food and Drinks
September 8, 2015

VIDEO: Grand Opening of the #Marionett Craft Beer House

The craft beer culture in Budapest is definitely something you should check out if you’re in town. With more and more bars and festivals, craft beer is the new local…

eat and meet video Food and Drinks
September 3, 2015

VIDEO: Bogrács Dinner with Eat & Meet

If you’ve read our article on the Eat & Meet apartment restaurant, you already know how much we loved everything about it: The food was delicious, the service was top-notch,…

budapest open-air bars Food and Drinks
August 26, 2015

6 Open-Air Bars to Visit in Budapest Before the Summer is Over

As August is almost over, there are more and more signs that remind us of the coming fall season: The days are shorter, the sun has a different color and we…

Food and Drinks
July 22, 2015

Here is the Best Place in Budapest to Get Traditional Hungarian Food!

With its many restaurants, bistros, bars and cafés, Budapest is a mecca for exciting gourmet experiences. Over the last couple of years, the city has also gone through a culinary revolution, and today,…

monk's bistrot Food and Drinks
July 13, 2015

Check Out This Hidden Bistrot in the Busiest Part of Budapest!

Although we always encourage you to explore the less touristy parts of Budapest so that you can have a more local experience, we also understand that some of you do want to check out the main…

coffee shop in budapest Food and Drinks
June 23, 2015

New Coffee Shop in the Palace District!

Budapest has a long tradition of coffee houses and a great culture of cafés and small coffee shops. In fact, if you spend more time in Budapest, you’ll most likely find your own favorite local…

kollazs four seasons budapest Food and Drinks
June 3, 2015

Cocktail Time at Kollázs

In Budapest, it’s not very common among locals to go to a hotel bar for drinks. For some reason, we have this idea that a hotel bar is a sort of foreign territory,…

fröccs Food and Drinks
April 30, 2015

Take the Ultimate Fröccs Quiz!

Take this fun quiz and find out how many fröccs types you can recognize!

café terraces in budapest Food and Drinks
April 10, 2015

Best Café Terraces in Budapest to Welcome the Spring Season

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016. One of the best things about spring time in Budapest is that we can…

hungarian food Food and Drinks
March 6, 2015

Take the Budapest Local food quiz!

Have you been to Budapest yet? How much do you remember from your culinary adventures? Now it’s time to test your memory with this fun quiz!

budapest coffee house Food and Drinks
December 5, 2014

Discover the Budapest Coffee House Culture (Part Two)

In the first part of this interview with literary historian Noémi Saly, we talked about the golden age of coffee houses in Budapest. In the second part, you will learn…

budapest coffee house Food and Drinks
November 21, 2014

Discover the Budapest Coffee House Culture (Part One)

One of the best things about Budapest is that while it’s a truly modern metropolis, locals and visitors are constantly reminded of the city’s great history. Besides the architecture that…

hungarian wine Food and Drinks
November 5, 2014

Kadarka: The Place to Learn About Hungarian Wine

When you come to Budapest for the first time, going to wine bars to try out different Hungarian wines might not be the first thing that comes to your mind. Instead,…

budapest ruin pubs Food and Drinks
October 10, 2014

Budapest Ruin Pubs: The Must Visit Places If You’re in Town!

If you come to Budapest and ask somebody who is familiar with the city what to visit, you’ll probably be told that you should go to at least one ruin…

Dinner on the Orient Express Food and Drinks
October 3, 2014

Dinner On the Orient Express Restaurant Car

It’s just like any other Friday evening at Nyugati Railway Station. Everybody is busy catching their trains or picking up friends or family. But at platform 9, something unusual is happening: there is a strange crowd all dressed up drinking champagne by the train. People who are waiting on other platforms observe the scene with curiosity and also with a bit of surprise on their faces.

Zeller Bistro Food and Drinks
August 8, 2014

The Secret Behind Budapest’s Top Rated Restaurant

There are a lot of great restaurants in Budapest with excellent food. But there are only a few places, where you feel truly special. Zeller Bistro is one of these places. I’m not…

Villa Bagatelle Food and Drinks
July 28, 2014

Villa Bagatelle – Great Bistro and Bakery on the Buda Side

Although most restaurants, cafés, and bistros are on the Pest side, sometimes it’s worth taking the trip to the other side of the river. But don’t expect the same bustling…