Where to Eat in Budapest

Travel26 July 2017

By Larasati Oetomo

Where to Eat in Budapest

Budapest has a long-standing reputation as one of the best travel destinations for aesthetic escapade. The capital of Hungary is very popular for its mesmerizing architectures. Their versatility in architectural design ranges not only from historical sites to modern housings, but to restaurants as well. Who could guess that a beautiful citadel in Railway St., Budapest, is actually McDonalds? Here we list down the ultimate one-day-dining guide to experience Budapest authentically - from palace to palate.

Vadrózsa Restaurant


  • GOOD FOR: Garden breakfast, homey mood, family dining, BBQ
  • FOOD PICKS: Central European, Hungarian, Wine & Steak
  • PLUS VALUE: High quality service, English-speaking staffs


Halászbástya Restaurant

  • GOOD FOR: Outdoor dining with a view, first-class dining experience
  • FOOD PICKS: Central & Eastern European, gluten-free food, vegetarian
  • PLUS VALUE: Historical beauties of Fisherman's Bastion, live string music, seasonal party


Gellert Espresso

  • GOOD FOR: Breakfast, coffee, afternoon tea
  • FOOD PICKS: Coffee, desert
  • PLUS VALUE: Superb live piano performance, outdoor patio with Danube view, mouthwatering cake picks


Citadella Panorama Restaurant

  • GOOD FOR: Romantic dinner, evening gathering, scenic view
  • FOOD PICKS: European, Hungarian
  • PLUS VALUE: Placed on the top of historical fort, easy access, perfect mountain view of Budapest


Buddha-Bar Restaurant

  • GOOD FOR: Wine/cocktail/liquor, authentic Asian cuisine, bar experience
  • FOOD PICKS: Asian, fusion, vegetarian, cocktails
  • PLUS VALUE: Amazing decoration & ambience, strategic location