You will find a whole host of international cuisine well represented in Budapest alongside its traditional Hungarian fare. We asked you for your top restaurants in Budapest over on our Hostelworld.com Facebook page. Here’s what you had to say...
Ed Gough says:
Klassz on Andrassy, cool, cheap and brilliant food.
Noémi Fischer says:
Klassz on Andrassy ut.
Location: Andrássy út
Ashley Sailors says:
Most! was a really good restaurant. It had great, authentic food and the best wine! It is a bit pricey for a meal if you get an appetizer too, so beware.
Location: Zichy Jeno utca 17
Brad Rennick says:
Hummus bar - healthiest hangover cure - falafel heaven.
Location: In various locations around Budapest.
Lauren Groves says:
Ruben's is awesome. Feels a bit higher end if you want to treat yourself. Really good value (still cheaper than a crap meal in Western Europe) for great food and service.
Location: Magyar utca 12-14
Patrick J. Balm says:
Pizza King! Located at Akacfa utca 9 in district IX. They serve delicious pizza's for ridiculously cheap prices. 4 euro's for a medium pizza and you are well filled! And the drinks are cheap as well.
Location: Akacfa utca 9
Frici Papa Kifőzdéje
Szabina Czako says:
Frici Papa Kifőzdéje on Király Street. Because it's traditional Hungarian, portions are big and prices are pretty reasonable. They have daily specials too. Go for it!
Location:VII. ker. Király u. 55
Gaspar Squad says:
Szent Juhàsz, near Moszkva tér and Széna tér. Biggest plates in town, traditional Hungarian food, nice atmosphere, good prices, few tourists, also has an inside court.
Luiz Ritta says:
Wow I spent a year in Budapest and I wasn't aware about the above-mentioned restaurants! Well...if I had to recommend a restaurant, I'd say "Paprika Étterem", nearby Heroes' Square. I would not recommend any restaurant on Váci utca.
Location: Dózsa György street 72
Stephany Achter says:
Napfényes Ízek (Sunny Flavors). Awesome vegetarian food.
Location: Rózsa utca 39.
Helen Hancock says:
Cafe Bouchon on Zichy Jeno in Pest. Amazing food, great wine, fantastic service and the kind of place where the locals go too... all for a very reasonable price! Still dream about their mozzarella with sour cream, lemon and basil!
Location: Zichy Jenő Street 33
John Woods says:
Has to be Sir Lancelot's - being served slabs of pig by wenches and jestors, then washing hands in water from gargoyles mouth - CLASS
Location: Podmaniczky Street 14
And many more...
Zsoka Montvai says:
Castro Bistro. Listen to a local.
Krisztina Peto says:
I live in Budapest and these are my three favourite restaurants: "Menza" at Liszt Ferenc square, "Iguana" (Mexican) on Zoltán Street, "Indigo" (Indian food) on Jókai Street. My foreign friends loved these also!
Hugues Lavergne says:
You know that Kebab on that corner street. Seriously I don't remember them their name are too Hungarian for me but look up for some with traditional foods like meat and smash potatoes with some kind of meat sauce.... awesome.
Bruno Dalpian Heis says:
There is a nice restaurant in Halászbástya, with a view of the Parliament and a part of the city. I recommend it.
Ceci Medi says:
The Great Market (Nagycsarnok) is a MUST! Cheap and delicious. Its goulash is amazing!
Renata Buarque says:
It’s not a restaurant, but I loved the Hungarian food served at the Great Market. There you can find delicious typical food. It was there where I ate the best goulash from my whole life!
Clint Heine says:
I love the street food available... langos and beer is a great afternoon snack!
Antonia Žamić says:
The best Chinese restaurant is near Déli pályaudvar- kinai gyors étterem, very cheap also. If you want to try traditional Hungarian food, near Kálvin tér is the restaurant in which is served the best gulyás!
Romain Corraze says:
A classic but mostly a bar: Szimpla Kert!