Situated within the castle walls; a contemporary take on a traditional bistro, with wood floors, rustic touches and relaxed ambience. The kitchen produces classic Hungarian dishes which are complimented by an excellent wine list. Efficient friendly service.

Off the beaten tourist track, this modern creative bistro is hidden away beneath apartment blocks in a residential area. Warm décor with a French influence, and a central water feature to soothe the senses. Hungarian classics and international dishes delivered in a delicate, modern manner with a variety of daily specials.

Charming and intimate restaurant within a 13th century building within the castle walls. Hungarian classics prepared with a contemporary touch; efficient service. Pierrot theme and live jazz piano create a relaxing atmosphere.

A passionate kitchen hiding behind a low key trattoria. The chef uses an excellent selection of ingredients to produce flavourful, rustic Hungarian dishes with a modern influence. Very popular with the locals and excellent value.

Located on an ambient street of the Castle district, a lavishly furnished restaurant with elegant table dressing. Traditional Russian cuisine with a French influence with caviar a speciality. Well-executed, accomplished cooking using fine ingredients, some of which are produced by the owners. Fluent service complements the candlelit and intimate atmosphere.

Located in an old Gothic building from the 15th century, Alabárdos is long-standing with a professional philosophy. The interior is medieval with vaulted ceilings and antique furniture, the famous Zsolnay and Herend porcelains are used for dining. The seasonally changing menu uses locally sourced ingredients to produce traditional Hungarian dishes with a modern edge.

Now one of the coolest Hungarian restaurants in town, Pest Buda has recently re-opened with great success. Described as casual and fresh by regulars, the menu is traditional and includes flamed pies and home made sausage with Tokaj wine. The highlight is the chef’s table in the astonishing kitchen.

A warm old fashioned interior of exposed brick, plastered walls and exposed beams. Efficient staff deliver Italian food of excellent quality from the glass kitchen. Dishes range from thin crust pizza to more refined mains of fish and meat from the wood fired oven. An enviable list of over 250 Italian and Hungarian wines.

Recently voted best restaurant in Budapest, Mak Bistro creates a relaxed atmosphere amongst informal surroundings. The menu is dominated by pintxos, the Basque answer to tapas. Portions are small but full of extraordinary flavour, such as pigs ear with garlic cream, and scallops with pumpkin. A choice of over 100 wines to choose from.

A favourite of many for over 15 years, Café Kor has a lighter touch than the more conventional Hungarian establishments. The cuisine, superbly consistent, is steeped in tradition with an abundance of local specialities. The comprehensive list of daily specials sits alongside a strong selection of wines.