Food & Drink

Hungarian food is some of the world’s finest. Find the best places to dine in Hungary, for the budget-conscious and for those who like to splurge.

Layered potato casserole

Hungarian comfort food at its best – layered potato casserole by VígVarjú

Comfort food: food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal. (source: Merriam Webster Dictionary) A bowl of soup or a steamy plate of our favourite dish can take us right back...
'Töltött Hold' Gastro Weekend in Budapest

‘Töltött Hold’ Gastro Weekend in Budapest

Between 5 and 7 February a three-day long winter gastro party is to take place at the Hold Street Downtown Market in Budapest, in the hope it will become a traditional event. Acclaimed and...
A family-friendly boutique hotel and restaurant at the foot of the Buda hills | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

International Coffee Day in Kazinczy utca

At the end of September, International Coffee Day is celebrated in many countries all around the world; cafés and coffee shops in Europe and overseas invite people in with special offers for special coffee...
Budapest Christmas Brunches

The Top Budapest Christmas Day Brunches

With the onset of the holidays, many of Budapest’s deluxe hotels welcome guests to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with fine feasts and intoxicating drinks. These mid-day feasts are especially attractive...
“Coffee and Bar” Weekend in the Budapest party-district | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

“Coffee and Bar” Weekend in the Budapest party-district

Coffee, wines, spirits in the heart of the Budapest party-district. Forty exhibitors, several hundred products for tasting, competitions and presentations all included in the price of the admission ticket. The CoffeeBar Bazaar, a major event in Hungary’s...
Budapest’s Best Rooftop Bars | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Budapest’s Best Rooftop Bars

“WOW! Check out that view! Look! There’s the Basilica! There’s the Castle! There’s the Danube! Incredible!” Yes, once Budapest locals and visitors find their way above street level, they can enjoy a great cocktail and...
Huge Hungarian Success at the International Chocolate Awards | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

Huge Hungarian Success at the International Chocolate Awards

100% Hungarian success at the Eastern European Competition of the International Chocolate Awards. The International Chocolate Awards announced the Winners of their second Eastern European Competition, which was judged mid September, 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. Eastern European...
Budapest First Time Visitors Guide Part 2

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 2.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite summer cocktail and take careful note of the following list...
Coffeebar Bazaar 2019

The 10th CoffeeBar Bazar Budapest moves to Millenáris Park

With their entrance ticket, visitors can taste the products of more than 40 exhibitors (coffees, teas, wines, beers, spirits and other drink specialities) all day long. Hungarian manufacturers and well-known commercial brands will all...
Top 10 Budapest Iced Coffee Heavens | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Top 10 Budapest Iced Coffee Heavens

Summertime in Budapest means finding some cool drinks to counteract the often ferocious heat. Cold beer and lemonade are always welcome, but Hungary’s capital continues to evolve as a leader in new and innovative...

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The Ten Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Budapest

A traditional Hungarian breakfast was always a roll and a jolt of coffee/caffeine. But with the influx of more and more tourists and expats...

Love Is In The Air in Hungary

Even in the middle of a Budapest winter there’s still a bright ray of sunshine and hope for warmer days ahead with the approach...

To Ur, with Love from Budapest, Part2

The adventure of our favourite "internationally unknown author" continues. Missed Part1? Find it HERE!  "For Budapest expats, it’s a common story: not satisfied with prospects...