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.

Expat Press presents Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink: Fröccs

Fröccs: Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink – if you can pronounce it!

This may be the favorite time of year for Budapest residents: a warm spring. Time to watch the Danube boats glide by as you sip Hungary’s wonderful contribution to the summer-drink list: the ubiquitous...
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...
The Top Budapest Christmas Day Brunches | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Top 5 Budapest Hot Chocolate Heavens

Festive Christmas markets, our hands wrapped around cups of mulled wine while peering at vendors’ handmade jewelry and notebooks, lift our spirits, but those will soon shutter until next year. Instead, we shall find...
21st Century Challenges in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

Hungarian qualifier for Bocuse d’Or

The 11 chefs selected by the jury in August based on their submissions demonstrated their skills at the Metro GastroAcademy from 11am on 13 December. The result is as follows: Ádám  Pohner   (Olimpia Restaurant, Budapest) László...
Feny utca market

Budapest Market guide – the “Fény utca market”

A wide selection of fresh, seasonal delicacies and charity campaigns at a venue winning the Architectural Award for Excellence; coffee, “lángos”, and everything you could ever want... It is no wonder that the Fény...
Expat Press Michelin Budapest 2018 - group photo of all the chefs

Onyx in Budapest awarded Two MICHELIN Stars in 2018

Budapest sees its first Two Star restaurant and Vienna has four new One Stars and a new Two Star. Michelin unveiled the 37th selection of the MICHELIN guide Main Cities of Europe which covers...
“Coffee&Bar” Weekend in Budapest

“Coffee&Bar” Weekend in Budapest

Fifty 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 world of coffee and bars, is to take...
Expat Press Hungary Magazine-Budapest’s Really Hidden Gems!

Budapest’s Really Hidden Gems!

After you’ve seen all the big sights, like St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Chain Bridge and Heroes Square, you’ll be amazed at how many wonderful little hidden gems are scattered around Budapest, known mostly to...
Best Italian Restaurants in Budapest

Buon Appetito! – A Guide to the Best Italian Restaurants in Budapest

Over the years the quality of Italian food in the city, very good to begin with, has climbed to even higher standards. Now you can find, along with mainstream restaurants, even more select establishments...
Budapest Neighbourhood Guide – the Great Market Hall Area

Insider Tips: Budapest Neighbourhood Guide – the Great Market Hall Area

Want to know the coolest neighbourhoods of Budapest? Our brand-new guest blogger Juli from Catch Budapest will introduce you to the best places to discover. She gives you the best insider tips in Budapest. Discover...

MUST READ

Hungarian Female Painter Exhibited in the Louvre in Paris

Salon Art Shopping, a contemporary exhibition organised in the Louvre in Paris, opened its doors on 27 May. Viktória Hatvany, who lives and works...

Balaton Turns to Ice in front of Your Eyes

They call it the Hungarian sea, and we can guarantee that even though it’s not actually a sea, spending time by the Balaton will...

Lebanese flavours in Budapest

Baalbek, Hungary’s first authentic Lebanese restaurant recently opened  at the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace This new hip place for oriental cuisine lovers, which got...