Restaurants in Budapest

Hungarian meal, restaurants in BudapestExpats looking for somewhere to eat in Budapest will be spoilt for choice, as the city’s beauty and elegance are present not just in the architecture but also in its delectable cuisine.

The Hungarian capital is filled with people from all over the world and as such, expats should easily be able to find a variety of restaurants in Budapest including Thai, Indian and Chinese as well as old-fashioned American diners and steakhouses.


Recommended restaurants in Budapest


Café Kör

Address: Sas u. 17, 1051
This popular café is a favourite of expats and locals alike. A great place to sample some Hungarian cuisine, Café Körr can provide expats with a hearty meal that won’t break the bank. 


Borssó Bistro
Address: Királyi Pál u. 14, 1053
This acclaimed bistro is a great all-round restaurant that serves Hungarian-French cuisine at a fairly reasonable price. Expats with a swing in their step should waltz by over the weekend to enjoy some live jazz music. 

Chef Café
Address: Sörház u. 4, 1056
This is a quaint family-owned restaurant that specialises in traditional Hungarian cuisine. With a reputation for good value for money, the Chef Café is a solid choice for any hungry expat.

Address: Wesselényi u. 35, 1072
Expats hungry for Western food with a Budapest twist should swing by the W35 restaurant in the heart of Pest. Their burgers come highly recommended and are made with high quality and fresh ingredients.

Pata Negra
Address: Kálvin tér 8, 1091
Pata Negra is a popular tapas restaurant in downtown Pest. With a large selection of cured meats, breads and other tapas dishes, this is a perfect place for expats in Budapest to relax on warm summer evenings.

Pomo D'Oro
Address: Arany János u. 9, 1051
This popular Italian restaurant has a reputation for fine service and authentic cuisine. Expats wanting to dine at Pomo D'Oro over the weekend are advised to book a table in advance.

Address: Zoltán u. 16, 1054
Expats in Budapest craving burritos, quesadillas or fajitas are in luck, as Iguana serves incredibly tasty Mexican food. This restaurant is bound to be a favourite for the whole family. 

Address: Vörösmarty tér 7, 1051
Expats after the finest dining money can buy should definitely make their way to Onyx, one of Budapest’s only Michelin star restaurants. With a philosophy of tradition meets evolution, the Onyx menu is a remarkable spectacle of culinary innovation.

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