Getting hungry in Hungary? Budapest is home to some of the finest restaurants on the globe, read on to discover Budapest’s specialties.
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Hungarian cuisine is traditionally based on vegetables, meats, fruit, bread, honey and cheese. A common desert in hungry is the delicious stuffed pancakes which are a key part of Hungarian culture along with other signature dishes like stuffed peppers or Hungarian sausages and of course Goulash. Hungarian food is often spicy because of the use of paprika, making the dishes rich and full of flavour.
The Fortuna Restaurant is a traditional restaurant for trying the taste of Hungarian cuisine, the restaurant has won several wine awards and has a private champagne cellar. A wide range of soups, main meals and puddings are on offer in an elegant and traditional environment. The staff are efficient but friendly and will make you feel completely at ease.
Tabáni Terasz is a relaxed restaurant specializing in local food. The inner courtyard cafe and outdoor terrace create a cosy place to dine. On the menu is a wide range of meat dishes, pasta and desserts, deliciously homemade. This is a perfect place to go if you have a large family or kids, with a large range of dishes to choose from, to satisfy anyone.
If you’re a veggie or vegan then the best place for you is the Éden Vegetarian, a friendly self-service restaurant serving fresh and natural foods including a range of soups and stewed vegetables; if this isn’t enough to satisfy your taste buds then there is an extensive range of fresh fruit and vegetables. The restaurant has a relaxed environment and serves all natural and healthy foods, perfect for those looking for something refreshing and meat-free. Eden Vegetarian is a casual restaurant which is also suitable for children and highly reccomended by many.
Hungary has an extensive range in its cuisine, the local and traditional dishes are sensational and a bonus to anyone travelling in the Budapest area. There are many different kinds of restaurants of various different nationalities, tastes and dishes. Hungarian cuisine is influenced by the french. polish and Italian, resulting in a rich blend of flavours, soft textures and sensational aromas.
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