Food & Restaurants

Sweetie salon

This is a chocolate coad candy. The Hungarian families are decorated the christmas tree with it.

The earliest version of this fondant dessert made in France. Then in the 19. century the Hungarians made of the real sweetie salon. The factory workers produced the sweetie salon in chocolate factory founded by Stühmer Frigyes.

Today there are lots of different flavor sweetie salon with sevaral colour wrapping paper.


In Budapest there are some Hungarian restaurant, but either is expensive and either is cheep.

The one of cheep restaurant is the Kiscsillag. It's very cozy place with only Hungarian dishes.

It's located in Szentendrei road 317. Monday-Saturday: 11:30-22:00

Sunday: 11:30-21:00

The one of expensive restaurant is the Alabárdos. There are lots of Hungarian food. The restaurant is close to the Fisherman's bastille, so before dinner or lunch you can visit it.

It's located in Országház Street 2. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 19:00-23:00

Saturday: 12:00-15:00 19:00-23:00

Sunday: Closed

Dobos Cake

The maker of the Dobos cake was Dobos C. József. He made it in 1884, because he wanted a cake which can stay fresh for a long time.

First he showed it in 1885. Queen Elizabeth and I. Ferenc József tasted it too.The cake became famous in Europe because it was different than the usual fancy cakes. It became special of the butter cream, because they didn't know it that time. Dobos C. József travelled around Europe to get to know the cake with people.

He retreated in 1906 and he gave the recipe to a confectioner company. Today the recipe has more than one hundred different versions in the world.

Pancake Hortobágyi

  • Ingredient
  • 1 egg
  • 150 g flour
  • 500ml milk
  • 100ml sparkling water
  • 0,5 tsp salt
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 500 grams chicken breast fillet
  • 1tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2 tsp sweet pepper powder
  • 1 pepper


Pancakes: Mix 1 egg, sugar, salt, half of the milk and the flour together, then slowly add and mix the rest of the milk and the water until mixture is smooth. Pour a teaspoon vegetable oil in a crepe pan and heat it. Cook until lightly browned, turn and cook the other side. Filling ( pepper chicken): Chop the onion finely, saute it in a small quality of shortening until onion is glassy. Take it off the stove, then add the pepper powder, salt, pepper and chicken breast fillet ( if you don!t remove pan from the stove, pepper powder might burn, and turn bitter). As you put it back on the stove, add 2 cups of water, and cook until chicken is soft. Put the whole pepper and whole tomato in the pan, and cook it together with the chicken. If needed, add more water. When water is reduced and chicken is cooked, take the tomato and pepper out; mix flour with sour cream, and add it to the chicken. Mix together well, and cook it for 3 more minutes. Prehat oven to 180˙C. When pepper chicken is ready, cut the chicken fillets in small pieces. Fill pancakes with the pepper chicken, roll them up, and palce them by each other in a casserole. Pour the onion-pepper-sour cream mixture that remained in the pan, on the top of the pancakes, and place in the oven for 10 minutes.

Dots (Túró Rudi)

An Original Hungaricum And The Best Hungarian Sweet

The Túró Rudi has another name, called Pöttyös (dots in Hungarian), because it has a special packaging, as you can see on the picture. There are red dots on a white background, so this is the reason why the English name for it is Dots.

Dots are already 46 years oldand it took 12 years to develop the perfect recipe.

Vegetarian and Vegan restaurants in Budapest

If you are a vegan or a vegetarian you have many possibility for have a great meal because in budapest there are a lot of restaurants what have vegan, vegetarian and sugar, gluten or lactose free meals.

The top 10 vegetarian and vegan restaurant

v Comme Chez Soi

v Costes Downtown

v Baraka

v KonyvBar & Restaurant

v Taverna Dionysos

v 9BAR

v Caffe GianMario

v Városliget Café & Restaurant 1895

  • Zeller Bistro

v Trattoria Pomo D'Oro