Want to spend a day in Budapest? Here is how to make it worth your while.
The Four Seasons Gresham Palace
This luxurious hotel provides all the essentials you would need for a great holiday. It has a great location in the heart of the city, looking out on the Széchenyi Chain Bridge and the River Danube. The historic St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Fisherman’s Bastion are nearby as well. The hotel’s services include a famously excellent spa and a selection of restaurants offering their own take on Hungarian cuisine.
Israeli food in a Hungarian way. This place is located in the Jewish district of Budapest and is a good destination for a romantic dinner. If you want to exploit all the possibilities of the restaurant, make sure to reserve a table in the courtyard.
According to GQ, this is the best brunch spot in the city with a particular style. It can be described as a mixture of “pre-war Berlin vibes with a certain Parisian chic” and “a heavy measure of traditional Hungarian,” of course.
A slick and stylish place with the perfect view of Buda Castle. DNB serves traditional Hungarian cuisine and is the best spot for a quiet dinner.
This is the headquarters of the famous Hungarian fashion brand, supplemented with a café. Nanushka is a modern and versatile clothing brand with day to night outfits and now men’s wear as well.
The Holocaust Memorial Centre
This museum is an important memorial site of the holocaust. It was built around a beautifully renovated synagogue. Have a look if you want to know more about the history of Jewish people in Hungary.
The Great Market Hall
Looking to take home a piece of this culture for your family or friends? The central market hall stocks various Hungarian delicacies, like paprika or Tokaji.
In a city famous for its ruin bars, perhaps the best is Szimpla Kert. Spend hours looking around, drinking, and see if you can count all the quirky things displayed.