Three Budapest restaurants and one Budapest bar have been ranked on the list of the world’s TOP 50 in 2019, reports 50 Best Discovery.
The purpose of the exciting culinary database is to „Explore the best restaurants and bars around the world” based on a selection of criteria. The prestigious acknowledgement was given by a professional jury consisting of more than 1,000 international restaurant industry experts and 500 international drinks experts. Let’s see which Budapest restaurants and bars have been listed among the best ones.
Borkonyha / Winekitchen
The Michelin star-winning restaurant is located in the heart of Budapest, in the vicinity of St. Stephen’s Basilica. The meaningful name expresses its essence, as the restaurant offers a combination of the finest dishes and a great variety of first-class wines. While enjoying the pleasant atmosphere, guests can choose from among exclusive culinary dishes made of international ingredients, including traditional Hungarian, Spanish, Italian, and French flavours.
Borkonyha is an ideal place for wine gourmets as well, offering 200 wine varieties (mainly Hungarian wines).
As borkonyha.hu describes, Winekitchen is built upon diversity, which can be experienced in its first-class tastes that are realised by the Hungarian masterchef, Ákos Sárközi.
The Michelin star-winning restaurant of Hubert Hlatky-Schlichter provides an excellent fine dining experience in District 5 of Budapest.
As the restaurant’s homepage describes, Babel Budapest was inspired by traditional Hungarian cuisine and special Transylvanian tastes.
The restaurant’s masterchef, István Veres, brings his Transylvanian memories, creativity, and professionalism to his culinary art, resulting in exclusive, first-class dishes. Babel Budapest also offers a special wine variety; the unique Hungarian wines – some of them are available only in Babel Restaurant – are presented by Péter Blazsovszky Head Sommelier.
According to texturaetterem.hu, besides the Michelin star-winning Winekitchen, the purpose of this fine-dining restaurant was to provide an informal, personalised atmosphere for the incoming guests. Accordingly, Textúra is a place where playfulness, experimentation, and discovery can be a part of everyday life.
Just like Borkonyha, Textúra also uses Hungarian recipes, combined with international ingredients and culinary techniques.
Delicious tastes are guaranteed by masterchef Ákos Sárközy. The Hungarian and international wine variety of the restaurant can be tasted by the professional help of sommelier Krisztián Juhász. Besides gastronomy, dishes represent a combination of Arts, Mathematics, and Physics, flavoured by the best ingredients: this is Textúra.
Costes Restaurant managed to gain the first Michelin star in Hungary, which has been maintained since then. In the last few years, Costes was selected as the one offering the best Hungarian cuisine.
Moreover, in 2014, it achieved an outstanding ranking on the list of Tripadvisor – Costes was ranked as the 25th best restaurant in the world, and the 14th best in Europe.
Furthermore, it was chosen several times as the best Hungarian restaurant and restaurant of the year. The unbroken success can be attributed to the top quality and perfectionism of the staff. Regarding materials, technology, and selection, the restaurant has always been loyal to its slogan, which says providing “quality gastronomy without compromising.” The kitchen’s style is international fine dining, combined with Hungarian specialities. The restaurant is available from Wednesday to Sunday from 6.30 pm to 11 pm. Due to the fact that the restaurant has a capacity of 36 people and by now, it has become a gastronomic pilgrimage for tourists, it is recommended to reserve a table in advance. For further information, visit: www.costes.hu
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Boutiq’Bar Budapest was ranked among The World’s 50 Best Bars.
The unbroken success of the Budapest cocktail bar started in 2012; during the last seven years, Boutiq’Bar was chosen as Hungary’s best cocktail bar, while its bartenders won numerous national and international competitions. In 2012, it was named as one of the 50 best bars of the world by Drinks International.
Relax, socialise, and taste the unique cocktails of the world’s best Budapest bar. (boutiqbar.hu)
Source: theworlds50best.com; borkonyha.hu; babel-budapest.hu; texturaetterem.hu; costes.hu, boutiqbar.hu