Bistro Deryne

Bistro Deryne Although I spent the vast majority of my time in Pest, Buda sure was pretty when I visited for most of the Sunday during my stay. The main draw, aside for a sweaty climb in 30° heat up to the Citadel for unparalleled views of the city, was Bistro Deryne which had been …

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Pizza Me

Pizza Me With a hectic few days of wandering around Budapest behind me, I eventually needed a night that was slightly more relaxing and chilled. Accordingly, I took a recommendation to check out a nearby pizza place called Pizza Me, to grab a quick pie and have an evening of catching up with important matters …

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Coffee in Budapest I didn’t really know what to expect from coffee in Budapest after the lofty quality on offer in Copenhagen and Berlin. Some judicious Googling revealed quite a wealth of choices for me to explore. Mester Bike + Coffee Project was an excellent place to start. As the name suggests, this was part …

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Borkonyha The centrepiece of my last full day in Budapest was a trip to one Michelin starred Borkonyha Wine Kitchen, just of Deak Ferenc Ter. It was 33° outside so I was glad to be seated in their airy main dining space which had an agreeable buzzing informality about it. I was brought a menu …

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Spiler

Spiler Having spent the early part of the day looking round the spectacular Memento Park – home to an amazing collection of statues from Hungary’s communist era – I was in need of something hearty and unfussy for lunch. On the recommendation of Rene, who joined for lunch recently at Kricket and Turl Street Kitchen, …

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