Budapest Restaurants

A guide to Budapest Restaurants and cafés with maps, reviews and photos

One of the most popular places to start your culinary experience in Budapest is at Liszt Ferenc tér. This trendy square is packed with indoor and outdoor cafés and restaurants, creating the perfect atmosphere for lunch, cocktails or dinner. You'll be amongst fellow tourists and locals. Other areas filled with cafés and restaurants are Andrássy Avenue and the pedestrian precincts around St. Stephen's Basilica and Ráday utca (starting at Kálvin tér). Some of the best restaurants in Budapest can be found here.

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Budapest Restaurant Guide

16 Budapest restaurants found
- cuisine: French

  1. Mák Bistro

    Mák Bistro

    Good for: Dinner, Lunch
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • 4 favs

    Mák Bistro offers a creative fusion cuisine of Hungarian, French, Basque and Catalan dishes. Portions are small but...read more

  2. LouLou

    LouLou

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Pricey
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    • no favs

    LouLou is back! For those who remember the old LouLou, one of the city's top restaurants that closed in 2009, this is...read more

  3. M Restaurant

    M Restaurant

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Good for: Dinner, Romance
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 7
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 5 favs

    M is a relaxed little restaurant with brown paper on the tables and sketches on the walls, located near the Academy...read more

  4. Chez Daniel

    Chez Daniel

    Cuisine: French
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 6
    Cost: Pricey
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    • no favs

    Chez Daniel is a small restaurant serving French dishes, creations by its French chef/owner Daniel Labrosse. During...read more

  5. Baraka Restaurant

    Baraka Restaurant

    Cuisine: Asian, French
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Very Expensive
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    • 1 fave

    Baraka Restaurant and Lounge, located inside the Andrássy Hotel, is known as a cozy, gourmet restaurant. The kitchen...read more

  6. Café Vian

    Café Vian

    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: 4.7/5
    • 7 favs

    As one of the many cafés located on Liszt Ferenc Square, the French-style Café Vian is equally ideal for coffee,...read more

  7. Brios

    Brios

    Neighborhood: Pest, District 13
    Cost: Moderate
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    • 4 favs

    Briós, named after the sweet French breakfast pastry called brioche, is one of those places where breakfast is served...read more

  8. Déryné Bistro

    Déryné Bistro

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Buda, Castle District
    Cost: Pricey
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    • 3 favs

    Named after the most famous Hungarian actress of the 19th century, Déryné is a traditional yet sophisticated bistro....read more

  9. Apacuka

    Apacuka

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 6
    Cost: Moderate
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    • 3 favs

    Apacuka in Nagymező utca is a great mix of a café, restaurant, varieté and art exhibition. Housed in a historic...read more

  10. á table!

    á table!

    Cuisine: French
    Neighborhood: Buda, District 2
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 2 favs

    Looking for a 'boulangerie' in Budapest? For a taste of France, look no further than à table!. This bakery-café...read more

  11. Atakám Bistro

    Atakám Bistro

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Buda, District 1
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: rate it
    • 2 favs

    This newish bistro in Buda, near Batthyány tér, combines a French, Provence-style kitchen with traditional Hungarian...read more

  12. Borssó Bistro

    Borssó Bistro

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • 2 favs

    Borssó is a popular, French-Hungarian, bistro-style restaurant, with a great wine list. Prefix wine tasting dinners,...read more

  13. Café Pierrot Restaurant

    Café Pierrot Restaurant

    Neighborhood: Buda, Castle Hill, District 1
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • 1 fave

    This Castle Hill restaurant received several times the Best of Budapest Award for its fine cuisine and eye-catching...read more

  14. Gerlóczy Restaurant and Café

    Gerlóczy Restaurant and Café

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Moderate
    Rating: 4.7/5
    • 10 favs

    This restaurant-café is a great breakfast, lunch and dinner spot, located on a quaint little square close to Váci...read more

  15. ARAZ Restaurant

    ARAZ Restaurant

    Cuisine: French, Hungarian
    Neighborhood: Pest, District 7
    Cost: Moderate
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    • 1 fave

    ARAZ Restaurant in Dohány Street, located on the ground floor of Continental Hotel Budapest, serves a mix of...read more

  16. Le Bourbon

    Le Bourbon

    Cuisine: French
    Neighborhood: Pest, City Center, District 5
    Cost: Pricey
    Rating: rate it
    • no favs

    Le Bourbon is Le Meridien's brasserie-style French restaurant. Expect Parisian-style fine dining with a wide...read more