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Meet your group of no more than six fellow food-lovers inside the city's Central Market Hall, ground zero for all things culinary in Budapest. With your gourmand guide leading the way, you'll head straight for the best stalls while listening to an introduction to Hungarian cuisine.

Strike out into the surrounding neighborhood for stops at an artisan chocolate shop, a coffee house, a kosher bakery, a spice shop, or other options, depending on the day. Your small group size makes it possible to ask your guide questions and focus on learning everything you ever wanted to know about Hungarian cuisine.

Sample traditional Hungarian dishes and authentic cakes during a shared meal, and finish with a Hungarian wine tasting. The guided tasting will teach you about the country's varietals, regions, and winemaking styles.

Your tour concludes at the tasting venue.

Locations visited
Central Market Hall
Taste Hungary
Overview

Get to know Budapest through its food and drink on this walking tour that puts the focus on Hungary’s culinary culture and concludes with a wine tasting. Skip the research and the guesswork, and let a guide lead you and your small group of up to six people to the top food spots in Central Market Hall and its surrounds. Come on the hungry side; samples are generous and a shared meal is included.

Highlights
  • Learn how locals eat and drink on this in-depth culinary tour of Budapest
  • Generous food and drink tastings amount to a full meal
  • Tour includes stops at the Central Market as well as up to five additional food and drink purveyors
  • Traveling with a small group allows plenty of flexibility and the chance to ask questions
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Arrive hungry and leave full

Fanny was an excellent guide. She gave us tidbits about the history of Budapest and Hungary interspersed with family stories about food and drinks. The walk through the central market was fantastic. We were able to taste fresh vegetables, cured meats/sausages,and traditional fried bread with...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 5 days ago
A fantastic food tour that certainly didn't leave me 'Hungary'

As a previous visitor to Budapest, my main foray into the world of Hungarian food had mainly been various types of goulash and langos (generally washed down with copious amounts of beer) - I knew my local culinary knowledge had to improve so on a...More

Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great way to spend a few hours in Budapest!

Our guide Anna was great. She gave us great insight and knowledge into Hungary and its past and present. She took us to some awesome places for food, starting with the Central Food Market and ending with a wine tasting. We had a great, great...More

1  Thank tsmayda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best introduction to the tastes of Hungary!

My husband and I capped off our stay in Budapest with the culinary walk, and we are so glad we did, as it left just enough time for us to purchase our favorite items before heading home. George, our guide, was a delight, imparting historical...More

Thank Candice K
Reviewed 14 August 2018
A fabulous 4 hours of eating and fun!

Barbara was a fabulous guide with a genuine love of Hungarian food, history and culture. Loads to eat and we had tons of fun in the process. The gal [Sorry, I can't remember your name!] at the wine and cheese tasting "wrap up" was also...More

1  Thank Linda C
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