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Climate in Budapest

The climate of Budapest is continental although recently it had mediterranean characteristics. Probably it is getting milder because of the global warming that is changing the weather features in most countries all over the world. The seasons are characterized by typical temperature and whether conditions. Spring (March, April, May): it is said that during the Spring Budapest seems to be a huge garden with all kinds of flowers.The temperature are between 5° and 18°. In march the weather is more cloudy and windy instead, in April and March the sun began to shine harder. Rain is always in ambush so don’t miss at home your umbrella! Typically rain is more common in March even if during the last years there were more sunny days. Summer (June, July, August): Usually in Summer a lot of ice-creams and cool beers are consumed! The temperatures are between 15° and 35°. Heavy showers are quite common. Autumn (September, October and November): During this period budapest shows its gloomy beautiful. The temperatures are between 4° and 20° and it could be windy at the end of the season. The sun is feeble and the rain it is more common at the end of October and in November. there are lot of sunny days in September but then when the trees becomes to lose their leaves it is sign that cold is coming. Winter (December, January, February): This time is good for touring Budapest, because the capital city is shiny and wonderful, the smells of the Christmas fair spread everywhere. The city center is plenty of roast chestnuts and hot wine sellers. The temperature are between -15° and 5°. Even if the sun is shiny the air remains cold. The first half of December is characterized by rainy days that after could become occasionally snow. Put in your luggage hat and scarf. The total amount of sunny days exceeds the 2000 hours per year, and it is one of the highest means in the European Country. From April since September the sun is shining for 10 hours per day and this is certainly the better period to visit the city!

Budapest restaurant and café guide

Budapest restaurant and café guide

Gundel Restaurant

Next to the Budapest Zoo and the City park is located the most well-known restaurant in Hungary: Gundel. Gundel is probably the only restaurant in Budapest with an international reputation. The restaurant was inaugurated in 1894 and anywhere in the world Hungarian gastronomy is mentioned, the name Gundel has a familiar sound for each one. The lovely and world famous Gundel Restaurant offers to their guests a superb mixture of traditional Hungarian cuisine and refined international grand cuisine, a fine selection of wines and live gypsy music nightly...

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Address: 1146 Budapest, Gundel Károly út 4
Table reservation and information: +36 1 889 8100
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www.gundel.hu

Costes Restaurant

This famous restaurant opened in 2008 and in few years with its top quality gastronomy and wine specialties it became the first ever Michelin Star Restaurant in Budapest. The restaurant’s philosophy is to merge the international cuisine with the traditional Hungarian one. The elegant and stylish ambience together with the excellent dishes and an outstanding selection of wines all seek to please the guests. Restaurant Costes is ideal for business meetings and special occasions both. It is located in Budapest downtown.

Price range: Exclusive
Address: 1092 Budapest, Ráday utca 4
Table reservation and information: +36 1 219 0696
www.costes.hu

Onyx Restaurant

With its top quality international and Hungarian gastronomy this restaurant has become the newest Budapest Michelin Star Restaurant. Located on Vörösmarty Square in the heart of Budapest, the Onyx restaurant, opened in April 2007. The creation of the Hungarian Evolution Menu with the use of the highest-quality ingredients and new technologies is a new interpretation of the Hungarian cuisine. The Onyx Restaurant has also been ranked number 3 in the Hungarian Best Restaurant Guide in 2010. The elegant interiors are adorned with crystal chandeliers and oversized flower motifs in a Neo-Baroque style.

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Address: 1051 Budapest Vörösmarty tér 7-8
Table reservation and information: +36-30-508-0622
www.onyxrestaurant.hu

New York Café

One of the most famous restaurants in Budapest thanks to the richly decorations and its cuisine. The ceiling is embellished with beautiful frescoes by Gusztav Mannheimer and Ferenc Eisenhut, dating from the mid-XIX century. Luxurious Venetian chandeliers spread a magical atmosphere and golden stucco work covers the twisted columns with a fascinating effect. Enjoy the delights offered by barmen or chefs in this superb venue.

Price range: Exclusive
Address: 1073 Budapest, Erzsébet körút 9-11
Table reservation and information: +36 (1) 886 6111
www.newyorkcafé.hu

Mátyás Pince Restaurant

Cuisine, art, history and music meet in this restaurant. The traditional Hungarian style interior, the Hungarian and Transylvanian dishes, the wide range of wines and the live gypsy music make you feel the real tastes and customs of Hungary. The restaurant has been established in 1904 and named to King Mátyás; the myths and legends of his reign grace the walls. The frescoes and stained glass decorating the walls were registered as national monuments in 1973.

Price range: 7000-25000
Address: 5th district, Március 15. square 7
Table reservation and information: +36-1-266-80-08
eng.matyaspince.eu

Kárpátia Restaurant

Traditional Hungarian and international dishes in the courtyard of a former monastery. It was opened in 1877 and it is one of the oldest restaurants in Budapest. The gorgeous interior with its hand painted walls and the gipsy orchestra create a really romantic atmosphere.

Price range: 6000-10000 HUF
Address: 5th district, Ferenciek square 7-8
Table reservation and information: +36-1-317-3596
www.karpatia.hu

Halászbástya Restaurant

Royal interior, great panorama view on the Danube and the city, traditional and reformed Hungarian and international dishes is what the Halászbástya Restaurant offers to the guests. The Fisherman's Bastion Restaurant is open year-round with a variety of services. The main entrance to the restaurant is located just behind the Matthias Church in the Castle district.

Price range: 6000-10000
Address: Fisherman’s Bastion, North Tower, Buda Castle
Table reservation and information: +36-1-201-6935
eng.halaszbastya.eu

Múzeum Cafe and Restaurant

This nostalgic restaurant awaits its guest with a traditional Hungarian and international cuisine. It is located in Budapest downtown next to the National Museum. This historic Café and restaurant was opened in 1885.

Price range: 6000-10000 HUF
Address: Múzeum Krt, 12, 1088 Budapest
Table reservation and information: +36-1-201-6935
www.muzeumkavehaz.hu

VakVarjú Restaurant

After a pleasantly exhausting Budapest tour, good to know a friendly place, where you can eat something delicious and cheap food. VakVarjú Restaurant is probably the most kid friendly restaurant in the city, they offer a special menu for the little ones and a play corner. The restaurant's main dish is the typical Hungarian specialty 'Kenyérlángos' that seems to be a pizza with a huge selection of toppings. Live piano music is accompanying your traditional dinner at VakVarjú Restaurant.

VakVarjú has three locations.

Price range: 0-3500 HUF

Address VakVarjú Pest: Budapest, Paulay Ede utca 7
Table reservation and information: +36-1 268-0888

Address VakVarjú Buda: Budapest, Érem utca 2
Table reservation and information: +36-1 208-4027

Address VakVarjú Beach (seasonal): Budapest, Kopaszi gát 2, Buda
Table reservation and information: +36-70 339-6333

www.vakvarju.com