Budapest Food Walking Tour

Hungary • Budapest

About the Experience

Budapest's first food tour, est. 2008! This signature tour introduces you to Budapest's culinary and wine culture through classic flavors, unique wines, history, and stunning architecture.

Why you will love

  • Market tasting tour led by a food expert guide
  • A lot of food with eight different tasting stops
  • Three outstanding wines paired with local cheeses
  • Full lunch
  • Coffeehouse visit with a cake tasting
  • Insights about Budapest's history and culture


This food and culture walking tour begins at the Central Market Hall, one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular indoor markets. Next, we will visit two of Budapest’s most charming neighborhoods.

At the market, you will get a good overview of Hungarian cuisine through a wide range of food items and products, mostly locally grown and seasonally available. You’ll learn about the city’s stunning architecture, the traditions of drinking and eating, and the various ingredients used for the typical Hungarian dishes. While walking through the aisles of the market, you will sample a variety of food and drinks.

Next, we’ll begin our tour around the neighborhoods. After lunch at a traditional butcher, we’ll head to a classic coffeehouse to taste some of the elegant cakes for which Hungarian bakers are famous. Then, after a brief visit to an award-winning chocolatier, it is time to relax over three glasses of outstanding wines paired with delicious local artisan cheese.

A sommelier will introduce you to the Hungarian wine regions, varietals, and styles, then you will taste the spectacular golden-tinted Tokaji aszú wine. This tour will provide insight into the traditional aspect of Hungarian food, as well as the contemporary craft-based producers and specialty shops.

Examples of the food you will be sampling:

– Selection of classic cakes and coffee
– Lángos (Hungary’s favorite street food)
– Artisanal chocolate tasting
– Lunch feast of traditional dishes
– Charcuterie tasting
– Shot of Unicum (a classic herbal liquor)
– Traditional Hungarian soda water
– 3 fine Hungarian wines, including the legendary Tokaji aszú
– Pickled vegetable selection
– Túró Rudi (a chocolate confection made with a surprising ingredient)
– Artisanal cheese tasting


  • Market tasting tour
  • 8 tasting stops
  • 3 wines paired with local cheeses
  • Full lunch
  • Coffeehouse visit with a cake tasting
  • Gratuities
  • Personal consumption


Meeting Point: At the main entrance of Central Market Hall (near the up escalators), Vámház körút 1-3


Additional Information

  • The tour runs rain or shine, so please check the weather forecast and come appropriately prepared, we also recommend wearing comfortable shoes
  • There is a minimum of two people for the tour to happen. If this number is not reached, you'll be notified in advance to request a full refund or schedule another day
  • The minimum drinking age is 18 years

Cancellation Policy

This booking is made under Food’n Road – Terms & Policies. The contract for the purchase is between you and the supplier as per their cancellation terms described below:

Bookings can be canceled up to 72 hours before the start of the tour with an 85% refund. Within 72 hours, all reservations are final and cannot be refunded.

No shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. If Taste Hungary has to cancel a tour for any reason, there will be a full refund.

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