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Hungarian Food and Wine Tour in Budapest

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Key facts

Where: Budapest , Hungary Duration: 4 hours

Highlights

  • Dive into this amazing gastronomical tour
  • Sample the delights of Hungarian cooking
  • Visit a local market
  • Enjoy some fantastic Hungarian wines

Overview

Learn about authentic flavours of Hungary.

Warm your palate with a steaming hot bowl of Hungarian Gulyas soup, the famous dish of Budapest on this gastronomic tour. Enjoy some wine sampling as well.

Learn about the ingredients that go into the preparation of traditional Hungarian delicacies on a visit to the local food market.

This tour is a must for all lovers of good food.

Itinerary

This food and wine tour begins from in front of the main gate of the Great Market Hall on Vamhaz korut 1-3 in the IX. District. You will be met by an English-speaking guide who will accompany you on this tour.

We will begin by getting acquainted with Hungarian cuisine through the great variety of ingredients (which are mostly local and seasonal) on display. We will discuss the history of the building, the culture of eating and drinking in Hungary, and the everyday cooking and eating habits. After tasting a few carefully selected goodies at the market, we will head out to the surrounding neighbourhood and visit a few more places (which include, depending on the day: a spice shop, a kosher bakery, a coffee house, a candy manufacturer, or an artisan chocolate shop).

Lunch is served at a traditional butcher shop, where we will sample a few traditional Hungarian dishes. No day in Budapest is complete without dessert, so we will also visit a traditional patisserie to taste a few cakes. The tour will end with a tasting of three quintessential Hungarian wines. During the tasting your guide will introduce you to the Hungarian wine regions, varieties and styles. This tour will give you a true, unique taste of the traditional side of Hungarian cuisine, as well as the modern artisan producers and specialty food shops of the area.

We try our very best to cater for dietary requirements but due to local food customs we cannot guarantee that this will be possible in all cases. Options for vegetarians, guests with allergies and religious dietary restrictions may be very limited.

Tour ends at the wine bar or cellar just a short walk from the Central Market Hall.

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Reviews

Super tour of the market and a nice walk and tram ride to a superb local lunch. Great tour guide, knowledgeable and friendly. The wine tasting was fun too. This tour is really... ANDRE ENGELBRECHT

We thouroughly enjoyed this tour. our guide was very informative and very easy to understand. The meal provided was very good and we all learnt something new about Hungarian... MRS. M. H. RICHARDSON

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily except Sunday

Duration

4 hours

Start time

Start time: 1000h (10:00am)
Duration: 4 hours

Meeting point

The tour will starts in front of the main gate of the Great Market hall on Vamhaz korut 1-3 in the IX. District.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

Tour ends at wine bar or cellar just a short walk from the Central Market Hall

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Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Generous food and drink tastings
  • Bottle of Water
  • Stops for photos
  • Visit to a local Hungarian food market

Exclusions

  • Entrance fee
  • food and beverages except where noted
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Vegetarians can and will be accommodated if notified at the beginning of the tour.
If and when market hall is closed and it is not a national holiday we will substituted it with a local grocery store.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Vegetarians will be served non-kosher meals.
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  • 3.5Reviews (3)
  • "A great tour" Super tour of the market and a nice walk and tram ride to a superb local lunch. Great tour guide, knowledgeable and friendly. The wine tasting was fun too. This tour is really...
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