Ultimate Budapest Food Experience

Colorful markets, impossibly light chocolate mousse cakes and goulash galore.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 3 hours

  • From
    €58.75  EUR per person based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Flit between Hungary, the Balkans and even enjoy a quick jaunt to the Middle East as you eat your way around Budapest’s unique cuisine with one of our local Budapest hosts.

You’ll discover rich flavors and ingredients that you will only find in Budapest as you sample cuisine deeply embedded in the city's culture; from authentic dishes of goulash to the street food staple of làngos, a deep fried bread dough topped with sour cream and cheese - sounds delicious.

Loosen your waistband (we’ve all been there) and sample your way through some of the goods on offer at Szèna tèr market or the Central Market Hall - whichever sounds more like your vibe - then wander (slowly, we’re in no hurry) along the cobbled streets of Budapest to discover local eateries where you can try traditional Hungarian dishes as well as one or two surprises.

You’ll see boulevards that are flanked with elegant bakeries of Viennese tradition, and satisfy your sweet tooth with Eszterhazy cake, kürtöskalàcs, a sweet golden brown, spiral shaped pastry or Rigó Jancsi - layers upon layers of chocolate mousse and sponge. Stop it, you’re making us hungry.

Experience highlights

  • Enjoy 3 hours with your host, who will share with you some of the tastes that come together to make Budapest so unique

  • Stroll through the city and learn about its food culture, the ingredients and produce that go into each recipe

  • Explore a local market and try cheeses, cured meats and picked vegetables

  • Taste street food that are the staple favorites in the city, and some classic sweet treats

  • Visit an authentic restaurant to try traditional goulash

  • Learn about local ingredients, recipes and food traditions from your host

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a host
  • 6 foods to taste selected by your host, based on your preferences and dietary requirements (yummy!)
  • 2 beers or soft drinks
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Additional food and drink
  • Transport costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities (they are optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for Budapest

BUDAPEST, HALF DAY IN BUDAPEST WITH A LOCAL

July 2019

Guided citytour

Excellent guided City tour. Balaz was kind and knowledgeable. The Tour was well disposed and we had a lovely Day

Review by Bettina M

BUDAPEST, HALF DAY IN BUDAPEST WITH A LOCAL

May 2019

Our favorite day of the trip!

We loved our tour with Agnes with City Unscripted in Budapest. It may have been our favorite day of our trip. The customization and one-on-one treatment made it so fun and allowed us to learn and explore more than we would've ever been able to in a larger group. Would definitely recommend!

Review by Laura M

BUDAPEST EXPERIENCE

January 2018

For those who are into something different...

This experience gave me and my boyfriend the opportunity to see thing in Budapest we could not have found on our own. There is loads of art, music, theatre and a whole boheme scene still alive that we were totally unaware of and we found incredibly! Our local host Krisztina gave us the key to connect with this and we also got loads of good tips for our last day in the city.

Review by Kamilla A

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