It didn’t take long for Budapest to win us over. Within a day of exploring the Hungarian capital, we were smitten with its classical architecture …
Budapest is our favorite European city. It’s cool and edgy with some of the friendliest locals we’ve ever met on a trip. If you’re planning a trip to Budapest, then these articles will help you create the perfect itinerary and lead you to some of the best restaurants in Budapest.
Within minutes of arriving in Budapest, you’ll notice its flamboyant architecture. You can’t help but appreciate what a beautiful city it is, built on either side of the Danube River with grand buildings and centuries-old thermal baths.
Budapest surprised us. I knew it was a treasure trove of Gothic architecture. I knew the Danube River divided Buda from Pest but what I didn’t expect, was to find a cool and trendy city with an edginess that belied its classical feel and recent socialist past.
In spite of its overwhelmingly gothic and neoclassical architecture, Budapest is an incredibly hip and trendy city. It’s forward thinking in its approach to art and design and much of that creativity seems to have carried over into its food.
Stand25 Bisztró is helmed by Chefs Szulló Szabina and Tamás Széll, the latter a winner of the Bocuse d’Or European Chef Championship in 2016. The restaurant earned a Michelin Bib Gourmand award within a year of opening.