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Food trucks to roll around Balaton this summer

It's going to be a bumper summer around Balaton this year for food trucks, with festivals and events galore, and thousands of visitors to cater for.

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3 great places to try in Veszprém this autumn

New to Veszprém? So are these three great places, a sourdough bakery, a Thai eatery and a ruin bar set in a mill dating back to the 1400s.


Break out the champagne – Felix comes to Balaton!

The award-winning Felix restaurant has branched out from its historic surroundings just below Buda Castle to open a relaxing wine bar with superior tipples and bubbles in the heart of Balatonfüred.


From award-winning beach food to fried fish of legend – where to pay contactless for quality eats around Balaton

Discover the culinary riches of Lake Balaton's south shore, from fish to ice cream and burgers to hot dogs – and pay for it all easily and securely contactless.


From award-winning cuisine to artisanal ice cream – enjoy fine delights and pay contactless around Balaton

Dine in fine fashion by Lake Balaton, sample delicious artisanal ice cream and tuck into prime pastries – and pay contactless all the way!


Hands free! Dine at great restaurants around Lake Balaton with contactless payments

The impact of the last few months still resonates in our everyday lives, and we have ever more opportunities to pay contactless in ever more restaurants. Here are some super choices around Balaton!

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Find a brilliant bistro kitchen amid the idyllic greenery of the Zen Garden Resort

The Zen Garden Resort in Zánka combines a unique lodging with a top-quality restaurant, the Bamboo Bistro, in an idyllic, family-friendly space ideal for events, getaways and active breaks.


Where history meets modern gastronomy and winemaking: Tihanyi Vinarius

Sip superb wines, sample seasonal cuisine and find the perfect location for your corporate event, all at Tihanyi Vinarius, in the atmospheric, historic setting of Tihany overlooking Lake Balaton.


It’s a tie! BalaPork and fish broth share Beach Food of the Year award for 2020

There's not one but two winners of the Beach Food of the Year competition for 2020: a surprising pork dish and a satisfying fish broth. Full marks to the Discovery of the Year, Spéci Hotdog & Krumpli.

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Paper Dog no paper tiger – we visit Papírkutya in Veszprém

Where music, rum and bistro cuisine combine – Papírkutya will also be a cultural hub once Veszprém becomes European Capital of Culture in 2023.


Where to find fine wine – the Domaine Edegger hosts its Grand Weekend Opening

With a Grand Opening weekend on 3-4 July, the family-run Domaine Edegger Winery is being unveiled in the heart of Badacsony, the realisation of a long-held dream on the part of its passionate owner.

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New boats for Balaton, Hévíz reopens and indoor dining now permitted

Restaurants, hotels and amenities around Lake Balaton are slowly reopening, with plenty to look forward to in 2021 – including new ferries and catamarans.

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Pinyó – from tired tavern to Balaton discovery of the year

Keszthely eatery Pinyó started out slowly but ended up being a major discovery. This is its story.


Taste heavenly croissants at G&D Artisanal Confectionery and Bakery in Balatonkenese

Visit G&D Artisanal Confectionery and Bakery in Balatonkenese for delicious pastries and desserts.

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Resti bistro reopened in Balatonszemes

Resti in Balatonszemes is this summer’s comeback kid: it reopened after 17 years, offering a retro vibe and a buzzing communal vibe.


Balaton Beach Food of the Year 2019

The results are in – these are the winners of this year’s Balaton Beach Food of the Year awards.


Relax on the bohemian wine terrace of Vino Terazza

Cosy Vino Terazza in Balatonfüred offers a Mediterranean atmosphere paired with tasty dishes.


Try exciting Hungarian cuisine at Tölgyes Kúria

Try exciting Hungarian cuisine in charming surroundings at Tölgyes Kúria.


Badacsony’s iconic Hableány restaurant reopens

Hableány, an iconic establishment in Badacsony, now also houses an exhibition and a modern winery as well as being a restaurant.

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Szálka Bistro is a fish paradise in Aszófő

The first fish restaurant on the north shore recently opened in Aszófő – here’s a first look at Szálka Bistro.


New English-friendly Lake Balaton Gastro Map now available

From restaurants to food trucks, the new Lake Balaton Gastro Map helps you find all things culinary around the shore and beyond.


Brix Bistro brings culinary delights to Hévíz

Brix Bistro has classics and daring dishes on the menu, providing an extra reason to take a trip to Hévíz.


Cserszegi fűszeres is like a drop of spring in your wine glass

Here’s everything you need to know about the beloved hybrid wine that is Cserszegi fűszeres.

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Enjoy the magic of Szent György-hegy on one special night

Summer starts with a whole night at Szent György-hegy, where you can see a different side of the hill under starry skies.


Furmint wine, rising star of Lake Balaton

With more and more Balaton vineyards focusing on Furmint, it’s a wine to look out for.