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Rating 4.9 based on 35 reviews

Super interesting tour - not just for tourists!
I grew up in Hungary and have lived in Budapest for almost 10 years now, however, I could learn a lot of interesting facts about architecture and gastronomy. The two ladies who held the tour were absolutely prepared and chose very good stops for tasting where not the most popular bites could be tasted (e.g. sausage) but unique specialties of Hungary. If you would like to get know, what they are, join the tour, I'm pretty sure you won't mind it! ;)
Great Market hall walking tour with tasting
Andrea was a well-informed, kind and engaging guide. And she kept bringing us chocolate! We went in a small group and it was a delightful way to see the museum and find out about the history of chocolate in Budapest. It was well worth the jaunt out of the city center. It was more fun than either I or my daughter imagined.
Budapest Chocolate Museum Visit & Tasting
Amazing, friendly staff, went our their way to ensure we had the best day, Lots of chocolate
Budapest Chocolate Museum Visit & Tasting
Not happy
We booked this tour and were disappointed that the tour guide finished early after 1 1/2 hrs. We also felt we didn’t get as much food as expected - one shared main, one pastry, one pickle and one flatbread to share. The guide was lovely, had perfect English & was very chatty/friendly but we didn’t feel this was value for money.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
Great tour
I would recommend this tour to everyone that is interested in Hungarian cuisine and the Great Market Hall. The tour is super interesting and you will be able to taste traditional Hungarian food at the same time you will learn about them. The girls are very knowledgeable and passionate. I had a great experience!
Great Market hall walking tour with tasting
101 things to see in Budapest- a must do!!
Reka was a fabulous tour guide! She knows Budapest inside and out. She showed us sights we had read about and many that we hadn't heard of. She has a through understanding of Budapest history and the ability to make it come alive. Touring the city with her was very enjoyable. Even her dinner recommendations were spot on.
Budapest Greatest Hits Full Day Tour
Get stuffed!!!
We arrived in Budapest a couple of days before our river cruise ship would pick us up and so we had some time to book a walking food tour of Budapest. Daniel of Budapest Urban Walks arranged to have Andrew give us a couple hours introducing us to Hungarian wines and foods. Andrew gave an excellent tour and he was clearly knowledgeable about the local food scene. I'm not much of a wine drinker but I did appreciate the wine tasting we had at a local restaurant; we tasted three Hungarian wines (I really like the Tokaj wine). As an additional treat (although time was limited), this particular restaurant had a nice little museum in the basement! We tried the street food "langos" which we saw many folks eating as they were walking about. Finally, we had a sampler lunch at a restaurant which had excellent food; my favorite was this cold fruit soup which was absolutely delicious! By the end of this experience, we were stuffed! So make sure to properly time this tour (keep this in mind if you have already planned for a big lunch or dinner). Overall, I would highly recommend Budapest Urban Walks. Their tour guides are so friendly, caring and helpful. They are quite knowledgeable about their city and its history and they are clearly proud to be part of it!

Budapest Street Food Tour
Great all round!
We booked 3 walking tours with Budapest Urban Walks.

Our 3 guides (Reka, Ferenc & Raymond) were excellent and had their individual strengths which suited each tour.

The Street Food tour was some fun with a wide variety of dishes from different nationalities. Ferenc knew his local food haunts and he took us to some of his favourite places, which included trying some Hungarian favourite dishes.

Raymond (Budapest Urban Walk) was young, enthusiastic and knew his history well, and told us some interesting information and stories about various historical characters.

Reka (on the Fools & Kings tour) took us around the castle area of Buda. We enjoyed her company and found her to be very friendly and personable. She asked us what sort of things we are interested in (history, architecture, culture etc) and aimed our tour at our interests. Reka is a delight.

Most of my correspondence was with Reka and she could not have been any more helpful, offering their help with anything during our stay. I felt like they “had our back” while we were in Budapest.

Reka also made an anniversary dinner reservation for us, as well as providing a welcomed list of other suggestions.

What I really appreciated was that they accepted our bookings on the small group tours, and only charged these prices even though we ended up having private tours (as no one else had booked the same tours on the same days). Not all companies do this!

I recommend this company for their excellent customer service and great local knowledge.
Budapest Street Food Tour
The best city tour we have experienced!
We visited Budapest in late March and decided that we would book a tour with Budapest Urban walks on the recommendation of a friend. I cannot speak highly enough of our tour, We combined a gastronomy& wine tour with the history tour. it was amazing. Ferenc was really helpful when we emailed to book and also with general information about Budapest. He even arranged pickup from the airport. Reka our guide was extremely knowledgeable and no matter what question we asked about the history and culture of Budapest she was able to answer. Her love of and pride in her native city shines through. No script required!! I would urge every visitor to Budapest to make a trip with Budapest Urban Walks their first priority. It will enhance every else they do in this beautiful vibrant city. Thanks guys.
Budapest Urban Feast Food Crawl
Hungarian hospitality
Go as a client, leave as a friend: book a tour! Budapest Urban Walks was very responsive in scheduling, and they will make any of the tours just what you want. You will get lots of interesting insights about Budapest and great tips on where to go after yours tour.
Budapest Greatest Hits Full Day Tour
Budapest walking food tour
We were lucky enough to be the only 2 people on the tour and so Ferenc asked us what we like and was able to tailor the tour for my husband and myself. Very pleasant walk around Budapest calling at about 5 stops for food including markets, shops and restaurants ending with a wine tasting. Our guide Ferenc spoke very good English and was very informative about life in Hungary and was very helpful. Most of the food we tried was delicious and we left feeling very full. Would recommend this tour, you not only get to try local food but see and hear about the city and life in Hungary.
Budapest Urban Feast Food Crawl
Food tour
We had a wonderful time with Ferenc he took us to fun restaurants. He was very relatable. Next time we are in Budapest we will have him give us another tour . We loved Budapest!!! Such a great city. Thanks KC

Budapest Urban Feast Food Crawl
Bites and Sites
Had wonderful four hour walking tour of Budapest city, Central Markets and several great restraunts. Honur our tour guide was great, happy To discuss and answer questions on any subject. Highly recommend this tour for anyone with interest in local foods and the life in Hungary. Need good walking shoes and be ready to eat lots of good foods!
Budapest Urban Feast Food Crawl
Great city! Great Tour! Great guide!
We loved the Urban Walk crew, Gabriella was our guide for a few hours in Budapest. Our small group of friends had a fantastic time experiencing the local vibe and some great snacks and beautiful places!! Thanks Langos!!
Budapest Street Food Tour
Such an amazing time!
The home cooking class was so much fun. It was the highlight of my trip to Europe. I learned so much more than Hungarian cooking. I learned about the culture as well. I will be taking another class when I am back in Hungary.
Hungarian Home Cooking Class in Budapest
Awesome Experience
This was entertaining and delicious. It was well worth the time to learn and prepare for ourselves with the guidance of Andrew, the guide and chef.

If you are looking for a more personal food experience in Budapest, we highly recommend this tour/cooking class.
Market Tour & Hungarian Cooking Class in Budapest
Great atmosphere, music, service and food. A must experience in Budapest!
Danube Lunch Cruise in Budapest
Very informative and enjoyable.
Agnes was great. A wonderful introduction to the foods and customs of Hungary. Well worth the cost.
2 hour Market & Food Tour - Central Market Hall Budapest
Great tour!
We had a wonderful time on this tour. Our guide provided a lot of historical context and we visited unique spots around the city that we wouldn’t have come across on our own. We also tasted a variety of items, which was great as I was expecting similar pastries throughout the tour. I would definitely recommend!
Budapest Urban Treats: Coffee and Dessert Tour
A great Hungarian experience!
Agnes was an exceptional guide. We started the day at the Central Market where we explored local foods and treats and then visited many of the stalls to learn about Hungarian crafts and products. We then returned to the first floor to gather ingredients for our cooking class as well as sampling some additional treats - from cherry bon-bons, to cottage cheese candy bars to savory strudels. Agnes also explained about the mushroom examiner at the market which was truly fascinating. We then returned to the flat where Agnes provided us with a wonderful atmosphere to cook. Agnes adjusted the menu to accommodate my sister's vegetarian requirements and still created a tasty and traditional menu. Throughout the afternoon, Agnes provided us with insights into Hungarian traditions from explaining the local liqueurs to names days. It was a fabulous way to spend a day in Budapest! I would highly recommend this tour and would do it again when I return to Hungary.
Market Tour & Hungarian Cooking Class in Budapest

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