Gastro Map around Lake Balaton


The Lake Balaton Gastro Map helps you navigate as to where to start when looking for amazing gastronomic adventures. Whether it’s street food, home-style restaurants, new wave restaurants, simple bistro cuisine, delicate shops, specialty coffee houses, farmer’s markets, smaller or larger wineries, we seek to introduce and offer the public such places, for which it is worth the journey and not only during summertime! We are indicating places, that is, restaurants, wineries, or other gastronomic places which we ourselves love and where the owners are devoted to offering continuous and high-quality catering.


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Café Maran

In our child- and dog-friendly specialty café on the Golden Beach, in addition to special coffees, you can choose from many culinary delights. Brunch and champagne in the morning, pastries and home made ice cream during the day, and the best cocktails for the evening.

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37. Kővirág Étel-Ital-Ágy


A cultic member of the Káli basin and the whole Balaton region, yet an indisputable example and flagship for the flourishing rural hospitality. Timeless Káli-basin-style, rocks and whitewashed walls, fresh herbs, trees, flowers, lights, scents.

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8. Veganeeta Home


Veganeeta Home is a vegan restaurant, specialty caffé and your second home. It's unique, it speaks to our soul. The restaurant that is located in a pretty, dollhouse-like building is managed by a poluar vegan blogger, Anita Árvai.

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16. Vígmolnár Csárda


Vígmolnár at Csopak is a highly popular destination for those who are looking for family-friendly, close-knit hospitality in the area. The menu is based on the basics of Hungarian cuisine, yet reflecting traditionality, regionality and innovation. A welcoming, modern chalet, enduring experiences, and delicious food highlighting local producers. Tastes, wines, Balaton.

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53. Kristinus Gasztroműhely


Our „gastro-workshop” is more than just a restaurant. It is a wine bar, a real culinary experience and also a sustainable choice. Local and organic raw materials are the defining elements of our kitchen.

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12. Oliva Hotel és Étterem


In the very heart of the historic city center of Veszprém, only a few minutes' walk from the Castle, Oliva Restaurant has been assuring its firm gastronomic position for years.

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Szauer Judit


The founder of the Lake Balaton Gastro Map is Judit Szauer gastro-communications specialist who is working in the domestic market of gastronomy for many years and who took part in creating and developing several brands, in successful campaign managements and organizing various events. She is extremely fond of Lake Balaton and gastronomy, that is how the idea of the Lake Balaton Gastro Map was formed in 2015, which grew from a friendly cooperation into one of the most dominant gastronomic compass of Lake Balaton by now. High quality, originality, openness, these are the core values of the Lake Balaton Gastro Map.

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5 +1 winery with great atmosphere which is not to be missed out on

The wine region at Lake Balaton, especially the region known for the white wines is deservedly favoured by many. Who whouldn’t want to clink glasses with a glass of ice cold spritzer, wine or even champagne on the most beautiful wine terraces of the region? We now present our favourite places where you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience and where you can also pay by bank card.

Folly Arborétum és Borászat (Folly Arboretum and Winery) – Badacsonyörs

An entire set of experiences await every visitor here, since you can not only drink wine and eat at the Folly Arboretum but you may also wander around this fantastic, lush arboretum where you may discover cedars and cypresses. The Folly family has been producing grapes in 7 hectares for generations. Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Kéknyelű 2018

Homola Borterasz (Homola Wine Terrace) – Paloznak

Wonderful panorama reaching out up to Tihany, solar sails, picnic feeling, parties with a DJ in the vineyard, 100 % Balaton and Homola products – everybody can have a good time on the Homola Wine Terrace from small children to adults. Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Homola Hajnóczy Olaszrizling (Homola Hajnóczy Italian Riesling) 2017

Kreinbacher Birtok (Kreinbacher Estate) – Somló

Somló Hill has a unique terroir, it is absolutely worth visiting our country’s smallest historic wine region and sign up for a taste in the Kreinbacher Estate where the wine, the food and the architecture offer you a special experience. Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Kreinbacher Somlói Juhfark Selection 2017

Kristinus Borbirtok (Kristinus Wine Estate) – Kéthely

One of the most exciting destinations of the southern shore is the Kristinus Estate where they cultivate the vineyards in a sustainable manner and where unique wines are produced. The Kristinus Gastro Place operating near the winery offers an ideal meeting point and it constitutes a wine bar and a special culinary experience at the same time. Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Kristinus Petnat 2019

Skizo Borászat (Skizo Winery) – Sike Balázs Pincéje (The Wine Cellar of Balázs Sike) – Badacsonytördemic

In the wine cellar of Balázs Sike, unique, strong structured wines are produced with the typical characteristics of the terroir of the Badacsony wine region. If we are looking for lighter wines, then let us choose from the Skizo wines, whereas if we wish for a more complex experience, then we offer you the selection of Balázs Sike. We may rest in the garden of their wine cellar in Badacsonytördemic, feeling as time has stopped and have a pleasant conversation while sipping our wine. Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Sike Balázs Zeus 2019

+ 1 Kányaváry Birtok (Kányaváry Estate) – Zalaszabar – Kis-balaton régió (Kis-Balaton Region)

The Kis-Balaton region is a great outlook and a change of venue near Lake Balaton where the Kányaváry Estate is located. Endless panorama, pleasant terrace, chirping of birds and calmness awaits us. It is highly recommended to also visit their mini festival called Bor.Zene.Zala (Wine.Music.Zala). Lake Balaton Gastro Map tip: Kányaváry Fortély 2018

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