The name “Matzo Hussar” also refers to both the Hungarian and Jewish inspiration of the dishes. Jewish style eggs as well as goose leg and Cholet can all be found on the menu in generous portions at a friendly price. Their menu is renewed according to bigger Jewish Holidays and the changing of the seasons. The fresh chef’s offer is out every second week, and they have a degustation menu including only traditional dishes. They makes sure there are always excellent Hungarian wines on the wine list, from fruity reductive whites to big body reds and some dessert wines from Tokaj. The atmosphere is easygoing and informal; the décor recalls great-grandma’s parlor without the chintz. The kitchen stays open until late – 10:30pm from Sunday until Wednesday and 11:30pm Thursday till Saturday.
The interior is welcoming and casual, much like the dining room of a countryside hotel, plain except for the stained glass windows that give the space an Eastern hue and a shimmering glow. In Carmel’s updated menu you will find international, Hungarian and Jewish specialties from Stuffed Cabbage, Carp Fillet and Veal Goulash Stew to a special Israeli Plate with Matbucha and Humus, Meat Soup with Matzo Balls, Cholent with Smoked Meat and Kugl Dumplings, Flódni (a Hungarian-Jewish layered cake) and Chocolate Matzo Cake.
Hanna is an orthodox glatt kosher restaurant that has been operating since the 60s in the yard of the Kazinczy Street church. Traditional Hungarian and Jewish dishes await the guests every day – except Saturday – in a cosy, family friendly environment. The inside is not vibrantly decorated or bright, but it is quite and peaceful at all times. You can either choose something from the delicious Hungarian-style offers or you can try authentic Jewish cuisine.
Mazel Tov now reigns as the most popular new culture club of Budapest’s Jewish Quarter, found somewhere around the crossing point of urban gardens, creative openness, and popularMediterranean cuisine. The place operates in the spirit of diversity and acceptance, and awaits guests with an open kitchen, drinks, and various cultural events. One of Mazel Tov’s major cultural goals is to provide a space for everyone who believes in an open and inclusive world – the programs aim to convey these messages as well.