Budapest Fish Festival

The Budapest Fish Festival (Budapesti Halfesztival) welcomes visitors to enjoy the best fish Hungary has to offer from the 13th to the 16th February 2014.

Budapest Fish Festival

Budapest Fish Festival

The festival takes place in the palace quarter of Budapest, namely the National Museum Gardens.

Fish from some of the most famous rivers and lakes in Hungary including the Danube and Tisza rivers and the Balaton, Tisza and Neusiedl lakes will be prepared with distinctive Hungarian flavours for guests to the festival.

There is also a focus on International flavours this year with the chance to try authentic Japanese sushi, Russian caviar, French fish soup, Italian sea bass, African catfish and even English fish & chips.

Visitors can learn about various different varieties of fish and watch the preparation of dishes close up.

If you are looking for something different to do on Valentine’s Day why not serve up a feast of fish, live cooking presentations, fun fishing, fish cooking competitions and hundreds of domestic and international programs not to mention a delicious fish supper!

The festival aims to encourage domestic fish consumption and raise awareness of the historical importance of fish in Hungarian gastronomy as well as continuing past efforts to keep the Danube one of the cleanest rivers in Europe.

For more information and a details programme of things taking place at the Budapest Fish Festival please see the official website and Facebook page:


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