Our story

Gastronomy is our profession, but it is also our life’s passion. For decades we have made it our goal to resuscitate Hungarian cuisine and restore its glorious, pre-war reputation - a thrilling era when Károly Gundel and Auguste Escoffier were colleagues. Slowly, we are re-creating this story. It all began on Fortuna Street in Buda, where an elegant restaurant named Pierrot opened in 1982. In 2017 twelve restaurants, cafés, terraces and two hotels belong to the group. Each has its own personality both in cuisine and in design - in the Buda Castle Gastronomic Quarter and in downtown Pest.

Hotels

Live Budapest

Restaurants

Taste Budapest

Our mission

In our restaurants and bars we welcome hundreds of thousands of guest every year providing high quality experiences. Our family and our approximately 300 colleagues have been working on bringing Hungarian gastronomy back to the the international frontline and making Budapest the best city in the world. All these come with huge responsibility and entail us with many tasks that we take voluntarily, proudly and obsequiously.

Events, catering

Tailor made, creative event concepts

Combining our gastronomic and event organization experiences, it is our pleasure to organize your family or company event catering, both in our restaurants and on off-site venues too.

Career

The Zsidai Gasztronomy Group is continouosly recruiting people for manager, chef, waiter, bartender and casual helper positions. If you want to work with the best people, fill in the below form to apply. We are contacting you shortly.

Current opportunities

Patisserie

Gluten, lactose and sugar free cake versions available with extras

We are proud that in our newly opened confectionery the best professionals work on our gorgeous cakes that are available in lactose-, sugar and glutenfree versions too. Choose from our 7 amazing cakes such as Belgian chocolate cake, Sacher cake, cheesecake, fruit cake with berries, Eszterhazy cake with walnut, salty caramel and white chocolate triffle fruit sauce.

Conquer Downtown
Streetfood de luxe
Hungarian cuisine tour
Weekind in Budapest
Fit in the City
Sleep well at Baltazár Hotel.
Take a walk in the Buda Castle and enjoy the medieval buildings.
Take the Funicular and enjoy the Pest side.
Pass the Danube on the beautiful Chain Bridge.
Get lost in the historic Jewish Quarter, take a look at the Great Synagogue.
Take Király street, have a dinner at Spíler in the Gozsdu Courtyard (tip: live DJ btw Thursday and Saturday)
Go back to the Castle and enjoy some gin-tonic at Baltazar Bar featuring the best gins of the world.
Sleep well and eat a georgeous breakfast at Pest-Buda Bistro & Hotel.
Take a walk in the Buda Castle and enjoy the medieval buildings and pass the Danube on the beautiful Chain Bridge.
Jump in Kempinski's SPA for a refreshing massage.
Have a yummy lunch at ÉS Bisztró, choose one of our steaks or have some seasonal specialties from the blackboard.
Before heading to conquer the city, grab a take-away coffee at ÉS Deli.
Head to Andrássy Avenue towords Heros' Square. Thinking of an outside program we suggest the City Park or the ZOO, should you prefer a cultural program, visit the Kunsthalle (Műcsarnok).
Visit the city's favourite Turkish bath, the Széchenyi just two minutes from the square.
Before returning to the hotel, visit the backstage of the Hungarian State Opera House and dine at Opera Café. (Tip: Do not miss the real Italian feeling on the terrace with our pizzas.)
Have your breakfast at Pest-Buda Bistro and enjoy the homestyle dishes as at your granny's.
Take a walk in the Buda Castle, look up and enjoy the gorgeous medieval buildings.
Choose your meal among our Hungarian classics at 21 Hungarian Kitchen.
Head to Szell Kalman square from the Buda Castle. Walk through the Hattyú street towards the Danube till you reach Batthianyi sq where the building of Parliament amazes you.
Walk by the Danube on the Buda Bank towards Budapest's "Hyde Park", the Margaret Island where your afternoon will be filled with joy and peace.
Return to the Buda Castle for dinner and have your dinner at Pierrot featuring contemporary interpretations of Hungarian specialities.
Sleep in one of Pest-Buda Hotel's stylish design rooms or suits, choose from our a' la carte breakfast menu in the morning.
Take a walk on Andrássy Avenue after your breakfast. To reach it, take bus no 16 to Deak sq. Walk along the Andrássy Avenue till you get to Heros' sq. Take a walk in the City Park, the ZOO or visit the Kunsthalle for a special cultural experience.
Should you wish to have an authentic specialty coffee, our choice is ÉS Deli in the Kempinski Hotel.
Take your coffee away. The grand Basilica is just five minutes walking from ÉS.
Head to the Danube from the Basilica, the river gives a special highlight to the city, we just cannot get enough of it. Do not miss the Parliament, takes only five minutes.
Visit the Downtown Market on Hold street where gourmet people meet.
After your special lunch head to the Buda Castle, worth taking a walk.
Enjoy a modern Hungarian dinner at 21 Hungarian Kitchen.
It is just a few steps from Pest-Buda Hotel to get to Baltazar Grill for a lovely breakfast. (Tip: choose the world's best Croque Madam here.)
Take a walk to downtown Pest, the city's most famous ruin pub, Szimpla takes place on Kazinczy street. On Sundays enjoy a real farmer's market at Szimpla.
Besides the museums many design shops can be found in the city center. We recommend Velvet Chemistry and Látomás stores on Király street.
Should you feel tired after the cultural programs or shopping, get a late lunch at Spíler Original for street food or Spíler Shanghai for Asian food in the Gozsdu Court.
Did you enjoy Andrássy Avenue on Saturday? Visit Opera Café's terrace and be classy: get some Hungarian champagne.
Closing the weekend in style, get a superfresh dinner at Jamie Oliver's restaurant in the Buda Castle, the Jamie's Italian.
Enjoy the morning in the Buda Castle while jogging. Amazing view, blooming trees and quiet streets await you.
Sporty morning, healthy breakfast: choose our musli at Baltazar.
Rent a Bubi and bike to Batthiany sq to see the Parliament's amazing building on Pest side.
Ride towards the Palace district in Pest. Enjoy the sunshine in the National Museum's garden.
Conquer the Museum circle and head to Spíler for lunch.
Spend your afternoon in the Margaret Island.
Close the sporty day with a superfood salad at Jamie's Italian in the Buda Castle.
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