Curious where the top one percent of Buda residents hang out? Wonder no more. Déryné's owner was ahead of the curve in 2007 when he opened this chic restaurant featuring a Balthazar-like interior as if straight out of the Keith McNally playbook. Back then, few places in Budapest offered this kind of casually hip bistro vibes. Déryné has managed to remain popular through these years, even as comparable restaurants have sprouted up on the other side of the Danube, often with lower price points.

The lunch and dinner menus skew French, featuring pricey bistro staples, including prime cuts of dry-aged Angus and Wagyu. Eggs benedict, shakshuka, and avocado toast are just a few of the exhaustive breakfast options along with an excellent bread and breakfast pastry lineup. A note of caution: Déryné's service staff can be too eager to upsell the most expensive dishes to customers.

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