Simple food right next to the Danube!
Vasmacska Terasz, which means translated Anchor, is a very new restaurant in Budapest or to be precise in Budafok (A part of the 11th district) directly next to the Danube. It mainly attracts cyclists who are heading to the South or from the South into the city center along the Danube due to the perfect location in between the cycling way and the river.
You will not get “Haute Cuisine” here but I think that is not what people expect when they pop in. Basically Vasmacska Terasz in Budapest is a self service restaurant with prepared food such as Pörkölt or different soups, different types of chicken meat and the obligatory rantott hús which is a Schnitzel made from pork. Additionally to the prepared food you can get fresh fried fish such as Trout or Hake. This fresh frying of fish is very popular in Hungary, you can get it in many places such as Romai Part or all over Lake Balaton. Unfortunately I must say that the fish in Vasmacska Terasz is not one of the best I have eaten so far, to express it friendly. The trout was overcooked thus dry and very salty on top of that. The steak potatoes I had next to it were dry and almost cold which is a result of laying around for too long I guess.
Despite the fact that the food is not too good (at least the fish) the place is absolutely perfect for children, sports enthusiasts and the mentioned drop in cyclists. You find a large outside area with a lot of tables, beamer with live sports running and a clean and fairly nice inside part to enjoy your food and drinks. There is also a large playground outside with slides and sand pits which makes Vasmacska in Budapest very children friendly.
If you are staying in Budapest city center you might not want to go to the suburbs just to have a lunch or dinner in Vasmacska as it simply is not that amazing to make a long way to get there. But if you happen to be around for example by bike than pop in and grab a beer and enjoy the view on the Danube.
Vasmacska Terasz Budapest Information
Address: Fékező u. 1., Budafok, 1222 Budapest
Tel.: +36 30 413 4334
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