Welcome to Budapest!
The Shas Chevra Lubavitch Shul and the Budapest Yeshiva is located in the VI. district, Vasvári Pál utca 5. (off Király utca) in the courtyard (map). It is two blocks from the King's Hotel and a 15 minute walk from the Intercontinental Hotel or a 5 minute walk from the Kempinsky and Meridian Hotels.
When you arrive to Budapest, and you need directions, call our office and we'll direct you. Tel.: [+361] 268-0183.
Daf Yomi shiur (Hebrew)
Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat
Mincha Friday (in the winter only!) 12:30 PM at the Keren Ohr Chabad Israeli Shul.
There are also other Minyonim.
For a general list (in Hungarian) of Kosher products available in Budapest see here.
Cari mama pizzéria (VII., Kazincy utca 28., Tel.: [+361] 342-0231) has fresh kosher pizza, bread and some Cholov Yisreal milk products.
Fröhlich Cukrászda Pastry Shop (VII., Dob utca 22., Tel.: [+361] 266-1733, www.frohlich.hu) has fresh kosher traditional Hungarian and Jewish pastries, Parve and some are Cholov Yisreal. Store hours 9 am – 6 pm.
In the Jewish area there is the Carmel Restaurant, mostly meat dishes. It is a very nice place (VII., Kazincy utca 31., Tel. [+361] 322-1834, www.carmel.hu). You can also order meals in advance for Shabbos.
All of the above premises are certified Mehadrin Kosher by the Beth Din Tzedek of the Chareidi Communities of Budapest, Rav Boruch Oberlander Av Beth Din.
You could stay at the Queen's Court Hotel & Residence (VII., Dob utca 63., Tel.: [+36-1] 882-3003, firstname.lastname@example.org). Another place is the King's Hotel (VII., Nagydiófa utca 25-27., Tel.: [+36-1] 352-7675, email@example.com). The King's Hotel is a decent, 3 star hotel. The hotel is NOT kosher. The Restaurant next to the Hotel is also NOT kosher. Rooms cost around 60-90 Euro a night. Both hotels are in the Jewish area and have keys for Shabbos.
There is also a Youth Hostel: Marco Polo (VII., Nyar utca 6.) Tel.: [+361] 413-2555. Prices range between $15 and $30 per bed.
All of the above are very close to our Shul and Yeshiva.
There is a kosher shop which sells lots of products: milk, cheese, crackers, salads and more. It is located on VII., Dohány utca 36. and called Oblath Kóser Bolt (Tel: [+36] 70-632-2771 web: www.koserbolt.hu email: firstname.lastname@example.org), and is open every weekday.
There's another kosher shop located on VII. Wesselényi street 18. (Mobile: 06-70-932-836ö, E-mail: email@example.com).
At the above shops employees speak English and basic Hebrew.
Any woman that needs to use the Mikvah should order it one day in advance by Rebbetzin Batsheva Oberlander 06-20-9615-419. [If you are calling from out of the country: +36-20-9615-419.] You can also email her here.
The beautiful new Mikvah was built in 2005 by Chabad Lubavitch with the generous donations of Reb Avraham Borech Godinger and Reb Wolf Lefkowits from New York.
From the airport there is a Airport Minibus that for $7-8 takes you to any address in Budapest.
For a professional tour guide you may want to contact:
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Mailing address in the United States:
LUBAVITCH OF HUNGARY
531 Crown Street
Brooklyn, NY 11213