Kids activities / Kids corner
Ugripark Gy0r

Great indoor play park for kids/adults from age 0 with a small shop for warm meals / snacks / coffee.
Birthday parties for kids can also be arranged there.

Address:Győr, Csipkegyári út 11, 9025

Website:Ugripark website

Opening hours:  mon-fri 10-19, sat-sun 10-20

Bakonyi Adventure Park, Veszprem / Balaton

Great park for climbing, ziplines, balancing, later tag, trampoline, megazipline, go cart, jetski, water ball ++++++.
A fun place for the whole family! Even have accommodation with cabins/bungalows and small apartments, so this can be a nice weekend trip.

Address:Kislőd, Kislőd, Vashámor, 8446

Website: Website Kalandpark


Babysitting service – Zsófia Gerlei

Phone number: +36 20 474 44 59


Zsófia has spent a few summers in the US as camp counselor at overnight camps for 5-16 year old kids. She has a college degree in sports management and has previous experience in training handball youth teams. She is available days, nights, weekends.

Toys and costumes – REGIO Játékáruház Győr

Phone number: +36 96 315 451



Toystore chain in Hungary with locations in Győr and lots of other towns. Opening hours: Mon-Sat 0900-1900, Sun 0900-1700

Kata Hermann – Babysitter

A reliable woman who can look after children in your own house.

Price: 1500 ft per hour

Telephone: +36 20 2517 009


Kópé Vár

A place with fun activities for kids. Follow their Facebook page for current updates and information.

Address: 8500 Pápa, Zárda utca 5/B

Phone: +36 89 313 329



Things to do
World Heritage Site – Tokaj Wine Region

Hungary has eight locations on the World Heritage List, this is one of them: Tokaj-Hegyalja is a historic wine region located in North-Eastern Hungary. The region consists of 28 villages and 7000 hectares of classified vineyards. It is the home of the world famous wine Tokaji Aszú, which French King Louis XIV called the ‘king of wines and the wine of kings’.

Ugripark Gy0r
Great indoor play park for kids/adults from age 0 with a small shop for warm meals / snacks / coffee.

Birthday parties for kids can also be arranged there.
Address:Győr, Csipkegyári út 11, 9025
Website:Ugripark website
Opening hours:  mon-fri 10-19, sat-sun 10-20

Adventure Island – Élmény Sziget
Address: Győr, Nagysándor József u. 31, 1st floor of ETO Park shopping center
Phone number: +36 96 815 907

Indoor playground for kids combined with beauty salon and fitness center for parents. Rooms can be rented for birthday parties. Opening hours: Mon-Sat 1000-2000, Sun 1000-1800

Novohrad-Nógrád Geopark
Address: Eresztvényi út 6., 3100 Salgótarján
Phone number: +36 32 423 303

The Novohrad-Nógrád Geopark is the firt geopark of Hungary and Slovakia which is also from the beginning the world’s first transboundary Geopark as well.

Balaton Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Address: 8237 Tihany, Rév utca 3. c/o Club Tihany
Phone number: +36 30 7019317

With SUP lessons, SUP yoga and SUP tours of Balaton, this paddleboarding company is sure to provide an enjoyable lake activity for the whole family. Check their website for rental rates and scheduled activites or just show up to spend an hour or two paddling on beautiful Balaton!

Veszprem Zoo

Big and modern Zoo for kids in all ages just 40 minutes away from Pápa.
A couple of 
restaurants inside the park, and stores to by furry animals ++.
Most of the animals are inside during winter season, so best time to visit is april-october
For further information check their :website



Baricska Csarda -Balatonfüred

Address: Baricska dulo/d/l, Balatonfured 8230, Hungary

Phone number: +36 87 950 738
Opening hours: mon-sun 12:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Sparhelt Bisztró – Balatonfüred

Address: Balatonfüred, Szent István tér 7.

Phone number: +36 70 639 9944

E-mail adress:

Opening hours: Mon-Tue CLOSED, Wed-Sun 1200-2200



Echo Etterem – Tihany 

Address:Tihany, Viszhang domb 23., 8237

Phone number: +36 70 946  6687

Website:Echo Etterem website

Amazing restaurant with one of the best views over lake Balaton, could be busy during summer season.

IKON Restaurant and Lounge – Debrecen

Address: Debrecen, Piac utca 23, 4025

Phone number: + 36 30 555 7766

E-mail address:



Kistücsök Restaurant – Balatonszemes

Address: Balatonszemes, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky utca 25, 8636

Phone number: +36 84 360 133

E-mail address:



Márga Bisztró – Csopak

Address: Csopak, Szitahegyi utca 28, 8229

Phone number: +36 20 928 1181



Pannonhalma – Viator
“one of Hungarys finest restaurants”


Kreinbacher Birtok – Somloi

Note: Very modern winery with restaurant and hotel at the same location.
Should reservate table by e-mail or phone in advance. Can also do wine-tastings and has 15 hotel rooms.


Somló hegy, PO box 3

H-8481 Somlóvásárhely

Phone number:+36-88-516-250


Website:Kreinbacher website

La Riva Ristorante

Address: Balatonfüred, Zákonyi Ferenc u. 4


Phone number: +36 20 391 40 39

A good Italian restaurant next to the boulevard directly at the lake side in Balatonfüred.

Zabhegyező Gastro Lounge

Address:Kossuth Lajos utca 12.

Phone number:(70) 775 7500

Opened in 2017.  Street food menu, and great sweet potato fries. English speaking staff.

Coffee to go – Café Mug – Pápa

Address: 8500 Pápa, Rákóczi Ferenc u. 8


A fun little café in the town center, open from 0700 until 1800.

Vitafit Étterem és Kávézó – Pápa

Address: 8500 Papa Kossuth Lajos u. 18

Phone #: +36 07 711 1818


Hours: Monday – Thursday 0800 – 2200

Saturday 0800 – 2300

Sunday 1000 – 2200

Online delivery and table reservations for parties

Kiss Étterem – Pápa

Address: 8500 Papa Celli ut 88 A


Phone #:  + 89 313 090; + 30 247 3912

Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 1100 – 21:00

Friday and Saturday 1100 – 22:00

Have free Wi-Fi and also do catering. Garlic Soup is very tasty!

Villa Classica Hotel and Restaurant – Pápa

Address: 8500 Papa Bástya u. 1


Phone #: +36 89 512 200

Hours: Monday – Saturday 1130 – 2200

Sunday 1130 – 1500

Lobby bar and terrace: 0800 – 2200 Daily

Buffet Breakfast Hours:

Monday – Friday 0700 – 1000

Saturday & Sunday 0800 – 1000

Free Wi-Fi and are equipped to do a variety of events

Gólyafészek Vendéglő – Étterem (The Stork’s Nest) – Pápa

Address: 8500 Papa Jókai Mór u 45

Phone #: 89 313 850


Hours: Monday – Saturday 1100 – 2200

Big portions and great food. Try their goulash

KeBap & Pizza House – Pápa

Address: 8500 Papa Jókai u. 27


Phone#: +36 70 559 0557

Hours: Monday – Thursday 1000 – 2200

Friday & Saturday 1000 – 2300

Sunday 1300 – 2200

Home Delivery Hours

Monday – Thursday 1000 -2200

Friday & Saturday 1000 – 2300

Sunday 1300 – 2200


Jack’s Kitchen – Pápa

Address: Papa, Fo ter 12, 8500

Hours: Monday thru Thursday: 10:30am-9:30pm, Friday and Saturday: 10:30am-12:00am and Sunday: 12:30pm-9:30pm

Phone: (30) 997 0224


Eat in or delivery available

Intro Restuarant – Pápa

Address: Papa, Kossuth Lajos Utca 22, 8500

Phone: 06-89/310-320

  • Hours: Sunday thru Thursday: 10:00am-10:00pm, Friday and Saturday: 10:00am-12:00am


Great food and drinks. Cozy and Casual.

Judo for kids – Preschool/Kindergarten age


Every Thursday at 16:45 (except on Hungarian school vacations) there is a judo class for children at preschool/kindergarten in the school located at the corner of Ferenc Erkel street and Mézeskalács street. You don’t have to register in advance, you can just go and let your child try it once or twice. After that you will have to commit and pay a monthly fee. Instructions are in Hungarian, but kids will understand what they are meant to do even without the language knowledge.


Diamond fitness centrum, Pápa

Offers classes different classes: Zumba, spinning, aerobic, body-fitness ++.

Also have a work out gym with manuals, treadmills and other machines.

They only accept cash, and one class is around 700 HUF.

They dont have a website, so they easiest thing to check their schedule for classes, is to physically go and take a photo of their schedule which is at the front desk.

Opening hours is 0700-2200 mon-sun, and the address is : Csáky László u. 12/a 8500 Pápa.

Wakeboard Fun Park, Győr

Opening Hours in the summer: 1000-2000 (may be closed due to bad weather)


Cost: To enter the lake/park your car, 600HUF for adults, 400HUF for kids. To ride you have to buy a separate ticket for 5000 HUF/2 hours


Address: 9000 Győr, M1 Highway Ikrény exit


Close to Győr, at Ikrény (you see it from the highway on your left side when you drive to Vienna), there is a small lake with a nice beach, a wake boarding-cable and a small buffet. The Buffet serves drinks, warm sandwiches, ice-cream, snacks etc.


If you would like to try out wakeboarding, it is best to arrive in the morning, since the cable is running at a lower speed from 10:00 to 12:00 (to make it easier for beginners).


The ticket is bought in the wake-shop (where they also sell boards, life wests etc). The 5000 HUF includes rent of basic board, life west and basic instructions. A helmet is necessary if you want to use the jumps and obstacles.


The owners, Csaba and Judit speak some English.


Iron Gym

Adress: Veszprémi utca 43, Papa


Phone number: (89) 830 081

Monday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Beauty and Relaxation
Naturopathy therapist – Nagyné Orsolya
Address: Rákóczi utca 36
Phone: +36 20 932 0050
Price: 4000 HUF/45 mins
Languages: Hungarian, English


Sports masseur – László Takács
Official massage therapist of the Pápa football team
Phone: +36 70 611 5453

Swedish Deluxe and Spa Massage, Therapy massage
Phone number: +36 20 953 3200
Languages: Hungarian, English
Cost: 6000 HUF/60 mins

Waxing, facials, other beauty treatments – Szépségpatika
Location: 8500 Pápa, across the parking lot from the Villa Classica
Phone number: +36 89 315 366
Languages: Hungarian, some English

Massage salon – Diamond Fitness Wellness Club

Address: 8500 Pápa, Csáky László utca 12A
Phone number: +36 30 769 2117 or +36 89 510 990

Canadian board certified massage therapist. Other services: Reflexology/feet and hand massages. Swedish/lymph massage, Cellulite reduction. Ear candling and Health counselling. English speaking therapist.


Around the house
Knife Sharpener – András Horváth
Location: at the corner of Tókert utca and Beke József utca, at the roundabout of the small SPAR. There is a green board on the gate.
Phone number: +36 20 341 38 64
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1200 and 1300-1700, Sat 0900-1200

Tip Top (carpet cleaning)
Kopja utca 1, Pápa (Close to QSI)
Opening hours Mo-Fr, 6-14 (6am-2pm)

Leave carpets any day. But, they send them away for washing Wednesday mornings and you can get them back a week after earliest on Thursday morning.
(Updated 6.April 2018)

Home improvement – Praktiker

Address: 9024 Győr, Szent Imre út 55 or 8000 Székesfehérvár, Balatoni út 44-46

Home improvement, gardening, pet supply, farming service. Webshop also available.

Engraved glass or metal

At the “Órás”-store opposite Travel Mania on the walking street, this watchmaker can also engrave glass or metal. He’s got finished products for sale, but can also engrave anything written or a picture you’d like on any glass or metal of your choice.

Couch Repair – Pongracz Erno
Phone: (+36) 30-540-7429

“This is the guy that repaired our sofa. The fabric underneath the cushion was severely torn and one of the arms was broken – he repaired both. Fast, quality service, great prices. Please feel free to share his info. He speaks little to no English, but his work was superb.”

Kárpitos (Changing fabrics on both in and outdoor furniture)

‭Phone number: +36 70 221 9864‬
Vehicles and Transportation

Airport Shuttle – Mia Transzfer Kft
Address: 9026 Győr, Malomsoksétány 51
Phone number: +36 96 331 044 or +36 30 608 2812

English is spoken!

Taxi’s –

Attila Kiss
Phone number: +36 70 360 5219

24 hr taxi service in and around Pápa

Tibor– +36 20 412 0114

Airport Shuttle – Bálint Kiss

Phone number: ‭+36 30 554 3665
English speaking and great vehicles with good standard.

SkyFly Travel
E-mail for booking:
Phone Number (24h): +36 30 5543838

English speaking transport firm in Györ that drives from Pápa and out


Dry Cleaner – Organa
Address: Pápa, 29 Kossuth Lajos utca – (Google maps link) On the walking street close to Adidas
Opening Hours:

Dry Cleaner – Baboth Istvan
Address: Pápa, Kopja u. 1 – Right next to QSI. It has been reported that they can clean carpets as well. 

Cobbler (Shoe repair) – Kaufman Uzlethaz
Address: Pápa, 7 Kozep utca (Google maps link)

Turn right out of the movie theater, take the next left, and it’s about 2/3 of the way down the block on your left. It’s a hardware store, but they have shoe repair services as well. One man there spoke some English when I visited in April 2017.

Seamstress – Mónika Pinter
Address: Pápa, Korona St. – “Leave the Villa Classica and take the third exit (turning left) out of the crown roundabout onto Korona Utca. The road will curve to the left after maybe half a mile. Her shop is on the left side as you go around the curve. There may be dresses in the window.”
Phone: (+36) 70-364-3188 or Email: 


Reliable Pet Sitters

All information can be found at


Pet, fish and reptile store – Zierfisch Zentrum Austria Vienna

Address: A-1130 Vienna, Fichtnergasse 12 (at Schönbrunn Castle)

Phone number: +43 1 879 59 79


Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 1000-1800, Sat 1000-1700, in July and August 1000-1500

Austria’s largest aquarium and reptile speciality store. Ca. 400 fish tanks with about 2000 different fish. Own breading discus, aquarium planning and designing, wide range of fish tanks to buy, decoration, water plants, accessories and lots of other stuff.


Pet Store – Vuk Állateledel

Address: 8500 Pápa, Ötödik utca 58 (next to the vet on the corner)

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 0930-1330 and 1400-1800

Dog Groomer,

Kobold Kutyakozmetika
Anita Biró
Szladik János utca 27, Pápa
‭+36 30 500 9414‬


Animal Shelter

Pápai Humán Állatvédő Egyesület(Pápa Humanitarian Association of Animal Protection)


Telephone: +3630 5770234


If you have a lost pet, or you have found an animal, you can call the Association on the above phone number.

Vet – Dr. Attila Lázár (English speaking)

Address: 8500 Pápa, Fiumei u. 11/A

Telephone: +36 30 946 0894

Website: (Hungarian)

Consulting hours: Mon-Fri 1000-1200 and 1600-1800


Pápa Vet – Dr. Lennart Lambert (English speaking)

Address: Veszpremi utca. 40, 8500 Pápa

Opening hours: 9-11 AM, 4-6 PM

You dont need to book an appointment before heading over.


Vet – Dr. Miklós Bujáky

Address: 8500, Pápa, Vásár u. 12-14

Telephone: +36 30 939 3272

Website: (Hungarian)

Consulting hours: Mon-Tue 1700-1900 and Wed-Fri 1800-1900


Vet – Dr Lajos Gulyás

Address: 8500 Pápa, Batthyány u. 28

Telephone: +36 30 348 2799


Vet – Dr. Péter Király

Address: 8500 Pápa, Meggyes u. 12

Telephone: +36 89 320 496


Vet – Dr. Jenő Kovács (German speaking)

Address: 8500 Pápa, Gyurátz F. u. 16

Telephone: +36 30 939 3211

Consulting hours: Mon-Fri 1600-1800 and Sat-Sun 1730-1800


Vet – Dr. Attila Lukács

Address: 8500 Pápa, Batthyány u. 28

Telephone: +36 30 947 5397

Consulting hours: Mon-Fri 1600-1900 and Sat 0900-1100


Kata Hermann – dog sitter

A reliable woman who looks after your dog in her own home. She prefers smaller dogs.

Price: 2500 ft per day

Telephone number: +36 20 2517 009



Dog sitting and dog cosmetics – EBLAND Panzió

Address: Győrújbarát, 9081, about 1 km after leaving the town, on the right side of the road.

Telephone number: Dóra Albecker +36 30 910 44 21


Cosmetics: +36 30 627 39 12


DIY and Hobbies
Arts and crafts – Kreatív Hobby Győr
Address: 9025 Győr, Pálffy út 4

General arts and crafts store in Győr with a webshop.

Arts & Crafts Pápa 

Major utca 16, Pápa

Curtains and fabrics, home textile – Függöny-Méteráru-Lakástextil

Address: 8500 Pápa, Deák Ferenc utca 1.

Office & School Supplies

Celli ut 57, Pápa

CRAFTMAKERS Around the Area
Egg painter, folk artist – Ildikó Bakó
Address: 8541 Takácsi, Vörösmarty u. 13
Phone number: +36 20 938 0919
Website: or

Ildikó received the title ‘Knight of Hungarian Culture’ in 2008 for her contributions to preserve the knowledge about her traditional methods of egg etching. She is best known for her egg etching but also makes Christmas ornaments from natural materials such as nut shells, poppy seed pods and pine cones.


Framing – Józsefné Végh and József Végh
Address: 8500 Pápa, Március 15 tér 11
Phone number: +36 89 313 935
Languages: Hungarian, German

This couple does not speak English, but they are very friendly, helpful, and will work hard to find the framing you want.
Shop is to the right of the Blue Dye Museum and across the street from the Reformed Church.
They also restore antique frames with the methods of the period.


Engraved glass or metal

At the “Órás” store opposite Travel Mania on the walking street, this watchmaker can also engrave glass or metal. He’s got finished products for sale, but can also engrave anything written or a picture you’d like on any glass or metal of your choice.

Movie Theaters
Papa – Petofi Mozi 
Address: 8500 Papa, Deak Ferenc u. 8


Tips: Papa’s theater on the walking street has occasional movies in English with Hungarian subtitles. Tickets for a regular movie are 1100 HUF. For 3D movies, you must buy the glasses for an additional fee. Buy them once and bring them to future movies to save a little cash!


Gyor – Cinema City 
Address: 9023 Gyor, Plaza, Vasvari Pal u. 1

How to find movies in English: The easiest way is to scroll down the homepage to the “Quick Booking” box on the right side of the page. Select “CC Gyor” and the movie you hope to see. Then, the “Select Category” button will display options; choose “2D with subtitles” for the movie in English with Hungarian subtitles. (If that option is not displayed, the movie will only be in dubbed Hungarian).

Tips: The theater is inside a shopping mall which has a paid parking lot. Be sure to get your parking ticket validated at the movie theater ticket desk just before you leave the mall (and then don’t waste time exiting, as the validation times out within 15 or 20 minutes).

Budapest – Cinema City (Multiple locations in shopping malls)


ALLEE (Buda) – 1117 Budapest, Allee bevasarlokozpont, Oktober huzsonharmadika ut. 8-10

ARENA (Pest) – (IMAX) 1087 Budapest, Arena Plaza bevasarlokozpont, Kerepesi ut. 9

WESTEND (Pest) – 1069 Budapest, WestEnd City Center, Vaci u. 1-3

How to find movies in English: The easiest way is to scroll down the homepage to the “Quick Booking” box on the right side of the page. Select the theater you hope to visit and then movie you hope to see. Then, the “Select Category” button will display options; choose “2D with subtitles” for the movie in English with Hungarian subtitles. (If that option is not displayed, the movie will only be in Hungarian). If it’s not showing in English at the theater you’ve selected, try a different theater.


Food and Drinks
See our “Papa Grocery Guide” geared to help newcomers learn their way around the grocery stores of Papa.

Wilkinson’s British Sausage – Budapest

High quality sausage and meats in Budapest for home delivery. Made in Hungary in a state of the art facility, with grade A pork and a meat content of 85%. It is made fresh to order and delivered straight to your door. Also South American beef, New Zealand lamb and whole turkeys. Will deliver to Papa if a large enough quantity is ordered.

Culinaris – Budapest

Fine food and spices available at three Budapest locations, as well as in a webshop on their site. It has an English platform, so buy away! 🙂

Ázsia Bt. – Budapest

This is a huge store full of Asian gastro accessories, spices, kitchen appliances, food items. They have a webshop on their site. Unfortunately it is only in Hungarian, but it’s worth checking it out or dropping by when you are in Budapest, as they have a very wide variety available.

Polcz Speciál

This is a food delivery company. They make delicious meals without any additives, packaged in a way that you can keep the meals on your shelves for a couple of weeks without it going bad. The website is only in Hungarian, but it’s worth giving it a try with a Hungarian friend or a translation device.

Biological meat – Telekosár
Address: Pápa, Széchenyi utca 6
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 0730-1700, Sat-Sun 0800-1200

The store is specialized in selling smoked bio meat products, Hungarian buffalo salami, Hungarian grez cattle sausage and Hungarian mangalica (wooly pig) products, premium pálinka

Húsbolt – Pápa
Address: Pápa, Szabadság utca 1

This is a meat shop right next to the small Spar and the market place in Pápa, it sells a wide variety of fresh and frozen meat, as well as packaged goods, some spices, etc.

Address: Jókai Mór utca 57, Pápa

A grocery store with various types of non-food products as well. Vegetables and fruits are usually fresh and there are good options to choose from. Twice every week (Mondays and Thursdays) they change their offers, you can always see the current ones on their website.

Address: Celli út 92, Pápa

The well-known chain has a store in Pápa, you can check their current offers on their website.

Interspar / Spar
Address: Celli út 21, Pápa / Szabadság utca 1, Pápa

A grocery strore with various non-food items as well.