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A word from our chef...

Michelin starred Chef Akos Sarkozi from Budapest’s Borkonyha (Wine Kitchen) is renowned for his no-frills style cooking, stripping down heavy Hungarian dishes to their definitive flavours.


Borkonyha is a stylish Bistro in the heart of the City and only the third restaurant to receive a Michelin Star in Budapest. The cuisine is based on fresh, daily purchased ingredients and it’s dishes are described by the Michelin Guide as “well executed, with an elaborate modern style and subtle Hungarian influences”. 


“When I prepare a dish, I always think in terms of colours and vision. I aspire to show the beauty of food to my guests," says Sarkozi.


"I lead a kitchen with lots of flavours. However, if I had to define just one style I would say "free". By “free”, I mean that I do not like being put into a certain category. I get inspired by the gastronomy of Transylvania, but my dishes are infused with touches of influence from around the world, such as France, Italy or the Far East.”



Crispy duck liver, beetroot textures


Jerusalem artichoke cream soup, marinated rainbow trout


Fresh fish from Billingsgate Market, lentil, chorizo sauce


Deer fillet mignon, banana cake, celeriac


Cottage cheese mousse, yoghurt sponge, pear



- £59 per person -




All wines available at the pop up will be provided by fine wine specialist Zefino from St Albans

Built in to the historical tunnels under Waterloo Station next to London’s famous graffiti street, Leake Street, House of Vans is a multifaceted arts hub that champions creativity. Besides the café, the 3,000 sqm venue is home to an art gallery, a VansLab artist incubator space, cinema, live music venue, a bar, gifting suite and London’s first permanent indoor skatepark.


Diners will be seated on long tables in House of Van’s Industrial looking café with a view on the open style kitchen.



Arches 228 - 232 Station Approach Rd

Lambeth, London SE1 8SW, UK

The House of Vans

For 2 days only, chef Akos Sarkozi will take over the kitchen of one of London’s urban cool hotspots, The House of Vans.

Gift Certificates  

Looking for a nice present? Or would you just like to surprise someone with a great night out? Contact us to buy your dinner tickets in the form of a gift certificate.


Stefanie: +44 7711683698


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London meets ... Budapest

Michelin starred chef Akos Sarkozi from Wine Kitchen, Budapest

Fine dining pop up

3 - 4 February 2016

House of Vans

Starts at 7 pm

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