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Olimpia

#305 of 2,406 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Contemporary, Fusion
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Alpar utca 5., Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 321 2805
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here years ago a few times, now we repeated the experience. The place is a bit noisy (bistro-like). It seems to be incredibly cheap, but the portions are quite small. For dinner you are just supposed to say a number, thus choosing the number of courses you want to have. Don't be afraid to have 5 or... More 

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Thank Katalin G
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many places in the capital of Hungary to have your lunch, but this is the best! All the courses are created with fantasy and sense. The waiters are friendly, they learn your whimsies very quickly. Try it!

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Thank Kutyafeju T
Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A kiszolgálás udvarias, az ételek rendkívül finomak, a hangulat csodás. A 7 fogasos vacsora az egész estet kitöltötte, bor párosítást kaptunk az ételek mellé es minden fogást egyesével felvezettek. A 7 fogás egyébként szigorúan véve elő- elő étellel, meg az extra fogásokkal és meglepetés plusz desszerttel 11 fogás volt es tökéletesen laktató. Ez a hely megéri a pénzét! I can... More 

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Thank sszandra
Gallizien, Austria
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The place call itself slow food restaurant - and that is the only truth about a place or rather a dirty hole in a basement in a not so pleasant part of Budapest. The service is truly slow, the waiters are obnoxious and their prices are estimated by the appearance of the clients. We, 8 people, went to Budapest on... More 

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2 Thank siegfried l
harommuskotalyoskft, Tulajdonos at Olimpia, responded to this review

Dear Mr " Siegfried I " We have never replied to the comments from the guest before, but the yours was very deeply outrageous and unjust so we can't ignore that! I'd like to remind you that the Hungarian Porche Club reserved table for 23 person and you with the 7 other people you mentioned were the PART of this... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been several times in this restaurant and all I can say it is far the best value / price restaurant in Budapest. They are keeping the level of service and food on the top class for long time now. It's been rated the restaurant of the year a couple of years back has a high rating in Gault &... More 

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Thank Csaba O
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had the seven course menu with wine pairings and it was totally worth the hype. The concept and the idea of ever changing menu is cool and it was nice add to the dinner that the waiters always explained us about each course and wines. Creative, interesting and delicious.

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1 Thank joonav2016
Budapest, Hungary
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The most tasty foods are here. Choose the 7 courses menü, and be happy! Every course has a special taste, and every course was PERFECT! Thanks for the chef!

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Thank Titcsalad
Slagelse, Denmark
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194 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Olimpia is a little out of the centre, not far from the Keleti (Eastern) railway station, a small souterrain locale in a less-than-posh neighbourhood. It has been running for several years under the same concept: there is no menu, and you can choose 4, 5, 6 or 7 courses. The blackboard indicates the day's raw materials but what is made... More 

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Thank GaborLeo
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Olimpia was recommended to us by a local friend from Budapest and the restaurant was absolutely outstanding! The food was exquisite with surprising elements and ingredients such as the Szechuan Button flower and Oyster leaf. Service was fantastic

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Thank Christina Tønde... B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

The menu card here was interesting and we had some different but very delicious food. We had 6 courses and 7 different wines. Attention with the wine menu, they only serve 0,5 dl pr glass, and we didn't think that was enough, so we recommend you order double pr person.

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1 Thank Trine pagaard M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 112
Cuisine
European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Contemporary, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alpar utca 5., Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 321 2805

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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