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Olimpia

#292 of 2,425 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Alpar utca 5., Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 321 2805
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12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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London
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this place sort of last minute as none of the Michelin star restaurants were available and it looked like a great substitute option. We were not disappointed, the food was exquisite at this place. The menu is a surprise and changes daily based on what's available freshly on the market that day. We opted for the 7 course... More 

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Thank Anna A
Budapest, Hungary
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and professional staff! The food is amazing, the vine list is unique. Food raw materials are selected from the best hungarian and international manufacturers. At lunch-time recommended reserve a table,

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Thank szlavikj2016
Budapest, Hungary
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164 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are clear cons and pros for Olimpia, but the latter easily outweigh the former. The restaurant is located further from the inner districts, in a not so nice neighbourhood but still it's not so difficult to get here. The place itself is not very promising either, located in a 'basement", with no decoration, feels like a Chinese buffet. However,... More 

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Thank GNorbi
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

3 fogás, vízzel, kávéval, borravalóval kb. 5000 ft/fő, de az ételek minősége és változatossága simán Michelin-csillagot érdemelne. A 3-course lunch chosen from the chalkboard with a sparkling water, coffee and tip should be around 5000 ft. You will get a Michelin-star quality for that price i bet you.

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Thank Andras S
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 15 November 2016

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
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 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 31 October 2016

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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17 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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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
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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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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