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Halaszbastya Restaurant

) #42 of 2,466 Restaurants in Budapest $$$$, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Eastern European
Halaszbastya | Eszaki Hiradastorony, Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 6935
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Halaszbastya | Eszaki Hiradastorony, Budapest 1015, Hungary
Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a really high level cuisine. the portions are not big - but they don't have to be. This is an experience and I really enjoyed it. I had a nice romantic dinner with my boyfriend. We were seated next to the window but...More

1  Thank Anastasiya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ask for the best table with the best view ( the one with the balcony) & if available you'll get it. I asked, got it and loved it. The restaurant is expensive, but the view is already worth half the price of the bill. The...More

1  Thank Boris_2716
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of my month long travel in eastern europe, this is the only one i decided to write review on due to such an interesting experience. Firstly, whilst the restaurant advertise itself as fine dining restaurant, its not. It's a high end bistro type food...More

1  Thank Andy_H8603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with friends celebrating a major anniversary. Great ambiance, lovely surroundings, superb vew and excellent food, though relatively expensive.

Thank BarryC2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a super restaurant with excellent food, however be aware of smaller than expected portions! Nonetheless a marvellous setting with wonderful views over the Danube. Staff were super efficient and musicians gave that extra bit of feeling special. Must "go to" place if you have...More

Thank Mr F T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was OK although the portions were small as usually in fine dining restaurants. The biggest surprise came in the bill: two separate service charges were added, which were in total 14000 HUF! They expained that the other one was for the drinks and...More

5  Thank Kari T
Reviewed 15 April 2017

After a 12km walk through Budapest and visiting the Citadel we decided to pop into this place spontaneously. Admittedly underdressed, we were nevertheless welcomed professionally and seated next to the window with a nice view over the Danube and Houses of Parliament. We had champagne,...More

Thank DrSpaceBoy
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Had dinner with 3 other couples at this location, food and drinks were great but the view was the best part. We arrived and hour before sunset and watched the Danube light up!

Thank blanchardbw
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food and service. Wonderful view os the Danube and the beautiful buildings in Pest. Highly recommended

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

How is this restaurant not in the top 5 in Budapest, just stunning. Not cheap but the style location , atmosphere and staff, faultless. 3hour extravaganza of food, wine and discussion. There are times when 5 is not high enough a score, a must try...More

Thank Crock69
District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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Helen W
Hello My husband and I will be in Budapest for our wedding anniversary this year in August. Would you recommend as a place to have dinner? Where should we request to sit? Many thanks
28 February 2017|
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Response from Paige B | Reviewed this property |
It's a must for a special occasion, seat next to the window. If you ask in advance they will accommodate it. Also say it's a special day for you both and they should play the violin and sing for you. Best experience we had... More
Is it 'formal dress code'? Or smart casual?
6 February 2017|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual. The Team are very understanding and whilst it is a very nice restaurant smart casual is the order of the day. I wore smart slacks and open shirt. Took a jacket but this came off as soon as we went in. My wife... More
You state that the restaurant accepts credit cards. I thought that I read somewhere that they only accept cash. Can you clarify?
16 January 2017|
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Response from soph1919 | Reviewed this property |
Used our UK visa debit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 32 - USD 84
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halaszbastya | Eszaki Hiradastorony, Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 6935
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The Halaszbastya Restaurant is not just a restaurant, but an atmosphere, an expression of feeling which is much more complicated to describe than to try out and become a party to the miracle... Thanks to the elegant, neo-Romanesque styled internal space and the well-trained hospitability team the Halaszbastya Restaurant impress their guests with not only its beauty but warm atmosphere as well. Margareta Terrace is the uppermost terrace of the Restaurant with gorgeous panorama. We offer hot drinks in winter time and ice-cold refreshers during the summer heat, while the Danube Terrace, - which is in line with the Danube -, we offer hot and cold dishes from spring to autumn. An excellent venue with wonderful panorama of Budapest and intimate live music provides an unforgettable experience for our guests.The gastronomic style of The Halaszbastya Restaurant: innovative kitchen. We regard it as a challenge to participate in revive the most beautiful tradition of the Hungarian kitchen, and familiarize our typical flavours with our visitors. We paid especial respect to set up our wine selection highlighted Hungarian wines from reputed regions and offer prominent wines from abroad as well. Our sommeliers guide through more than 150 sort of list and recommendations help our guests to choose the best for excellent courses, their mood and gusto.