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Drum Cafe

Dob Utca 2, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 20 540 7422
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
Dob Utca 2, Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife went in for a quick bite to eat, prices are not really expensive but service was abysmal. specifically ordered 0.1 l wine but was given something twice as expensive, waiter constantly surround you for an uneasy experience. Paid at the end...More

Thank jack a
Reviewed 4 days ago

visited here on our last night,wish we had found the place earlier as it was the best meal we had on our trip.Needless to say it was absolutely packed out ,on a Monday evening, when most of the other places we looked at were quite...More

Thank knowlesduke
Reviewed 4 days ago

Final day of our tour of Budapest. Went to look around the Jewish quarter and stumbled across this restaurant. The menu looked extensive and was in Hungarian and English (relatively common in this city) ; with pictures to match. We ordered drinks which came quickly...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here twice as the food is so cheap. Less than £20/€20 for two people to have a course meal. Try the set menus. Beef, traditional or vegetarian. I recommend the cheese soup and the beef and dumplings. Small place but always busy just by...More

Thank Curlybetty
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although the restaurant was full of visitors, they were coming and leaving pretty fast. So we weren't waiting a lot for the next free place. The interior was nice, but very dirty. WC was also crappy, in urine and there were no handwashing soap. The...More

Thank Detochkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I passed by this Cafe by chance - just wandering around after visiting the Hungarian National Museum. The menu was posted outside the cafe and it was not only extensive, but had a vegetarian special 3 course menu! I looked around at the other cafes...More

1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hungarian food, abundant and around 1400 forint a dish. To come again! When coming for dinner expect a waiting line. We came back the day after for lunch and it was great!!

1  Thank Mirj_R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nipped in as we landed in Budapest. Lovely local food at a great price. I was on dry Jan and was very happy to see pints of Non Alcoholic beer along side the fantastic local beer too! I’m veggie and had a lot more options...More

1  Thank danidbolton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have Eaten here a few times and the food is great but on this visit I didn’t eat there . I asked if I could sit outside I was told no, even though there was plenty of tables and space . It’s absolutely stifling...More

1  Thank vanyalouise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fine, service was good, they brought food quickly. It was open even on 1st of January, we have to wait for 20 minutes.

Thank Mariam T
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
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Martin L
20 December 2017|
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Response from Heather O | Reviewed this property |
We found the food all very tasty, and none of it too dry. We generally arrived about 7pm, to a full establishment, but they found space for us, without us having to wait too long. To say generally bad, then why was it full... More
28 August 2017|
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Response from Martin L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but don't go, the place is awful
Heena T
8 July 2017|
Response from 15traveladdict9 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is very varied. Yes there are veggie options. I csn not speak Hungarian and your menu choices are helped by the waitor and pictures of the meals. I had potato and cheese dumplings in tomato saucewith walnuts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dob Utca 2, Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 20 540 7422
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