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Chess Restaurant

Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 1 882 3080
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Reviewed today

We made a booking for Friday night but the place was very quiet, apart from a girl singing. As we where staying in the hotel we took advantage of the voucher given to us and had four courses one with wine one without. The food...More

Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed here for dinner and had a great time at Chess. The food is unbelievable. Finally I tried the traditional hungarian soup, Goulash and was very good. The service was stunning and the decor was absolutely fantastic!

Thank hugoduboisy92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. We have chosen to visit Chess based on our local friend's recommendation! The food arrived quickly and was delicious. They have a very good selection of hungarian wines. There was also live jazz music by a lady and it made our night...More

Thank lucsim3366
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Budapest last week and had a lovely time in Chess Restaurant. I tried the free-range chicken breast with corn textures for dinner and left highly satisfied. The staff was also friendly and attentive

Thank adehn72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were glad to find this lovely restaurant close to the main road. The food was delicious. The atmosphere of the restaurant was cozy I bet it was renovated a not long ago. The menu was simple but well presented. The waiter was very friendly...More

Thank elizabeth32nk
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Every EUR we spent definitely worth it. The food tasted really great. The staff was very professional and well prepared. The live Jazz music was amazing during the dinner. A must try place if you visit Budapest.

Thank thcook1112
Reviewed 12 January 2018

it is an amazing restaurant. The waitress was so kind and welcoming. The food was delicious . We had a traditional hungarian goulash and a steak. The wine was very good as well. Don't miss out!

Thank emuller88x
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Fantastic service and carefully prepared dishes with beautiful presentation. The service was fantastic as well. Our waitress was very helpful and polite. We ordered a mushroom soup and crispy pork belly with a good red wine.The food was just amazing. If you want to try...More

Thank liambyrne321s
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Beautiful restaurant, top class. The food, drinks and the atmosphere are fantastic. The service was excellent. We came for an early dinner and had no trouble getting a table. We had a very good beetroot risotto and a mushroom soup. The wine which was offered...More

Thank aatylor72x
Reviewed 15 December 2017

They don't have heating under the hot food. Freezing cold frankfurters and egg. I asked for an English breakfast teabag and told none left. No effort made to look for another one as the person in front of me took the last one. Toast and...More

Thank mrsriley
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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Questions & Answers
Kamelia S
22 January 2018|
Response from AttilaVR | Property representative |
Dear Kamelia, Yes we serve in the restaurant. The breakfast is buffet, 7h-11h The dinner is a la carte. Best regards, Chess restaurant
18 January 2018|
Response from Ralph P | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any sign of a chess board there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 882 3080
  • E-mail
Italian –French-Hungarian Bistro cuisineTradition & Evolution Our Executive Chef, Levente Kovacs thinks this way about our cuisine:“The youthful and modern bistro cuisine is my world, it can renew day by day, it combines the gastronomic ‘lifestyle’ of different places in the world, even on one plate, in a way that, I don't use hundreds of spices with each other, but I’m trying to create exciting contrasts. I do a kind of kitchen minimal-design because simple can be great also. It causes difficulties sometimes for me to not to put all my ideas into one dish. I’m trying to use the raw materials as they were given to me by nature itself, changing only as much as I need. And then we get to a point, where simple is not so simple anymore. Ease and great tasting harmony in life, in the kitchen and on the plate.Simple is hard. Enjoy!”What else can we say? The Chess Restaurant is an intimate place in black and white, absolutely a place to get together frequently, where You can try new dishes day by day with it’s always renewing kitchen creativity, served simply and clearly.The Chess Restaurant opened, it’s Your move now!
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