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Darband Restaurant

$$ - $$$
District V / Inner City
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Szemere utca 22, Budapest 1054, Hungary
+36 1 798 6642
11:00 - 22:00
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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Average place. The staff is nice. No vegetarian dishes. Credit cards accepted, service fee is included in the price.

Thank TomziEmilCs
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect Persian experience, amazing delicious food, from starters to deserts. The waitresses are super friendly and the cook is professional. We visited there 2 times during our visit to Budapest and were extremely satisfied with our experience. The price is also very good considering quality of the food. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Sarah A
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Iranian Food, can be very good. But this Place was no good! The location, furnutre, hygine, was low-class. The webpage was fancy. But no live musice at all. Food: I orderd a classice kabab soltani- very disappointed. Dogh: too little yougert and no option With bobles.

Thank vahedi
Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

been here many times now and always walked away completely satisfied. centrally located, great service, food excellent, what else do you need? recommend the lamb chops and the special tea. a must try if you're into persian food.

Thank DrBrox
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fantastic Persian good experience, with superb delicious food, from starters to deserts, with nice service. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Boti k
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The foods were great. Kababs were tasty. The lemonade mint drink was exactly what I looked for a long time. The place is decorated with Iranian symbols and pictures. In total I recommend here to anybody.

Thank Ahmadreza M
Kathmandu, Nepal
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Juicy, succulent kebab & fragrant rice meals are highlights. Haven't met anybody who isn't impressed by the food here. Wait staff is really accommodating & patient. 15 minutes walk from Margit island.

Thank ShaiSharma
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I walk past this place on the way to and from our holiday apt. Decided to try it one evening and were not disappointed. The food, the service and the price were all excellent. We highly recommended this little gem!!!

Thank SailinginSoton
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed near by and searched trip advisor for the closest restaurant that served Hungarian food. It was bloody delicious! The service was excellent. Food was prompt. Great atmosphere!

Thank Ally_Smith1984
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on a weekday lunch hour and had a relaxing, delicious authentic Persian meal. The dishes were fresh, tasty and served by a friendly staff. If you are a fan of Persian food, you will not be disappointed. Even the doogh is perfect. I had Zereshk polo it was very good. There rice was a bit dry, but overall,... More 

Thank blam2020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Szemere utca 22, Budapest 1054, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 798 6642
In the heart of the city easily accessible by public transportation in a warm charismatic place.Darband restaurant is a Persian restaurant with the real taste of Persian luxurious food in Budapest .Our menu consists of many different delicious Kebabs and stews appreciated by all kinds of tastes and nationalities.We are also proud to be the founder of the first Iranian blues & Rock Music groups and workshops in Hungary!Every Friday night we perform Open buffet with Persian/English live music with our Professional Musical band with absolutely ear-catching music.Darband restaurant welcomes you in advance with our hospitable staff and delicious, not forgettable luxurious Persian food!

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Staying in District V / Inner City

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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