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Cafe Pierrot

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
District I / Buda
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Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 375 6971
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12:00 - 23:45
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:45
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Budapest, Hungary
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very good restaurant, they do traditional cuisine with a modern spin. The portions are normal (i.e. suitable for grown-ups), despite the very upscale location.

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Thank judit131
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband couldn't eat his meal because it was so salty. Manager was very nice about it and took it off the bill however if you are going to charge these prices everything should be perfect. Price of wine is outrageous especially for Hungarian wine. Next night we took number 16 bus to Pest for a greater selection of restaurants.Buda... More 

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Thank lorna k
Paris, France
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty poor quality of food. Very basic green salad, really nothing special, beef overcooked, ok desert. Very poor value for the high price.

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Thank Diana_Mangalagiu
wrocław, Poland
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice place with great food and good atmosphere. Very good and polite staff. Very good pork. Prices not to high taking in to account location and quality.

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Thank Bartlomiej Z
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We saved this restaurant up for our final night. The service was great, friendly with good gluten free knowledge including GF bread. There's a pianist and the food was delicious as was the wine. A good choice that didn't disappoint on the last night.

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Thank Ray H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Ate at Pierrot twice during our weeks trip to Budapest. Food, wine and service were excellent. Definitely one to make sure you visit and far exceeds other restaurants close by. Thank you.

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Thank markdcrobertson
Budapest, Hungary
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245 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Pierrot started as a cafe many years ago, during the communist era. It has developed and now it serves as a restaurant too. Not difficult to find and it irradiates a good ambiance. I visited the place with Norwegian friends and although the kitchen was officially closed, late in the evening, they were willing to help us with a good... More 

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Thank Peter Andras C
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Happy to be invited to this restaurant. There was one of the finest food I ever eaten. If you are on Buda castle, you have to visit this place.

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Thank Zdeněk B
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Found this place via our guide book and had a lovely meal. Both the chosen starters of vichyssoise and smoked salmon with diced fennel were very good. The salmon in particular was a lovely cut rather than the more normal thinly sliced. My wife had grilled pike perch which she said was delicious and I had what was described as... More 

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Thank sagatourist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Had a reservation there for 2 on a Thursday night and everything was near perfect we had a lovely waitress that sold us one of the best wines that I have tasted the only thing that drags the meal down to 4 stars was that I ordered pork chops and got 3 which was fine but one out of those... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 375 6971

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District I / Buda

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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 events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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