Budapest Restaurant Guide

Some of the most romantic memories you can create with your escort are at cozy restaurants, and ambiance is foremost when it comes to choosing a restaurant. Good food, great locations and lighting makes the atmosphere of any restaurant attractive.

Most restaurants create interesting lighting features like, twinkle lights, torches and fire-pits. It’s always romantic to eat outside under the stars. Music always adds ambiance to a romantic dinner date.

The selections we have gathered here can really impress a date:

Halászbástya Restaurant

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The Halaszbastya or Fisherman’s Bastion restaurant can be found on the Buda side of the river up on the hill in the castle area. It impresses its guests with a beautiful and cozy atmosphere. While the interior design is considered a masterpiece, it is still worth taking advantage of the delightful roof terrace.

Most of tables offer a view of the acclaimed Budapest panorama. The stunning views of Parliament, the Pest rooftops and the dome of the Basilica all make for an unforgettable experience. The views are amazing, but the food is the real treat, serving traditional Hungarian dishes, where professionals playing gipsy music as they played in the old times.

Arany Kaviár

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Arany Kaviár (golden caviar) is found at the feet of the Buda Castle, is a luxurious and prestigious place and ideal spot for romantic dinners. The cuisine is predominantly Russian but with some French influence and a few tricks of modern Hungarian cuisine.

They make their own caviar which you can also buy to take home with you. Prices are high, but the service and the food is just perfect. Restaurant is beautifully decorated and has both indoor and outdoor tables. The garden area will definitely win points on a romantic date.

Onyx Restaurant

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Located on Vörösmarty Square in the heart of Budapest Onyx Restaurant has a trendy neo-baroque interior, which is romantic and luxurious. The restaurant gets its name from the onyx stonework around the restaurant.

Onyx should be on the 'must visit' list of anyone who values excellent food and first class service. There is two relatively small rooms, giving it a cozy and intimate atmosphere. A bread selection like no other. Be prepared to pay more than an average lunch, this will however be worth it.

Borkonyha WineKitchen

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Borkonyha WineKitchen iw wine-orientated restaurant in in the center of Budapest, close to the Basilica, a short walk from the Danube. restaurant has cozy bistro atmosphere, some nice seating space outside and pleasant, unpretentious decor inside.

Winekitchen is a blend of a French-style bistro and a contemporary family restaurant offering the best of Hungarian cuisine. The concept is based on the wide and diverse wine list (over 200 different types), the delicious food and the personal and relaxed service.

Comme Chez Soi

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Comme Chez Soi (means 'like at home'), serving a mix of Italian classics and Hungarian specialties. Comme Chez Soi consists of two small dining areas sharing an open kitchen, which sets the mood for the restaurant.

There is about 8 tables, the restaurant is little small for such a number of tables (you hear what they say at the next table), booking is recommended. The service is flawless, personal, relaxing and friendly.

Zeller Bistro

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  • Budapest Restaurant Zeller Bistro

Zeller Bistro is a small family run restaurant situated in the cellar of a normal apartment house and offers a refreshing, modernized Hungarian menu. Staff is super friendly and the place is very interesting and cozy.

You'll receive a very warm welcome at this gorgeous candle-lit cellar where the attentive staff serves food sourced largely from the owner's family and friends in the area around Lake Balaton. The wines are from the family vineyard; and Zeller also has its own beer from a friend’s brewery. The elderflower champagne, also made by family, reservation is recommended.