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Lanchid Utca 7-9, Budapest 1013, Hungary
+36 30 422 5981
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Ranked #219 of 1,857 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $51
Hours:
Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: ZONA Budapest is clearly something completely different - haute cuisine with an unusual twist and an amazing view onto the Chain Bridge. Its latest success reflects the same: in October 2013 the international guide of Gault&Millau rated ZONA 17 points and 3 toques, so named as one of the TOP3 restaurants in Hungary. The menu is daily variable, but the quality and the surprise factor is standard. ZONA's chef is Krisztian Huszar (Chef Of The Year 2011) brings Eastern and Basque flavors into modern Hungarian tastes. The wines also receive a big emphasis in the restaurant, which gives real specialty to the venue. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to construction works the whole street has been closed, and will remain so until the end of Summer, so ZONA can be only reached by walk, bicycle or taxi. We truly apologise for any inconveniences caused and hope that your experiences at our venue will make you forget about them.
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Budapest, Hungary
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Judging from previous reviews, Zóna is a divisive place. This was our assessment. There was no trouble with the service, the food was as expected - post-modern food combinations. The scallops with pig's ear (mangalica, of course) and the cod with sweetbreads can be regarded as a part of Zóna's signature - if you go there, that or something analogous... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had a very Nice evening in this restaurant. We took a 5 Courses menu with suitable wine's and it was delicious!! One miner, the Courses came fast. We in Belgium enjoy a long stay on table :-) but we asked to take some time between the dishes so problem solved. Excellent wine's for a Nice price. We paid 160€... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Overpriced, terrible desserts, rude & bored service. Ridiculously small portions, very limited menu. Vegetarians stay away.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Terrible dessert, negligent waiters, highly overpriced menu. Not recommended for vegetarians, they give you only some side dishes.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

By charging customers at these much, please think wisely about the services of the waiter especially the male waiter (there are only 2male waiter when we pay a visit, not the tall one) on Dec 05 for dinner. Is my second times i come back with my fiancé. We knew is pricey place but not rude services! Although is very... More 

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baldasztigroup2011, Manager at Zona, responded to this review

Dear Rennee W! We feel sorry if you did hot have a satisfying experience during your last visit at ZONA. We pay very high attention to our service, to the food we serve up and to the ambience in order to make our guests feel comfortable. We take every feedback seriously as well as your comments. We would like to... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We ate here on our first night in Budapest, which was a great start to our visit. The restaurant has a great view of the river and vibe is modern and classy. We had the tasting menu and loved every course! Our first course was a version of Vietnamese pho that with small dumplings (instead of noodles) and beef; the... More 

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Copenhagen
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A really cool place. You feel at home right away. The menu is small, but who cares, when the quality is at this level. Everything was beautifully served, and everything was tasting wonderful. A lot of interesting local wines on the winelist. We of course tried one of the local producers and wasn't disappointed. Hungary is able to make excellent... More 

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went there the 16 of October for a dinner, the food was ok, I tried the pigeon, bit "fat" with a very small portion, my colleague took a ricciola, little bit better but very small, even for me that I am not a great eater. I was really surprise how rude was the service, the guy( manager?) Doesn't really... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

First dinner on our anniversary weekend in Budapest. Very professional and friendly young staff, orginal delicious food you still recognize on the plate and great wines ! Honest prizes compared to other European cities. And if you like design interioris, don't hesitate and book your table. You won't regret it. Ask for a table by the window so you can... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our group came up a restaurant short on our recent visit to Budapest. With only a couple days notice we found Zona could accomodate all 10 of us. As it happens this was one of the best restaurants we have ever experienced The restaurant itself is so small and cozy we were even more surprised we got in. Our sommlier... More 

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Additional Information about Zona

Address: Lanchid Utca 7-9, Budapest 1013, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 30 422 5981
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 51

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