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Chef Cafe

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Sorhaz U. 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 211 7368
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Our shop is located in the heart of the Danube in a corner (District V...
Our shop is located in the heart of the Danube in a corner (District V, Beer House and Molnar street and area) is located adjacent pedestrian street. Intimate restaurant on two levels in the atmosphere of the last century, the center of the ancient atmosphere. The restaurant is located in a small gallery of 8 people business - dinners, meetings, interviews can be a great scene. Masterpieces was home to Hungarian wine - wine tastings, wine dinners framework - which date shall keep the wine lovers. Our wine list only domestic wines from wineries offer you great emphasis on the fact that any of our guests - even just a drink as well - you can taste it. Wine Enthusiast guests can offer custom home wine tasting, which can be a great help in our structured test sheet and a multitude of wines. The menu includes traditional Hungarian dishes as well as international favorites. The cold dishes and desserts that everyone can find the right one for him.I hope will soon be among our guests to welcome you and your friends, both!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere

We visited Chef Cafe last night for my birthday and were extremely impressed. The cold and hot starters were lovely and varied and gave us an opportunity to try lots of Hungarian sausage, meats and even liver. We then had the steak, which was cooked to perfection, and the deer stew. Perhaps my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Chef Cafe last night for my birthday and were extremely impressed. The cold and hot starters were lovely and varied and gave us an opportunity to try lots of Hungarian sausage, meats and even liver. We then had the steak, which was cooked to perfection, and the deer stew. Perhaps my favourite course however was the chocolate pudding... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Etaggie, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was a real pleasure to read your comment on us, you just enjoyed every moment of your stay and every single bite of your meal! It is absolutely rousing to know that our job is so important and to realize it is noticed to all small details! Let me... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

When we travel we look for small family owned restaurants. This one is amazing. The uncle cooks, mom does appetizers and desserts, dad serves and hosts and the son cooks as well Fine food, great service at a reasonable price. Highly recommend

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ellis, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We always strive to provide an excellent service to all of our guests so your well being and feedback is very important to us! Let me thank you for your valuable time for sharing your very positive experience with all travelers! Looking forward for welcoming you back again at your... More 

Moscow, Russia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We liked goulash and deer stew, duck and goose liver were average. We liked service, except they haven't got wifi.

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time to share your experience here on TripAdvisor. Best regards, More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful restaurant. The food was so tasty. Everything was so lovingly prepared. The manger even changed the dish on the menu to suit my girlfriends taste. They had a nice selection of Hungarian wines to boot. And the deserts which you had to wait 15 mins before as they were made from Scratch were exquisite. The warmth and ambience in... More 

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Simon W, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was really great to read your kind words! Our main goal in the restaurant is to provide excellent service to all of our guests at all times, and TripAdvisor is a very important tool to get the feedback, that yes, we succeeded again! We really appreciate your valuable... More 

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Chef Cafe is located just off the southern part of Vaci Utca. We came here looking for some traditional Hungarian food based on the recommendations from TA and really enjoyed it. It doesn't have the curb appeal of some other restaurants, but is full of real character; from the maps of the wine regions used as place mats to the... More 

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Best regards, Erika and Kalman More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Firstly, don't be put off by the name. It's a proper restaurant, not a cafe. Secondly, go there! It's tucked away, just off the riverside and it's definitely worth the visit. The restaurant itself has a very homely feeling and it's very relaxed. It's a family business, with the owner an his uncle cooking the main dishes, the wife cooking... More 

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ellie, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was really great to read your kind words! Our main goal in the restaurant is to provide excellent service to all of our guests at all times, and TripAdvisor is a very important tool to get the feedback, that yes, we succeeded again! We really appreciate your valuable time... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

After two days trying to find a good restaurant in Budapest,we decided to try Chef Café.What a surprise! Excellent service.Good home cooked Hungarian food and reasonable prices.The owner is a very pleasant person who made us feel very welcome.The restaurant is very attractive. We enjoyed it so much,we went twice.There were other diners who had also returned. Many thanks for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Alibaba, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was really great to read your comment on us! Our main goal in the restaurant is to provide excellent service to all of our guests at all times, and TripAdvisor is a very important tool to get the feedback, that yes, we succeeded again! We really appreciate your valuable... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great restaurant! Was in Paris and Rome before and this was my greatest experience! The service was great and the food was delicious.

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing again our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We always welcome you! Best regards, Erika and Kalman More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was a gem of a place. Visited it the first time based on reviews on Trip Advisor and the food was so good- we came back a second time! The restaurant is set a block back from the vaci utca (which is full of tourist restaurants) but is easy to find. The restaurant is a true family run place,... More 

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Janey, Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward seeing you again in the future! Best regards, Erika and Kalman More 

Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just a block from the main tourist walking mall on Vaci and a wonderful experience. Two couples were looking for supper at about 9:30 in the evening and decided to try the Chef Café. The restaurant has only 6 or 7 tables that are waited on by a friendly super capable father-son team. The ambience was wonderful. Their knowledge of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Let me thank you for your time to share your experience here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for choosing our restaurant! Best regards, More 

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Additional Information about Chef Cafe

Address: Sorhaz U. 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 30 211 7368
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $4 to $24
Cuisine: Family Fare, Hungarian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sorhaz U. 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 30 211 7368

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $4 to $24
  • Cuisine: Family Fare, Hungarian

Description

Our shop is located in the heart of the Danube in a corner (District V, Beer House and Molnar street and area) is located adjacent pedestrian street. Intimate restaurant on two levels in the atmosphere of the last century, the center of the ancient atmosphere. The restaurant is located in a small gallery of 8 people business - dinners, meetings, interviews can be a great scene. Masterpieces was home to Hungarian wine - wine tastings, wine dinners framework - which date shall keep the wine lovers. Our wine list only domestic wines from wineries offer you great emphasis on the fact that any of our guests - even just a drink as well - you can taste it. Wine Enthusiast guests can offer custom home wine tasting, which can be a great help in our structured test sheet and a multitude of wines. The menu includes traditional Hungarian dishes as well as international favorites. The cold dishes and desserts that everyone can find the right one for him.I hope will soon be among our guests to welcome you and your friends, both!
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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