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Robinson Restaurant

Varosligeti to, Budapest 1146, Hungary (Városliget)
+36 1 422 0222
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Ranked #388 of 1,693 Restaurants in Budapest
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Hungarian, Mediterranean
Neighborhood: Városliget
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Robinson restaurant opened in 1989 on the small island of gastronomy at Varosligeti Lake, a few minutes on foot from Heroes' Square (Hosok tere). Over the past decades it earned popularity among the citizens of the capital as well as the expatriate community of Budapest. Numerous great celebrities - Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Robert Redford, David Copperfield and Larry Hagman to name but a few - have tasted the delicacies prepared in the kitchen of the Robinson. The environment of the restaurant is no less hospitable. The Museum of Fine Arts, the Budapest Zoological and Botanical Gardens, the Amusement Park of Budapest, the Great Circus and several other landmarks are located in Varosliget. Mediterranean environment, homely atmosphere, live Latin guitar music and an excellent kitchen guarantee a memorable evening spent here.
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We were very fortunate to be able to sit outside on a warmish, sunny day overlooking the lake, and would agree with another recent reviewer who likened it to the boathouse in Central Park. All five of us thoroghly enjoyed our lunch time meals, a very good wine, very good friendly service, at a very reasonable cost.

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear NigeH, Thank you for your glamorous words, and for sharing your enlivening opinion with us! We are honoured to be mentioned together with a lovely place like that, and are also spirited about being able to give you the exact experience we would like our every dear guest to have; one of beauty, hospitality and relaxation in an inspiring... More

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Robinson is on the lake of Varosliget, awesome place with nice decoration. The staff is really polite and helpful, EVERY waiter greeted us as we walked in, they are so nice and kind. The menu card was different than on their website but the food is delicious and looks so good on the plate. This was my first time here... More

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AlizAradi, We are most grateful for your warm recommendation and your kind and enthusiastic review! It is heartwarmig for us to read that we could make you feel truly special, and our kind-hearted staff will feel honoured knowing that their spirited attitude and sincere attentiveness is being appreciated! We would like to thank you very much for taking the... More

New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had lunch on the deck with the lake literally just beneath our feet. Not only did we get to enjoy the nice, tranquil surroundings, the food was great! Highly recommend the paprika prawns.

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Fen_102, We are happy to read that you enjoyed our special venue, where nature is right beneath your fingertips! We are extremely glad to read that our meals were a perfect addition to the magic of the lake and the arbor, and are also happy that you could perhaps find a new personal favourite as well! Thank you very... More

Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Nice restaurant with a great view over the lake. The food is very good a have also a good list of wines.

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Elisabete P, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and opinion with us! We are glad to read that you were pleased with the quality of our meals, the diversity of our wine selection and that the enchanting lake has captivated you during your stay! We are thankful for you taking the time for sharing your experiences with... More

Bellevue, Washington, United States
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150 reviews 150 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It sits along the water and a park which makes it feel a little like being in Central Park in New York, great views and a wonderful place to sit and rest your weary feet. The food is satisfactory and not too pricey—you might ask for the pizza menu, it isn't offered without asking, but they are among their better... More

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear whatatripwehad, We would like to thank you very much for your lovely and considerate review! We are glad to read that you were happy with the quality and quantity of our food offers, and that you were satisfied with our pricing as well; but what we are most happy to read is that the beauty that surrounds us could... More

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stumbled across Robinsons after a fantastic few hours in the Szecheyni Baths and were drawn in by the lovely alfresco setting. We were asked if we preferred sun or shade which was great as neither of us had our sunglasses so we would have suffered otherwise! We sat out on the deck with ducks swimming round us and enjoyed... More

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DaniMF24, Thank you very much for your gleaming review! We are more than happy to see that you had a great time here with us, and that you could make the most of that wonderful sunny day we had the honour to become a part of! We would also like to thank you for your beautiful depiction of our... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I was here alone and the friendly staff make my stay very nice. They have wifi for guest so i could chat with my friends for free. I took bbq ribs at a reasonable price an very tasty. I would rather prefer meat but all steaks were very expensive ( minimum 34€) when usually in many other restaurants you find... More

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Cecilia C, Thank you very much for your kind words on us! It is wonderful to read that you had a good meal and a good time during your visit to us! We are glad that you liked our way of preparing the barbecued ribs, however, reading your remarks, we will put even more effort in making our rotissiere... More

Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was a late lunch on a Sunday during a five night stay in Budapest and probably the best meal we had in Hungary. We were allocated a lake side table and enjoyed a leisurely drink before ordering lunch, three courses all of which were very good.Staff were aware of GF requirements for my wife's coeliac condition. All in all... More

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Reputati0n_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AlanMichaelWard, Thank you very much for your glowing review of us! We are happy that you had a great time, and perhaps made some sweet memories while being here with us, We are also very proud of our kitchen and staff being so vell-versed in lactose- and gluten-free cuisine; we take great measures to ensure by dish offers and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant, and wow. What a spectacular view, excellent food and good service! I would recomend each and everyone of you to eat here!

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Reputati0n_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Espen H, Thank you very much for your kind words and enthusiasm! It is fabulous to read that the magical surroudings of the lake and the castle truly enchanted you, and complemented our delicious meals and attentive service we would like every dear guest to experience! It felt great to see how happy you were with us, nd we... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

well worth a visit, if not for the food the location is great, this was the most expensive lunch we had in Budapest, alot of other great places to eat for a lot less but this one sits on the lake side. food was spot on. service was a little slow but good.

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PM_QualityManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Robinson Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Cecilia C, Thank you very much for your kind words on us! It is wonderful to read that you had a good meal and a good time during your visit to us! We are glad that you liked our way of preparing the barbecued ribs, however, reading your remarks, we will put even more effort in making our rotissiere... More

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