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“Stunning view, incredible food.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Spoon Cafe & Lounge

Spoon Cafe & Lounge
Vigado Ter | Pier 3, Budapest 1052, Hungary
+36 1 411 0933
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Ranked #386 of 1,797 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $6 - $56
Cuisines: Hungarian, Contemporary, International, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Spoon as a restaurant boat is located in the central spot of Budapest-Hungary. This 75m engine less fine dining event and restaurant place is able to provide it's services in 365 days. From top it has two hugh terraces and an additional one with glass sided walls, the winter garden. On the middle level we have two different designed restaurants, we call them the "Cafe" wich is more like a real fine dining hall and the "Lounge", that is a luxury relax eating area. As an additional service we provide a night club in the bottom level, with direct access from the Lounge. It's design is about the arabican fantasy, it's called the "The Oriental". On each level we have a full kitchen, that makes the Spoon able to serve every type of event and customer in different timing and every season of the year. Our goal is to give high quality service to the corporate events, private parties and of course as the location the Sponn is right on the most wanted spot of Budapest, we are a must see restaurant.
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“Stunning view, incredible food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We went to Spoon for Valentines day dinner, for which we were provided with a set menu offering a small but satisfying range of choices for three courses, plus a free cocktail. Upon arrival, our coats were taken and we were lead to our table which was right next to the window so we could admire the beautiful view. The food was sumptuous, three of the best courses we ate during our entire stay in Budapest. One thing- be careful of where your money is going! We were asked if we'd like still or sparkling water (rather than if we would like water at all) and were charged quite highly at the end for this despite only drinking one glass-worth between us. The waiter also tried to suggest a more expensive wine than the one we chose, stating that it was the same price despite us seeing on the menu that it was 1500HUF extra. Other than this, we had an amazing time.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Wonderful location and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Dined here as part of a group. Right on the river with wonderful views of the castle and chain bridge. Worth it alone for the view but the service and food were also good. Blingy interior but it works. Worth a visit especially in the evening when the city is beautifully lit.

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“17 euro for 50 ml palinka?!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Everything was quite ok, nice view on buda castle, very romantic atmosphere. In the beginning the waiter asked if we want palinka, ok...we chooses something from a big variety which he brought. At the end the bill shocked us- one was around 7 euro, another 17 euro, and the main hot dish was around 19. Rediculas!
Just ask the price before the order!!!

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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NGspoon, Manager at Spoon Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
I feel very sorry for your feelings about the dinner you spended with us. As You know we sell handmade goods, thats why it cost a bit much. I hope when you visit next time Budapest you will give another try to Spoon.

Looking forward to welcome you on board again!

Gergely Németh
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“Simply perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

If you are looking for a place where you can see Danubius,here is your place.Just opposite the Buda Castle,spoon is a fashion modern restaurant where you can enjoy traditional hungarian dishes with a modern touch.I recommend you to book in advance to have a nice view inside this boat.The service is very nice and the dishes as in general in Budapest very good size.May be you will find it a bit expensive but quality is well deserved.Recommended for romantic dinner

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing view and food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Unforgettable view, delicious food, very good service and very kind waiter, unforgettable Valentine's dinner, but wine really expansive: one bottle costed like the whole dinner!!!
Check carefully before asking for a bottle!!!

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