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iF Cafe

) #647 of 2,512 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, , Cafe
Raday utca 19., Budapest 1092, Hungary
+36 1 299 0694
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“live jazz” (9 reviews)
“jazz cafe” (3 reviews)
“local jazz” (2 reviews)
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European, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Raday utca 19., Budapest 1092, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with my girlfriend, she had the salmon and i took the duck, both were really nice looking and delicious, we probably chose the wrong wine because it wasnt great. Overall it was a really nice experience

Thank Xavier H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can say that IF cafe has the best Jazz concerts in the city. You can find something good every day, and hear the best national and international musicians in a small setting for free. IF cafe also hosts art exhibitions of all kinds. And...More

Thank Eszter F
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We were looking for a local place to hear jazz on a recent visit to Budapest and our concierge at the Aria Hotel recommended the If Cafe. The food was good and reasonably priced but the real reason to go here is to hear the...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We enjoyed some drinks while waiting for the live Jazz to start, and had a great dinner. The service was pristine, friendly and accommodating. If you like Jazz the place is perfect to go, the jazz starts at 19.30

Thank Reggae R
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

An easy-going nice jazz cafe with live jazz performances every night at eight. We had some beer and enjoyed a simple bossanova concert with two performers. With a reasonable 1000 HUF cost this was more than ok. Also some food serving which we did not...More

Thank Anna-Mari S
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

The thing about walking along Raday Utca is the wonderful array of pubs, bars and restaurants along this street and a visit to If Cafe is a must. A beautiful café ( more of a jazz bar later at night ) set over two floors...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Our B&B host, a jazz guitarist, recommended this cafe to us, when we noted to him that we enjoyed live music. A four-piece group was performing that night, three of the group were instructors at a local conservatory. Sat on the second floor loft and...More

Thank Clarkkp
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We went to If Cafe on a Wednesday evening to hear some jazz and although there were very few people there,we enjoyed ourselves so much that we returned the following night for second helpings. It's a small bar, but the staff were very friendly, the...More

Thank tom g
Reviewed December 12, 2016

IF cafe in Raday utca is a nice place for good Jazz music. At least, if you manage to sit downstairs close to the music. Otherwise, the noise from people on the first floor will be rather disturbing. And, important, avoid the food. The drinks...More

Thank Dirk-Jan K
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Went there with my friends to have lunch. The amount they gave was ridiculously small for the price they charge and on the top of it the waitress was very rude. I don't recommend having lunch there

Thank Mutaz A
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Barbara L
Is it located in a safe neighborhood? How far is it from Rombach Hotel?
May 17, 2017|
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Response from tom g | Reviewed this property |
IF cafe is located on quite a long street in the city centre. The area is safe and there are always lots of people around because of the number of cafes, bars and restaurants on this street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raday utca 19., Budapest 1092, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Terézváros
  • Neighborhood: Terézváros
  • Phone Number: +36 1 299 0694
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