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Tigris Restaurant

Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 317 3715
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (164 reviews)
“goose liver” (30 reviews)
“dobos cake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, International, European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Tigris Restaurant
1. The best
"One of the best restaurants I've ever been."
Yuliia B
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2. High standard for years
"Best service I have ever experienced in a restaurant"
illieva_m
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3. 5 Stars for the foie gras meal
"We had the foie gras meal and it was a slice of heaven."
chris_explorer
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1 - 10 of 575 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of our visit, food to die for and friendly staff in a smallish restaurant which gives it nice casual nature,extensive menu with something for most palates,also a well stocked bar and cellar .

Thank Keith M
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 15, 2017

First trip to Budapest so not sure what to expect. All staff very helpful and all spoke good English. Food and wine were exceptional, the whole meal was a fabulous experience and it was nice to see the Sommelier take such care with the wine!...More

2  Thank Martyn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tigris! A superb restaurant in the grand tradition. Beautifully presented dishes. We began with the foie gras selection and loved each. They looked like petit fours, but of foie gras. Our main course was the duck breast, delicious. We shared the most daring and imaginative...More

Thank maryclareadam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I asked the hotel concierge to make a reservation for two people and it was an easy process. The restaurant is nicely decorated. The meal was great and every course was delicious. We let the sommelier to recommend the perfect wine for every course, and...More

Thank Richard G
TigrisRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard G, Thank you very much for your flattering review, we are more than happy that you had such a perfect dining experience at our restaurant. Our goal is to maintain unforgettable courses of high quality ingredients and to provide excellent service to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tigris Restaurant (names after an emblem on the stone facade of the ancient building and not intended to suggest any Asian influence in the food) clearly aims at the affordable Fine Dinning market. Linen clad tables in a traditional dinning room with formally attired...More

Thank noah2366
TigrisRestaurant, Public Relations Manager at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear noah2366, Thank you very much for your flattering review! We are beyond happy that you had such an amazing experience at our restaurant. We are very proud of our Foie Gras selection which is the signature dish of our chef indeed. The staff is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening visiting with friends and dining over the festival weekend! The food was amazing and the staff was warm and friendly. Our friends our wine lovers and they enjoyed the Hungarian wine recommended. The prices were very reasonable for the quality. A...More

Thank Sandra K
TigrisRestaurant, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sandra K, Thank you very much for your kind words we are beyond happy that you had such a wonderful time at Tigris restaurant. We think that most important is our guests satisfaction and to provide an unforgettable dining experience. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the menu at Tigris at the end of our holiday. Being big fans of fois gras we decided we had to have their tasting plate. When we arrived they were quite busy with one large table taking up the room and the service....More

Thank Leone H
TigrisRestaurant, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Leone H, Thank you very much for your review. Firstly, we would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by the long wait for your main courses. The management and the team had discussed the issues and we can assure you that the problem...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Having arrived in Budapest late afternoon after a horrendous 24 hour flight from Melbourne Australia we were looking for a restaurant near our Hotel offering good food but an easy evening. Reviews on TA & recommended by the Hotel we made our way to Tigris....More

1  Thank Roger1278
TigrisRestaurant, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Roger1278, Thank you very much for your comments! We are more than joyful that you had such an amazing night at our restaurant. Our chef is always trying to create exceptional courses with outstanding flavours and appearance. We appreciate that you enjoyed the foie...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This would have to be one of the best restaurants we have ever been to and would definitely recommend this a “must do” while in Budapest. The food and wait staff are first class and you won’t be disappointed. A true dining experience topped off...More

Thank roxydog2
TigrisRestaurant, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear roxydog2, Thank you very much for your compliments and kind words. It is an honour that you are thinking about us a "must do" program while visiting Budapest. We always aim to serve an unforgettable dining experience so we thank you again on behalf...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was one of the best meals of our trip! Make sure to set up a reservation here. My duck was excellent and the dobos cake was INCREDIBLE. The dessert wine was also fantastic. Our waiter was helpful and funny, and the overall experience was...More

Thank 27Amy
TigrisRestaurant, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 27Amy, Thank you very much for your lovely words. We are more than happy that we could fulfil your expectations. Our staff and chef is always aiming for for perfection in the food and service. We await you anytime at your next visit to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50 - $100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 317 3715
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Description
Elegance.Tradition. Innovation. Tigris Restaurant provides traditional Hungarian fine-dining cuisine in a uniqe, innovative and chick style surrounded by elegance atmosphere and excellent service. Tigris is famous for its renewed and recreated foie-gras specialities and with its wild selection of more than 10.000 bottles of amazing Hungarian wines - such as the masterpieces of Gere and Szepsy wineries - Tigris Restaurant is a perfect spot for the selective gourmet fanatics with high standards.
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