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Tigris Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
District V / Inner City
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 317 3715
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Ramat-Gan, Israel
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65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

/ Nce atmosphere, and good steaks.this is a fancy restaurant. and we liked it even though the foie gras was not so good.

Thank Michael R
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went for dinner with a group of colleagues. Nice location (close to the river), nice decoration and very nice staff speaking good English. They explain you everything about the food and the wines. They also have nice home-made breads (with spinach, tomato,...) that helps enjoying your time while you wait for your meal. That's the best part. As for... More 

Thank 783franckm
London, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a big party of people (17) and the restaurant luckily had a private room out in the back where they accommodated us. The service was brilliant and the food was excellent. I would happily recommend this restaurant to anyone who comes to Budapest

Thank Deano T
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice place were to relax after a hard work day, so we wanted a quiet place were we could sit down, enjoy the food and the company of our work mates. The restaurant is outstanding, the food tasted and very well prepared and presented. The staff is the cherry on the cake. do not miss... More 

Thank Carles M
Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner in Tigris. Even it's more expensive than most of dining places in Budapest, the cuisine is exciting, kind of author cuisine. They have selection of foie gras in different ways of cooking, and have very nice cutlery. Local wine selection is great as well, special golden sweet wine - tokaj wine szamorodni. I would recommend... More 

Thank LibelulaAndalousie
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pure class!!! Absolutely delicious dishes for a very good price/quality ratio. Lovers of foie gras, recommended place for you. Good and friendly service, excellent food quality and good advice from the wine waiter.

Thank Erwin D
Linz, Austria
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Tigris was recommended by a friend. Food was expetionally great and the waiter were really really friendly. Unbeatable in value for money, can only recommend anyone giving it a try!!

Thank mcribisback1
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

If you like courtesy and good food, this is the right place for you. All the foods was perfect cooked and the taste was very good. The prices are good if compared with other restaurants in the same area. The location is really elegant. Enjoy !

Thank reds76
Prague, Czech Republic
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Coming back from Tigris few minutes ago and I have to say that it was amazing. Professional staff, very attentive and knowledgeable. The food was fantastic, and selection of Hungarian wine impressive. Would come back with French family for another Foie gras degustation.

Thank GuimouL
Greater Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

An excellent restaurant in the old town. Modern Hungarian cuisine in a lovely restored building. Quality food, great wine list and excellent service. Perfect for those seeking a quality upmarket local experience

Thank 60Cam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $100
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District V / Inner City

Neighborhood Profile
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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