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Tigris Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
District V / Inner City
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 317 3715
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here and were pleasantly surprised by how first class the restaurant was. The staff are all dressed formally and displayed impeccable manners. The menu had selections from all tastes and well represented local fare. The costs were reasonable and the service was spectacular. You walk away feeling as though you were a VIP.

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Thank Steve W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for a dinner to Tigris during our first night in Budapest and experience we had was amazing. Food was absolutely delicious and every meal we had was enjoyable, also people who are working there are incredibly welcoming- we were very happy with the food recommendations and wine we tried. It was definitely one of the best meals we... More 

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Thank Anuzya R
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was great, but we had told the waiter that we didn't want wine because we didn't drink alcohol and he didn't warn us the the dessert we had chosen to share had plenty of it, despite having asked what was each dessert made of

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Thank enllasar
Grasten, Denmark
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High attention from Manager and excellent service, The best food ever in Budapest, after more than 25 visits in town.

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Thank Kiralyfalvy
Marbella, Spain
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193 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First the food. Excellent choice of local food. Foie gras with dark chocolate just amazing experience. The right place to enjoy goose dishes. Very good choice of Hungarian wines. Finally professional, nice and helpful staff.

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Thank Michael N
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous meal, from cocktails and Tigris' famous fois gras to to dessert and coffee, in a lovely setting with kind, impeccable service. What a refreshing surprise, especially after being continuously disappointed by rude service, overpriced and mediocre food and goods, plus disorganized systems/processes almost everywhere else we visited in Budapest.

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Thank LabPaqLady
Kristiansand, Norway
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitly one of the best restaurants I have visited. Fantastic meal - with specific tastes and lovely presentations together with lovely hungarian wines. Highly recommendable.

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Thank Dag-Runar P
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and wine. Michelin quality at non-Michelin price. Foie gras taster starter is historic.

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Thank David G
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

On 29 October 2016 I arranged a dinner party for five people at the Tigris Restaurant. The ambience was nice and the service was good. The food appeared well prepared and presented. When I left, I intended to write an excellent review on the web. Unfortunately, I can’t do that. Two of us ordered the duck main course, and both... More 

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Thank hwevans
TigrisRestaurant, Vezető at Tigris Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for contacting us. Once again, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused during your recent visit in Budapest. We would also like to inform you that your complaint has been investigated and we came to the following conclusion. On the day of your visit - 29th October - we served several portions of the meal you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I was wandering the streets and just wanted a warming soup so popped in this fine dining restaurant. The staff were attentive and continuously plied me with a lovely variety of home made bread before bringing the best goulash soup I've ever had. I saw other diners enjoying more courses, which looked sublime, but as I was already going out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $100
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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