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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
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Linz, Austria
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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!!

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Thank mcribisback1
Curtarolo
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224 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 !

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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 2 weeks ago 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.

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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 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank 60Cam
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing short of outstanding and epic. It was our first visit today and we are already making plans to be back again very soon. The staff are an absolute pleasure and the food of other worldly

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Thank Bridget M
Budapest, Hungary
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has both a tasting menu and a la carte. The food is spectacular and it's hard to describe, although the tasting menu seems to be designed around a traditional Hungarian culinary framework. I've been here a couple of times with my wife and with guests, and my wife and I have done the full circuit of Budapest fine... More 

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Thank TheTemplar_1314
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 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 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

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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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 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 November 27, 2016

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

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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, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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