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Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe

Karolyi utca 16 | Karolyi Street 16., Budapest 1053, Hungary
+36 1 328 0240
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal goulash” (6 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
International, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Karolyi utca 16 | Karolyi Street 16., Budapest 1053, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Hungarian meal in our first hours in Budapest, greeted by friendly attentive staff in a calming environment. Superb customer service,above and beyond expectations. Thankyou Daniel.. Highly recommend!More

Thank Isabel R
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Isabel R, First of all, we would like to say a big thank you for letting us know your precious thoughts about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor. We are absolutely pleased with the fact that you had such a great time during your visit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had again, like always, excelent lunch there. Service very good, quick, friendly, food tasty, nice plating, pleasant sitting in the garden, far from the noise of the street. In the evening there is live piano music. Even if it is in the heart of...More

Thank Marieta_Oradea
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marieta_Oradea, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are absolutely over the moon to read your review of our place on TripAdvisor. We are honored that you are a returning guest of our restaurant. There is no bigger compliment than the returning...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Elegant place and very quiet for downtown. It's located in an inner yard of a museum building. Professional and friendly service. Food was good, though the completion is very strong in Budapest and some expensive meals (foie gras) were not up to par. Altogether a...More

Thank BeLaZe
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BeLaZe, To begin with, allow us to express our thankfulness to you for not regretting your precious time to write down a few words about your recent experience you gained in our restaurant. We cannot be happier that you considered our restaurant elegant and...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner in July. It was quiet but it was a Tuesday evening. Our waiter was great, polite and advised my partner on choosing a vegan starter and main. I had the foie gras creme brûlée to start with, which I loved and it...More

Thank Nic H
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nic H, First and foremost, we would like to thank you very much for letting us know your truly kind review via TripAdvisor, it means a lot to our team. We are absolutely delighted that you found our atmosphere very calm and nice, our...More

Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Eat outside because it is a wonderful area in a courtyard. We could hear the piano player from inside. The service was impeccable and I loved the veal goulash wrapped in a potato pancake. This would be a must visit restaurant for me the next...More

Thank John M
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John M, We would like to thank you so much for taking your time to write down and share your opinion in a few words, it means a lot to our team. We are truly glad that you found our atmosphere really great outside,...More

Reviewed July 4, 2017

What a fabulous restaurant. We had an amazing evening. The service was exemplary & the food was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Thank you.More

Thank Mark K
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark K, To begin with, let us tell you how grateful we feel to respond to such a kind review like yours about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor. It makes us so happy. We are truly glad that you liked our staff’s work, they...More

Reviewed June 28, 2017

The restaurant has a very nice and quiet garden and terrace. It is located apprx 10 min from the middle of the downtown but worth the walking, much better than a restaurant in the touristic places. The waiters were kind and helpful. All the dishes...More

Thank Torinobaba89
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Torinobaba89, Thank you for your feedback on our restaurant. We are so happy that you have discovered our restaurant and have decided to visit us. We know that we fall a tad out of the area where all the tourists are, which could serve...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food - goulash soup top quality as was the steak. There was a literacy festival that went on till nine but after that jazz filled the air and suited the area.More

Thank Ladythateats
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ladythateats, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience with us about our restaurant on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed our top quality dishes that we have on offer in our menu’s wide selection. Both the goulash soup and the...More

Reviewed May 31, 2017

We have had a nice dinner here on our first evening of the trip to Budapest. We stayed in the garden, although the place seem to have quite nice and spacious interiors. We went for the typical starter + main course + wine combo, was...More

Thank Beezqp
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

First night in Budapest, and we wanted to eat 'local' - our hotel manager recommended this restaurant, 8 minutes from our location. What a lovely courtyard location for a restaurant (see pic)! First I chose a Hungarian Riesling which was lovely. We then both at...More

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Nearby
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
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ronaldfairbairn
August 22, 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I loved the food at the Karolyi Restaurant and Cafe especially the veal goulash wrapped in a potato pancake.
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ronaldfairbairn
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Marieta_Oradea | Reviewed this property |
yeees !!!
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tinker50
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
I found the restaurant tricky to find. It is hidden through an archway and to the left of the large inner courtyard. Keep your eyes peeled for the sign at 16 Karolyi utca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $24
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karolyi utca 16 | Karolyi Street 16., Budapest 1053, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 328 0240
Description
Good value, Located in the Grand Karoyli Palace w/ Courtyard
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