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Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant

Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 267 0375
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“goose leg” (23 reviews)
“strudel” (17 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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CUISINES
Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday

On a break to Budapest we booked The Muzeum Restaurant for dinner. Lovely building and inside it took you back 30 years which is something that I love. Everything was great until the waiter arrived. He was one of the rudest miserable waiters I have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based upon really good reviews I booked a table for my wife and I in advance of our first evening in Budapest. We were really pleased and my wife was impressed by my planning ! A wide ranging menu choice for both food and wine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank garibari
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Garibari, First and foremost, we would like to say a big thank you for taking your time to write down your precious opinion about Múzeum Kávéház és Étterem here, on TripAdvisor. We cannot be happier to read that you loved the meals you tasted,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere in this restaurant and its unchanged since our last meal here 5 years ago. The same lady takes the coats as you arrive and I am pretty sure we had the same waiter as last time. The pianist was playing the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Invesure
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Invesure, Thank you very much for choosing our Múzeum Café and Restaurant during your recent city break in Budapest, it is delightful to read that you are among our several satisfied returning guests. We are glad to learn from your kind review that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, excellent food and wine, the goose liver was exceptional, grand piano being played, attentive staff.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alimhughes
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alimhughes, Thank you very much for writing such a nice feedback on your experience. It means a lot to us. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your meals with us, and that you separately highlighted the different aspects of our...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food in old wooden dining room. The piano playing created a great atmosphere and the menu choices had something for everyone. Service was exceptional. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janetrE7831EX
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear janetrE7831EX We are pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the food in the , Múzeum Kávéház és Étterem and thank you very much for your amazing review on TripAdvisor. First of all, thank you very much your lovely words. We are more than...More

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfect, from the service to the food to the piano. From the time my wife and i walked in to the time we left we felt welcomed with open arms. The piano player was amazing, playing familiar tunes that alot of people would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roam63170644999
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Dear Roam63170644999, It is always great to receive such positive feedbacks like yours! We are absolutely pleased to read that you were satisfied with the food we served. Overall, we honestly hope that you had an amazing time and if you had the possibility you...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018

This restaurant has charm and elegance harking back through the decades to a time gone by. This was only enhanced by the beautiful piano accompaniment through the evening. So why the low review? I'll explain. We were staying at a local hotel (which was an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ikelmay
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

My mum always said,'speak as you find'and tonight our meal was faultless.Service excellent and quite humorous but I'm not sure that was deliberate. Altogether a lovely evening and food half what you'd pay in the UK. I would strongly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank m0m1j04
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Dear m0m1j04, Let us say thank you for writing us a feedback here on Tripadvisor. We are glad, that our café could reach your expectations, and you valued our place so much. Thank you for complimenting the great food and the kind staff. Your strond...More

Reviewed October 18, 2018

A lovely restaurant, great Hungarian wine, incredible goose liver pate and the best apple strudel ever! We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this charming restaurant. the service was impeccable and the food was delicious. We were in Budapest four nights and ate at several very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kaye B
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dear Kaye B, I greatly appreciate the time you took to share this rating with us, after your recent visit to our lovely Művész Kávéház. It would be a pleasure to have you back as our guest again in the future, hope to see you...More

Reviewed October 18, 2018

This restaurant is in not far from we’re we were staying and we had missed it until our last night. WOW what an amazing place . From the moment you walk through the door you get that feeling of friendliness, and quality. It just got...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Murray192
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dear Murray192, For a start, allow us to express our most sincere gratitude to you for not regretting your time to write down and share your kind words with us on TripAdvisor. It is always great to receive such positive feedbacks like yours! We are...More

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juliawlv
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Response from Ozzyodyssey | Reviewed this property |
I think you will have to ask the restaurant if they are open?
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Colin T
April 4, 2015|
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Response from JamesS934 | Reviewed this property |
We went smartish. No shorts and tee shirt. I think it is a more upmarket type of restaurant. Always feel better dressing oneself on these occasions. Can't go wrong then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 267 0375
  • E-mail
Description
Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant belongs to the best tradicional Hungarian restaurants and is operating in Pest's historical downtown since 1885. Predecessor of the Restaurant was well know as Schodli Cafe the names of our prominent clientele are entered in the guest book - includeing Members of Parliament, writers, and actors registered itself in history of budapester cafe. Because its past and tradition represents durable values in the Hungarian gastronomy and Hungarian taste it is arranged with the newest technology. The menu offers gently modernized masterpieces from the Hungarian - and international cuisines, with exerienced selection of the national wines - and brandies. The walls are covered in tiles from the world-famous Zsolnay porcelain works. The unique hand-carved wood paneling is uncler the protection of the Preservation Trust. The jewel of the piano room is a painted ceiling by Karoly Lotz, entitled Csikosverseny. Another unique feature is an original 19th century Venetian mirror
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