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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%
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Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For us this was a special treat for our last night in Budapest and be warned this is not a cheap restaurant. However, it is a fantastic restaurant with impeccable service, delicious food and wine all set in a beautiful building and accompanied by live...More

Thank Sharon G
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sharon G, To begin with, we are grateful for spending your time on writing us an honest feedback. It is delighting to hear, how much you valued your time spent at us. Thank you for emphasizing the friendly service and the tasty dishes. It...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, ambiance, live music, most scrumptious meal. We found this gem as a recommendation from our hotel nearby. Being uneasy if we would like it, we chose to share. The meal was SO divine that we went back the next night to each have...More

Thank laurieSue
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear laurieSue, What a great delight reading your kind words about our restaurant. We are glad that you had a really good dining experience in our restaurant, we sincerely hope that you enjoyed every minute you spent at us! Also, we would like to express...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An exclusive restaurant with top quality interior, service and food. We had a three course menu “chef recommendation” and we got sucking pig. Absolutely excellent experience.More

Thank Ole Jakob K
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ole Jakob K, We would like to express our most sincere gratitude towards you for not regretting your precious time to write down your opinion about us. We are unspeakably glad by the fact that you spent a pleasant time at our restaurant! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearly the standout meal of our trip to Budapest - we walked past this lovely old restaurant several times before deciding to go there on a Saturday night without a reservation. No problem! The restaurant is very big and there were only 5 or so...More

Thank AussieTravellers264
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AussieTravellers264, Thank you very much for having chosen our Múzeum Kávéház és Étterem during your recent holiday in Budapest. We are really grateful for your compliments on our pianist and it fills us with pleasure to read your satisfied words concerning the lamb shank,...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

It was our first evening in Budapest and we met as a family of 3 at 8 pm on Saturday 16th June. We were not dressed as we had just got off the plane and had dumped our cases in our Budapest Rooms 500 metres...More

Thank timetachyon
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear timetachyon, Thank you very much for your nice comment. We are really happy that you enjoyed the time spent here with us. We are extremely glad you decided to give a try to our place and it is lovely we were able to meet...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

The restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel when we arrived stressed out and tired after having our flight home cancelled. An excellent meal in these beautiful surroundings relaxed us and rescued a disastrous day. We enjoyed the experience so much, we returned again...More

Thank hungrydiner2016
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Dear Hungrydiner2016, We are pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the dishes in the Múzeum Restaurant and thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a really good dining experience in our restaurant, we sincerely hope that...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful meal. The restaurant is stunning, service impeccable, food amazing, and music accompanying dinner is just perfect. Highly highly recommend!More

Thank robinr328
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Dear robinr328, It is extremely satisfying to hear that you chose our restaurant for your meal and gave us your trust. I am extremely delighted by your kind words and I am even happier to hear how much you enjoyed our wines and gorgeous Hungarian...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

This was our most expensive meal whilst on a long weekend in Budapest. It's very convenient if you're staying at the Brody House or the Ibis Budapest Centrum. We were welcomed in a very friendly and courteous manner but after that the service was a...More

Thank GaryW14
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Dear GaryW14, Thank you so much for this outstanding comment. It is wonderful you found us and decided to dine with us. Moreover, our team is indeed amazing. The staff gives their 100% every day, to offer a splendid service. Our aim is always perfection,...More

Reviewed May 20, 2018

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant after noting our interests, and the four of us on a four city vacation, all rate the Muzeum Café and Restaurant in contention for one of our top spots. Service was impeccable, friendly, and helpful. We especially enjoyed the...More

Thank LJES
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Dear LJES, First of all, we truly appreciate that you shared your honest review with us and on TripAdvisor. We are blessed that you had an amazing and enjoyable time with us. We put great emphasis on providing the best dishes from our best ingredients...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Beautiful decoration , large menu selection , great house wine and wonderful service ! I shall go back !More

1  Thank Elizur
PM_QualityManagement, Vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Dear Elizur, First of all, we would like to thank you for trying out our restaurant, even more for sharing your impressions about it here on TripAdvisor. It makes us incredibly proud that you and you dear wife were delighted with your dining experience and...More

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juliawlv
September 30, 2016|
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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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Pengowls1
April 4, 2015|
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Response from James S | 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
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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
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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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