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$12 - $28
European, Hungarian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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District VII / Jewish Quarter
0.5 miles from Andrassy Avenue
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

A fantastic little restaurant just off the main road, absolutely stunning duck breast and pork tenderloin!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Amazing food and staff, really enjoyed our dinner, definitely recommend having a try as it did make our night better :)

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

My boyfriend and I had a great romantic dinner here. The food was delicious and there was live classical music. Very beautiful! I would definetely recommend this place.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

We tried the duck pate and goat cheese mousse as starters along with 2 soups. Main courses included venison, dorade, and risotto, all delicious. Our waiter David Kun gave outstanding descriptions of the menu, specialties, and helpful tips to guide our choice.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

the restaurant is not big, the choice of food not too big, but the food is very tasty Hungarian type. Kind staff. They could have a greater choice of drinks.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Excellent food! Really nice environment, not to big not to small really quite nice for a romantic meal. The food was very tasty indeed and at a really reasonable price. The service was fast and friendly and I would certainly recommend you try this restaurant...out if visiting Budapest.More

Date of visit: February 2020
DavidDaniel_Chess, General Manager at Chess Budapest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Dear Lume, Thank you very much for writing such a nice and descriptive feedback on your dining experience, it means a lot to us. Thank you so much for highlighting our amazing dishes. We are looking forward to see you again in the future. Best...More

Reviewed February 16, 2020

Amazing food that was presented beautifully! Staff were so friendly and chatty! We really enjoyed our experience! Thank you Chess Restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2020
DavidDaniel_Chess, General Manager at Chess Budapest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Dear Fari476, First of all, allow us to thank you for sharing your experiences with us. We are also happy to hear that you found our dishes great. We hope you will come back as soon as possible in the not so distant future. Best...More

Reviewed February 14, 2020

We had dinner here on Boxing Day (the day following Christmas for non-UK readers!) It was brilliant - outstanding food, great service and a lovely atmosphere with brilliant and non-intrusive live guitar music. Will certainly go back if/when I'm in Budapest again - come to...think of it, this restaurant is all by itself a good reason to be back in Budapest!More

Date of visit: December 2019
DavidDaniel_Chess, General Manager at Chess Budapest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Dear nandc, To begin with, we would like to thank you very much for your lovely review, you probably cannot imagine how much it means to our team. Also, thank you so much for recommending our lovely restaurant to others. We hope you enjoyed every...More

Reviewed January 27, 2020

Great atmosphere, good selection of food and polite staff. The risotto portion was bigger than I expected. Have to come back to try the banana bread.More

Date of visit: January 2020
DavidDaniel_Chess, Vezető at Chess Budapest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2020

Dear marketthing, Thank you for sharing your experience about CHESS Restaurant. We are so happy you shared your honest and positive review about us. We genuinely hope that you will come back to us in the nearest future, we will wait for you with friendly...More

Reviewed January 20, 2020

We had an outstanding meal in this stylish restaurant.One of the best meals we have ever eaten. The waiting staff were very pleasant and attentive and there was a very enjoyable musical duo playing violin and guitar.Would definitely recommend Chess for a n excellent dining...experience.More

Date of visit: January 2020
DavidDaniel_Chess, Vezető at Chess Budapest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

Dear andrewmT4368NV, Allow us to say a big thank you for taking the effort to write and share your amazing review about CHESS Restaurant. It makes us absolutely grateful that you found our service outstanding. Thank you again for this review, we will always wait...More

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
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Kamelia S
January 22, 2018|
Response from DavidDaniel_Chess | Property representative |
Dear Kamelia, Yes we serve in the restaurant. The breakfast is buffet, 7h-11h The dinner is a la carte. Best regards, Chess restaurant
January 18, 2018|
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Response from RalphP752 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any sign of a chess board there
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Chess Budapest Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5