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#236 of 340 Bar in Budapest
#1,346 of 2,795 Restaurants in Budapest


$12 - $116
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0.8 miles from Margaret Island
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Reviewed December 16, 2019

We had a corporate party at Symbol. The food looked good, but I had a greater expectation because their taste didn't impress me. You could also use a more distinctive flavor in such an extravagant place. The location is very good by the way, but...parking is awful in the area.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We had a great time on a concert in early September. Check the portfolio for new upcoming events in the future.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed May 21, 2017

On the upside: very nice, kind staff. The food they serve is the average staple - nothing is implantable, but do not go there for anything even slightly more exciting flavor. This type of place can be found anywhere in the word, but not a...bad choice in this corner of Budapest.More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Symbol is a nice restaurant with Italian and Hungarian cuisine. They have a Sport lounge and the oldest wine cellar of Budapest. Personally I love their pizzas as lunch when I am realy hungary ;-)

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Perfect atmoshere! Non-smoking, good-looking club with good music! We were on hungarian concert - it was perfect!

Date of visit: May 2016
Symbol_Budapest, Marketing manager at SYMBOL Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2016

Thank you for voting, see you here at the GP Afterparty on 24th July!

Reviewed April 26, 2016

We visited to celebrate a 50th birthday party. Private party with some 80 plus people. We were greeted with Champagne and canopies and followed by sit down meal. The service and attention to the guests was faultless and the food was to a really high...standard considering they had to serve so many in one sitting. Great venue to celebrate a special occasion with various bars, dancing floors and moods.More

Date of visit: April 2016
Symbol_Budapest, Marketing manager at SYMBOL Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2016

Thank you for your rating, see you here at other occasions!

Reviewed November 19, 2015

Symbol restaurant is really big restaurant but from the street you van see just not really big entrance. After entering this gate you will be in the middle of the great place with gorgeous atmosphere and even better food and drinks. You have to spend...couple of hours here.More

Date of visit: November 2015
Reviewed June 28, 2015

My friend recommended to visit this place, but we did not have such a great experience. Restaurant looks very nice and elegant inside, the music makes great atmosphere. Food was delicious, good selection of wines. The down side of this restaurant is the waiting time,...luckily we weren't in a rush, but we have to wait so long, sort of ruin our experience. Due to the road works on the road in front of the restaurant makes the access and the parking rather difficult in the area.More

Date of visit: May 2015
Reviewed May 18, 2015

You can almost kill three birds with one stone in Symbol, that's because whether you want a proper dinner, quick and easy lunch or a place to entertain and have drinks, this can be a place to go to. Location makes it a bit annoying...for parking but food is always consistently above average. Service is okay, waiters/waitresses can be forgetful, if you don't get a drink within the first ten minutes it might be worth reminding them. Interior decor is nice and feels quite elegant for the price. It's a place I can go to more than once and it's worth giving a try, especially if you're in a larger group and you book in advance.More

Date of visit: April 2015
Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been there several times. If You wanna try the world famous goulash then this is the place where you have to go. Extremly delicious and really big portion what is waiting for You. The atmosphere of the restaurant is also beyond expactations. Highly Recommended!

Date of visit: February 2015
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SYMBOL Budapest is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4