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Central European, Hungarian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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0.5 miles from Great / Central Synagogue (Nagy Zsinagoga)
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Reviewed October 26, 2019

We had lunch here and it was amazing! We started with goose liver whose portion was really fullfilling, then we go on with steak. The taste was amazing, the table were designed so professionally that you really want to watch it for some time before...eating! The bread they offer before starter was really impressed us as well. The service was fast with smiling face stuff and they were informative about food as well. There was a live piano music as well, and pianist played it only for us since we were alone for some time :) The waitress took our instant photo and gave it to us as a present which was really thoughtful of them. The decoration was breathtaking as well, no need to mention it i guess. I recommend this place for romantic couples and all kinds of celebration. You had better have a smart outfit :)More

Date of visit: October 2019
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QUALITYCOORDINATOR, General Manager at Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing such a lovely comment of your experiment with us. We are more than happy to read that you had a fantastic lunch. Our Staff would like to thank you for your kind words. It is always a great...More

Reviewed October 20, 2019

I came here with a friend to talk about some personal issues over breakfast. He had stayed at the hotel previously and really liked the breakfast. It was certainly adequate but there was nothing that blew me away. There was the predicatable steam table scrambled...eggs; an omelette station would have been a good addition. The range of fruit amiable was rather narrow when we were there--orange slices or grapefruit sections. There were some salad vegetable. The selection of breads were mostly medium quality white bread products. There were some pale looking croissants. I did find one loaf of fresh whole grain bread and the slice I cut from it was very good. I went back for some more and it had not been replaced. (It seemed as it the staff was having trouble keeping up with the depletion of things during a busy period.) They also had cereal choice and a couple of OK but rather unremarkable cheeses. Throughout the breakfast buffet it seemed that better choices could be made of offerings, and better quality among the things that were chosen. I did manage to get a satisfying breakfast. We were paying to come in off the street and it took some time to get a check and the restaurant did provide complimentary cappuccino in the hotel coffee bar while we waited. This was sort of OK, but I think I'd rather stand in line at the New York Cafe where I have previously had a cracking good breakfast to order.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

I went at late lunch time at this restaurant seeing the big line for New York café, ordered a sort of goulash that was good but the meat was a bit hard, also there was a bad smell in the area I sat in. The...decor and WC though are very goodMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Stayed at Novotel Centrum having breakfast there at the Palace Restaurant. Great breakfast with lots of choice. Good coffee especially the macchiato. Pancake machine is a bonus and real Maple syrup is available. Fast efficient service set in beautiful art nouveau decor. Sets you up...for the dayMore

Date of visit: May 2019
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Lajos C, Ügyvezető igazgató at Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2019

Dear Mr. Manuel, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Budapest Centrum. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I am very glad to hear you had a lovely experience. I will share your comments with our team....More

Reviewed May 17, 2019

We decided to have dinner here as Gypsey music is played on a Wednesday night. The menu looked promising, but did not deliver. Service was painfully slow - I think there was probably a shortage of staff. The wine arrived reasonably swiftly, however, it took...3 requests for both water and bread before they arrived. The food was tasty, but the portions were small. The veal arrived - one piece with some chips, but no veg or anything else. My pork in sesame seed crust was tasty, but extremely dry. When I suggested that some lemon would have helped, I was told that lemon is for fish in Hungary. The gypsey band was very pleasant - a lot of their music was recognisable and the band members played with gusto and enthusiasm. I would not make this my restaurant of choice in Budapest.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

1 hours waiting time but it was ok as we have not order table. The service was fast and proff. Food was ok for the price even it was a little bit special for us

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

Wait in the queue and don’t be put off by that wait. It is absolutely stunning inside. Food is very good with a great choice. There is no rush to leave the table even though it is very busy and prices are reasonable for such...an amazing restaurant. People are so overwhelmed by the decor they are taking photographs all the time. Even the waiters are will to take your photo as you eat. This is not to be missed. A must visit.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

We had breakfast as well as dinner at Palace Restaurant. Buffet breakfast had a great selection. At dinner the restaurant was almost empty. Service was very good and the food was served piping hot. Tasty but the portions were small and the soup came with...no bread. Though the listed prices were reasonable, service charge was high.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Had a lovely meal for my birthday here sampling traditional Hungarian fare, service was 1st class and great value for money , my wife and I both had 3 courses and a bottle of wine for around 70 Euros , would recommend the Goulash soup..... LovelyMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Lajos C, Ügyvezető igazgató at Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2019

Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your visit at Palace Restaurant. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and also our service. It is always encouraging to read that the guest are satisfied with our service as it...More

Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Great experience and delicious honest food for a decent price, even on a Christmas day when everywhere else double the price and propose fancy buffets with average food. We were greeted and taken good care of by Nelly and B. Peter who were extremely nice...and made us feel welcome. Food is family style, simple and hearty. Good service and good value for money. We'll be back!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Lajos C, Ügyvezető igazgató at Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your visit in our restaurant. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with Nelly and Peter. I am delighted to read that you were satisfied with our service....More

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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4