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Spoon Cafe & Lounge

#173 of 2,406 Restaurants in Budapest
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Contemporary, Fusion
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Vigado Ter | Pier 3, Budapest 1052, Hungary
+36 1 411 0933
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommended to visit and well worth experience. Good food overlooking the Chain Bridge and the Castle district on the opposite bank. Restaurant only half full but did have a couple of large groups- that said service was excellent - attentive but not overbearing. Food was good I had the scallops followed by Duck and my wife had salmon as a... More 

Thank DunstableTraveller
Istanbul, Turkey
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220 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is perfect, on the Pest bank of the Danube overlooking the Chain Bridge and Buda Castle. As we were there for a "business" dinner we were offered a fixed menu of three selections of three courses. All the dishes were beautiful to look at and even better to taste. Service staff were efficient and unobtrusive. Highly recommend.

Thank Turkishholidaylover
Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a business dinner on the boat. What was supposed to be a nice evening, turned out not so pleasant. The food was below expectations, half of the team called in sick the next day. The goose liver was tasteless, as was the baumkuchen served with it and it had nothing to do on that plate. The salmon lacked... More 

Thank elizabethgreen19
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was very good if a bit pricey - but it was worth it for the view over the Danube to the Castle

Thank Tricia055
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delightful evening on our recent visit to Budapest, food excellent and surroundings wonderful with pianist playing in the background. A memorable evening to celebrate my partners 50th Birthday. Staff friendly and helpful as we do not pre book a table. Would recommend this floating restaurant for a special occasion, slightly higher priced than some places but not over... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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352 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No more words about location, it is simply superb. If you are staying at the Sofitel or the Intercontinental, it is at your doorstep. The reception is warm, the interior a bit tacky (1970s upmarket disco decoration I would say). There is a wide choice of dishes and wines, all dishes are a playful variation on the usually rather heavy... More 

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zsanettc87, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Spoon Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for honouring us by giving such a lovely review. We were more than happy reading that you truly enjoyed your time with us, and were pleased with us in every regard. Sincerely: the Spoon team. More 

Los Angeles, California
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163 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 3 requirements to dining at Spoon: You are feeling romantic, your wallet is feeling giving, and you are a sucker for ambiance when it comes to restaurants (guilty). The dishes are presented gorgeously and the ingredients are fresh. The views of Castle Hill and Chain Bridge lit up at night are pretty spectacular.

Thank WanderfullExplorer
Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on a converted boat on the Danube close to parliament. Beautiful views of the city and water. Great wine list and the food was just as good( loved the duck). All the staff were friendly and helpful (also spoke great English, which was a huge help). If I lived in Budapest I'd love to have special occasion dinners there.

Thank shastagwen
zsanettc87, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Spoon Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, we are so happy you had a pleasant dinner at our beloved restaurant. We appreciate your fantastic comment about the athmosphere, we're blissful that you really enjoyed your dishes and the our wine selection met your expectations as well. I look forward to another occasion, when we can provide you the same quality! And looking forward to... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful location on a boat with a view of the Budapest castle and bridges. good food with a live pianist. i spilled my drink and the waiter was their straight away to help clean it up. it was very quite on the day that we went but it still had a a nice atmosphere.

Thank justmerach19921
zsanettc87, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Spoon Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear our Guest, First of all we are so glad you had a great occasion at our beloved restaurant . We appreciate your fantastic comments about the service and our helpful Staff. We're going to share your lovely words with the our entire team. And looking forward to have you again with us. See You Spoon! [ Sincerely, the Spoon... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being in a converted boat, the location on the river is good with a vista of beautiful Budapest. The food was ok, but nothing to rave for though there was a good selection of local and imported wine.

Thank OlayBuMudurBudur
zsanettc87, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Spoon Cafe & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear our Guest, thank you for your feedback. This is important for us. It's our hope that we can welcoming you on board again. Kind regards: the Spoon team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $56
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Contemporary, Fusion
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vigado Ter | Pier 3, Budapest 1052, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 411 0933
The Spoon as a restaurant boat is located in the central spot of Budapest-Hungary. This 75m engine less fine dining event and restaurant place is able to provide it's services in 365 days. From top it has two hugh terraces and an additional one with glass sided walls, the winter garden. On the middle level we have two different designed restaurants, we call them the "Cafe" wich is more like a real fine dining hall and the "Lounge", that is a luxury relax eating area. As an additional service we provide a night club in the bottom level, with direct access from the Lounge. It's design is about the arabican fantasy, it's called the "The Oriental". On each level we have a full kitchen, that makes the Spoon able to serve every type of event and customer in different timing and every season of the year. Our goal is to give high quality service to the corporate events, private parties and of course as the location the Sponn is right on the most wanted spot of Budapest, we are a must see restaurant.

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