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Bock Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Erzsebet krt. 43-49., Budapest 1073, Hungary
+36 1 321 0340
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, UK
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We ate here on the evening of 22/11 having made the reservation the day before and were delighted by the excellent meal and service we received. The cuisine really was first class and the waiters were knowledgable and attentive. We were happy to go with the recommendations of our waiter - pumpkin ravioli with goose liver as a starter, pig... More 

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armagh
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Excellent family run,best to book, good value Hungarian food popular with the locals. A surprisingly good range of quality local wine with informative waiters. Closed Sundays a-joins Corthinia Hotel

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budapest, hungary
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Good quality, friendly and knowledgeable staff reasonable prices, laid back atmosphere. The city would need more places like Bock. The bizarre ice cream sortiment is a must!

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2 Thank gea-bud
Minneapolis
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2013

After reading some reviews, thought this would be a place we would enjoy and it did not disappoint .. Our concierge made reservations and was happy we were able to get reservations, it can be rather difficult. We enjoyed our time at this restaurants, the wine we chose was delightful and the food was a more contemporary version of traditional... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had a great meal in the Bock Bisztro - I have been there previously when staying at the Corinthia, and this time I was staying by the river but still made the trip over. We reserved a table over e-mail which was very easy, and got a nice table in the centre. My only complaint would be the 'up-selling'... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2013

My boyfriend is a bit of a wine buff, so when we went to Budapest I made a reservation at the Bistro as a surprise to him for our anniversary. And what a lovely evening it was! He thoroughly enjoyed talking wines with the very knowledgable staff and we were introduced to some lovely traditional Hungarian cuisine that was all... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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180 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Food was nice, but really not the best we had in Budapest. Not even close. Although, the desert was excellent. All in all, we got two dinners of 3 courses, and with bottle of wine it was 110 euros. Price that is to much for what we get.1000 and more places behind on this list, food was of much better... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2013

We booked the day before, but when we arrived the day after, it was clear that they hadn't really planned on us actually showing up. Service was brusque, and we were placed at a dingy table in the back near their service station. Two menus were thrust in front of us, and the waiter left. After a few minutes the... More 

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London
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2013

If you are visiting Budapest, your trip is incomplete without going to Bock Bistro! I had one of the best meals ever at this place - everything was to a perfect standard. There were lots of today's specials on the board in Hungarian, but the waiters explained everything so well in English. The service was amazing and the staff had... More 

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
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254 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Was unable to get reservations on any of our three nights in Budapest but after a long day of touring and skipping lunch we stopped in on our way back to our Hotel and they were kind enough to get us a table since it was early for the dinner crowd.A fabulous bottle of red from their own winery and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Erzsebet krt. 43-49., Budapest 1073, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighborhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 321 0340

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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 Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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