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Elysee Bistro and Cafe

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Beautiful view
1. Beautiful view
"It's placed right by the Parliament, really nice bistro with a terace"
Rene C
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2. Heated terrace
2. Heated terrace
"we found this marvelous restaurant on our first day"
Peter_JacquieWatson
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3. Great food and drinks
3. Great food and drinks
"We were pleasantly surprised. Fantastic food and ambience"
Zaid I
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About
Elysée is Budapest's new fusion style cozy café bistro in Kossuth Square, in the heart of the city. A nouvelle vague café with Hungarian-French style bistro cuisine with an eyecatchy view on the top. Come and taste our lunch menu, á la carte dishes and the special selection of fine wines. Voilá! Table reservation is recommended. French style, very friendly, special location - view to the Parlament and the Danube
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
International, European, Hungarian, Bar, Cafe, Central European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in for a quick coffee to take away. The staff seemed a little annoyed and not very welcoming. Ordered 2 coffees, they forgot one. When I went to ask for it I was snapped that I had only paid for one (I hadnt actually...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank A2176HEmariab
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We found ourselves with no plans on the evening of 1 Jan. Absolutely fantastic. Kind of a French Country menu. Fresh. Executed with the flair of a Seattle barista. Across from Parliament with the history to go with it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank defento
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Dear defento, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our venue and we appreciate your nice words! Hope to see you back soon! :) Elysée Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is sat outside the Hungarian parliament, the staff were so good explaining the wines from the region, which compliments the food, the food was just delicious, and not too expensive. Recommend this for dinner or lunch for anyone visiting Budapest

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Gordio12
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gordio12, Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope to see you back at Elysée Bistro soon! Elysée team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience. Food is out of this world. Very very tasty. Excellent service too. Staff are so friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend this place.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank patriciamX722UC
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear patriciamX722UC, We are so happy to hear your very nice words! Thank you! Hope that you would come back soon! Elysee team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat, highly recommended. Very friendly staff, group of ladies made to feel very welcome, no rushing.

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Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Neenie08
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Neenie08, Thank you for your nice review! Hope to see you back! Elysée team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the only Café/bar/Bistro right near the Parliament. You can sit outside and watch the work go buy with the beautiful parliament building in front of you. Had a quick drink and sandwich here all 4 days we were in Budapest. Panini are about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank m9ego
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear m9ego, We are happy to hear that you kept coming back to us! :) Hope that you wont stop this nice habit! See you again soon! Elysée team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location and a nice place to eat in the day or early evening. Food was well prepared and tasted good. Maybe a little pricey, but you are paying for the location and great outward views

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank garylondonx
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear garylondonx, Thank you for your nice words! Look forward to seeing you back! Elysée team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Kindly asked the waitress if we could please add a chair, as the table only had one chair. Waitress replied, no sorry, we don’t have a license for that. (All other tables had two chairs). As we walked away, Hungarian Older couple asked, and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear adamdA390QS, We are sorry to hear about your experience! Hope that you would give us another try to impress you! Elysée team

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Great location, okay service and nice food. A little expensive for Budapest, but that is to be expected. Dishes are well executed and thought out.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank patern2016
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear Pater N, We are glad you liked our venue! Hope to see you back! Elysée team

Reviewed March 14, 2019

This is a very romantic and charming little restaurant with a great view of the Parliament building. The food was outstanding, staff were very welcoming and friendly. The food was great too, central European cuisine with kind of a French flair. And it wasn't too...More

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Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CosmonautKramer
illesedit, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Elysee Bistro and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear CosmonautKramer, It is very nice to hear that you were having a great time with us, and that you enjoyed your stay! We hope that you would come back again soon! Elysée team

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