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CUISINES
Eastern European, European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Grade 10 food. I ate 3 days in a row. It was all superlative. Perfect service. Very kind waiters .... Gyuri served us 2 days and Attila one day. Thank you very much. I recommend!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 19, 2021 via mobile

I loved this restaurant with beautiful views of tge valley. The food tastes great, the wines and cherry liquors and palinka are great. The best in the area!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed March 15, 2021 via mobile

The restaurant has a amazing view but what is for sure amazing, is the food! Delicious! And also the staff was very friendly and helpful!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed January 2, 2021 via mobile

Pity for the investment made. We had lunch on a sunny day, the restaurant was almost full. It all started when we asked the waiter for a good recommendation on the menu, given we were in the heart of Tinutul Secuiesc and the cuisine is...pretty special around here. He recommended us the Australian Angus Beef Tomahawk, and then I knew we are in the wrong place. We had some “tapas”, absolutely plain and tasteless and some goulash soup which hardly resembled to a genuine one. For the main we had a grilled trout with polenta , and we got it cold (the polenta was made probably a day before) and some venison stew ( tocanita de vanat) which was also almost cold and very average. Their luck is being the only restaurant on a 20 km radius, otherwise would be a no-go.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

Nice hungarian restaurant, pleasant and attentive staff, very nice bon fire in every night after 8 p.m., a few but good meals

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020 via mobile

We arrived at Balvanyos and decided to have lunch! We stopped at Gastrolab. Everything was perfect, clean, prompt service and you felt safe. We served a Transylvanian soup with a mix of mushrooms, grill minced meat rolls venison - deer and wild boar and a...grilled boneless chicken leg with mashed potatoes and seasonal salad. We ended with a latte bistro Tiziano. It was perfect!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020 via mobile

We had our wedding anniversary at Gastrolab Balvanyos. It was the best choice we could've made! The food was very good, the atmosphere nice and relaxed and the service was excellent! And also, the wine! It is fantastic when you have a nice waiter, like...young Attila. He was always there, but still discreet, always trying to help, doing everything to make us feel special. He even made an ad-hoc cake so we could put our candles on, he put the right music, it couldn't be better!! Thank you Attila and your colleagues for the best dinner we had in months! Absolutely nothing to reproach, keep up the good work, Gastrolab!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020

Went there with some friends and tried some of the specialties: lentil soup, goulash soup, deer and mushroom stew, meat plate. The food was good, loved the goulash and stew. The meat plate was ok but had one piece of pork fat that was impossible...to eat being very tough. The atmosphere was really nice up until someone from the staff came with an electric shock stick to scare away some dogs that were sitting between the guests' tables. Not only the dogs were scared away... drinks flew on the tables and on the food... not a nice moment. Another thing I disliked was the service fee 24 RON (about 4 euros) for the table.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

I liked the place at dinner and after they open the firewood in the middle , everything had a magical weekend vibe! I liked the ideea of the fire in the middle, also good food ( not excelent) , very nice designed restaurant, clean tables,...blanked, very polite waiters, nice music!! Good place for dinner!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 13, 2020 via mobile

The foos has high prices and mediocre value. not worth the money, but it's kind of the only one around.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Gastrolab is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3