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“Superb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Borsso Bistro

Borsso Bistro
Ranked #32 of 2,945 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $53
Cuisines: French, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
Description: A cozy and charming bistro in the heart of Budapest. French-hungarian cuisine, excellent reviews about the kitchen and the presence of the owners all the time. Live jazz music every weekend!
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Cosy and friendly atmosphere in this delightful bistro. Plumped for testing menu with matching wines and was not disappointed. The food was delicious and could not fault the service. We were recommended by friends and would definitely pass on this restaurant tip to others eating in Budapest. Enjoy!

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Moscow
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Went for plain lunch an experiented real tasting fest.
Had tasting menus A and B. delicious, light, more into general European cuisine rather than local.
Staff very attentive, go in depth explaining how they match food and wines.
Def recommend!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food, good value.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is an excellent value modern Hungarian restaurant. The ordinary menus are good value but, if you go for one of their tasting menus (with wine) you get an experience that would cost a lot more in other Western European capitals.

Visited January 2013
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Really nice restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

I visited this restaurant last week with my wife and really enjoyed it! We did a 5 course tasting menu with wine pairing and the food was amazing, by far the best we had while in Budapest. It was a Tuesday night and we didn't have a reservation but it didn't matter as it wasn't very busy. The waiters were friendly and the service was very good and although quiet the reataurant still had a nice atmosphere. It cost £100 for the food and wine for the both of us but I consider this excellent value considering the quality of the food. Excellent restaurant!

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Boutique Restaurant with Creative Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I had dinner at this nice and cozy restaurant. The service was great and the waiter was very friendly and professional. His wine recommendation was suitable and smart.
The food was great - choose the duck liver (one of the best appetizer I've ate in Budapest) over the soups and you won't be sorry.
The main courses were great as well. The french cuisine is recognizable with in the Hungarian dishes.

It is one of the worthiest restaurants is the old city.

Although, I wish they'll change the chairs to more comfortable ones :)

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