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“Very good views, amazing ambience, live music...”

Halaszbastya Restaurant
Ranked #116 of 3,484 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $32 - $84
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: District I / Buda
Description: The Halaszbastya Restaurant is not just a restaurant, but an atmosphere, an expression of feeling which is much more complicated to describe than to try out and become a party to the miracle... Thanks to the elegant, neo-Romanesque styled internal space and the well-trained hospitability team the Halaszbastya Restaurant impress their guests with not only its beauty but warm atmosphere as well. Margareta Terrace is the uppermost terrace of the Restaurant with gorgeous panorama. We offer hot drinks in winter time and ice-cold refreshers during the summer heat, while the Danube Terrace, - which is in line with the Danube -, we offer hot and cold dishes from spring to autumn. An excellent venue with wonderful panorama of Budapest and intimate live music provides an unforgettable experience for our guests.The gastronomic style of The Halaszbastya Restaurant: innovative kitchen. We regard it as a challenge to participate in revive the most beautiful tradition of the Hungarian kitchen, and familiarize our typical flavours with our visitors. We paid especial respect to set up our wine selection highlighted Hungarian wines from reputed regions and offer prominent wines from abroad as well. Our sommeliers guide through more than 150 sort of list and recommendations help our guests to choose the best for excellent courses, their mood and gusto.
Reviewed March 14, 2014

We were looking for a fine dining experience on our wedding anniversary dine out eve and stumbled across this restaurant based on our research on Tripadvisor and our visit to Fisherman's bastion earlier.

The ambience of the restaurant is excellent...it is set in fisherman's bastion so it really feels like you are in the grand hall of a palace. The waiters were helpful and professional.

We started with Cream of sauteed porcini garlic soup with smoked breast of duck....it was delicious. The smoked duck breast was the star of the dish was done justice to by the chef. In the main course we ordered Chicken supreme with lemon - corn. It was a let down in flavours, the layered artichokes had funny gooey texture and were not pleasant for the pallet! The saving grace of the dinner was the dessert! It was Chocolate cream duo...the presentation of the dish was super, picture perfect and the amazing mix of texture and taste made this dish a winner!

The overall experience of dining at this place was accentuated by the live music...

Overall I would recommend this place for an exclusive dine out experience.

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Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

The place is more than amazing!! Food and service were great. They have the most beautiful wiew in budapest. It is a must to go there!!!

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

This restaurant is absolutely superb. Everything about it exceeds expectation - the staff are amazingly attentive and seem genuinely delighted to make your experience even more wonderful. The musicians are so good we bought their CD and their choice - when they are not playing requests - just add to the ambience. The views are stunning as well. And the food - WOW!!! The goats cheese soufflé with beetroot "soup" is something that just has to be savoured - no description could do it justice. The main courses and desserts were also delicious. There is no one thing that makes this restaurant and to pick a highlight from the staff, view, food, music and setting would be to imply that the there were imperfections - and there certainly were not! The overall experience was so good we came back the following night - and just when we thought it couldn't be any better, we were given the owners table for evening!!!! Oh - I forgot to mention value - in London we would have expected to pay around £250-300. Here it was less than £100 the first night and less than £80 the second. Just amazing.

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1  Thank Andy M
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Staff courteous food good and reasonably priced. Musical entertainment, cellist clarinetist, views breathtaking from bastion. Good walk along walls.

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

Just returned from a weekend away in Budapest and stayed in the hilton hotel just behind this restaurant. We decided to have a meal here on our last evening and I have to stay the restaurant is first class. The restaurant is part of the fort that overlooks the river which offers fantastic views. Some might say it is expensive but if you want fine dinning it is worth paying for. The food was first class and the waiters added to the experience with their professional manner. They also had live music that added to the ambience. Would recommend to those that want that something special food experience.

1  Thank Charger176
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