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“Just for laugh”

Fekete Hollo Restaurant
Ranked #2,114 of 3,080 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $10 - $27
Cuisines: European, Central European, Hungarian, Eastern European
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: District I / Buda
Description: Our two different kind of rooms offer enough space for fifty customers. The terrace also seats forty customers in summer time. Besides Hungarian food and beverages we also serve international cuisine, with special fish and beef dishes. Every evening our restaurant offers live salon and Gypsy music. Our waiters guarantee the perfect service.
Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Just for laugh”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013

Be aware! If you are rich in sense of humor, you can pop in. 60's atmosphere, paper napkin on a serious table cloth, stucked, scary and intrusive musicians, cheap food, critical wine. But, I'm not kidding, if you have sense of humor you're gonna laugh all the time. I've been tearful for one hour and half, laughing and laughing. Really really funny. But, if you're looking for a nice dinner, this is not your place. At all. This is a tourist trap!

  • Visited November 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tourist trap de luxe”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

Tourist trap de luxe in the scenic castle area. The food was not our taste as it was more food than taste; Chicken with tasteless pepper sauce, and filled turkey with chestnut and cherry sauce. Maybe the latter is supposed to be "chicken in jam"; it did not do the trick for me. Salad was good. The "folklore musicians" was too intrusive for me. You may like it though. Waiter gave us too little change back (initially). That was sorted out after hefty eyebrow raising.

  • Visited September 2013
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3 Thank Reisenissen
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Liverpool
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“The song remains the same”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

In search of dinner after a particularly trying journey to Budapest we alighted on the Black Raven for no other reason than it was just around the corner from our hotel. The two most complimentary things I can say about the place were a) it was open; and b) the food was edible.

On the down side, the price of the food was high and that for the wine a complete rip-off - £30 for an OK Pinot Noir! - even for the Old Town. The waiter was pretty surly and seemed more concerned with other customers. Like a previous reviewer, we fell for the gypsy musicians scam. Having serenaded another and much larger table they turned their attentions to us. The opening gambit was to ask where we were from and then to inquire if we would like to hear classical or Hungaran folk music. Not wishing to appear rude, I opted for the latter. After a couple of very short songs, I offered a tip but was greeted with "No, no, we play for love of music. In this country, the tradition is to buy the musicians a drink if you like what they play." I agreed and the leader immediately asked the waiter to bring three beers. They then played another song and asked if rather than beer they could change the order to Hungarian schnapps? I agreed.

With service (and the schnapps, which weighed in at £15) a 2 course meal came to over £100. Simple message to those considering patronising this place: avoid!

  • Visited September 2013
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3 Thank Probus
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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Chicken Paprika”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Four of us sat outside and were serenaded by a trio of performers who played a wide variety of music. Our meals were excellent, especially the chicken paprika. The hostess even provided me with a copy of the recipe. The interior is typical Hungarian decor, which we appreciated, even though we ate outside. We would definitely return for more chicken paprika.

Visited September 2013
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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
“The chicken was good, but the Sauvignon Blanc better!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

The ambience was wonderful, with arched whitewashed walls adorned with ancient armour (swords, shields, even bows and arrows), the waiters spoke halting English (better than our non-Hungarian), the menu was extensive and varied, and the service (at 1800, before the gypsy band began at 1900) very good. We had roast chicken breast (at 2300 Hungarian florints) and the side salad with it was fresh and delicious. We opted to have a bottle of 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, and it was a steep 6800 Hungarian florints, but enhanced the meal. To finish we shared a lemon crepe (1300 florints) and it was wonderfully fresh. In short, if you're looking for a reasonable meal-with-ambience, this restaurant's for you!

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank mccorquinn
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