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“An amazing evening”
Review of Pilvax Bisztro - CLOSED

Pilvax Bisztro
Price range: $20 - $52
Cuisines: European, Central European, Hungarian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: District V / Inner City
Description: Budapest sights of the city center Pilvax is an important event in the history of Hungary was the scene of a traditional restaurant, cafe was justly famous. The old restaurant from 1841 until 2009 and then forgotten. Bearing in mind the restaurant's inner values, preserving the historic character of the interior of a push for renewal, transformation and re-opened, as Pilvax Bisztro. Our menu offerings are used in domestic and international cuisine. Very important to us in good quality and healthy choice of materials: the Mangalica, Lake Balaton pike perch and trout, the goose liver are all materials that are in the world kitchens are welcome. In our shoppers a selection of quality wines to choose from, the country's famous and less well-known products of wine makers. We want you to be handled with care and competent hands prepared food served on quality service and an unforgettable experience for us would be spending a few hours. Working on this every day...
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“An amazing evening”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

My girlfriend and I have just returned from a night at Pivlax Bisztro (after reading the reviews on here!). The setting was luxurious yet relaxed, the service incredibly friendly and entertaining, and the food worthy of a Michelin star or two!
Not knowing a huge amount about wine, we were able to sample a large amount of wines and were helped to pick a perfect accompaniment to our delicious meal. The pianist added to such a good experience.
It was a great evening all around and you would pay double for a similar standard back in the UK.
We couldn't recommend this place any more if you're wanting great food in a lovely atmosphere!

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank kukuman90
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Zoltan T, Manager at Pilvax Bisztro, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you very much for taking time, and sharing your honorific review here! I was delighted to read that you had a great time with us. My team will be more than happy to know, that their work has been so much appreciated. It would be great if we could host you again in the Pilvax Bisztró!

With kind regards,
Zoltán Tábori
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Intelligently constructed menu, Expertly prepared, Delivered with panache.”
Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Sik Andras is a restaurant manager who knows his wines. Moreover, he knows his menu as well as his chef - a rare and dying trait in todays food servers. If you're not into it, don't be put off by the plethora of wines on display at this restaurant - you wont be judged on your knowledge of the 80 plus varieties on offer. Michelle and I had two glasses of champagne each costing less than a bottle of mineral water in England. The food is sublime. Fine dining with a careful choice of tastes added and blended on the plate as though it were an artists palate.

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1 Thank Mammooshka H
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Zoltan T, Manager at Pilvax Bisztro, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you very much for your praising words. We are all very grateful that our work has been appreciated, your kind words ensured us, that wwe are on the right way, as quality is our top priority, and we strive to provide excellence for our guests. We look forward to see you again!

With kind regards,
Zoltán Tábori
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UK
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“The manager makes it”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

In most bistros you go in and are shown to your table usually by a someone who is just "doing there job". In Pilvax the manager is really engages with and strangely enough you don't feel that he is being overbearing - he turns what is a pretty good bistro into a special place. His enthusiasm also rubs off onto the other members of staff. With a piano tinkling in the background ( and no violins thank goodness) the Pilvax is a really nice place for dinner. The menu offers a lot more than goulash, duck, goulash and more duck. It also offers good value.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank robert092
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Zoltan T, Manager at Pilvax Bisztro, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for the nice comment. We are really happy that you enjoyed your time in our Restaurant and were very satisfied with the meal you had. Our Chef and his entire team always pay special attention on the quality and presentation of the dishes they prepare. It is our hope that you will return and have more of their delicious creations.

With kind regards,
Zoltán Tábori
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What a find!”
Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

I am still sitting at the table savouring the last sips of coffee before venturing out into the cold. What a delightful place. Attentive, smiling service, delicious innovative food and very reasonable prices. We arrived late last night and the hotel directed us to a nearby restaurant where the food was bland and stodgy and very overpriced. This place couldn't be more different. Try it!

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1 Thank JaneandDavid63
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Zoltan T, Manager at Pilvax Bisztro, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for the nice words. We are always happy when we see our guests enjoying themselves. Our dear Chef is also always delighted to hear such nice a feedback as yours. We strive to provide excellence in gastronomy, and hopefully we can greet you again when you are next in Budapest.


With kind regards,
Zoltán Tábori
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent hungarian food”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

We had the greatest meal in a long time. The restaurant were friendly and flexible. Hungarian food in a lovely way and served to the Sound of a talented pianist. We strongly recommend this restaurant for everybody. A great experience in many ways.

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Thank Rasmus S
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Zoltan T, Manager at Pilvax Bisztro, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you very much for your praising words. We are all very grateful that our work has been appreciated, your kind words ensured us, that we are on the right way, as quality is our top priority, and we strive to provide excellence for our guests. We look forward to see you again!

With kind regards,
Zoltán Tábori
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