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“The Greatest Maitre d'”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Gundel Etterem

Gundel Etterem
Ranked #108 of 3,090 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Városliget
Description: A Gundel Ettermet nagymultu, elegans, remek konyhaval rendelkezo etteremkent ismerik egesz Europaban.Gundel Restaurant has become a symbol of culinary art and refined hospitality during the past hundred years.
irvine, ca
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“The Greatest Maitre d'”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

The food is good, the music is wonderful and the atmosphere is out of this world.
The maitre d', Daniel Horvath, was a perfect combination of old-world charm and modern-day friendliness. He knew the recipe for every meal; he was friendly; he was polite; he was charming.
Thanks to him, we felt we were in the elegant and tasteful 19th century, without the stuffiness.
Because of Mr. Horvath, this is a special place.

  • Visited March 2013
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Belgrade, Serbia
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“One of the best restaurants I have ever been to.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Been there on a Sunday brunch which I can recommend for several reasons: food is great(and I mean great), restaurant itself is beautiful, it is very fairly priced for this kind of a place(I mean brunch). All in all, a Sunday brunch is a must!

  • Visited February 2013
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Limassol, Cyprus
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“Nice food, good service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Nice place to have a snack or coffee. We had no idea, that they serve everything on silver since twe stopped there for coffe. We ended eating there, and we were very satisfied. Friendly staff, although they could could speak better English. Food was fresh, satisfactory portions. Try the Dobos cake that was really yummy. My husband mistakenly paid 5000 HUF more without realizing it, and the waiter came back with the money saying that we paid too much, which was very pleasantly surprising. Of course gave him a nice tip.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank majka1982
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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

We were a group of 30 people visiting the resaurant for what we expected to be a nice dinner in historical atmosphere. But we were disappointed.
We had ordered seats in the restaurant, confirmed, but when we came we were sent to a separate room, hardly big enough for the group.

Why go to this place when the only thing we saw was corridors and a very dull dining room???

Sorry, The food was average, the service was poor, and all in all, a place never to come back to.

  • Visited April 2013
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“Great brunch on Sundays”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

All the info on travel forums on Gundel make it seem a place to opulent and out of reach. While it is an institution alright, the staff are very welcoming. The sunday brunch spread is excellent. It included a glass of bubbly and the tables are heaving with starters, mains, freshly grilled meats and lovely desserts. All this served in old world charm of silver and porcelain.

Visited April 2013
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