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“Unforgettable evening”

Callas Cafe & Restaurant
Ranked #397 of 3,581 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Andrássy út
Reviewed April 4, 2014

We walked past the Callas the day before and peaked inside, the waiters were so friendly and helpful and as we loved the ambiance of the restaruant decided to book for the 6 of us on the Saturday evening, we were not dissapointed, the service was brilliant, food excellent, we chose Hungarian dishes, they were delicious, we all loved our food and only had food envy becaused we would have loved to have tried each others plates too. The string quartet and pianest were a wonderful addition to the evening, picking up on the type of diners eating during the evening played the old favorites which ended up with everyone getting dancing and singing along, Speaking to our waiter he said it depended on the diners how the evening evolved. This eveing for us was one for a memory book, could not fault it, prices were probably a little higher than some restaurants in Budapest, but still very very good compared to the quality, service and atmosphere you would pay for in London, average main course price was around £10-13.

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Thank Karen K
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

We found this place because it was closed to the Opera house.
We were not disappointed at all!
Perfect service, the food was good and the ambiance perfect with the musicians!
We really enjoyed our dinner and I really recommand it!

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1  Thank Mélodie S
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

After a recommendation from the concierge of our Hotel, we have had dinner at Callas Café, end of December, 2013.
The restaurant is housed in an historical, art deco’ room, characterized by old, stylish furniture; decoration on the vault and on the walls belong to the same period. The music was excellent: the small orchestra, conducted by a high performing “primo violino”, was perfectly tuned, engaged and had great fan while playing; it was probably a little too noisy, but we appreciated it a lot. The compositions proposed where from Viennese authors (like Strauss) and well aligned with the historical place. The food wasn’t as good as music: nevertheless, still acceptable. Good choice of typical, local wines. The service was kind and correct: we noted a mistake in the bill and the gentle waiter brought us two glasses of Tokai, to pardon his error. I recommend this restaurant if you please to have a nice dinner, in the most fascinating part of Andrassy Avenue, remembering the old beautiful times…

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Thank Baronesiciliano
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

We sat there for coffee so i have no opinion on the food. I must say it was a great latte with amaretto and my husband had by far the best lemonade with passion fruit. 'The best he had in Budapest' as he claims. The mille feuille with apples was a great surprise. I would definitely recommend it fir coffee. Though remember that everything is a bit pricey in Andrassy ut.

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Thank Andreou N
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Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We read mixed reviews about this restaurant before we visited on Saturday evening before the opera. People seemed to remark negatively on the price, quality of food etc. and it nearly put us off going. I'm so glad that we visited as we had a lovely time. The ambiance was fantastic and it really added to our overall experience of our special first night at the opera. In comparison to Irish prices it was great value for money, there are of course cheaper places but considering that it's right beside the state opera house and surrounded by high end shops what more do people expect!! Service was great too.

Thank BiancaIreland
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