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Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant

Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 267 0375
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a great atmosphere. The food was really good and the staff was very friendly. Highly recommended!More

Thank canalbox
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear canalbox, Thank you for your most kind review of our restaurant. It means a great deal to us to know that our much valued customers are satisfied with what we have to offer. We have – we believe – the best waiting staff onboard...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time here, just round the corner from our hotel. The food was good and traditional and we enjoyed some great music from the resident piano player.More

Thank SueandFran
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear SueandFran, We are so thankful that you sacrificed some of your precious time to write down your wonderful review about our place here, on TripAdvisor. It is really a pleasure for us that you enjoyed your time at our place. You cannot imagine how...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a group of friends when we stumbled across Muzeum. The decor is stunning and the food was very tasty! Everyone enjoyed their meal and felt relaxed; I had the asparagus which was on the Chefs recommendation menu and it was stunning!! The...More

Thank Hannah C
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hannah C, It was such a great time reading your review about your experiences at Múzeum here, on TripAdvisor. We couldn't be happier that you claimed our decor stunning and the atmosphere relaxing, we also think that Múzeum is a cozy place to be....More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

A wonderful place to spend an evening with delicious food, in lovely surroundings listening to a very enthusiastic and talented pianist sipping gutsy Hungarian wine. Arrive hungry as the portions are substantial, although the plates are very well presented. An interesting menu with many local...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear sandi c, We would like to thank you for sharing your valuable opinion with us about our restaurant on TripAdvisor. Firstly, we are really astonished that you considered your visit a fortunate one to Múzeum, it is so great to read that you claimed...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Visiting this restaurant is a real experience. It is in the 'grand' style, with high ceilings and elaborate furnishings, and someone to take your coats when you arrive. The staff are welcoming and friendly. The menu is quite traditional, but with some modern twists, and...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ThePhilisopher27, We would like to thank you for sharing your valuable opinion with us about our restaurant on TripAdvisor. Firstly, we are really astonished that you considered your visit to Múzeum a real experience, we are so amazed to hear from your wonderful statement....More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Just want to share a gem with you. Introvert and Formal waiters with stiff upper lips and wonderfully underplayed humour. A kitchen with food standards very much over average. An ambience of salons, women wearing feathered hats and better days. Impeccible standards of hygeine in...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PoulHAndersen, First of all, we would like to express our gratitude to you for sharing your splendid review about us here, on TripAdvisor. It has absolutely made our day. We are so happy to see that you claimed our place a gem, it makes...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after getting a recommendation. Indeed this is a fantastic restaurant. Hungarian cuisine, beautiful decor, live piano music. We had goulash soup, veil with goose liver and mushrooms, duc in strawberry sauce, and plum strudel and coffee. Very tasty, highly recommendedMore

Thank Doron S
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Doron S, First and foremost, we are grateful to you for sharing your lovely review with us about Múzeum on TripAdvisor. We are so amazed to see that you had a wonderful experience in our restaurant, it is really nice to see that you...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in a lovely old building. Right next to museum, but not a tourist trap. Quality delicious Hungarian food with good portions and reasonable prices. Highly recommend.More

Thank jlbond02
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jlbond02, It was really heart-warming to read your wonderful review, we are so glad that you shared it with us here, on TripAdvisor. We are extraordinary delighted that you visited Múzeum and had an amazing time there, it is great to read that you...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

So glad we went there on our last evening in Budapest. What a beautiful restaurant! It radiates history and tradition and at the same it is so friendly and welcoming (except for our rather gruff waiter who never once smiled). We ate to the sound...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Antigoniesq, Let us begin with telling how glad it makes us that you sacrificed some of your time to write down your honest and wonderful review about us, on TripAdvisor. It gives us a big amount of boost for sure! We couldn't be happier...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

4 stars for the food and live music. Deducted one star for the surly waiter. We eat fish but no meat, the menu offered one vegetarian and several fish choices as starters and mains. We had the salmon for a main course and it was...More

Thank Marian P
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Marian P, First and foremost, we would like to say thank you that you took a few minutes and wrote down your detailed opinion about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor! It makes us especially glad that you discovered our place and decided to give...More

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juliawlv
Will you be open on the following evenings? 21 December 2016 22 Dec 23 Dec 24 Dec (Christmas Eve). Also, on Christmas Eve, will you be offering a special carte? Thank you.
1 October 2016|
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Response from Ozzyodyssey | Reviewed this property |
I think you will have to ask the restaurant if they are open?
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Pengowls1
Is there a dress code?
4 April 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
We went smartish. No shorts and tee shirt. I think it is a more upmarket type of restaurant. Always feel better dressing oneself on these occasions. Can't go wrong then.
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marcus9742016
è consigliabile per cenone di capodanno? bisogna rispettare un dress code? parlano in italiano?
28 October 2016|
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Response from AndreaCocozza | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, secondo me è un bel locale per capodanno, ovviamente dipende da che serata vuoi fare, se vuoi un bel ristorante, dove si mangi bene e con ottimi vini è il posto giusto. Per la sera del 31 sicuramente dovrai prenotare... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 267 0375
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Description
Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant belongs to the best tradicional Hungarian restaurants and is operating in Pest's historical downtown since 1885.

Predecessor of the Restaurant was well know as Schodli Cafe the names of our prominent clientele are entered in the guest book - includeing Members of Parliament, writers, and actors registered itself in history of budapester cafe.

Because its past and tradition represents durable values in the Hungarian gastronomy and Hungarian taste it is arranged with the newest technology. The menu offers gently modernized masterpieces from the Hungarian - and international cuisines, with exerienced selection of the national wines - and brandies.

The walls are covered in tiles from the world-famous Zsolnay porcelain works. The unique hand-carved wood paneling is uncler the protection of the Preservation Trust. The jewel of the piano room is a painted ceiling by Karoly Lotz, entitled Csikosverseny. Another unique feature is an original 19th century Venetian mirror