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Melba Riverside Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€European, , Hungarian
Meder utca 9. | In the Marina Building, Budapest 1238, Hungary
+36 1 239 0282
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (7 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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08:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Meder utca 9. | In the Marina Building, Budapest 1238, Hungary
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The food is great and the most important of all is that staff is very kind and polite. The price is very good. Waiter speaks perfect English

Thank garavikus
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A bit out from the center of Budapest, nice location next to the river with a little Port. The food is nicely presented but nothing exceptional for the quality. A bit too pretentious.

Thank GustoGuti
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I tend to have dinner at Melba every year or two. Great food, professional service, acceptable (high) prices. The reason I dod not give a 5 star rating this time was the main course. Ordered a steak M, bit it was overcooked, a strong MW.

Thank steveblond
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is perfectly located close to Danube and yacht dock therefore makes a good impression for guests. Also quite damous - it was almost full on a Tuesday evening. We had a business dinner and besides the service what was good enough the food...More

Thank HungarianOpinion
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went there to watch LaLigas derby between Barca and Espanyol, the math was great, Barca won 4-1. The location is very good at the Danube in a small bay, There is yaht club nearby, but it was a cold and wet dember day, so...More

Thank viktors540
Reviewed 19 December 2016

One of the better places to go for a business lunch out from city center. Restaurant is situated close to new area of block of flats, in business district. It has view over old harbor and you have no problem to park you car there....More

Thank MartinLV
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were warmly welcomed by our friendly smiling waiter. He gave us clear advice in English about the Hungarian dishes on offer. The food when it arrived was of good quality and service first class.

Thank BemroseUK
Reviewed 31 July 2016

In Budapest for F1, so we booked into Radisson and planned to stay a few extra days as we had never visited Hungary. Really glad we did. On Friday after the F1 practice session we got back to the hotel and over a beer worked...More

1  Thank Robert I
Reviewed 23 May 2016

If there is a place I could recommand in Budapest, it wouldn't be the parliament, or Margaret Island, or even the thermal baths... Because I am sure you will go there anyway and these places are for sure marvelous. But the place I would definitely...More

Thank minhleduy
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Set on the riverbank overlooking a small marina, the service was prompt and good. The food was tasty and nicely presented. I would highly recommend the hot chocolate tart.

Thank ScottishKiwi01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meder utca 9. | In the Marina Building, Budapest 1238, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 239 0282
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This is an unique located restaurant, 5 minutes from the city center overlooking a yacht marina on the Danube, serving the best dishes of Hungary's most famous celebrity-masterchef, Mr. Peter Buday. We have a free city sightseeing cruise for all dinner guests on each Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 9 pm. Please indicate when reserving that you wish to take part in the cruise.
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