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Chef Cafe

Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 211 7368
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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CUISINES
European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
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1 - 10 of 519 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic Local Food and Excellent Service, couldn't have asked for more on our first night in Budapest!More

Thank Wills A
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Wills A, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a recommendation by the hotel and after checking on line decided to give it a try. Thankfully they had a table available and made us feel most welcome. Excellent service with everything explained and good wine recommendations. The food was presented well and...More

Thank peter h
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place, a block off a main street, from Trip Advisor reviews. We had a fantastic traditional meal (including a delicious vegetarian entree) and a bottle of wine for an incredibly reasonable price. The owner is a warm, welcoming meal who apparently speaks...More

1  Thank FLguyTampa_FL
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "FLguyTampa_FL", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good service you feel the waiters actually enjoy their role, good food and good prices, you won't be disappointed. Well worth a visit.More

Thank JJ-24389
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "JJ-24389", Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with all travelers, here on TripAdvisor and thank you very much for the very kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward welcoming you again next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere- good food - good service - can only be recommended - and to top it you must try the Triple Chocolate dessert

Thank jan8sen
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear " jan8sen", Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward welcoming you again next time in Budapest! Kind regards, Erika and Kalman

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this thanks to trip advisor and it was a amazing surprise. The owner is the one who meets, greets, and serves you. He speaks your language, and loves what he is doing. The food is cooked by his family and the whole experience is...More

1  Thank cbonn4
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "cbonn4", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two wonderful dining experiences- so good the first time we came back. Such attentive service and quality food from a family run restaurant: the pork tenderloin with letcho was amazing as was lamb with ratatouille. Hungarian red wine very good and the standout...More

1  Thank Peterjayh
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "Peterjayh", Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us and revisited us, looking forward welcoming you again next time in Budapest! Kind regards, Erika and Kalman

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across the Chef Cafe quite by chance on a prior recommendation...and when I saw the menu I was intrigued. I suggested the restaurant to my wife for our farewell dinner and she agreed, despite a lot of packing to do! we decided to...More

1  Thank casek2014
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "casek2014", Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with all travelers, here on TripAdvisor and thank you very much for the very kind words. It was a real pleasure to read your comment on us, you just enjoyed your stay....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere and service at Chef Café was impeccable. The owner took the time to speak with all guests and provide details about each wine and dish. The food is very authentic and made fresh, all at a reasonable price. My favorite was the triple...More

2  Thank ggammon2000
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "ggammon2000", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was a real pleasure to read your comment on us, you just enjoyed your stay. It is absolutely rousing to know that our job is so important and to realize it is noticed to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely welcome and tasty meal as well as some very nice Hungarian wine. I booked by email and received an immediate response. Owner is the most charming multilingual restauranteur you're ever likely to meet. He was most attentive to all diners with...More

3  Thank amvAberdeen
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this review

Dear "amvAberdeen", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! It was a real pleasure to read your comment on us, you just enjoyed your stay. It is absolutely rousing to know that our job is so important and to realize it is noticed to...More

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RoseCouple
do you accept credit cards?
19 November 2016|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
Yes, Visa, Maestro, Mastercard.
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busymanonbusiness
Hi, are vegetarians cater for here?
1 September 2015|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
Dear Mr "busymanonbusiness", The restaurant is not vegetarian, but a real Hungarian cuisine. We have just a few vegetarian dishes: Curd cheese noodles Hungarian style cabbage with sour cream Grilled vegetables with spicy... More
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jeffrow2793
Best directions from Le Meridian Hotel.
19 April 2015|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
via Váci u.17 min walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 30 211 7368
  • E-mail
Description
Our shop is located in the heart of the Danube in a corner (District V, Beer House and Molnar street and area) is located adjacent pedestrian street. Intimate restaurant on two levels in the atmosphere of the last century, the center of the ancient atmosphere. The restaurant is located in a small gallery of 8 people business - dinners, meetings, interviews can be a great scene. Masterpieces was home to Hungarian wine - wine tastings, wine dinners framework - which date shall keep the wine lovers. Our wine list only domestic wines from wineries offer you great emphasis on the fact that any of our guests - even just a drink as well - you can taste it. Wine Enthusiast guests can offer custom home wine tasting, which can be a great help in our structured test sheet and a multitude of wines. The menu includes traditional Hungarian dishes as well as international favorites. The cold dishes and desserts that everyone can find the right one for him.I hope will soon be among our guests to welcome you and your friends, both!