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Borsso Bistro

Kiralyi Pal utca 14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
+36 1 789 0975
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Kiralyi Pal utca 14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our first restaurant on our first day in Budapest and it was excellent! The food was awesome and so was the service. The Hungarian wine was very good and so was the dessert-perfect!

Thank PN1963
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely lunch. I had the mussels to start, a little salty for my taste but I enjoyed them anyway. Beef cheeks were the specialty, so I had to have them, they were good but not great. Overall a nice lunch in a...More

Thank Lionel P
Reviewed yesterday

Delicious food, very friendly staff, excellent choice on the menu and great wine selection. Really enjoyed our meal here, possibly the best in Budapest I've tried so far. Highly recommended.

Thank Missrconn
Reviewed 4 days ago

Following a recommendation from our host, we decided to go for dinner at the Borsso Bistro. Both my wife and myself chose the French Tasting Menu, with wines but without spirits. The food was delicious, and the wines were a perfect match. The service gas...More

Thank Juan Carlos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location in a quiet alley not far from a main strip. The food was excellent. Compared to what we would pay in a big North American city this was great value.

Thank charp645
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at Borso for a friend's birthday. There was a large group of us but the service was impeccable. We weren't sure which wine to order, so our server let us taste 4 different wines before we made our selection. I like that. We...More

Thank Fletch6868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch here. Relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and great whine. The food style is modern and simplistic, with great meat and produce in the center. Really friendly and good service. Great place for a romantic date or a night to remember. Will...More

Thank Atle G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cuisine in a quaint alley. All of our meals were superb and the accompanying wine from Balaton excellent! The female server was attentive and not intrusive. Wonderful service. We will definitely be back👍!!!

Thank mikefromus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant on our last night in Budapest and we saved the best for last. The staff are really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was exceptional and even the house wine was the best I had during the holiday....More

Thank NLEM71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on a side street near Kalvin Metro station this is a short ride from the main tourist centre. We sat outside but the interior of the restaurant also looked very nice. The evening was enhanced by a duo of jazz guitarists playing just inside...More

Thank Nigel_and_Liz_B
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$17 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiralyi Pal utca 14., Budapest 1053, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 789 0975
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A cozy and charming bistro in the heart of Budapest. French-hungarian cuisine, excellent reviews about the kitchen and the presence of the owners all the time. Live jazz music every weekend!
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