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ICON Restaurant

$$$$European, , Hungarian
Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 889 6757
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: ICON Restaurant
1. Personalized Service
"Service was immaculate as always"
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2. Sunday Brunch
" Buffet was great, ambiance with soft live music just perfect"
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3. Amazing views
"We had dinner with the best view you can possibly have"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adequate Dining room (closing shortly for a much needed renovation). Service was pleasant but the menu was a bit uninspired, considering this is Budapest where the reputation for outstanding food is famous! Breakfast buffet was better than the dinner experience.More

Thank Thom W
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thom W, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent dining experience with us at ICON restaurant. I am pleased that you found the service pleasant in general. I have shared your opinion about the menu selection with our Food and Beverage Head...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing restaurant within the Hilton hotel in Buda. It's a lovely environment with fantastic view oft the city. Lazelo Tolin looked after us, no request was too much trouble. Fresh ravioli starter fantastic, beef steak was fillet cooked perfectly, even the ice cream in...More

Thank Pamela G
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for dining with us at ICON restaurant and for sharing your great experience on Tripadvisor. I do not hesitate to cascade your kind words compliments on Executive Chef Csaba Horvath and his team, as well as our professional waiter...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Fisherman's Bastion we decided to have lunch. We saw Hilton, walked into the restaurant and after seeing amazing views of the parliament from its windows stopped, our choice was made. Having a glass of wine and tasty food with a good view far...More

Thank Elena E
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elena E, Thank you for choosing to dine at Icon Restaurant yesterday and for sharing your great experience. I've passed your comments to our chefs to let them know about your kind feedback. We all hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had breakfast in this restaurant, in the Hilton Budapest. Instead of the buffet, I had a crayfish and parmesan cheese open-faced omelette. It was fantastic!More

Thank 416Traveller2013
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 416Traveller2013, Thank you very much for your kind review and having breakfast at ICON Restaurant . I am really pleased you that you have found it so tasteful. My team and I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Zoltan Arvai General...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hilton and this was part of the Executive Lounge access. Nice selection but food nothing spectacular.More

Thank PBWorldTraveler
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear PBWorldTraveler, Thank you for taking the time to inform me and other readers of your experience. We are saddened to hear that you were not completely happy with food and are truly sorry that you did not let us know about it on the...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Sunday brunch was amazing. Lovely service, good live music, really good food with wide selection and good wine and sparkling wine! Also with my sweeth tooth I was really satisfied with the dessert table. Couldn't hope more. ++ very nice wiew from restaurant. In the...More

Thank sjute
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear sjute, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review on Tripadvisor. I'm so pleased that you both enjoyed your Sunday Brunch, in particular our mouthwatering dessert selection. It was a pleasure to have you join us and I look forward...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Meat, fish and vegetarian dishes as well as good wines are available at moderate prices. The service was slow at first, but once our order was taken we were served promptly and elegantly, with pleasant background piano music. Be sure to ask for a table...More

Thank Susan B
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan B, Thank you very much for your kind review and visiting ICON Restaurant . I am really pleased you that you have found everything to your liking, the food, the service and the ambience. My team and I look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Very tasty meal, good portion and presentation. Also good choice of local and international wine. Nice view. Well done!

Thank bohdan78
Reviewed 6 June 2017

With every trip to Budapest we have to have a stop at the Icon in Budapest. This time with all our kids, and it was dinner. We again had a superb table with a great view (Parliament, Danube, Castle), and had a nice welcome, too....More

Thank DrSpaceBoy
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Second visit to the restaurant for a Sunday Brunch. For the price you expect a fairly decent service, which we got. The waiters were attentive and friendly. Having visited previously we were quite surprised that the range of food seemed to have been reduced. The...More

Thank David C
District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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Barbara R
19 April 2016|
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Response from Bobby44881 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Ivon buffet as it came with our Viking cruise. It was very good with not only good American breakfast items but lots of Euopean, Hungarian and Asian items, which we also enjoyed. If your deal includes breakfast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 889 6757
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Innovation and tradition meet at Hilton Budapest’s Icon Restaurant. Modern and elegant, the stunning new Icon Restaurant embraces the future and yet pays homage to the history of the Royal Castle District. Icon has introduced warm, fresh and contemporary decor throughout to create a relaxed, friendly and informal atmosphere. The Icon is ideal for getting a taste of a culinary experience or to host a special event in the private dining room. Featuring an upscale 240-seat restaurant with a private salon and 16 panoramic windows guests of Icon can choose from a distinctive Hilton Breakfast to an extraordinary a la carte lunch and dinner menu as well as a sumptuous weekend brunch.
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