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Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant

) #90 of 2,511 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 267 0375
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a most enjoyable evening here. The service was impeccable, the food was excellent, and the piano player was an unexpected treat. If we'd had more time in Budapest we would have returned for another meal.More

Thank Cambridge22013
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cambridge22013, Let us start with letting you know how grateful we feel that you wrote down and shared your truly magnificent review about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor.  Our whole team is blissful that you had a really enjoyable evening at our restaurant. On...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food quality simply does not match the pricing scheme--it is too expensive for what it is. The setting is grand and you may want to splurge on a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and savor the atmosphere. The location is historic...More

Thank juhaszj
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear juhaszj, In the beginning, please accept our eternal gratefulness. We would like to let you know that we take every comment serously, so thank you for sharing your critic with us! Anyhow, it is much to our regret that our restaurant couldn’t meet your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to try some typical hungarian food. We tried the muzeum selection of appetisers and sampled the goose liver parfait (OK but not special), beef carpaccio with curd cheese (this was good), and garlic mushrooms. I then had the veal paprika with egg...More

Thank OxfordJulieT
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear OxfordJulieT, Firstly, please allow us to express our sincerest gratitude for taking your time and writing this review about our restaurant, you helped us a lot! We are delighted that you were satisfied with our restaurant as well as the food we served. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this restaurant and tried it out because it was close to our hotel. It is unassuming as you pass it but its history is rich! The decor is classy and open with large windows, ceiling paintings and mirrors reflecting a bygone...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear crighton007, We would like to start with saying how happy we feel about you visiting us during your time in Budapest. We appreciate you shared your point of view about us here on TripAdvisor! It is really promising to hear our restaurant has a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I came here on our first night in Budapest. We were so shocked with the ambience. Beautiful restaurant, great service, great food and great value for money. Such a beautiful building and was a great start to a wonderful holiday! Definitely, recommend!More

Thank Daisy-ha
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Daisy-ha, Let me begin with thanking you for sharing your positive experience in connection with our place. It means a lot for us as we are trying to be the best we can be. It is a pleasure for us to read that you...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank canalbox
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

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 22 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 27 April 2017

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 20 April 2017 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 reviewResponded 27 April 2017

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

1  Thank sandi c
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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

1  Thank ThePhilosopher27
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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

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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.
30 September 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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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
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