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Alabardos Restaurant

#172 of 2,454 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
District I / Buda
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Orszaghaz utca 2 | 1014 Budapest, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 356 0851
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This meal was planned to be our best dinning experience of out family trip. Not that often that our family can get together for an extended trip. It was not any less than we expected, great ambiance, excellent staff that was proud to share their city, and food was excellent. Our venison was to die for, deserts were superb and... More 

Thank handy1950
Budapest, Hungary
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We like it. We have always enjoyed it. The restaurant is located in a ancient (middle ages) house and the inside ambiente is authentic.

Thank Fred H
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We chose the chefs recommendation of a five course meal and it was outstanding. The staff recommended some good Hungarian wine and champagne as a starter. Service is great and the restaurant is small. Really great meal - worth the money.

Thank Salzburger67
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168 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were booked into the Hilton Hotel and I wanted to find a restaurant nearby. My tourist guide came up with the Alabardos so I read the reports and it sounded good and so I booked a table for the four of us. I then read a little more about it. Michelin star, fine dining, whoops not the usual food... More 

Thank Cheshiretourist2
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals I have had in Budapest. Can easily compete with one of the local Michelin star restaurants I went to. Had the pate as an appetizer and the pork as the main dish. They were both excellent and wish I could have tried more off the menu. The amuse busce that they offered at the beginning... More 

Thank marcmaric
Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stunning food, great setting, warm welcome and left feeling not only well fed but well looked after. We turned up on spec with no reservation, after a moments thought the manager fitted us (a table of two) into possibly the best seat in the restaurant, he did say that a booking was over half an hour late. Several reviews mention... More 

Thank adventuredisaster
Basel, Switzerland
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208 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Despite of being a bit isolated from city center, this place was full with guests. Menu is not that big as I could wish but... Everything was at top level: food, servicing. Our team had a great fun here!

Thank Andrey N
Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice Hungarian restaurant within walking distance of the Hilton, St. George residence, and the Buda Castle Fashion Hotel. Don't look at the menu, order from the "secret menu". It's chef's choice so it's a 5 course meal of surprises. Food was so flavorful and delicious and service was excellent. The view of the Church is pretty great as well... More 

Thank ashporter8
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Disappointing is an understatement. Upon arrival, the main waiter was stuffy and unwelcoming. He lurked within view of our table the entire meal. Extremely awkward. Now for the food. Only 3 prefix menus were offered. It said vegetarian or vegan substitutes were available, however, upon inquiry, the waiter said, "I don't know." The chef will do something... Huh? We each... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The location of the restaurant is awesome.. .its just opposite to the matthias church.. the drive itself from the main city is very cool!!! we were very impressed as the restaurant gave us completely isolated room all for ourselves. the menu is very limited and the experience is great...presentation is absolutely perfect... absolutely no option for vegeterains.. though the guys... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orszaghaz utca 2 | 1014 Budapest, Budapest 1014, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 356 0851

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District I / Buda

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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 events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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