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Arany Kaviar Restaurant

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District I / Buda
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Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 6737
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Istanbul, Turkey
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there six people..had caviar selection and the grill sole, venison..it was perfect..vodka,service,food,ambiance all were very very good..reservation is a must..

Thank Latif U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Fantastic dinner , very profesional , top restaurant in Budapest , highly recomended , a must if you are in the region

Thank HotelduLacBellagio
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear HotelduLacBellagio, Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that you liked your dinner with us and that you found our service very professional. We hope you had a great time in Budapest and we are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Arany Kaviár Restaurant team More 

Meisterschwanden, Switzerland
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327 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This restaurant plays upper level starting with an empty table which is dressed only once you are seated. Food is tasty and combinations are good. Sommelier knows his business.

2 Thank David_F1206
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear David_F1206, We were really happy to read your kind review, especially our sommelier. We hope to see you back soon. Kind Regards, Arany Kaviár Restaurant team More 

Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place deserved one michelin star. You pay for it but great experience like stroganof beef or pelmeny with 3 meat

2 Thank pablo1934
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear pablo1934, Thank you for your praising words regarding the well deserved Michelin star. We are glad that you chose us and that you enjoyed our Stroganoff and pelmeni. If you have the opportunity, you may come back to try some other dishes as well. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards, Arany... More 

San Jose, CA
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a fantastic Russian restaurant offering delicious food, outstanding service, impeccable decor, and nice location. We sampled caviar since this is my first time trying it. I ended up liking Salmon caviar the best. I had Sturgeon and it was the best fish I had anywhere. This is a "must-visit" restaurant in Buda. Don't miss it.

2 Thank RamKunda
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear RamKunda, We are extremely happy that your first caviar tasting was with us. Our sturgeon is delivered from our fish farm in Hungary, this is the reason it was so fresh and tasty. Thank you for calling us a "must-visit" restaurant. We would be more than happy to see you back in the near future, perhaps for some more... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Old Russian opulence in central Buda - a perfectionist approach Come to enjoy the decadence and elegance of Tsarist Russia in midtown Buda. This is a perfect dining option for anyone enjoying perfect food with perfect service in a perfect setting. The whole place breathes with ambiance, radiates the luxury and chique of the 20th century. Leave the hustle and... More 

1 Thank Gujlaki
Venice, Italy
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fraud with caviar in Hungarian style You cross the door and the small restaurant is empty. A chin squared waitress with long eye-lashes tackles us :”Did you book ?”. The restaurant is located within a wooden veranda, inside a dark courtyard. The cover is quite unassuming. The menu we chose had caviar everywhere. But the caviar in the first two... More 

6 Thank cechonta
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are deeply distressed by your comments. There are several points that we would like to clarify: 1. Some of your comments about our employees are clear personal insults, which are also irrelevant: „chin squared waitress”, „long eye-lashes”. Such insults are also inappropriate according to the guidelines of Tripadvisor. 2. The age of our maître is also absolutely... More 

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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is by far my best dining experience in Budapest. The service was impeccable, white gloves, instant table clearance, sommelier to recommend the best wines to accompany our dishes and good value for money. We were treated to a complimentary course, as well as after dinner sweets by the chef. I was recommended the chicken kiev by the waitress, I... More 

2 Thank Merve G
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Merve G, Thank you for taking your time to write such a nice review. The entire team was happy to read it. As you mentioned, people don't often eat chicken Kijev in fine dining restaurants, but we are keen on using the best ingredients, proving that a simple dish can be an amazing culinary experience. We would be more... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great Russian restaurant with excellent service. The lawn was open so it was like eating outside in a private garden. The price range is high but there are tasting courses which are very tasty as well as efficient. The servers saw to it that we knew what we were served and had no problems. The location is within walking distance... More 

2 Thank Hyongmin L
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant What great service What great food The hotel mentioned that this was a great place to visit for a special occasion I checked it out on Trip Advisor and luckily we got a table for two on a Sunday night My wife and I were feeling a bit let down with Hungarian food on this trip... More 

3 Thank TomDyerUCF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$89
European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 6737
The restaurant of Attila Molnár and Szása Nyíri is waiting for their guests for more than 20 years already.Arany Kaviár is considered one of the best fine dining restaurants. They improve Russian cuisine. They prepare traditional dishes with contemporary methods, the way we like them.For five years the restaurant is recommended by the Michelin guide.Accordingly, one of the cornerstones of the menu is the “Traditional Russian cuisine”, the true and worthy representatives of the classic cuisine of the court of the Czars. The dishes are based on traditional Russian recipes, preserving their authentic feel, but are prepared with modern techniques and ingredients. The dishes are not reinvented, but improved.The other pillar of the menu is the wide selection of marine and freshwater “Fish dishes”, and their diverse compilations. The premium quality and year-round availability of domestic fishes are guaranteed by our close cooperation with fisheries; and our carefully selected seafood is supplied by the fish market of Strasbourg.The third and most important pillar of the menu is the “Caviar Gourmet Menu”, and the Caviar Card, listing the caviars produced and distributed by the restaurant and the dishes prepared with them, thus demonstrating the versatility of the culinary utilization of caviar. The Arany Kaviár Gourmet Selection has represented and conveyed the philosophy and values of the restaurant within and outside its walls. The “Hungarian caviar” successfully debuted on the international market in 2011. On the largest and most prestigious hospitality exhibition, the SIRHA in Lyon, world-renowned chefs sampled Arany Kaviár’s product.

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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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