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Koleves

#119 of 2,467 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Kazinczy utca 41., Budapest 1075, Hungary
+36 1 322 1011
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Today
09:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The place was crowded but the service was still good. The food and wine came quickly and the waiters were nice. The food was good. We ate pork brain for appetizer and duck breast and lamb for main course. The main courses were tender and tasty. The pig brain was different. I recommend this place if you want cheap, tasty... More 

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Thank Maritha H
Budapest, Hungary
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What is the best way to spend a nice, leisurely lunch in the middle of the Budapest’s Jewish and party district on the air, al fresco? Come and enjoy traditional Jewish cuisine fused with contemporary international flavours at the Kőleves restaurant at a throw stone from the Kazinczy street ortodox synagogue, fun Gozsdu passage and the party highway of Kiraly... More 

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Thank Gujlaki
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy something different and delicious. Try this place. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is very relaxed. We loved it.

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Kent
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last day in Budapest and we wanted a good lunch before the flight home. Tucked away in aside street is the great Jewish restaurant. Plenty of space inside as well as a large garden. Great selection of drinks including a mint lemonade. We all chose vegetarian dishes: chick pea and zucchini fritters, and spinach and ricotta rolls. Very tasty and... More 

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Thank TonyLine
Denver, North Carolina
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182 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although listed as a kosher restaurant, the menu offers quite a wide variety of both usual and unusual Hungarian dishes. The service is friendly and casual while the dining room is simply furnished with some old world items. Beer, wine and other soft and hard drinks are available. In the dining room, the full menu is offered while the garden... More 

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Thank AndyCzi
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I came in the other night for a late dinner. We both loved the look and feel of the place - more modern (yet a bit quirky and comfortable) but the food was great! Very much Hungarian cuisine with a slightly modern twist, at a good price too. We each had a glass of rosé, along with... More 

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Thank AnisNash
Antwerp, Belgium
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165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice place - me and my friend came twice here. The roasted duck was really good but the hungarian lamb is really de-licious! Combined with a glass of the Malbec wine: great! Although portions are not big - I was still hungry afterwards - the place is really nice. The pistache tiramisu is also a recommendation!

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Thank NelVerbeke
Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is nicely decorated and the concept is based on a natural food approach with many vegetarian options too, but in general the dishes are more fancy on the menu than the plate. The service has been not so proactive, but fair price.

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Thank Clizia C
Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made reservations and it didn't matter bc a couple walked off the street and grabbed the better table. Crowded seating for two and quite noisy as well. Service was below average as I had to flag down my waiter for another glass of wine......there was no follow up after the food was served. I had the chicken breast and... More 

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Thank Jason C
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compared to three or four other places that we tried in Budapest and ended up in real disappointment, this place was not too bad. Friendly waitress, good food, reasonable price!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kazinczy utca 41., Budapest 1075, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 322 1011

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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