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Costes Downtown

) #22 of 2,566 Restaurants in Budapest $$$$ International, European,
Vigyazo Ferenc utca 5, Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 920 1015
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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average5%
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International, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Vigyazo Ferenc utca 5, Budapest 1051, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have a good experience here as the service and food very very mediocre and the menu selection was very limited. We went here with our children and this place is not kid friendly at all. It's also located in a dumpy hotel...More

Thank Taas2685
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did our research before our Budapest weekend break and reserved for Saturday night. Service was efficient, each course explained and a warm good bye. We ordered a la carte with a couple of glasses of wine and coffee with petit fours. My starter of squid...More

Thank Mrsch0w
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mrsch0w, Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are honored that you celebrated such a special day with us while you were in Budapest. We are very happy to see that we managed to satisfy your needs when you visited us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 5 course tasting menu with wine, absolutely delicious. Service great too. Just the right balance between attentive and letting you get on with it. Seemed genuinely pleased that we ate absolutely everything!More

Thank Springsnow77
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Springsnow77, Thank you very much for taking your time to share your opinions and experiences regarding your visit at Costes Downtown. We are glad that you had such a positive impression. We are extremely happy that you were contented with the friendly service of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we tried to eat at costes but they were booked but we were able to eat at their new downtown location. what an experience. so elegant, food was amazing, wines excellent. staff helpful. dont miss it.More

Thank susan8852
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear susan8852, It was so heart-warming to read your enchanting opinion about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor. We are joyful to read that you visited our city and our restaurant for the first time, it is such a wonderful feeling that we have fulfilled your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a nice relaxed atmosphere and the service is good. The food is very good, but somehow is still lacking a Wow effect considering it has a one Michelin star. I enjoyed my dinner and even enjoyed a nice chat with a neighboring...More

Thank victoriaxyz
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear victoriaxyz, We are so glad you did not regret taking a few moments from your time to share your much valued thoughts with us, regarding your recent visit to our restaurant. We deeply regret to see that you were not absolutely satisfied by our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there twice in one visit to Budapest - once for dinner, another for lunch. The food was really really good, the service impeccable, the atmosphere serene and the entire experience was probably one of the best restaurants I've been to - ever! Highly...More

Thank Marina G
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marina G, Allow us to express how grateful we are for your most kind review on our restaurant. It is truly lovely to read your observations about our establishment and its services. It is lovely to see that you deem us one of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a saturday and strangely the place was only 20% full. No matter, it was a very good lunch experience They have a business set lunch on weekdays, but on weekend lunches, they serve the dinner set menu. Which i feel is a bit...More

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, the good: The food was enjoyable, well plated, but truly not incredibly inspired or innovative, was honestly run of the mill (ie. duck with hoisin). We did not do the tasting menu, but had two starters, two entree, and two desserts. There were two...More

2  Thank JDOC2135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in this restaurant twice. First time we didn't even realize that we are sitting in a first Hungarian Michelin Star restaurant until food started coming in. Wow! Just wow! Come and taste it yourself. Service is impeccable. My complements to the Chef and...More

Thank Paul A
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul A, First and foremost, allow us to express our most sincere gratitude to you for taking your time to write down and share your splendid review with us here, on TripAdvisor. We are absolutely thrilled to learn that you had you loved our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great five course dinner experience, with wine pairing. Fish, duck, pork belly were all cooked very well. Plates were nicely presented. Fantastic home baked bread selection. We were hoping to get a little more taste of Hungary in the dishes, but we were satisfied with...More

Thank Thomas F
CostesDTManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Costes Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Thomas F, First of all, let us thank you for sharing your opinion with us and others here, on this social website. Also, thank you for giving our place a go when you were in our wonderful city. We could not be happier to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vigyazo Ferenc utca 5, Budapest 1051, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 920 1015
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