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Tigris Restaurant

Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 317 3715
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (154 reviews)
“sampler” (13 reviews)
“goose liver” (29 reviews)
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Wine Bar, International, European, Hungarian
Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Tigris Restaurant
1. The best
"One of the best restaurants I've ever been."
Yuliia B
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2. High standard for years
"Best service I have ever experienced in a restaurant"
See reviews that mention goose liver
3. 5 Stars for the foie gras meal
"We had the foie gras meal and it was a slice of heaven."
See reviews that mention foie gras
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431 - 440 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2012

We went a dinner with the sister. This restaurant was recommended my friends. I ate the Grilled Foie Gras. It was brilliant! The server was professional and very friendly. We had a lovely dinner, good food and tasty wines. Very thanks Tigris!

Thank Zuzana S
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This restaurant comes across as being old or traditional in its own publicity and the reviews posted, but actually it is modern, fine dining that should not be missed. Tigris presents a 'local' take on many of the must-do dishes, but doesn't push this too...More

1  Thank crouchie69
Reviewed 3 January 2012

To be fair, I must acknowledge that the preparation of the food was excellent - the chefs' technique would land him a job in any good restaurant in Paris. However, there were a number of issues. First, the food was under-seasoned and quite frankly somewhat...More

2  Thank BusyBusy82
Reviewed 12 December 2011

We arrived rather late for dinner - almost 23.00 when the kitchen closes and a few items on the menu were no longer available as had sold out earlier but the waiter was helpful in making other recommendations. Service was slick and friendly and we...More

Thank TraLonW
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Tigris is a small restaurant in the center of Pest, about a five minute walk from Vorosmarty Square. The chef takes traditional Hungarian recipes and re-creates them in lighter, more playful styles. In the company of four Budapest friends, my wife and I had a...More

1  Thank Howard H
Reviewed 26 November 2011

This is a great hungarian restaurant - great service, a good wine list and superb presentation.

Thank dearbob
Reviewed 11 November 2011

My wife decided she wanted to eat at Tigris for her birthday. It was brilliant! The staff are attentive without being overbearing and the dining area is very welcoming. The restaurant is famed for foie gras and I would advise that you try the sampler....More

5  Thank MG&SAG
Reviewed 11 November 2011

We reserved at Tigris 2 months prior to our visit.When we were finally there we were given the table by the door as the rest of the restaurant was occupied with a corporate dinner. We expressed our unhappiness. They tried to make up by serving...More

1  Thank ahru
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We had a lovely dinner, good food and tasty wines. Do not miss the foie gras specialities or the beef carpaccio! Excellent service, nice atmosphere.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 1 November 2011

I liked everything. The service, atmosphere, décor and of course the food left nothing to be desired. Very good value! Do make a reservation. Many people were turned away during our meal.

Thank Lamppu
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merleg utca 10., Budapest 1051, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 317 3715
  • E-mail
Elegance.Tradition. Innovation. Tigris Restaurant provides traditional Hungarian fine-dining cuisine in a uniqe, innovative and chick style surrounded by elegance atmosphere and excellent service. Tigris is famous for its renewed and recreated foie-gras specialities and with its wild selection of more than 10.000 bottles of amazing Hungarian wines - such as the masterpieces of Gere and Szepsy wineries - Tigris Restaurant is a perfect spot for the selective gourmet fanatics with high standards.
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