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Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant

Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 267 0375
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  • Average8%
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CUISINES
Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the nicest restaurants we have ever been to. Excellent service, delicious meals and great ambience. Beautiful live piano music whilst we had a wonderful three course meal. Everything was delicious and the service first class. The building is historic with original china tiles...More

Thank Gavin B
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Gavin B, Wow, what a heart-warming review! Thank you very much for sharing your positive thoughts with us! First of all, we would like to express our sincerest gratitude to you for deeming Múzeum excellent. What could be even more promising for us than...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Within 30 mins of arriving at our hotel- Palazzo Zichy, we had checked in and walked the 10 mins to be seated in this restaurant on our receptionist's recommendation, and we were certainly not disappointed. The setting is quite formal - linen tablecloths, smartly dressed...More

Thank MontySussex
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MontySussex, Let us first express our heartfelt gratitude for taking the time to share you positive thoughts about our restaurant with us! We have no words to describe how elevated we are by the fact that you spent such a memorable time in our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is Very Old World with a Piano Player stroking the keys whilst you enjoy a Fine Meal. 8/10 could have been a 10 if the staff were more friendly,less aloof and frankly smiled !More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rpjmLeeds, How can us ever thank you enough for taking the time to share with us your experiences of our restaurant! We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your dinner in our restaurant! Words cannot describe how elevated we are by the fact that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Budapest for a few days in early May and asked our hotel for restaurant recommendations for dinner. We tried four of which Muzeum was the best. The hotel made a reservation for us and we were greeted by name as we arrived and...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hamishbell2017, We wholeheartedly appreciate every kind word what you wrote to us about our restaurant, Múzeum. We understand that you had a dinner at our restaurant, and we want to say how much your confidence in us is appreciated. The happy relationship between us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From you get in the door, you are meet by style. The furnishment are old style and you're meet by old style waiters (Not teenagers). Orderedbeef slices stroganoff style and expected some ordinary stroganoff with mashed potatos. To my surprice we got beef tenderloin with...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SolbergLarsen, We cannot thank you enough for sharing such a wonderful review of our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor. It always a boost up to read about a satisfied costumer. To see that you put the meal you had here on the top 3 of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely room within the museum. Felt very posh. I had trout and a green salad; my husband had pork w/mixed vegetables; great chardonnay and beer and only $34 for both. A nice spot to eat and relax as you're walking through the museum.More

1  Thank likebeach
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear likebeach, Let us express the joy we feel about you visiting our restaurant and sharing your point of view about it here on TripAdvisor! Thank you for praising the atmosphere of our restaurant we created, we think it is important to offer a unique...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our first meal in Budapest, and a recommendation from our Hotel. Obviously this was once a very grand establishment and they seem to be trying to keep up appearances, although the place is now a little faded. Food wise good, though our first experience of...More

Thank alancgreen8
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear alancgreen8, We wholeheartedly appreciate that you took your time to review our restaurant! It is more than elevating for us that you gave a chance to visit Múzeum. As you could see, it has its lovely old charm. Let us tell you more about...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had a most enjoyable evening here. The service was impeccable, the food was excellent, and the piano player was an unexpected treat. If we'd had more time in Budapest we would have returned for another meal.More

Thank Cambridge22013
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Cambridge22013, Let us start with letting you know how grateful we feel that you wrote down and shared your truly magnificent review about our restaurant here, on TripAdvisor.  Our whole team is blissful that you had a really enjoyable evening at our restaurant. On...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The food quality simply does not match the pricing scheme--it is too expensive for what it is. The setting is grand and you may want to splurge on a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and savor the atmosphere. The location is historic...More

Thank juhaszj
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear juhaszj, In the beginning, please accept our eternal gratefulness. We would like to let you know that we take every comment serously, so thank you for sharing your critic with us! Anyhow, it is much to our regret that our restaurant couldn’t meet your...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We came here to try some typical hungarian food. We tried the muzeum selection of appetisers and sampled the goose liver parfait (OK but not special), beef carpaccio with curd cheese (this was good), and garlic mushrooms. I then had the veal paprika with egg...More

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear OxfordJulieT, Firstly, please allow us to express our sincerest gratitude for taking your time and writing this review about our restaurant, you helped us a lot! We are delighted that you were satisfied with our restaurant as well as the food we served. We...More

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juliawlv
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Response from Ozzyodyssey | Reviewed this property |
I think you will have to ask the restaurant if they are open?
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Pengowls1
4 April 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
We went smartish. No shorts and tee shirt. I think it is a more upmarket type of restaurant. Always feel better dressing oneself on these occasions. Can't go wrong then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 267 0375
  • E-mail
Description
Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant belongs to the best tradicional Hungarian restaurants and is operating in Pest's historical downtown since 1885. Predecessor of the Restaurant was well know as Schodli Cafe the names of our prominent clientele are entered in the guest book - includeing Members of Parliament, writers, and actors registered itself in history of budapester cafe. Because its past and tradition represents durable values in the Hungarian gastronomy and Hungarian taste it is arranged with the newest technology. The menu offers gently modernized masterpieces from the Hungarian - and international cuisines, with exerienced selection of the national wines - and brandies. The walls are covered in tiles from the world-famous Zsolnay porcelain works. The unique hand-carved wood paneling is uncler the protection of the Preservation Trust. The jewel of the piano room is a painted ceiling by Karoly Lotz, entitled Csikosverseny. Another unique feature is an original 19th century Venetian mirror
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