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Monarchia Old Restaurant & Pizzeria

Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 70 617 6827
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good5%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible72%
1 week ago
“Do not go here!!”
1 week ago
“Rip off”
Restaurant Hours
European, Eastern European, Hungarian, Central European
££ - £££
Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

charged 5000 huf (£15) for 2 glasses of wine.I ordered from the menu on the table. The waiter claimed to have given me expensive wine from the wine list. I was then surrounded by staff who backed him up. My complaints to the boss got...More

1  Thank bert84
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Unreasonable price!!!!! It is definitely a tourist trip. They intentionally make a wrong price when you checking the bill. You need to tell them to change back the price. Also, the food is overpriced and taste bad. It is not recommended to try!!!!!

1  Thank jameshei722
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Dun try ,never try Taste of food is really bad. At the beginning, the waiter told us the price of beer is half price. But the beer just taste like water ,nearly no alcohol in beer. Moreover, the original price of beer is not reasonable,it...More

1  Thank Chi Kei T
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The worst food we ever ate! Don't visit them. The meat wasn't eatable. We tried to get our money back.

1  Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Waiter was very friendly at first when convincing us to sit down, but as soon as we ordered it was obvious he couldn't care less. I asked for a beer and received a 1 litre watered down stein which was the first red flag. The...More

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Wish we read the reviews before coming. Passed by the service was extremely slow, did not get acknowledged for ages. Food was poor and they charge you different prices than what's on the menu and just completely rip you off. Waited 30 minutes for the...More

Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

They push you to add surrounds to dishes that should include them and then charge for it at a higher price. The bill is not detailed so you can't tell what they charged you for. They think the watery Palinka they give you end compensates...More

Thank KMT54
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I've never written a bad review, as I think people's choices are so subjective but I feel I need to share our experience. This is one of those cafes where they hawk in the street as you walk by which is part of the fun...More

Thank CheriGeorge
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Eating at this restaurant was strange, nasty and just plain weird. "Circus" is the first word that comes to mind.... Staff did not engage with the customers at all, unless you include our waiter mocking us as we placed our order, and I saw him...More

Thank west63
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Our flight landed in budapest quite late and we had just checked in at our hotel and would've been content with pretty much any restaurant for a late night snack. They promised the same discounts to us (-20% for food and -50% for beer), but...More

Thank Saara M
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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31 January 2016|
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Response from meirav66 | Reviewed this property |
they charged the same as the menu but it was barely eatable food . I would strongly recommend to stay as far away as possible
Catherine L
1 September 2015|
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Response from Goldig | Reviewed this property |
Must be their location and outdoor marketing making things look good and then you are trapped when you find how things really are when the food comes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Eastern European, Hungarian, Central European
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 79., Budapest 1056, Hungary (Formerly Galilei)
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 70 617 6827
All of the customers are welcome in our new restaurant in the city center of Budapest, where you can taste the traditional hungarian specialties, but you can try some italian food specialties as well.We serve approximately 100 types of famous hungarian wine beside the excellent dishes.You can find here all of the best values of the old times, in the design, and in the friendly atmosphere as well.
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