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Paul's Bistro

Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 1 769 0897
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (11 reviews)
“apple strudel” (3 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Pub
££ - £££
Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of four from the start the service was poor,we had to sit quite a while before anyone came to take our order.we ordered a bottle of wine,one beer and a large bottle of water with lime.the beer came the water came minus the lime,no...More

Thank Sandie M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food we had was average. We ordered a bottle of wine, two glasses of wine appeared, we asked how much was the bottle and they said 'same price' so we ordered one. It came to table opened, so who knows what wine it was....More

Thank simonr181
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We chose to eat here one evening on the way back to our hotel. We were greeted on the pavement and shown to a table. As we were 5, another table was added to a larger one. The food was relatively straightforward - salads, some...More

Thank Seagold
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Called in for lunch at this restaurant. Good service, value and atmosphere. I had the Gnocchi Salmon pasta dish, delicious. My partner had Chicken sandwich, chips and salad. Very enjoyable would go again.

Thank jane m
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We stopped at Paul's late one night while returning to our hotel after roaming around Pest. The friendly service was an immediate draw. Paul's has its own cocktail menu with some pleasingly unique concoctions that hit the spot. We returned for dinner two nights later...More

Thank Deutschophile
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Paul's, looking for a quiet local weekday meal. It was simply one of the worst meals I have ever had! I ordered the Paul's veggie burger and what arrived was a burger bun, with mayo, lettuce and a drippy slice of...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stopped here for a quick drink. The waitress was friendly and drinks were fine. A little expensive for what we ordered. Decided not to stop for food as nothing on the menu we fancied.

Thank Karolyn69
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visited here on our last night. We were the only customers in there. The place is small however. One barman and one waitress who were very attentive and couldn't ask for more. I had the famous ghoulish soup which was very nice, but watery. A...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We found Pauls Bistro during an evening walk on a very cold February and we are very glad we did. We went for a warm drink and ending up having a very good steak meal,cooked to perfection,good service and very surprised by the bill. Thank...More

Thank Sharon Marie H
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend came across this great wee restaurant whilst looking for dinner, we almost went into a place a few doors up but so glad we kept on walking past. No one was outside like others trying to entice you in, we liked...More

Thank Dalton24
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$6 - US$32
Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 49., Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 769 0897
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