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Horgasztanya Restaurant

££ - £££
District I / Buda
European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Fo utca 27., Budapest 1011, Hungary
+36 1 212 3780
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Vicenza, Italy
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time I come home to visit I have to pass at this place cause they have the best fish soup in Budapest! Don't really understand the negative comments on here cause it's a pretty good restaurant. Service is fast and if you want to eat some traditional hungarian food then you are at the right place! Oh and don't... More 

Thank angiemihalyi
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant based on a recommandation from the lonely planet. When ordering food, you are not allowed to sit outsiede. The atmosphere is nice inside with all the fishing nets and an upside down boat. The service was very poor: 3 big blokes forgetting our orders, spilling drinks on the table while serving, charging more than the mentioned... More 

Thank ericjanssenbreda
Coventry, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried here on the off chance and enjoyed the hearty food. It was plentiful and filling. The place has a good view of the river if you are sitting outside.

Thank Wibble P
Niort, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time in this small Hungarian restaurant. The waiters were big blokes wearing jeans and t shirts so not a posh eatery but I enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The decor was certainly different with an upside down boat with a guy using his fishing rod to catch the upside down fish stuck in the wall. Going to... More 

Thank Ballsforbrains
Northwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered beef stew cooked in red wine and my friend had the clear meat soup. I wouldn't be surprised if mine was a can of dog food with added salt and gravy, and my friend's soup most likely came out of a can. This was made worse by the waiters muttering and laughing to each other after our food... More 

Thank Thisisak
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Only thing lacking was traditional Hungarian music. This would make the overall atmosphere feel more culture based. Our server spoke great English and offered good recommendations.

Thank Aaron602
Willand, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Meat was fatty service ok but could be better. Decor was nice though. And wide selection of meals on menu.

Thank Louise B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Cozy, slightly kitsch restaurant decor. The seafood menu was quiet varied, with lots of different fish stews and soups. I ordered one with sour cream and lemon and it was very tasty. For such a central restaurant, the prices seemed fair, and all sides were quite cheap.

1 Thank Tess B
Tampere, Finland
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Nice small place with lot of locals. Food was delicious, thou veryyyy salty. And we had a bit misunderstanding with our orders, but it was mainly our own fault haha:D Service was ok, a bit "there's your food, now i'll disappear in the kitchen and come back when you've eaten"...

Thank HeidiKnuuttila
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The atmosphere of Horgásztanya brings me back to my childhood. No fancy, no luxury,and THE FOOD IS AUTHENTIC AND DELICIOUS! I love their fish soup of Hangover style! (= 'Korhely' in Hungarian). If you like sweet-water fish dishes perfectly made, try it!

1 Thank HungaryMulticultural

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fo utca 27., Budapest 1011, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 212 3780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District I / Buda

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious and intricate past, Buda has some of the most outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube. Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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