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Opera Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, European,
Andrassy ut 22. | On the Hajós utca side of the Opera House, Budapest 1061, Hungary
+36 1 800 9210
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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
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“opera cake” (4 reviews)
“goulash” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Andrassy ut 22. | On the Hajós utca side of the Opera House, Budapest 1061, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We tryed Sacher Torte there.(Tried in 3 different places) it was the best in those 3 in Budapest which we tried. I recommend.

Thank Suhee L
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Dear Suhee L, Thank you a lot for your nice comment! We are happy that you liked our café and the sacher cake! We hope to see you back soon! Kind regards, Ákos Gubicza, Restaurant manager

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We visited in august and had an hour to kill before our scheduled guided tour of the Opera House. It was a sunny day and we enjoyed our leisurely coffee, opera cake and wine in the outdoor part of the cafe. Service was courteous and...More

Thank Guddi72
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Guddi72, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a feedback and for visiting Opera Café. We are happy to read your kind words and are hoping to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Ákos Gubicza, Restaurant manager

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Opulent surrounding with Lovely coffee and an excellent choice of pastries. The toilets were totally spotless. Not cheap but not expensive either

Thank foodloverclassic
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear foodloverclassic, Thank you so much for sharing your kind feedback with us, we are happy to read your nice words. We do hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Ákos Gubicza Restaurant manager

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were absolutely delighted with the setting as the decor fitted the opera house which it was attached to. The service and opera cake we had made it a coffee and cake to remember.More

Thank DavidMay1945
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Dear DavidMay1945, I am incredibly happy to have your lovely feedback here, on TripAdvisor, so the future travelers can get more information about us. What is more, I am thrilled that your recent experience was a good one – thank you for the positive review....More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Relax before or after your guided tour of Opera and or shopping, in the outdoor seating area and enjoy the best coffee in Budapest or a cold drinkMore

Thank Yasmin0110
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear Yasmin0110, Thank you for your visit in Opera Café and taking the time to share your nice review with us. We are thrilled to read that you had your best coffee in Budapest, it is a huge recognition for us. We serve speciality coffee...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Attached to the Opera house, I am sure this place must get busy at certain times related to the performance. There is both an inside area and outside. We sat outside and it was a good place to watch the world go by. The menu...More

Thank Lee T
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Lee, Thank you very much for your positive words on our location and Pizza. Indeed we could not ask for a more beautiful and historical scene and every single detail was designed to compliment to this unique interior. We would love to welcome you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

This cafe is attached to the Opera House. My husband had a plate of meats, pate and potato. I had a croque Monsieur. Wine for me; beer for him. Also had lattes and dessert - chocolate cake for me; chocolate/caramel for him. Close to St....More

Thank likebeach
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear likebeach, I am incredibly happy to have your lovely feedback here, on TripAdvisor, so the future travelers can get more information about us. What is more, I am thrilled that your recent experience was a good one – thank you for the positive evaluation....More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Didn't get to go on the Opera building tour had lunch here one day. The café is light and roomy and (as its part of the Opera building) very ornate. We ate inside though there is a large outside area available too. The coffee was...More

Thank gbutt
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear gbutt, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are thrilled to read your kind words and are hoping to welcome you back soon! Best regards, Ákos Gubicza Restaurant manager

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Normally when I think of restaurants at attractions its not in high regard. This place was the exact opposite of that. It was excellent. My wife had the goulash and dumplings which she said was very good. I had the chicken caesar salad which was...More

Thank Scottmoney10
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Scottmoney10, Thanks a lot for your 5 star comment. I am so glad to see our restaurant was able to check off everything you were looking for and even more. Guest feedbacks are very important for us to continuously improve our service and reviews...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here, sitting out on the front tables. The service was friendly, but just a little slow. That didn't bother us too much, as the food came out really fresh and the atmosphere was relaxing. The cakes were also good quality.More

Thank Aaaa K
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Opera Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Dear Aaaa, Thank you very much for taking time to share your great review. I am really happy to read that our restaurant was able to check off everything you were looking for. We hope your travel plans will bring you back to Budapest and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:45
Monday
10:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:45
Thursday
10:00 - 23:45
Friday
10:00 - 23:45
Saturday
10:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Andrassy ut 22. | On the Hajós utca side of the Opera House, Budapest 1061, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 800 9210
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Description
Classic, monarchy style café in the Opera House. Enjoy an elegant and sophisticated treat in the magnificent setting of the Hungarian State Opera, in one of Budapest's most glamorous venues designed by Milos Ybl. Amazing salads, pastas, sandwiches, delicious desserts, wide variety of champagne and local wines, and specialty coffee - all in grand style.
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