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Central Cellar Restaurant and Wine Bar

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V. Vaci u. 11/A, Budapest 1052, Hungary
+36 1 318 1580
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and a friend were looking to go in when two women waiting outside(not very attractive may I add) were selling the ruse of "being in the city for the first time". They asked if we wanted to grab drinks, this was when I realised what was going on, but I thought I'd entertain knowing I wasn't going to buy... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel very nearby, two couples and just popped in on our way back to our hotel after a days sightseeing for a drink. We were not enticed in by anyone, we just noticed and pub sign and went in. My partner and daughter in law needed the toilet so while they were there my partners son... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is the lowest type of trap. Girls will flirt with you on the street near that place and ask you to join them for a drink that will cost you 300 euros. We figured it out pretty quickly and left with paying much less. Stay AWAY and warn everyone you know that goes to Budapest. Worst tourists trap and... More 

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1 Thank Hottiekottie
Coimbra, Portugal
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Me and one friend just stand near by this pub and we were aborded of the two girls who went with us. So the girls asked the girls and we didn't saw the prices... At the end we payed a lot of money because 10 shots... So careful, don't enter in this pub. Is near the souvenir street.

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Thank Davide D
Cedar rapids
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

If you go in and not from Budapest, you will be robbed. A meal and drinks will end up costing you $500 over 150,000fl. It is a scam, do not go. Warn others.

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1 Thank Travis K
Budapest, Hungary
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Two girls walks in the street (which is the most popular tourist street in town) fishing for tourists, mainly for a single man. They recommend to have a drink with them. There are no price list, so at the end they force you pay a fortune (ie. 500 EUR) for two glass of wine and a beer. If you do... More 

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1 Thank ZsuzsaNagy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wach out !!!! It is a trap for tourists, stay away from strange Women that accidentally start talking with you especially near this "Pub".

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1 Thank Max G
Buckingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

2 people one soup and a beer £300 this should be shut down by the police as they are ripping off tourists by hiding the cost of the menu and then being heavy when you refuse to pay You have been warned

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Thank Trevor D
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Absolute scam. Stupidly went in out of curiosity, man outside showed us down some windy stairs and shuffled us into a bistro bar. They also charge to use their toilets. The barman asked what we wanted, we asked for 2 local beers. We insisted on paying at the bar, he wanted us to sit down and he would bring the... More 

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1 Thank Kooljoolz
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Warning! This place will rob you! Went for a night cup in my birthday and was charged 36 EUR for two shots. This is crazy robbery. Stay away.

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Thank Daniel E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V. Vaci u. 11/A, Budapest 1052, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 318 1580

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District V / Inner City

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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 and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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