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Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant

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Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 267 0375
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Haifa, Israel
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really a pleasure to spend one (out of 3) evening in this place. I wanted something special for a birthday dinner and I definitively got more than what I expected. High quality in their service (waiters always polite, which is not always easy to have), they even remembered that I mentioned "birthday" in the online reservation :). But... More 

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Hedrick
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our small travel (tour) group made quick arrangements one evening for a great meal. Great ambiance, good food and wine, would recommend to anyone staying close by, (we were at the Danubius Hotel Astoria City Center). Although the group had a few problems paying our tab due to a misunderstanding of one tab versus groups, it was a very pleasant... More 

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Thank Billy C
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Billy C, First of all, we would like to thank you for sharing your remarkable opinion with us about Múzeum here, on TripAdvisor. It was amazing to read your kind words. We are so glad that you could describe your time pleasant you spent with us. It is truly an amazing feeling to read such a positive feedback like... More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was typically Hungarian and taste was right. Wines were good quality and service was excellent. Visited here 3 times during our stay and were always satisfied. Waitresses spoke very good english.

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PippiLotta87, Reading your enchanting review absolutely made our day, so thank you very much for sharing it with us on Tripadvisor. We are more than happy to hear that you were totally satisfied with Múzeum, the biggest compliment we can get is when our visitors return several times here, we honestly hope that we managed to win your total... More 

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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant to try typical dishes in a nice restaurant with kind service. Not really expensive..

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Thank meazza89
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear meazza89, First of all, we would like express our gratitude to you for sharing your splendid review about us here, on TripAdvisor. It has absolutely made our day. We cannot be happier that you chose while spending your time at Budapest, it is always a great feeling to respond to an impressed costumer. It makes us especially happy that... More 

Dorking, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant on the corner by the museum.The menu is traditionally Hungarian fine dining and is very good value if you compare it to a similar place in London, Paris ect. The staff are friendly and speak good english. A pianist was playing for the duration of our meal which made it very special and romantic.

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PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear sprecks2, First and foremost, allow us to express our gratitude to you for not regretting your precious time to write down and share your really wonderful review with us here, on TripAdvisor. We cannot be happier with the fact that you discovered our lovely place and decided to give it a go, we sincerely hope that you didn’t regret... More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came back to this place after having passed by and seen the lovely interior through the windows and having our reservation "lost" by another restaurant, but the evening turned out better than expected. We both had fish and the food was pretty damn good, but the true highlight of the evening was the extremely talented piano player. It's the... More 

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Thank c4h5as
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear c4h5as, Thank you for your kind words concerning your visit at Muzeum Café & Restaurant. It is always highly appreciated and motivating for the team to receive such positive feedback from our guests and we would like to assure you that we will be communicating this to all those persons concerned, especially to the pianist. We are more than... More 

Milan, Italy
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163 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Do not get impressed by the 4m ceilings, the piano player, the wardrobe lady and the fascinating place:this place is beautiful, but truly affordable. The service impeccable. We ate an hungarian entree, a tartare dish and two main courses, all delicious, two glasses of wine and we spent 32€each A very good dinner. The wardrobe lady will pretend a tip.

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Thank Alexyr
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Alexyr, Reading your fantastic review about our restaurant absolutely made our day, so thank you very much for sharing it with us on Tripadvisor. We are more than delighted that you were entirely satisfied with the fair and reasonable prices in Múzeum, you can be totally sure that you will always receive the highest quality of everything for your... More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had a wonderful dinner on our first night in Budapest in this old restaurant next to the Hungarian National Museum. It was one of the finest dinners we have had on our trip from Prague to Vienna to Budapest. Great service, and atmosphere with an old time piano player. Our boys in their 20s also enjoyed the meal.

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Thank roganriv
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear roganriv, Allow us to express our thankfulness to you for this generous review, it is always amazing to read so positive feedbacks like yours. We are really happy to hear that you and your family had such a great time in Múzeum, we sincerely hope that you had a truly enjoyable meal and that you were enriched by beautiful... More 

Dallas, Texas
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146 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Walk back in time to the beautiful romantic..setting that you love ..That you dream about...It is Europe of long ago.. Fine Food ...Exceptional Service... with Old Style Elegance ,,, We had a beautiful Meal.. Lovely Hungarian Wine.. And Memories to Cherish...We say Thank You !!!

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Thank Katarinasea
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Katarinasea, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your experience at Múzeum Café & Restaurant. Your compliments on our restaurant, the exceptional service and our „beautiful meals” are very well received and definitely inspirational to all of us. The setting is our personal favorite as well and we are very happy that you loved it very much. „Amazing... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great food with good value for money. The location close to Kalvin Tér and the National Museum is great.

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Thank bjoerken
PM_QualityManagement, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bjoerken, We are so glad that you have chosen Múzeum Café & Restaurant. We are sincerely happy to learn that you think you received a special meal in a beautiful restaurant. It made us also glad to see that you spent a great tim in our restaurant and what is more you even highlighted our price/quality ratio. What an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muzeum koerut 12. | 8th District 1088, Budapest 1088, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest
  • Phone Number: +36 1 267 0375
Description
Muzeum Cafe and Restaurant belongs to the best tradicional Hungarian restaurants and is operating in Pest's historical downtown since 1885.

Predecessor of the Restaurant was well know as Schodli Cafe the names of our prominent clientele are entered in the guest book - includeing Members of Parliament, writers, and actors registered itself in history of budapester cafe.

Because its past and tradition represents durable values in the Hungarian gastronomy and Hungarian taste it is arranged with the newest technology. The menu offers gently modernized masterpieces from the Hungarian - and international cuisines, with exerienced selection of the national wines - and brandies.

The walls are covered in tiles from the world-famous Zsolnay porcelain works. The unique hand-carved wood paneling is uncler the protection of the Preservation Trust. The jewel of the piano room is a painted ceiling by Karoly Lotz, entitled Csikosverseny. Another unique feature is an original 19th century Venetian mirror

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?