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Monarchia Old

) #2,337 of 2,538 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible71%
1 week ago
“Avoid like the plague”
1 week ago
“A scandal and insult to Hungarian cuisine”
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
$$ - $$$
Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the classic tourist traps. Menu description gives the impression that it is a decent restaurant providing a good quality food. This is NOT the case. Waiters were inundated with complaints, we wished we could have just walked away but had already placed our...More

Thank DragonSilver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expect 45' waiting time to experience the worst food of your life. The red meat, you cannot even cut it. The white meat tastes like it has been kept 3 days in the sun, still hoping to not get sick tonight. The french fries don't...More

Thank Garrickou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant waiter, very patient......... However, waited for over an hour for food, and when it came......bad beyond belief! My meal came with lots of bits of blackened, charred and burned food in amongst it, and my wife's chicken and pasta was a plate of cold...More

Thank ChrisC06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A waiter invite us to sit. We makes an order and wait 30 min. for drinks and near hour for main courses and soups. It's terrible service for that price. Our friends received garnish without meat. Potatoes came cold till meat was served. They even...More

Thank Юля П
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

charged 5000 huf (£15) for 2 glasses of wine.I ordered from the menu on the table. The waiter claimed to have given me expensive wine from the wine list. I was then surrounded by staff who backed him up. My complaints to the boss got...More

Thank bert84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unreasonable price!!!!! It is definitely a tourist trip. They intentionally make a wrong price when you checking the bill. You need to tell them to change back the price. Also, the food is overpriced and taste bad. It is not recommended to try!!!!!

Thank jameshei722
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dun try ,never try Taste of food is really bad. At the beginning, the waiter told us the price of beer is half price. But the beer just taste like water ,nearly no alcohol in beer. Moreover, the original price of beer is not reasonable,it...More

Thank Chi Kei T
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The worst food we ever ate! Don't visit them. The meat wasn't eatable. We tried to get our money back.

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Waiter was very friendly at first when convincing us to sit down, but as soon as we ordered it was obvious he couldn't care less. I asked for a beer and received a 1 litre watered down stein which was the first red flag. The...More

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Wish we read the reviews before coming. Passed by the service was extremely slow, did not get acknowledged for ages. Food was poor and they charge you different prices than what's on the menu and just completely rip you off. Waited 30 minutes for the...More

Thank Abbie M
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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31 January 2016|
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Response from meirav66 | Reviewed this property |
they charged the same as the menu but it was barely eatable food . I would strongly recommend to stay as far away as possible
Catherine L
2 September 2015|
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Response from Goldig | Reviewed this property |
Must be their location and outdoor marketing making things look good and then you are trapped when you find how things really are when the food comes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary (Formerly Galilei)
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
All of the customers are welcome in our new restaurant in the city center of Budapest, where you can taste the traditional hungarian specialties, but you can try some italian food specialties as well.We serve approximately 100 types of famous hungarian wine beside the excellent dishes.You can find here all of the best values of the old times, in the design, and in the friendly atmosphere as well.
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