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The House of Hungarian Wines - Buda Castle

District I / Buda
European, Wine Bar, Hungarian
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1014 Bp Szentharomsag ter 6., Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 201 4062
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Budapest, Hungary
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Good place to taste typical Hungarian reds and whites in the unique atmosphere of a medieval wine cellar.

Thank Zacon2014
Aspen, Colorado
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

If you love great wine you will love Hungary and this place. Go to the hills and order a nice dry red and sit back and watch the world and the Danube roll by. Enjoy your life more and worry less.

2 Thank Donald K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

We tasted the wine with a group of 9, we had a great night. Sometimes the explanation about he wines were hard to follow. The ambiance was really nice. It was a small walk down the cellars of the budacastle.

1 Thank Bliep
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

We travelled wide and far to visit only to be told they are closed. No explanation or alternative. Very disappointed as with many other things in Budapest.

Thank Drikus W
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting , but the museum has closed down. The hilton hotel opposite offers a wine tasting experience, I didn't try , for me I was looking for a wine cellar in the historic buda castle not a modern hotel.

2 Thank Jenny H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

We were taken here by our private guide. It was lucky for us that she knew about it for we would never have found it. This place used to be in private ownership and was a commercial enterprise but it has been taken over by the state and seems to be in the process of running down; certainly the staff,... More 

Thank Roger E
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272 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

This could have been outstanding – with a great selection of wines, a huge cellar, and thorough information on Hungarian wine regions, this should have been great. Unfortunately, the ambiance was poor and our host seemed more interested in talking with his friend over at the bar than answering questions at our table. We asked several questions about where to... More 

3 Thank drjandthemissus
Titchfield, United Kingdom
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397 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We visited for a tour as my friend and I are both interested in wine. We were told on entry to pay when the tour ended and now I know why- after the tour when we'd had a bit to drink and it's fair to say were a bit tipsy we purchased some wine and after we left discovered we'd... More 

Thank maddiePortsmouth
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

With a huge selection of Hungarian wine available for the tasting, a map, some snacks and 2 hours to go as crazy as you wish this was expected to be a recipe for success; and it was! I generally do not rate European wine as the highest quality in the world (what happened France???), and true to form I had... More 

3 Thank DanielZA
Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

Friendly and knowledgable staff made this a very good visit- a good way to spend a couple of hours whilst enjoying the Castle district in Budapest.

2 Thank Allan1958

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Wine Bar, Hungarian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 Bp Szentharomsag ter 6., Budapest 1014, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 4062

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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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