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Chess Restaurant

Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 1 882 3080
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this place the night we arrived in Budapest without reading any reviews or doing any kind of research. It was cold and we had walked around for awhile and this place was not busy and had tables available. Another bonus is that...More

1  Thank SeattleEcc
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The waiters were very friendly and spoke good English. When I asked to cook steak a bit more, they did it without problems. The wine was very good and all the food. The music was not loud but pleasant and created the mood. I spent...More

Thank Anastasiya K
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with colleagues. Can’t fault the look of the place and the wine and beer was good but several options on menu were not available, even though there was no more than 15 people eating. Menu odd mix of Italian, Global and quasi- Hungarian but...More

Thank Picpoul
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We made a booking for Friday night but the place was very quiet, apart from a girl singing. As we where staying in the hotel we took advantage of the voucher given to us and had four courses one with wine one without. The food...More

Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We headed here for dinner and had a great time at Chess. The food is unbelievable. Finally I tried the traditional hungarian soup, Goulash and was very good. The service was stunning and the decor was absolutely fantastic!

Thank hugoduboisy92
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We visited Budapest last week and had a lovely time in Chess Restaurant. I tried the free-range chicken breast with corn textures for dinner and left highly satisfied. The staff was also friendly and attentive

Thank adehn72
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were glad to find this lovely restaurant close to the main road. The food was delicious. The atmosphere of the restaurant was cozy I bet it was renovated a not long ago. The menu was simple but well presented. The waiter was very friendly...More

Thank elizabeth32nk
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Every EUR we spent definitely worth it. The food tasted really great. The staff was very professional and well prepared. The live Jazz music was amazing during the dinner. A must try place if you visit Budapest.

Thank thcook1112
Reviewed 12 January 2018

it is an amazing restaurant. The waitress was so kind and welcoming. The food was delicious . We had a traditional hungarian goulash and a steak. The wine was very good as well. Don't miss out!

Thank emuller88x
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Fantastic service and carefully prepared dishes with beautiful presentation. The service was fantastic as well. Our waitress was very helpful and polite. We ordered a mushroom soup and crispy pork belly with a good red wine.The food was just amazing. If you want to try...More

Thank liambyrne321s
Nearby
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
...More
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Kamelia S
22 January 2018|
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Response from AttilaVR | Property representative |
Dear Kamelia, Yes we serve in the restaurant. The breakfast is buffet, 7h-11h The dinner is a la carte. Best regards, Chess restaurant
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danaekp
18 January 2018|
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Response from Ralph P | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any sign of a chess board there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dob utca 63., Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 882 3080
  • E-mail
Description
Italian –French-Hungarian Bistro cuisineTradition & Evolution Our Executive Chef, Levente Kovacs thinks this way about our cuisine:“The youthful and modern bistro cuisine is my world, it can renew day by day, it combines the gastronomic ‘lifestyle’ of different places in the world, even on one plate, in a way that, I don't use hundreds of spices with each other, but I’m trying to create exciting contrasts. I do a kind of kitchen minimal-design because simple can be great also. It causes difficulties sometimes for me to not to put all my ideas into one dish. I’m trying to use the raw materials as they were given to me by nature itself, changing only as much as I need. And then we get to a point, where simple is not so simple anymore. Ease and great tasting harmony in life, in the kitchen and on the plate.Simple is hard. Enjoy!”What else can we say? The Chess Restaurant is an intimate place in black and white, absolutely a place to get together frequently, where You can try new dishes day by day with it’s always renewing kitchen creativity, served simply and clearly.The Chess Restaurant opened, it’s Your move now!
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