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Arany Kaviar Restaurant

Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 6737
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“caviar” (119 reviews)
“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“borscht” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend of ours whom I regard a true connoisseur of fine wines, food and an expert in service. We were not disappointed. We were greeted by Dani who is a real professional. The sommelier did a great job and...More

Thank Lorraine D
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lorraine D, Thank you very much for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate! We are so happy to know that you had a nice time here, and enjoyed the food, wines and the service during your dinner. We also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the caviar sampling and the Chicken Kiev at lunchtime...a meal we will remember forever, it was that good. For anyone visiting Budapest, Arany is a must!More

1  Thank Doug M
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Doug M, Thank you for your leaving us a feedback, we really appreciate your kind words! We work really hard to offer an unforgettable gastronomic experience to our guests. We are really pleased to know this reflected when you visited our restaurant. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is just lovely and centers on champagne and caviar. The fixed price meal was only 16 euro per person and was wonderful. Best Chicken Kiev I ever had. We upped to also having a caviar tasting for 99 euro that we shared. It...More

Thank joannt59
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Joannt59, Thank you very much for your kind words. We cannot tell how happy are we to know that you've had such a nice lunch at Arany Kaviár Restaurant and thank you for highlighting our Chicken Kiev and caviar selection. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best restaurant in town. The tasting menu is excellent. Looking forward to go back again. Great service and the wine list is amazing.More

Thank mariosturmni919
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear mariosturmni919, Thank you for your kind words! We feel truly honoured that you recommend our place and the experience to other travellers as well. Thank you for highlighting the service and the wine list as well. Our Sommelier and the entire team works hard...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the Turkish baths and not well dressed, we received extremely courteous and friendly service and had an excellent dining experience. The restaurant is not in the center of activities but is easy to get to by bus. The fish tasting menu was exquisite...More

1  Thank MEH666
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear MEH666, Thank you very much for your kind words! We are thrilled to know you've had a nice time at our place. I have passed your compliment to Daniel, he feels honoured! We were thrilled to hear that you truly enjoyed your sturgeon and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st class restaurant focusing on Caviar (what else) at the entrance of the Buda Castle hill in Ostrom utca ("Siege road" where Turks, Austrians, Germans, Russians, etc) all invaded Castle Buda. Over-caring service, OK food service speed. Beware for the rich and Russians (or both).

3  Thank Gyula H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot possibly say enough good things about this restaurant. The food was amazing! I got the 5 course tasting menu paired with vodka. It was one of my top 10 dining experiences. The food was not only delicious, but the presentation was masterful. The...More

2  Thank FrequentTraveler625
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After eating (and enjoying) Hungarian food for 3 dinners, we wanted to try something different. Our hotel concierge recommended Russian food. We thought that would be nice to try. We were very glad we did! We started with one of the caviar samplers, and were...More

1  Thank Peggy L
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Loved it so much! Amazing service, incredible food (salmon caviar especially out of this world), such great attentive staff.More

Thank Micky_543
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Micky, The whole team is glad to read your enthusiastic review. It is a great feeling that our attentive service is appreciated by our exacting guests, complementing the dishes our kitchen team puts on your plates. We hope you will be back soon! With...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I had the Hungarian Fish menu - and it was everything I hoped for and more. I selected the sommeliers wine menu to accompany the tasting menu - and all wines was matched to perfection with the food. My favourite dishes were the Caviar and...More

1  Thank Frandsen_B
Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Frandsen_B, It is always a pleasure for us to read reviews like yours. Our sommelier and team puts a lot of effort into finding the perfect wine for each dish - and your feedback reflects that it is worth it. Thank you very much...More

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Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
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empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
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Daniel M
21 January 2017|
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Response from Jjfoodie | Property representative |
Dear Daniel, Unfortunately we do not have a bar area, but feel free to pop in for a glass of champagne, caviar and oysters anytime, just a give us a call before to check on the availability. Kind Regards, Arany Kaviár... More
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Daniel M
21 January 2017|
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There are very accommodating and have a nice patio area with a fountain that might be the place for bubbles and caviar!
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Morcella
22 July 2015|
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Dear Morcella, Thank you for your praising words and for recommending our restaurant for your cousins! I would recommend to book a table at lease a day before especially during the weekend. +36 1 201 6737 / +36 30 685 6000... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$96
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 6737
Description
The restaurant of Attila Molnár and Szása Nyíri is waiting for their guests for more than 20 years already.Arany Kaviár is considered one of the best fine dining restaurants. They improve Russian cuisine. They prepare traditional dishes with contemporary methods, the way we like them.For five years the restaurant is recommended by the Michelin guide.Accordingly, one of the cornerstones of the menu is the “Traditional Russian cuisine”, the true and worthy representatives of the classic cuisine of the court of the Czars. The dishes are based on traditional Russian recipes, preserving their authentic feel, but are prepared with modern techniques and ingredients. The dishes are not reinvented, but improved.The other pillar of the menu is the wide selection of marine and freshwater “Fish dishes”, and their diverse compilations. The premium quality and year-round availability of domestic fishes are guaranteed by our close cooperation with fisheries; and our carefully selected seafood is supplied by the fish market of Strasbourg.The third and most important pillar of the menu is the “Caviar Gourmet Menu”, and the Caviar Card, listing the caviars produced and distributed by the restaurant and the dishes prepared with them, thus demonstrating the versatility of the culinary utilization of caviar. The Arany Kaviár Gourmet Selection has represented and conveyed the philosophy and values of the restaurant within and outside its walls. The “Hungarian caviar” successfully debuted on the international market in 2011. On the largest and most prestigious hospitality exhibition, the SIRHA in Lyon, world-renowned chefs sampled Arany Kaviár’s product.
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