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Koleves

#118 of 2,412 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Kazinczy utca 41., Budapest 1075, Hungary
+36 1 322 1011
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08:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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Trento, Italy
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Atmosphere was great, food was awesome and particular! The dessert was the best part! Price good and staff really friendly!!!Highly recommended!

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Thank carolinatn
Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've visited Koleves several times: after being brought there for a business dinner, whenever I had a guest in Budapest I told them this was the place they needed to eat at. So far, I've had no complaints. All the food is lovely and cooked fresh, but my absolute favorite is the goose leg confit with mash and steamed cabbage.... More 

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Thank JanuaryWonder
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Non-kosher Jewish restaurant in old Jewish ghetto area. Recommended by a tour good. Really good traditional fare-- we had ghoulash, duck breast, lamb and local red wine. Still regretting that we didnt try the sour cherry chocolate cake! Warm and homey atmosphere and great prices!

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Thank Danielle C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this place by our tour guide and thank goodness we were! The restaurant cooks everything fresh (no re-heating) and everything is made with local ingredients. The food is great, perfect serving size and great prices! I highly recommend! Plus you HAVE to try the hot chocolate, best one of my life!

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Thank Breanna S
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is pretty touristic and hectic (at least during a Saturday night) but once you step inside the restaurant you're welcomed with a warm, relaxed atmosphere. The food and the wine are great and so are the waiters. Recommending the grilled brie and a bottle of red from Villány.

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Thank Frida L
Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was not bad but nothing special. We have tried matzo dumpling soup, lamb and goose and we were not impressed at all. Maybe because we had higher expectations but I don't think that we will go back...

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Thank Anikó N
Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, moderate prices, good service. I had roasted duck breast which was really nice. The place worth another visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was tasty although the portions were a little small. Friendly atmosphere with efficient staff, despite a politely distant manner. Excellent coffee and good range of drinks.

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Thank wilshak
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came without reservation. He told us to wait about 20min, but we waited less.maybe 5-10 min. It was loud and a bit cold from the door opening often. My boyfriend lived his food, was the best from all we had. My soup had too much oil. The interior is interesting and we liked it. You can totally try this... More 

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Thank Na P
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here by chance on new year's eve with no reservation and were lucky enough to get a table. Both of the waitresses were more than kind to us. We had a few beers, a bottle of wine, spinach and feta rolls and the smoked beef tongue. Everything was delicious. Would definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kazinczy utca 41., Budapest 1075, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 322 1011

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Neighbourhood Profile
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 Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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