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Pierrot Budapest

Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 375 6971
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I can only review my meal, All the others enjoyed theirs very much, but I did not taste them. I had the venison, it was great. I have not had venison in over 40 years wonderful. The server and staff were very friendly. he very...More

Thank Kensal1951
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our best meals while in Budapest! We were just walking around and noticed Pierrot. Looked very quaint with a nice, warm and cozy feel to it. What really made the experience was the wait staff. Surprised to see they mostly could all speak...More

Thank Noleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walking around and heard music, nice music. Went inside and looked at the menu and it was great. All over this place is great good food, nice service and great piano player. The srvice is quick and it looks that the chefs are great,...More

Thank sola55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romantic, elegant, friendly, professional. Great menu, great wine list .A bit pricy but worth it. We went there on a recommendation . We ate early about 7.00 pm on a Thursday . Two others in there when we entered but it got about half full...More

Thank Michael K
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Michael, Thank you so much for taking your time to share your amazing review with us, we are thrilled to read that you found our Family owned restaurant romantic, elegant and our service and chef professional. We are more than happy to read your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our first lunch in Budapest here after arriving from a long, overnight series of trains from Lviv, Ukraine and we could not have picked a better way to start our three days in Budapest. The food was fantastic, no doubt. Beyond that, my...More

Thank MGStickler
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MGStickler, Thank you so much for taking your time to share your wonderful review with us, here on TripAdvisor. We are more than happy to read that you loved our service and you found our food fantastic. We do hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely romantic dinner here without a crowd. Service was impeccable and food was perfectly delicious. We had the venison and the goose and both were amazing. Would highly recommend.

Thank Tntraveler207
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tntraveler207, Thank you for sharing with us such a lovely review. We are thrilled to read that you liked the food and our service well. We would like to welcome you back again! Sincerely, Miklós Somogyvári Restaurant manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This charming restaurant in the heart of Buda was the highlight of the week. We went with two other family members at the recommendation of our hotel. It’s a small space in a building that served as a bakery in the 14th century. The ambiance...More

Thank Imarriedafoodie
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Imarriedafoodie, Thank you so much for sharing with us your super amazing review. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your visit in Pierrot and you were satisfied with our dishes, service and atmosphere. Your feedback is a huge recognition for us,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here upon recommendation from Ana and Maks from the Viking Var. It’s a lovely, romantic, upscale restaurant about 3 blocks from St Mathias Church. the night before we had enjoyed dinner at its sister, family owned restaurant, 21. It was a fabulous dining...More

Thank DrKatieRN
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DrKatieRN, Thank you so much for sharing your amazing review with us. We are happy to read that our Family owned restaurant was able to check off everything you were looking for. This is our ultimate goal to give a perfect gastro experience to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s not that easy to find a good restaurant in a crowded touristic area in general and especially in Budapest. By chance and while walking in the Halászbástya area behinde the Matthias Church we found this restaurant while walking around. From outside pedestrian cannot imagen...More

1  Thank Didawi
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Didawi, Thank you so much for taking your time to share your feedback with us, we highly appreciate it. We are thrilled to read that you were satisfied with the food, atmosphere, service and espresso. No need to say that we would be more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautifully classy restaurant with exceptional food. I had the Pumpkin soup to start and some fresh bread then Duck Leg for main. The food was outstanding and cooked to perfection. The waiter kindly advised on what wine to pair with the courses...More

1  Thank Malkin-Surrey
zsidaigroup, Vezető at Pierrot Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Malkin-Surrey, Thank you so much for your feedback, we highly appreciate it. We are more than happy to read that you were satisfied with your choices of food and the atmosphere of our Family owned restaurant. We would love to welcome you back again...More

Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 375 6971
Description
Pierrot is a refined yet comfortable and relaxed, friendly restaurant run by our several generation restaurateur family. We are located in a 13th century old bakery house and have been here for three decades. We are featured in the Michelin Red Guide since 2005 and have been awarded 2 hats by Gault Millau in 2011. Since Pierrot was founded in 1982 then as the first private café-restaurant in Budapest, many important people - actors, superstars, artists have visited Pierrot, among them the bands Depeche Mode and AC/DC, actors Marcello Mastroiani, Sir Roger Moore, Antonio Banderas, Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Eva Mendez and Ryan Gosling. Pierrot has gone through several changes since 1982 but one thing has remained: In our family gastronomy is not merely a way of making a living but also a vocation in the best sense of the word. For decades we have regarded it our mission to make Hungarian cuisine and gastronomy shine in its old, pre-war glory again – you know, when Károly Gundel and Escoffier were still colleagues ...
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