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Rivalda Cafe & Restaurant - CLOSED

Szinhaz utca 5/1011, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 489 0236
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
20 Jul 2015
“Upscale Bohemian”
6 Apr 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, International, European, Hungarian
$$ - $$$
Szinhaz utca 5/1011, Budapest 1014, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2015

This place is on the ground floor of a former 18th Century Monetary. The food I would be described as modern European, Veal, Lamb and Pork medallions in green peppercorn and mushroom sauce, this was delicious, and for dessert Apple Calvados tart with Ice Cream.

Thank william t
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Interior has been stripped. Only the name remains painted on the door. The restaurant is no more. It is an ex-eatery. It has joined the kitchen celestial.

1  Thank XT1
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I took my Canadian friends for dinner to this place. The server was very nice, food delicious and we truly enjoyed the peacefulness of the inner yard. Their house wine was surprisingly good! This place is very private. Other people will not have a chance...More

Thank Laubinka
Reviewed 22 July 2014

During a walking tour we were directed here for lunch and was not disappointed. In the Bupa castle district, it was not only a great location but had a lovely courtyard out the back where ate in the sunshine. We ordered a traditional meal of...More

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant having got the funicular railway up from river level - warm evening, tables in a lovely courtyard. As well as a la carte, there was a choice of two menus either with or without wine. We chose menus with wine,...More

1  Thank Fifi_banana
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We had high hopes for this restaurant as we had seen a lot of reviews. The waiter was very good, no problems there. Then came the food, maybe it was just we expected more but it was just bland and un-inviting. Wouldn't recommend. On return...More

1  Thank Blizaed
Reviewed 29 June 2014

This cafe is hidden in a courtyard near the Castle but it is well worth finding it. The food was simply amazing and was very good value for money. The service was very friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank KCrC2011
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Over average is the name of the game in this restaurant. The food is tasty and various. The serving is friendly and professional. The dining halls have style as the whole building. Just the prices are average. The only obstacle is the bathroom: useable only...More

Thank Sery H
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The Fois Gras starter came with a generous amount of fois gras and had a perfectly built salad around it to complement the protein. Dates, hazelnuts and lamb lettuce were great with a slightly sweet dressing that was a great dish.

Thank Transformed
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I loved this restaurant in the Buda castle district. The hospitality from the staff was wonderful. They seemed genuinely interested in attending to my needs. The waiter was outstanding and the prices were most reasonable. Furthermore, the ambience was great - I sat in the...More

Thank LongDistanceVoyager5
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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Szinhaz utca 5/1011, Budapest 1014, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 489 0236
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