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Graben

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Varkerulet 8, Sopron, Hungary
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“garlic soup” (4 reviews)
“game dishes” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Varkerulet 8, Sopron, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I was visiting a friend in Austria and we took the opportunity to cross the border into Hungary to visit Sopron. This restaurant is below the roman walls and on a walkway to the central square which is where we sat but there is a...More

Thank Alyson K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We ate traditional Hungarian goulash and garlic soup served in a loaf of bread. While the soup was somewhat average, the goulash was a disaster, too salty (so much you couldn't eat it), and the spices tasted funny. The food wasn't too expensive, but definitely...More

Thank SchrodyS
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband I were with a large group of employees from his company that we were visiting in Sopron. We had a reservation at another restaurant nearby but the power was out so we moved on to Graben and they were able to take us...More

Thank h0lym0ly
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Enter from the street walk through to the back courtyard to sit beneath the Roman wall! This area is also a walkway to the central square. The soups and mains were excellent and the service exquisite. Head waiter spoke very good English and was very...More

Thank contentcanadian2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went to dinner and ate cordon bleu and sweet chili chicken.Both were extraordinary. If you are there also try the passionfruit lemonade.

Thank Szabolcs B
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great meal here...the pork cutlets from pork knuckle with cheese inside. This also included vegetables and hand cut fries. A big meal. It was the most l spent on a meal in Hungary, but it was not too much (2400 huf). There...More

Thank maddetroit
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The restaurant is a little difficult to find but worth look for. There is no street view but you can sit in one of the two small gardens (there is also possible to sit indoors in the basement) It is a calm place and ideal...More

Thank eraenfa
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nice outside area, good food, in a memorable town. Excellent drinks. Would go back any time. Especially in summer time.

Thank mooresanta
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We had a nice diner, the waiter was very friendly, they absolutely accepted to arrived with our dog, she was velcome. The food is great, recommended to taste anything.

Thank 30Melinda
Reviewed 30 October 2015

You need to go into the alley and then downstairs to the cellar. It's a cozy place, but the music was badly chosen. We ordered balinka, red wine, garlic soup (bread used as a bowl), another soup that I can't remember and then goose plate...More

Thank Tatu T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Varkerulet 8, Sopron, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Transdanubia  >  Gyor-Moson-Sopron County  >  Sopron
Description
telephone number: +36 99/340 256

Excellent hungarian cuisine, very extensive menu, super service.
We saw Austrians who had obviously driven over the border to eat lunch there.

My partner had the ganseleber (foie gras) which is often over-cooked in Hungary. In this case it was perfect -- "melt in your mouth" perfect -- just cooked on the outside, soft and liquid on the inside. Heavenly!

I had the roast goose leg, crispy skin and yet moist on the inside. This dish is very easy to over-cook i.e. the meat ends up dry. But once again this was really delicious.

BIG PLUS: for the quality, the prices were very decent. It was very near the centrum (old city) so you might expect higher prices. But no we were pleasantly surprised! What an unexpected treat on the long drive to Budapest.
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