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ICON Restaurant

) #299 of 2,538 Restaurants in Budapest $$$$ European, , Hungarian
Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 889 6757
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
“poultry” (2 reviews)
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06:45 - 23:00All hours
European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Meat, fish and vegetarian dishes as well as good wines are available at moderate prices. The service was slow at first, but once our order was taken we were served promptly and elegantly, with pleasant background piano music. Be sure to ask for a table...More

Thank Susan B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing restaurant within the Hilton hotel in Buda. It's a lovely environment with fantastic view oft the city. Lazelo Tolin looked after us, no request was too much trouble. Fresh ravioli starter fantastic, beef steak was fillet cooked perfectly, even the ice cream in...More

Thank Pamela G
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for dining with us at ICON restaurant and for sharing your great experience on Tripadvisor. I do not hesitate to cascade your kind words compliments on Executive Chef Csaba Horvath and his team, as well as our professional waiter...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Very tasty meal, good portion and presentation. Also good choice of local and international wine. Nice view. Well done!

Thank bohdan78
Reviewed 7 June 2017

With every trip to Budapest we have to have a stop at the Icon in Budapest. This time with all our kids, and it was dinner. We again had a superb table with a great view (Parliament, Danube, Castle), and had a nice welcome, too....More

Thank DrSpaceBoy
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Second visit to the restaurant for a Sunday Brunch. For the price you expect a fairly decent service, which we got. The waiters were attentive and friendly. Having visited previously we were quite surprised that the range of food seemed to have been reduced. The...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a very beautiful view of the Danube and surrounding buildings. The service was as expected but not to much interaction from the hostess. The food was absolutely fantastic they pay attention to preparing the meal perfectly. The restaurant and restrooms is clean...More

Thank Wordtraveler-12
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were staying in the Hilton Hotel which was absolutely lovely, but the restaurant was very disappointing. the service was a little surly and the food quite poorMore

Thank ruthbackgammon
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Ruthbackgammon, Thank you for taking the time to inform me and other readers of your experience. We are saddened to hear that you were not happy with food and are truly sorry that you did not let us know about it on the spot....More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

My family and I enjoyed Easter brunch at Icon. The food and service was amazing. We made a casual comment about the delicious rolls and the Manager brought us a bag full to take home! I would suggest making reservations because the restaurant can get...More

Thank Momof2Ls
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us at ICON Restaurant, I appreciate your lovely feedback. I'm thrilled to read how much you enjoyed Easter Brunch, the service and the attentive service of the restaurant manager. I've forwarded your comments to the Kitchen and Restaurant...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant so far in Budapest. 10 out of 10 for service, and outstanding meal, great portion sizes, superb service, outstanding views from the dining room windows. Beautifully presented restaurant and staff. Very highly recommended.More

Thank Amanda K
GMHILTONBP, General Manager at ICON Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Amanda K thank you for dining with us at ICON restaurant and scoring the highest possible score. I'm pleased to hear that you were fully satisfied with the quality and size of food, the views from the windows and with the attentive service of...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Ate here on our first night at the Hilton. The room is a little gloomy but the views over the Danube and Fisherman's Bastion are to die for. Food was good and a large selection of wines (mostly local). Pianist was very mush on form.

Thank SconceOxshott
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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Response from Bobby44881 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Ivon buffet as it came with our Viking cruise. It was very good with not only good American breakfast items but lots of Euopean, Hungarian and Asian items, which we also enjoyed. If your deal includes breakfast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
06:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hess Andras ter 1-3., Budapest 1014, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 889 6757
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Innovation and tradition meet at Hilton Budapest’s Icon Restaurant. Modern and elegant, the stunning new Icon Restaurant embraces the future and yet pays homage to the history of the Royal Castle District. Icon has introduced warm, fresh and contemporary decor throughout to create a relaxed, friendly and informal atmosphere. The Icon is ideal for getting a taste of a culinary experience or to host a special event in the private dining room. Featuring an upscale 240-seat restaurant with a private salon and 16 panoramic windows guests of Icon can choose from a distinctive Hilton Breakfast to an extraordinary a la carte lunch and dinner menu as well as a sumptuous weekend brunch.
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