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Chef Cafe

) #16 of 2,513 Restaurants in Budapest $$ - $$$ European, , Hungarian
Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 211 7368
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“deer stew” (12 reviews)
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
“souffle” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dinner here was excellent! Got to the restaurant without reservations and were lucky to be seated. Definitely make reservations as people were being turned away. The owner was a font of information and very helpful explaining the dishes on the menu. I had the Hungarian...More

1  Thank lrwmom
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear "lrwmom", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant and let me thank you for the kind words! We are looking forward welcoming you again in the future! Kind regards, Erika and Kalman

Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this restaurant and it was as good as she and other reviewers described it. The restaurant was casual and comfortable and the owner extremely friendly and helpful. We loved the Grilled Camembert with Garlic and fresh Salad and the Beef Stew and...More

Thank LSMChina
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear "LSMChina", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a lovely, warm welcome from the owner, even though we hadn't booked a table prior to our visit. We ordered traditional Hungarian goulash with potato noodles (which were like macaroni).This was delicious. Our dessert was fruit souffle with raspberry sorbet - this was...More

3  Thank scorpio001
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear "scorpio001", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant and let me thank you for the kind words! We are looking forward welcoming you again in the future! Kind regards, Erika and Kalman

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a fantastic little restaurant. The food was spot on, especially the venison stew. Luckily we had room for a dessert and had the chocolate pudding, it was so good! What made it all the more memorable was the owner. He was so...More

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Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Let me thank you for your time to share your experience with all travelers, here on TripAdvisor and thank you very much for the very kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking forward welcoming you again next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant with good menu and reasonable prices. Most had chicken paprika cream and I had tenderloin pork - all lovely. We enjoyed the wines and palinka and desserts. Very friendly and helpful host. Definitely worth a visit.More

Thank CruisingClarkes
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "CruisingClarkes", Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous family-run restaurant with a lovely ambience. Has a small but perfectly formed menu which was explained by the friendly and knowledgeable owner. Great selection of wine too. Food was very tasty, sadly didn't have room for dessert. Great value. Highly recommended.More

2  Thank GillE_1977
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "GillE_1977", Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do Not Miss This Place!! This owner is as warm and helpful as everyone else described. My friend (whose family is from Eastern Europe) said the stuffed cabbage if as good as it gets. She absolutely loved it! I am not generally a big stew...More

3  Thank San Antonio member
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "San Antonio member", Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss an opportunity to causally dine at one of Budapest's finest restaurants, we were lucky enough to stop in ~ 6ish and get lucky w/o a reservation. Wonderfully prepared stuffed cabbage, chicken paprika and wooden plate with great selection of house wine. The owner...More

3  Thank William P
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear William P, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly relaxed place with very yummy food. Catering well for the vegetarian member of the group. Can highly recomend the stew both beef and deer. Super hungarian wine list with english descriptions. Staff were attentive and friendly with good service.More

2  Thank Samantha S
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Samantha S, Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We were pleased to read your comment on us, you enjoyed the ambience and the food as well so much! Let me also thank you for your time to share your very positive experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit dubious about going here as we couldn't find an online menu, but I'm so glad we did! It's a lovely little family restaurant. The food was amazing, very local food, and everyone was so friendly and kind. They had something for...More

2  Thank lindy_girl_1
Erika Judit V, Ügyvezető igazgató at Chef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear "lindy_girl_1", Let me thank you for the kind words and thank you very much for choosing our restaurant! We are grateful for your time to share your experience with everyone here on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us, looking...More

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District V / Inner City
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
RoseCouple
do you accept credit cards?
19 November 2016|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
Yes, Visa, Maestro, Mastercard.
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busymanonbusiness
Hi, are vegetarians cater for here?
1 September 2015|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
Dear Mr "busymanonbusiness", The restaurant is not vegetarian, but a real Hungarian cuisine. We have just a few vegetarian dishes: Curd cheese noodles Hungarian style cabbage with sour cream Grilled vegetables with spicy... More
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jeffrow2793
Best directions from Le Meridian Hotel.
19 April 2015|
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Response from Erika Judit V | Property representative |
via Váci u.17 min walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sooorhaz utca 4, Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 30 211 7368
  • E-mail
Description
Our shop is located in the heart of the Danube in a corner (District V, Beer House and Molnar street and area) is located adjacent pedestrian street. Intimate restaurant on two levels in the atmosphere of the last century, the center of the ancient atmosphere. The restaurant is located in a small gallery of 8 people business - dinners, meetings, interviews can be a great scene. Masterpieces was home to Hungarian wine - wine tastings, wine dinners framework - which date shall keep the wine lovers. Our wine list only domestic wines from wineries offer you great emphasis on the fact that any of our guests - even just a drink as well - you can taste it. Wine Enthusiast guests can offer custom home wine tasting, which can be a great help in our structured test sheet and a multitude of wines. The menu includes traditional Hungarian dishes as well as international favorites. The cold dishes and desserts that everyone can find the right one for him.I hope will soon be among our guests to welcome you and your friends, both!
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