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Arany Kaviar Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
District I / Buda
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Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 6737
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Denmark, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderfull service, food and surroundings. ❤️a Russian themed restaurant but still with a sense of Budapest in the air. I hope to come back here again some day!

Thank Coffee-Girl26
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal overall, we settled for the traditional testing menu for my girlfriends birthday. Good variation in menus and we enjoyed the wine selection that came along with it. Staff were very knowledgeable, friendly and attentive to our needs. They even prepared a custom cake and took a Polaroid photo when I explained to them about the birthday visit. Only... More 

Thank Josh D
Solna, Sweden
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic dinner. The 7 dish Prestige menu with the local wine selection paired by the sommelier. Overall a fantastic evening with great food, drinks and service!

Thank MajkBajk
London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious dinner, tasted great caviar ; we tried some lovely local wines. The service was superb and the setting very cosy.

Thank Cecile d
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lunch bistro menu (3 courses) which was delicious. I don't think we could have gone wrong no matter what we chose to eat. The lavender ice cream was something out of this world! The staff were attentive, friendly and knowledgable. The place itself has a really nice atmosphere, somehow it feels both small and cozy but also... More 

Thank cadburyboy2000
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my wife for her birthday on december. They had 2 different menus, one more complete but also more international style of food. We chose the Iess complete one, with russian/hungary style food, and WOW, It has been long time since I was surprised the last time in a restaurant. This was the case, we were delighted with... More 

1 Thank FernandoFets
Copenhagen, Denmark
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181 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glamorous restaurant with perfect service, smiles and excellent food served in a very nice dining room. The restaurant was a little less expensive that other of our dining adventures during this trip to Budapest and we actually had the prestige menu with a lovely glass of Dom Pérignon 2006 for our beluga caviar starter. This was followed by scallops, langoustine,... More 

1 Thank Jes G
Budapest, Hungary
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My wife and I went there for dinner multiple times. We've lived in Budapest for a while and have also been to all the Michelin Starred and Rated restaurants, and are still surprised that this place is not Starred. The menu is elaborate and yet pretty straightforward. It's either a tasting menu or a la carte. There is also caviar,... More 

1 Thank TheTemplar_1314
Istanbul, Turkey
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were there six people..had caviar selection and the grill sole, venison..it was perfect..vodka,service,food,ambiance all were very very good..reservation is a must..

Thank Latif U
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fantastic dinner , very profesional , top restaurant in Budapest , highly recomended , a must if you are in the region

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Jjfoodie, Vezető at Arany Kaviar Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear HotelduLacBellagio, Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that you liked your dinner with us and that you found our service very professional. We hope you had a great time in Budapest and we are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Arany Kaviár Restaurant team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$88
European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, International
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostrom utca 19., Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 6737
The restaurant of Attila Molnár and Szása Nyíri is waiting for their guests for more than 20 years already.Arany Kaviár is considered one of the best fine dining restaurants. They improve Russian cuisine. They prepare traditional dishes with contemporary methods, the way we like them.For five years the restaurant is recommended by the Michelin guide.Accordingly, one of the cornerstones of the menu is the “Traditional Russian cuisine”, the true and worthy representatives of the classic cuisine of the court of the Czars. The dishes are based on traditional Russian recipes, preserving their authentic feel, but are prepared with modern techniques and ingredients. The dishes are not reinvented, but improved.The other pillar of the menu is the wide selection of marine and freshwater “Fish dishes”, and their diverse compilations. The premium quality and year-round availability of domestic fishes are guaranteed by our close cooperation with fisheries; and our carefully selected seafood is supplied by the fish market of Strasbourg.The third and most important pillar of the menu is the “Caviar Gourmet Menu”, and the Caviar Card, listing the caviars produced and distributed by the restaurant and the dishes prepared with them, thus demonstrating the versatility of the culinary utilization of caviar. The Arany Kaviár Gourmet Selection has represented and conveyed the philosophy and values of the restaurant within and outside its walls. The “Hungarian caviar” successfully debuted on the international market in 2011. On the largest and most prestigious hospitality exhibition, the SIRHA in Lyon, world-renowned chefs sampled Arany Kaviár’s product.

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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 events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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