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Verne Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
District V / Inner City
Hungarian, International, European, Central European
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Vaci utca 60., Budapest 1056, Hungary
+36 30 506 9709
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10:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Vienna, Austria
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passed this resto randomly when I was confused for lunch from the office, there was a guy handling me the leaflet so being a newcomer in Budapest, hence I give it a go. The location is at super touristy place, packed with foreigners and intl brands. However this place has quite old looking marine style (Jules Verne, duh?) but unique.... More 

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Thank Amy_Ilj
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food is nothing special. Rude waitresses/owners. Compulsory service charge despite clearing stating "no service charge" at the entrance.

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Thank Maria João N
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to give this restaurant a go. We were served quickly enough but not even a cloth in the table I had. The food was not great at all. Just ok. When we asked for the bill they brought a handwritten paper with a 10% service charge. We asked it to be removed and explained we didn't enjoy the... More 

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Thank Helena N
Thessaloniki, Greece
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I found about this place reading in the internet by chance. You will find it at the end of Vaci Utca not far from the central Market. During the summer it is only a pretty garden for a drink or food but not something special that you cannot miss- to be honest. However, at the basement which is unfortunately open... More 

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Thank xxxxxGreece
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

on the street they have a Spanish guy handing out flyers with menu AND photos of some dishes on. you decide to enter and they bring you a menu AND an A5 format "book" with photos of the food they have. the same photos that are on the flyer just bigger. you don't pay attention if there's a small print... More 

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2 Thank raccoon359
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

As we are interrailing through Europe we decided to treat ourselves to a 3 course meal known as 'set menu C'. The first warning signs were the empty restaurant with a strange aroma around the water fountain. We knew we had made a mistake when the included beer was in a tiny glass. The soup starter was nice, then after... More 

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1 Thank Callum M
Norristown, PA
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272 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had dinner tonight at the Verne Hungarian restaurant and it was very good. The courtyard inside is a pleasant and cool break from the hot pedestrian walkway. My wife had Margarita pizza and I had spaghetti Bolognese which was excellent. Biggest plus was our total Bill with service charge was 12 Euros. Excellent value for what we ordered.

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Thank CoachLo
West Midlands
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227 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

nice location and ambience. food and service ok, but would get excited. there are probably better places.

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Thank Graham19
South Carolina
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't choose the restaurant because it was based on Jules Verne, but was a bit charmed by the decor. We ordered a pizza and it was decent. The service was average, as well. Soccer fans will be happy with their giant television.

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Thank Megan3321
Hereford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lovely garden setting just off one of the main streets, we just had to try a traditional Hungarian dinner. So started with what else but Goulash soup, which was wonderful, although quite filling! And for main course we tried the beef stew with Gnocchi, which again was delicious and very filling. Finally, for dessert we had the Gundel pancake.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Hungarian, International, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 00:00
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaci utca 60., Budapest 1056, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 30 506 9709

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District V / Inner City

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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