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Pierrot Budapest

Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 375 6971
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“confit” (5 reviews)
“pike perch” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
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1 - 10 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Very nice lunch in a beautiful garden. Party of 8 the sea bream with lobster bisque and confit beef chuck we the most popular.

Thank SeaB2128
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and atmosphere. Garden. Hungarian wine is amazing!!! Varied selection of food will make everyone happy.

Thank Megan Sweeney a... B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice food and Wine! More western european orientated food and wine. Service was a bit too hasty.

Thank Claes M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good. The absolute star of the show was the quail and my partner's liver starter. Came back for a second meal which was just as good. Would highly recommend

Thank ruthbackgammon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed out dinner here. We loved the piano music and it was the best food we had during our trip to Budapest. The duck was also the best duck I've ever had anywhere!!!!! Highly recommend this, especially if you're staying on the Buda...More

Thank Mjk21love2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely meal in Pierrots. The restaurant, service and food was excellent and staff were very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank SueandFran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant gave us the best and most expensive meal we had in our stay. The food was first class and even my vegetarian wife had no complaints. The wine list was extensive and the white Hungarian wine recommended to us by our waiter was...More

2  Thank katiequirk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly restaurant with an amazing pianist. The food was outstanding. It cost just over £100 for two main courses, two sweets and a bottle of local wine. We would definitely return here again.

1  Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, delicious food, we tried Hungarian foie gras 3 ways, it was as delicious as French foie gras as was the Hungarian sparkling wine, the mains were interesting, turf and surf with scallops added to the usual recipe and sea bream with lobster sauce,...More

1  Thank Lindsay5856
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Pest-Buda hotel and ate in a number of local restaurants; my recollection is that this was more expensive than other local restaurants. This is a lovely intimate restaurant with a courtyard at the back. We both had soup starters, quite delicious...More

1  Thank BetsyLiverpool
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fortuna u 14, Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 375 6971
  • E-mail
Description
Pierrot is a refined yet comfortable and relaxed, friendly restaurant run by our several generation restaurateur family. We are located in a 13th century old bakery house and have been here for three decades. We are featured in the Michelin Red Guide since 2005 and have been awarded 2 hats by Gault Millau in 2011. Since Pierrot was founded in 1982 then as the first private café-restaurant in Budapest, many important people - actors, superstars, artists have visited Pierrot, among them the bands Depeche Mode and AC/DC, actors Marcello Mastroiani, Sir Roger Moore, Antonio Banderas, Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Eva Mendez and Ryan Gosling.

Pierrot has gone through several changes since 1982 but one thing has remained: In our family gastronomy is not merely a way of making a living but also a vocation in the best sense of the word. For decades we have regarded it our mission to make Hungarian cuisine and gastronomy shine in its old, pre-war glory again – you know, when Károly Gundel and Escoffier were still colleagues ...