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BaBar Bistro

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
European, Central European, International, Hungarian
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Huszar utca 7, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 20 919 7979
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a modern trendy styled place where you can sit and relax or enjoy the company of your friends. The service is friendly and English is spoken. Good food at a fair price, not crowded.

Thank Golf57
Kelowna, Canada
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Good find by one of my friends with authentic goulash and some good european food. Went for lunch. Left satisfied. Would return and try it again.

Thank Michael B
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Found this gem, a bit out of the way. Comfortable, warm surroundings, attentive staff. Food was very good, the Babar burger and chicken & pesto gnocchi were large portions and SO tasty. Well worth a visit!

Thank John M
Bedford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a couple of meals which were both beautifully presented and tasted superb. Not a huge selection but more than adequate with something for most tastes. Goulash soup was great as was the Thai chicken soup. The duck was lovely especially with the thinly sliced ginger. Local wine that we tried was most acceptable.

Thank Tim5973
Lausanne, Switzerland
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Maybe a bit overpriced, but very nice place. Cocktails are affordable, food is very good and service pleasant A positive experience :)

Thank Julien B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely friendly bistro on a cold winters night. They were very welcoming and the food was divine. Thank you and a Happy Christmas.

Thank Doris B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The four of us attended this restaurant this Wednesday the food was very good cup of Goulash soup to start and a pork and Rosti for mains a very efficient, informative and friendly waiters.

Thank brichris2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant on our first night in Budapest and were pleasantly surprised. We were greeted warmly by the staff and promptly show to our table. Waiter was happy to advise on food and wine. Starters were great and accompanied by a huge basket of bread - mains were equally as good and clean plates returned to the... More 

Thank bluechippm
Budapest, Hungary
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2,041 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good food a nice wine selections. The service is kind and quick. In summer till late fall they have a little outside garden. Not very busy.

Thank 545medva
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited BaBar Bistro today. A very nice place to eat and a very warm welcome. I went about 2pm. Not very busy. Service was prompt. Just wanted a snack. I opted for a bowl of Goulash Soup. Wasn't disappointed. This was a good afternoon portion. Plenty of bread and a large beer. Prices are not expensive. The place looks really... More 

Thank Neil B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 13
European, Central European, International, Hungarian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huszar utca 7, Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 20 919 7979

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

Staying in District VII / Jewish Quarter

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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