Elysée bistro cafe parliament Budapest
Elysée bistro

Funzine.hu made a list of 7 restaurants you should visit if you want a beautiful view while having a coffee or a meal.

Városliget cafe and restaurant

1146 Budapest, Olof Palme 6.

Városliget café restaurant

The restaurant is situated inside a neo-Baroque building that also houses the City Park ice skating rink. From here you have a view of the Vajdahunyad castle, as well as the boats and kayaks on the lake. The live music, friendly service and a menu with both traditional Hungarian dishes and our favorite foods from other cuisines will make for an unforgettable evening. 

River cruises on the Danube 

Danube cruise ship vizes parliament

Getting on a boat in Budapest is just as enjoyable during the day as it is on the evenings. You can take a look at Budapest’s lit up iconic landmarks from the MAHART cruise ship. You will get a welcome drink and an all-you-can-eat buffet with live music courtesy of the Beatangok band. Until the 22nd of September, the cruise ship is available Tuesday through Saturday, between the 28th of September and 27th of October only on Fridays and Saturdays, while between the 3rd of November and the 22nd of December you could go for a cruise ride only on Saturdays from 7 pm.


Elysée bistro and cafe

1055 Budapest, Kossuth square 13-15. 

Elysée bistro cafe parliament

If you are taking a stroll around the Parliament at dinner time, we have good news for you. You do not have to go far to find a nice restaurant with some awesome views. The Elysée is not an everyday French bistro; it also serves as a museum with historical documents and photographs about the building. There are both traditional Hungarian dishes and French bistro foods on the menu. They are open from early morning until late at night, and on Fridays, you can even listen to some live swing and jazz music.

Gozsdu Sky Bar

1075 Budapest, Holló street 6

Gozsdu sky bar Budapest

Above the always bustling Gozsdu yard is the Gozsdu Sky Bazar with a wonderful terrace where you can see a panorama view that is probably the best in the city. When you exit the 6th level of the parking garage on Holló street, you will see the top of The Citadel, the dome of the  St. Stephen’s Basilica, as well as the rooftops of the surrounding houses. After you have seen everything you wanted, you could try a quesadilla, a light salad or a pizza, drink some cocktails or watch the sunset. 

Hemingway restaurant 

1113 Budapest, Dezső Kosztolányi square 12

Hemingway restaurant Budapest

This restaurant is so close to nature that you are guaranteed to relax and enjoy your meal in a calm, tranquil setting. The modern design and the comfortable terrace together with heavenly dishes and the best wines. This restaurant offers unique tastes, quality and design. 

Leo Budapest

1013 Budapest, Ádám Clark square 1.

Rooftop Leo Budapest view

Leo Budapest is another great roof terrace restaurant in the city. From up there you can see the stone lions of the Chain Bridge, the Gellért hill and of course the Danube. This restaurant is undoubtedly at one of the most beautiful places in Budapest, but if the view does not convince you to visit them, the menu will. The food is simply delicious, but do not forget to reserve a table, because you probably will not get one otherwise. 


Budapest Terrace

1014 Budapest, Buda Palace 

Terrace Budapest rooftop view

It is hard not to notice the iconic Buda Palace. The Budapest Terrace cafe and restaurant is inside the palace, and they offer cocktails, delicious dishes, snacks and of course a beautiful panoramic view. The terrace is open from 10 am until 10 pm in the summer, they even have a unique lounge section. This is the ideal place for a romantic dinner or a celebratory meal, I can promise you, you will not regret it. 


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