Evening Cruise With Dinner & Music in Budapest

What better way to see all the renowned attractions of Budapest then on a river cruise in the evening?

Most of the year you will be also able to capture the sunset that lends the city an enchanting aura.

A perfect time to take the best photos during your visit then post them on Instagram and Facebook for all your friends to see.

You Can Choose To Enjoy This 2-Hour Boat Excursion With A

  • 3-course meal served buffet style – with the option of special Hungarian menu –
  • Wine tasting where you sample 7 local wines,
  • Craft beer tasting – savour 6 artisan beers made by Hungarian micro breweries, or
  • 2 cocktails of your choice

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Date & Time

Every day from 19.00 till 21.00, except:

the Gellért Bath and part of the green Liberty Bridge at the Buda end illuminated at night


  • Cruise with buffet dinner, live music and folk show: full price: 72 EUR, students: 69 EUR
  • Cruise with Hungarian-style dinner, live music and folk show: full price: 55 EUR, students: 52 EUR
  • Cruise & Wines with live music and folk show: full price: 45 EUR, students: 42 EUR
  • Cruise & Craft Beers with live music and folk show: full price: 42 EUR, students: 39 EUR
  • Cruise & Cocktails with live music and folk show: full price: 35 EUR, students: 33 EUR

You will receive an E-ticket automatically after payment in e-mail.

What’s Included In The price?

In case you book the program with dinner then you will be treated to

  • A 2-hour river tour on the Danube,
  • Welcome drink,
  • 3-course buffet dinner with a glass of wine/beer/soft drink
  • A small bottle of mineral water
  • Hungarian folk dance show (cc. 20-min long)
  • Live music by a Gypsy orchestra.

Note: If you’d like to have a taste of traditional Hungarian cuisine then you can chhose the cruise with a special Hungarian-style dinner:

photo of the 5-member Gypsy orchestra giving a concert on cruise in Budapest

Hungarian Dinner Menu

  • Goulash soup Alföld style – a rich broth made with beef, carrots, parsnip, potato, various spices and noodles.
  • Chicken paprikash with homemade dumplings
  • Strudel selection – a typical Austro-Hungarian pastry made of paper thin pastry that is filled with ground poppy seed, apple or sweet cottage cheese then rolled up and baked.
chicken paprikash and dumplings in  square shape stainless steel containers placed on a buffet table covered with white table cloth

Meeting Point

  • Akadémia Port – Dock Nr.3   1052 Budapest, Id. Antall József rkp. | Gróf Széchenyi Ship
  • At 18:30 in front of the Gróf Széchenyi Ship

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Why Go On The Evening Cruise?

Budapest panorama was added to the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO.

The Danube flows through Budapest’s center regally bisecting yet connecting the two city parts: Buda and Pest.

You can experience this unique and impressive view on our river excursion.

The setting sun lights up beautifully the Danube and the whole city.

The Chain Bridge illuminated in green in the evening. The Royal Palace in Buda lighted up for the night can be seen in the background.

It’s an ideal time to take memorable pictures so feel free to go up the deck and take a few shots with your phone or camera.

While admiring this panorama you can enjoy a delicious buffet-style meal or sample

  • Local wines: Tokaji Furmint, Büttner Pinot Grigio, Molnár rosé, György-Villa Merlot from Villány, Pastor Red for Meat, Tokaji szamorodni sweet, Tokaji aszú 5 puttonyos
  • Craft brews by Hungarian breweries – 6 types: from fruity IPA to easy lager and red ale or you can
  • Sip cocktails – 2 of your choice from this selection: Cuba Libre, Old Fashioned, Mojito, Pina Colada, Sex on the Beach, Tequilla Sunrise, Gin Fizz
A long buffet table on a panorama cruise ship. Stainless steel food containers, plates, bowls, spoons and other utensils placed on it.

No matter which option you choose, we guaratee that you’ll have a wonderful time enjoying Budapest in the evening by romantic candlelight!

Dinner Menu On The Budapest Evening Cruise

Meaning of symbols: L – lactose free, G – gluten free, Vn – vegan, vegetarian, V – vegetarian


  • Goulash soup (G, L)
  • Seasonal creamed vegetables soup (Vn, G, L)
goulash soup in a small round white bowl with a spoon placed on the right

Hot Main Courses

  • Fillet of chicken breast steamed and served in gravy (G, L) with ragout (G, L) 
  • Beef stew made with Villány red wine (G, L)
  • Stuffed cabbage made from ground turkey (G, L)
  • Oven-baked vegetables (G, V)
  • Vegetable couscous (L, Vn)
3 square shape stainless steel food containers filled with stuffed cabbage, beef stew and grilled aubergine in marinara sauceon a white clothed buffet table

Side Dishes

  • Rice (G, L, Vn)
  • Dumplings (L, V)
  • Roast potatoes with parsley (G, L, Vn)
strudel slices with various filling: apple, cottage cheese, ground poppy seed on a tray placed on table with red table cloth


  • Strudel with ground poppy seed or apple filling(L, Vn)
  • Somlói-style cake: a rich delicacy sponge cake slices layered with vanilla sauce, rum-soaked raisins, ground walnuts, topped wih chocolate sauce and whipped cream (V)
  • Fruit selection(only on request for those unable to eat other desserts)
3 shot glass desserts: Sponge cake with vanilla sauce, chocolate sauce and whipped cream, each decorated with a leaf of lemongrass


  • Seasonal salad with pesto dressing (L, G, Vn)
  • Pasta salad served with yoghurt (L, G, V)

Extra Side

  • Cucumber salad with sour cream (L, G, Vn)

Terms & Conditions

By booking the program you are agreeing to the terms and conditions.