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.

Budapest Evening Cruise
Budapest Evening Cruise

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 (80 ml each),
  • Craft beer tasting – savour 6 artisan beers made by Hungarian micro breweries, or
  • 2 cocktails of your choice
meal served buffet style
Meal Served Buffet Style

Date & Time

Every day from 19.00 till 21.00, except:

panorama view from evenning cruise
Panorama View From Evenning Cruise

Prices – Evening Budapest Cruise With Dinner & Folk Show

  • 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
hungarian folklore dance
Hungarian Folklore Dance

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 choose the cruise with a special Hungarian-style dinner:

Live music by a Gypsy orchestra
Live music by a Gypsy Orchestra

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.
buffet dinner on a budapest river cruise
Budapest River Cruise Dinner

If you’d rather skip dinner, enjoy Hungarian wines on our river tour with wine tasting and learn a few things about local wine making including the most notable regions – Tokaj, Villány, Szekszárd – known for their viticulture.

List of Wines You Will Taste

  • Tokaji Furmint Grand Selection – Tokaj region
  • Büttner Pinot Grigio – Badacsony Region/Lake Balaton
  • Molnár rosé – Mátra Hills region
  • Merlot by György-Villa Vinery (Villány region)
  • Pastor Red for Meat – a red cuvée from the Szekszárd region
  • Tokaji szamorodni – a lovely sweet wine
  • Tokaji aszú 5 puttonyos – an elegant dessert wine with long-lasting aftertaste.
wine cruise budapest
Wine variations

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
grof szechenyi ship
Grof Szechenyi Ship

Book Your Place

Why Go On The Evening Cruise With Hungarian Dinner & Folk Dance Show?

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.

Buda castle
Buda Castle at Sunset

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
evening cruise with dinner
Evening Cruise With Dinner

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

Street Food Dinner Cruise: Pizza/Lángos & Drinks

TIP: If this 2-hour excursion is too long for you then we recommend the 85-minute Street Food Cruise with Pizza/Lángos & Unlimited Drinks for

  • 32 EUR (afternoon-evening departure: 16.00/18.00/37UR, or
  • 37 EUR night cruises departing at 20.00 and 22.00.
Our son eating corn and ham pizza and me eating lángos on the boat's deck
Pizza & Lángos With Drinks Daytime Cruise
my husband taing photos on the Parliament from the open upper deck of a sightseeing boat
View Of The Parliament

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
Goulash Soup

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
Hot Main Courses

Side Dishes

  • Rice (G, L, Vn)
  • Dumplings (L, V)
  • Roast potatoes with parsley (G, L, Vn)


  • 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)
Hungarian Strudel Variations
Hungarian Strudel Variations


  • 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.