Night Cruise with Dinner in Budapest

Romantic River Tour with Buffet Meal & Drinks

Enjoy a wonderful late Night Cruise in Budapest complete with

  • generous buffet dinner,
  • drinks and
  • live music.

See the captivating city scape lighted up at night and reflected in the river Danube that meanders between Pest and Buda.

From the open upper deck of the ship you can take plenty of stunning photos!


On this 1,5 – hour night boat tour you can admire the famous historic and cultural landmarks of the Hungarian capital included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage program:

The protected area stretches from the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Clark Ádám Square) to the Technical University on the Buda side – an area including

  • Elizabeth Bridge
  • the historic Gellért Hotel & Baths,
  • Liberty bridge
  • and also the Buda Castle with Baroque houses, churches, museums and the Royal Palace.
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Why Go?

  • An excellent sightseeing program either on a hot summer night or a cold winter day – the ships are air – conditioned/heated so you’ll be comfortable and protected from the whims of the weather.
  • You can cross off your list the majority of the must-see Budapest sights while having a pleasant time with dinner and drinks
  • Drinks – welcome drink, a glass of red/white Hungarian wine or beer or soft drink, a bottle of mineral water are all incl. in the price.
  • Several options available – don’t want to have dinner? Book the tour with drinks only or a special 7-tier wine tasting, cocktails or Hungarian craft beers.
  • Good value for the price considering what’s included (1,5-hour cruise, all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, drinks, live music, romantic atmosphere).
  • Easy to book with Debit or Credit Card or PayPal (No need to have or create a PayPal Account!)
  • Instant Confirmaton with E-Ticket (you can show the staff at the meeting point in print form or on your mobile/tablet).

Dates in 2020 – Budapest Night Cruises at 22.00/10 pm

  • February: 21, 22, 28, 29.
  • March: 01 -31.
  • April: 01 – 30.
  • May: 01 – 31
  • June: 01 – 30.
  • July: 01 – 31.
  • August: 01 – 31. exc. 20. August
  • September: 01 – 30.
  • October: 01 – 31.
  • November: 01 – 30.
  • December: 05, 12, 19, 26, 28, 29
  • 2021 January: 02
  • February: 21, 22, 28, 29.
  • March: 01 -31. every day
  • April: 01 – 30. every day
  • May: 01 – 31. every day
  • June: 01 – 30. every day
  • July: 01 – 31. every day
  • September: 01 – 30. every day
  • October: 01 – 31. every day
  • November: 01 – 30. every day
  • December: 05, 12, 19, 26, 28, 29
  • 2021 January: 02.

Cruise starts at 22.00 and ends at 23.30.

Meeting Place & Time

At 22.30 in the Danube Palace (Zrínyi utca 5., Budapest 1051, next to the Four Seasons Gresham Palace hotel)

Prices – Budapest Night Cruise at 22.00

  • Full price With Dinner: 46 EUR, students: 42 EUR
  • Cruise with wine tasting (includes samples of 7 quality local wines): 33EUR, students: 31 EUR
  • Cruise with Craft Beer tasting: 29 EUR, students: 27,50 EUR
  • Cruise with Cocktails: 26 EUR, students: 24 EUR

See buffet dinner menu here.

TIP: The night cruise at 22.00 is also available with wine tasting (7 local wines), craft beer tasting or cocktails – each without dinner.

Included Are in the Full Price:

  • 1,5 hour boat tour at night (without guiding)
  • generous, warm dinner served buffet style
  • drinks: welcome drink: a glass of sparkling wine or fruit juice, a glass of white or red wine or beer, a bottle of mineral water (0,33 L)
  • live music by a gypsy orchestra

Pick Up Drop Off Service (Optional)

You can book a taxi transfer to the meeting place and back to your hotel after the cruise for plus 14 EUR.

Note: If you book the program with taxi Pick-Up Drop Off please be at your hotel’s reception 1 hour before the cruise starts.


With Paypal or Bank Card, Credit Card. No need to create a PayPal account!

After payment you automatically receive your E-Ticket.

Please present it in print form or on your mobile/tablet to our staff at the meeting place, the Danube Palace.

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Dinner Menu

The warm meal served buffet style offers tasty local and international dishes including vegetarian options. See the full menu here.


Stuffed cabbage

You can have

  • a famous local soup, the goulash – made of beef, carrot, parsnip and pinched noodles, or a
  • soup of creamed vegetables
  • or chilled fruit soup in summer.

Main Courses

Chicken paprikash and nokedli

Follow the soup with

  • stuffed cabbage – spiced minced meat balls covered in sauerkraut leaves
  • chicken paprikash with nokedli noodles – a local favorite: chicken pieces in a creamy sauce tinted orange by Hungarian paprika powder
  • roasted fish with wine sauce.


  • Fresh salad made from seasonal vegetables and topped with dressing,
  • Ceasar salad,
  • pasta salad,
  • butter corn in mayo are the choices on the salad section.

Desserts, Fruits

A selection of

  • strudels (with poppy seed, sweet cottage cheese or cherry filling)
  • mousse in shot glass
  • mini tarts and cakes are the choice for those with sweet tooth.

A rich choice of fruits is also available: apple, grape, banana, orange, melon, grapefruits and more.

Dinner Menu on the Night Cruise

Dinner Menu on the Night Cruise

Meaning of symbols: G: gluten-free, L: lactose-free, V: vegetarian

Cold Entries:
Spiced cottage cheese cream (G, V)
Pork Cracklings Paste/Tepertőkrém (G, L)(fried pork rind minced to paste, spiced with mustard, finely chopped onions, salt and ground black pepper)

Alföld style goulash soup with noodles (L)
From autumn to spring: vegetable cream soup (G, L, V)
Summer: chilled fruit soup (G, L, V)

Main courses:
Mini stuffed cabbage (G)
Traditional chicken paprikash
Roast chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce (G)
Spicy pork rib with thyme (G, L)
Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce (G)

Garnishes & Vegetarian:
Grilled polenta with feta cheese (V)
Grilled vegetables (G, L, V)
Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce (V)
Hash-brown potatoes (G, L, V)
Steak potatoes (G, L, V)
Dumplings (V)

Fresh seasonal salads with dressing (G, V)
Italian pasta salad (L, V)
Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise (G, V)
Caesar’s salad

Home-made strudel
Somló style sponge cake pudding
Mini tarts
Dessert variations Európa style (G)

Fruit Plate:
Seasonal and exotic Fruits (G, L, V)

1 glass of red or white wine (or beer or soft drink) + 1 bottle of water (0,33)

Folk Show + Night Cruise & Dinner

TIP: You can book the Night Cruise & Dinner program together with a Hungarian folk performance or classical and organ concert at a package-price discount.

In that case, you will be coming to the performance in the evening and after that our hostesses will show you to the ship (ca. 4-5 min./200 m by walk).

The Folk Performance is 2 x 45 minute long.

Starts at 20.00 in the theatre hall of the Duna Palota/Danube Palace (Zrínyi utca 5., Bp. 1051)

Folk + Cruise Ticket

Cruise starts at 22.00 and ends at 23.30

Gala Concert + Night Cruise & Dinner

The Budapest Gala Concert is an amazing show with

  • classical pieces,
  • operetta,
  • ballet dance , plus
  • traditional folk music.

Concert starts at 20.00 and it’s 2 x 45 min long with a 15 minute break.

Concert ends at 21.45, then the hostesses will walk with you to the cruise boat. Cruise starts at 22.00 and ends at 23.30.

Concert + Cruise Ticket

Organ Concert + Night Cruise & Dinner

Concert starts at 20.00 and it’s 70-minute long. It’ ends at 21.10.

The hostesses will escort you to the cruise boat. Cruise starts at 22.00 and ends at 23.30.

Organ Concert Dates in 2020 – St. Stephen’s Basilica

  • March: 05, 12, 19, 26
  • April: 02, 16 ,23, 30
  • May: 07, 14, 21, 28
  • June: 04, 11, 18, 25
  • July: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
  • August: 06, 13, 27
  • September: 03, 10, 24
  • October: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
  • November: 05, 12, 19, 26
  • December: 03, 10, 17, 30 (Wednesday)
  • 2021 January: 07.
Concert + Cruise Ticket

Terms and Conditions

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


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