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Budapest New Year’s Eve Cruise Party 2017/18

December 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 1:00 am

Spend the last evening of the year on a romantic New Year’s Eve Party in Budapest.

festive fireworks over the DanubeThe elegant Millennium ship on the Danube will host this upscale party that will take you on a night cruise on the river, where you can:

  • admire the wonderful view of illuminated Budapest,
  • enjoy a fine 5-course buffet dinner with 3 menu options (red meat, poultry and vegetarian),
  • sip delightful local wines, champagne or other drink (unlimited consumption from the open bar),
  • second dinner at midnight as is traditional in Hungary (stuffed cabbage from the buffet table)
  • and have a fantastic time on the last evening of 2017.

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Cruise with Gourmet Dinner & Open Bar& Music

Price: 170 EUR/person. You can book your place by paying 70 EUR deposit online.

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with Unlimited Drink Consumption

a round table elegantly set with black cloth, silverware and candels on the Europa ship
The boat set for the Party Dinner
  • full open bar (short drinks, beer, wine, champagne, mineral water, soft drinks, coffee, tea),
  • a spectacular music and dance show during dinner
  • raffle game where you can win memorable, quality prizes
  • live party music make this New Year’s Eve Party one of the most exciting end-of-year programs in Budapest.
  • The price includes transfer back to your hotel, no need to call and wait for taxi!

Note: If you paid the deposit during the reservation, you must go to the organiser’s office in Danube Palace (Zrínyi utca 5., district V., near the Basilica) to pay the rest at least 24 hours before the event.

Please note that in the office and on the ship you can pay only in cash.

Details of the New Year’s Eve Cruise in Budapest

Date: 31st December 2017., at 20.00

Venue: Millennium Boats

  • The Europa ship elegantly set for the New Year's Eve partyBoarding: from 19.00 till 19.30 at Jászai Mari tér Square in Pest, (next to Margaret Bridge) Address:  1137, Budapest 13. ker, GPS coordinates: 47.509, 19.062
  • New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner on the Danube: at 20.30 – 22.00: 5-course festive dinner including Hungarian and international specialties, 3 menu options.
    See the menu below.
  • 22.00 – 22.3 0 or 22.30 – 23.00: spectacular folk performance by the Rajko Folk Ensemble & Orchestra – music and dance showcasing Hungary’s rich traditions and folk heritage.
  • 22.00 – 22.45: Raffle Game, a raffle ticket costs 1 EUR (300 HUF), draw is at midnight.
  • You can have drinks (wine, champagne, beer, mineral water, soft drinks, coffee, tea) from the open bar throughout the whole program.

fireworks launched from a boat on the Danube on NYE

  • 23.45 – 00.45 –  The ship leaves the dock and guests welcome the New Year on the Danube. Meanwhile the midnight dinner (lentil soup, Debreceni sausage, stuffed cabbage) and champagne will be served on the buffet table.
  • 0.55 – The ship will return to the Dock and you can party till dawn to DJ music.
  • from 01.00 – bus transfer back to your hotel. Buses leave every hour, the hostesses will help everyone get to the bus.

Price of the New Year’s Eve Party on the Danube is 170 EUR/person – 70 EUR deposit to book, which includes:

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Included Are:

  • people partying on the New Years Eve cruise ship, gxpsy orchestra playing musicunlimited drink consumption (short drinks, beer, wine, champagne, mineral water, soft drinks, coffee, tea) during the party
  • the 5-course gourmet dinner,
  • midnight dinner (traditional Hungarian stuffed cabbage),
  • the programs listed above,
  • warm buffet food
  • sightseeing cruise, twice during the night,
  • transfer back to your hotel after the party: at the end of the program bus transfer will leave from the ship every hour, starting at 01:00 AM

Menu of the Festive New Year’s Eve Dinner

You’ll be welcomed with a glass of drink on arrival on the ship. A five-course dinner (ample portions for both non-vegetarians and vegetarians) offers fine Hungarian and international dishes.

Traditional lentil soup, stuffed cabbage, Debreceni sausage with horseradish and mustard, fruits and champagne will be served at midnight.

“A” Menu for Red Meat Lovers

Amuse bouche

Smoked trout spread with fennel and orange caviar

Appetizer

people on the Europa ship having dinner, Happy New 2016 displayed on a monitorVeal terrine with duck liver, Cognac-flavoured jelly-mignon, marinated and smoked quail egg, beetroot tartare enhanced with wasabi and parsnip cream

Soup

Truffle-scented cream of potato soup with three kinds of potatoes, smoked venison ham, coriander and coconut milk

Main course

Whole roasted beef tenderloin steak served with piglet belly steamed in sparkling wine, sage-seasoned Jerusalem artichoke royal, bok choy and pickled carrots

Dessert

Curd cheesecake with orange, chocolate, blueberries and sabayon

“B” Menu – Poultry Option

Amuse bouche

red chairs around a black clothed round table set for dinnerSmoked trout spread with fennel and orange caviar

Appetizer

Veal terrine with duck liver, Cognac-flavoured jelly-mignon, marinated and smoked quail egg, beetroot tartare enhanced with wasabi and parsnip cream

Soup

Fairy ring mushroom consommé with thinly sliced eye of round, crunchy pumpkin and blanched celery

Main course

Pullet breast stuffed with coriander and dried ham served with truffle crumbles, sage-seasoned Jerusalem artichoke royal, bok choy and pickled carrots

Dessert

Curd cheesecake with orange, chocolate, blueberries and sabayon

Vegetarian Menu

cake varietiesAmuse bouche

Smoked eggplant spread with fennel and orange caviar

Appetizer

Goat cheese terrine with pumpkin, Cognac-flavoured jelly-mignon with bay leaves, marinated and smoked quail egg, beetroot tartare enhanced with wasabi and parsnip cream

Soup

Truffle-scented cream of potato soup with three kinds of potatoes, smoked venison ham, coriander and coconut milk

Main course

Lightly smoked tofu gratinated with tender spinach and cheese from Kisasszond, served with sage-seasoned Jerusalem artichoke royal, bok choy and pickled carrots

Dessert

Curd cheesecake with orange, chocolate, blueberries and sabayon

Midnight menu

  • around a dozen stuffed cabbages with a small bunch of dill in the middleLentil soup,
  • Boiled sausage and Debrecen sausage with pickled horseradish and mustar,
  • Mini stuffed cabbage Transylvanian-style,
  • Assorted fruits on a platter.

Open Bar – Wines, Spirits, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Coffee – Unlimited Consumption

a bar tender woman drawing beer in a glassA true Szilveszter party is doesn’t worth anything without plenty to drink.

You won’t have shortage in drinks at this boat party:

a wide selection of great wines – not cheap, low-quality stuff, but good-value bottles from the best wineries of Hungary, cream liquors, whisky, vodka, Jager, anything you won’t.

No problem if you don’t drink alcohol there will be fruit juices, carbonated soft drinks, mineral water and coffee to enjoy the night.

Wines:
  • Tokaji Furmint Grand Selection
  • Hilltop Premium Selection Merlot
  • Juhász Pincészet Kékfrankos rose
  • Szőke Mátyás Muscat Ottonel
  • Thummerer Tréfli Cuvée
  • Pfneiszl Merlot
  • Jásdi Chardonnay
  • Konyári Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Laposa Olaszrizling
  • Tokaji sweet/dry szamorodni

Champagnes:

  • Törley dry/sweet champagne

Beers:

  • Dreher
  • Hofbräu
Shots/Liqueurs:
  • Dunai hajós pálinka (apricot, pear, apple, plum)
  • Unicum
  • Jägermeister
  • Baileys
  • Whisky (Ballantines, Johnny Walker, Jim Beam)
  • Vodka
  • Tequila
  • Bacardi
  • Gin
  • Brandy Lánchíd

Non-Alcoholic Drinks:

  • Carbonated soft drinks
  • Juices (100% orange, 50% peach, 100% filtered apple)
  • Szentkirály mineral water

Hot Drinks:

  • tea
  • espresso, americano

The Best Value New Year’s Eve Program in the City

The New Year’s Party with Cruise on the Danube, Fine Dinner and Live Music guarantees good food, fun, and warm atmosphere ensuring that you have a wonderful time on the last evening of 2017 in Budapest.

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New Year’s Eve Gala Celebration in Duna Palota

Date & Time: 31. December 2017., 19.00

Venue: Danube Palace, Zrínyi utca 5., Bp., 1051, district V.

Gypsy orchestra concert in the Vgado HallThe historic building of the Duna Palota hosts a festive 5-course dinner with

  • wines, followed by
  • a 2-hour classical concert and dance program, then
  • welcoming the New Year with champagne and
  • more fine meals,
  • party till dawn with open bar.

Prices: 163 EUR/prs.

Tickets are available in limited number!

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Details

Start:
December 31 @ 7:00 pm
End:
January 1, 2018 @ 1:00 am