Budapest New Year’s Eve Cruise & Party 2022/23

december, 2022

31dec18:3023:30Budapest New Year's Eve Cruise & Party 2022/23Xmas/New Year Events:Xmas/New Year Events

Time

(Saturday) 18:30 - 23:30

Location

Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

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Why Go?

festive fireworks over the Danube at night

The elegant  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 served 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 traditional in Hungary (lentil pottge with roast sausage, sour cabbage soup with roast sausage), and
  • Have a fantastic time on the last eve of 2022!

Cruise With Gourmet Dinner & Open Bar & Music

Price:

  • 195 EUR/person – with Unlimited Drink Consumption

Tickets Are Available in Limited Number!

What’s Included?

a round table elegantly set with black cloth, silverware and candels on the Europa ship
  • A 5-course gourmet dinner – 3 main course options: red meat, poultry, vegetarian – served at your table
  • Full open bar with unlimited drink consumption(short drinks, beer, wine, champagne, mineral water, soft drinks, coffee, tea), during the party
  • A spectacular music and dance show during dinner
  • Live party music make this New Year’s Eve Party one of the most exciting end-of-year programs in Budapest.
  • A 2nd dinner at midnight: traditional lentil pottage with crispy pork belly and sausages, sour cabbage soup with smoked sausage),
  • The programs listed below,
  • 1 – 1,5 hr sightseeing cruise, twice during the night.

This New Year’s Eve Party with Cruise is definitely one of the most exciting end-of-year programs in Budapest.

Make sure you book your place in time!

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Details Of The New Year’s Eve Cruise in Budapest

Date: 31st December 2022., at 20.00

Venue: Count Széchenyi Boat (check your E-ticket for exact meeting point)

people on the Europa ship having dinner,
  • Boarding/Meeting Point: Please check your E-ticket/Voucher you received automatically after booking for the exact boarding location! Telephone Numbers of our Main Office: +36 1 317 2754
  • +36 1 317 1377
  • +36 30 698 2325
  • 19:00 – 19:30: Boarding the ship, Welcome drink at arrival
  • 20:30 – 21:30: The festive Gala Dinner is served (see menu below)
  • 21:30 – 22:30 or 22.00 – 22.30: spectacular folk performance by the Rajko Folk Ensemble & Orchestra – music and dance showcasing Hungary’s rich traditions and folk heritage.
  • 22.30 – 22.45: Raffle Game, draw is at midnight.
  • 22:45: The boat takes you on a cruise and guests spend the New Year’s Eve on the Danube, the midnight dinner, lentil soup, debreczener sausage, traditional stuffed cabbage and fruits, is served on buffet table.
  • From 00:55: Party until dawn with DJ (for the rest of the evening the boats are staying at the ports)
  • From 01:00: Transfer back to your accommodation.

You can have drinks (wine, champagne, beer, mineral water, soft drinks, coffee, tea) from the open bar throughout the whole program.

The transfer buses will leave once in every hour starting from 01:00 AM, and our guides will help you to find your bus (e.g.: If you would like to leave to your hotel with the 1 o’clock transfer, then you need to be ready at 00:45)

Menu Of The Festive New Year’s Eve Dinner

A couple women sitting at a dinner table laughing and having a good time on the New Year's Eve Cruise party

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 pottage with smoked sausage, a local hangover treating soup from sour cabbage and with crispy roast pork belly and sausages, fruits and champagne will be served at midnight.

“A” Menu for Red Meat Lovers

sirloin steak with French potato gratin and mushroom sauce on a round white plate

Amuse Bouche

  • Butter seasoned with fresh herbs served with sliced french baguette

Cold Appetizer

  • Smoked goose breast salad with celery and fig chutney

Soup

  • Creamed parsnip soup with chilli shrimp

Warm Appetizer

  • Grilled french goat cheese in home made brioche, red onion jam and lamb’s lettuce

Main Course

  • Sous-vide sirloin steak with forest mushroom sauce and french potato gratin

Dessert

  • Chestnut mousse with amarena cherry sauce

“B” Menu – Poultry Option

A festive wooden buffet table with cold salads, dressings, white plates and cutlery, a small wooden Christmas tree tbale ornament in the forefront

Amuse bouche

  • Butter seasoned with fresh herbs served with sliced french baguette

Cold Appetizer

  • Smoked goose breast salad with celery and fig chutney

Warm Appetizer

  • Grilled french goat cheese in home made brioche, red onion jam and lamb’s lettuce

Soup

  • Creamed parsnip soup with chilli shrimp

Main Course

  • Chicken breast supreme with forest mushroom sauce and french potato gratin

Dessert

  • Chestnut mousse with amarena cherry sauce

Vegetarian Menu

Amuse Bouche

  • Butter seasoned with fresh herbs served with sliced french baguette

Cold Appetizer

  • Grilled, smoked scamorsa cheese with salad, celery and fig chutney

Soup

  • Creamed parsnip soup with parmesan croutons
3 shot glasses with chestnut mousse in them arranged on a square white plate, two pine cones in front of them

Warm Appetizers

  • Grilled french goat cheese in home made brioche, red onion jam and lamb’s lettuce

Main course

  • Eggplant tower marinated in green herbs, served with marinara sauce

Dessert

  • Chestnut mousse with amarena cherry sauce
sour cabbage soup with sausage slices and a dollop of sour cream on top

Midnight Menu

After toasting with a glass of Villa Sandi Frizzante Prosecco, you can treat yourself to the following traditional New Year fare:

  • Sour cabbage soup with smoked sausages (korhely leves in Hungarian – good for hangover)
  • Traditional lentil pottage with crispy pork belly and sausages

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

A true Szilveszter party is doesn’t worth anything without plenty to drink.

3 middle-age men and a woman in red party dress at a bar waiting for their drinks

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
  • Gere Villányi Portugieser
  • Bárdos Pinot Grigio
  • Vylyan Montenuovo
  • Pátzay Rizling
  • Tokaji sweet/dry szamorodni
  • Sparkling Wine Dry/Sweet

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
a young couple enjoying the night view of the Danube with the Chain Bridge all lit up through a panorama window of a cruise ship, "Happy New Year" decor on the top window frame

The Best Value New Year’s Eve Program In The City

The New Year’s Party with Cruise on the Danube, with fine dinner and live music guarantees good food, fun, and warm atmosphere ensuring that you have a wonderful time on the last evening of 2022 in Budapest.

See also our selection of Budapest restaurants that offer a New Year’s Eve Dinner/Party!

Alternative Program: New Year’s Eve Gala Celebration in Danube Palace

Date & Time: 31. December 2022., 18.30

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

Program Details:

The historic building of the Duna Palota hosts a festive 5-course dinner with

  • Selected 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.

Price:

  • 195 EUR/prs.
  • Tickets are available in limited number!
  • You will receive an E-Ticket with all the details in email.

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