Hungarian Dinner with Folk Dance Performance

Have a wonderful evening enjoying authentic Hungarian folk show and delicious four-course dinner served buffet style in a superb restaurant located in one of the top 4-star hotels of Budapest.

Dates in 2017: every Friday, starting at 19.00. Please arrvie by 18.50. The program ends at 22.00.

 Please Reserve the Program here!.

Why Go?

The elegant restaurant’s full evening program offers a glimpse into Hungary’s rich and varied folk heritage as well as you get to taste the fabulous local cuisine and wines.

The refined elegance of the restaurant: gold, white, beige, and chocolate brown colours, designer lamps, quality materials lend a contemporary, relaxed feel to the interior

The award-winner Hungarian Folk Embassy ensemble’s performance ensures a memorable cultural entertainment that perfectly complements the fine meals – prepared by the talented gourmet chef Áron Barka especially for the occasion – and wines.

For only 30 EUR (+ 10 % service charge)  you’ll have an entertaining evening including, an ample selection of tasty Hungarian fare:

  • roasted duck liver,
  • goulash from grey cattle,
  • catfish Paprikash
  • slowly roasted goose leg with steamed cabbage,
  •  apple-poppy seed cake served with vanilla sauce,
  • pancakes Gundel style, (with walnut cream filling and chocolate topping)
  • sponge cake Somló style with whipped cream
  • and 3 glasses of fine local wines that match the meals.

See the full menu below.

a folk band playing in a restaurantThese Friday-evening programs are a wonderful treat event for Hungarians.  At least, that’s what my husband told me after attending the program in July 2014.

He’s not really keen on listening to folk music for extended time but even he was charmed by the talent of the music band especially the dulcimer player.

Not to mention the spectacular dance performance including the authentic bottle dance.

Program – Folk Dance & Music, Dinner Featuring Classic Hungarian Dishes

The dinner starts at 19.00 with live folk music playing in the background. You can warm up to the evening with a shot of pálinka (fruit distilate) or a glass of Hungarian sparkling wine.

You can pick as many dishes and have as many servings as you like. Have your fill of delectable local food! During the dinner you’ll be also served 3 glasses of wine ( a rose, a white Kéknyelü and a red Kadarka – both are ancient Hungarian varietals)

Hungarian bottle danceThe folk music and dance program begins at 20.00.

During the 20-minute show performed by the Hungarian Folk Embassy band you’ll learn about the folk music, dance and costume heritage of certain Hungarian areas:

  • Kalotaszeg
  • Mezőség
  • Szatmár and
  • Székelyföld in Transylvania

A diverse program giving you a taste of Hungary’s colourful culture.

You’ll be soon enchanted by the music of the string orchestra and the incredible performance of the dulcimer player (cimbalom). Not to mention the prowess of the dancers: the

a bowl of catfish paprikashPrice: 30 EUR + 10 % service fee,  that includes the folk performance, unlimited food consumption from the buffet table, a welcome drink as well as 3 glasses of wine.

Reservation is required due to the popularity of the program and limited places.

Book Your Place

After reservation you’ll receive a confirmation in e-mail from the restaurant within 2 days.

Full Menu

Welcome drink: a shot of Pálinka or a glass of Hungarian sparkling wine

Soup: Goulash Soup from Grey Cattle with homemade Noodles

Hungarian salami and roasted duck liverStarters: an assortment of appetizers including

  • Fillet of Cold , Roasted Goose Breast
  • Roasted Duck Liver in its Fat
  • Cold, Cooked Smoked Porck Knuckle wiht Boiled Eggs and Horse-Raddish Sauce
  • Homemade Mixed Pickles
  • Salads with Dressing


Main dishes:

  • Catfish Paprikash with Ewe’s Cottage-Cheese Pasta
  • Goose Leg (slowly roasted) with Braised Cabbage and Mashed Potato
  • Roasted Pork Spare Ribs Csáky style, with Roast Potatoes Seasoned with Rosemary
  • Chicken Paprika Stew with Homemade Dumplings
  • Stuffed Cabbage

a selection of strudelsDesserts:

  • Apple-Poppy Seed Cake Szabolcs-style with Vanilla Sauce
  • Gundel Pancake with Walnut filling and Chocolate Sauce
  • Somló-style sponge cake: sponge cake layered with rum raisins, ground walnut, vanilla sauce, chocolate sauce, and whipped cream on top.

Included are also 3 glasses of wine:

  • a rose,
  • a white and
  • a red.

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Related Programs:

1.  If you wish to see more Hungarian folk dance and learn about local culture, music and folk costumes attend a 1.5-hour Folk Performace in Duna Palota or Budai Vigadó.

2. Take a look at also our package program offered at discount price (10 % off): Hungarian Folk Show + Night Cruise & Dinner. You’ll enjoy two great programs for less.

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