New Years Eve is an evening full of opportunities and possibilities. Budapest is not known for its nice fireworks on New Years Eve (for nice fireworks come to Budapest August 20), but it has lots of great parties, restaurants and events that can assure you that December 31 will become a great day in Budapest. Most restaurants have special menus available December 31, which will give you a full program for the evening. Check out our list below for more information.
If you after reading the list below would be interested in reserving a table in a restaurant for New Years Eve, do not hesitate to contact us. Be aware that most restaurants need some kind of prepayment for the New Years Eve program. We will give more information about this as the table reservations are made.
You can also use our table reservation page to make your reservation, but make sure to write New Years Menu in the comment as you do the reservation.
Restaurants in Budapest December 31, 2013
In these restaurants you can enjoy a rich buffet with 5-6 cold dishes, 4-5 warm dishes, 2-3 salads and 3 kinds of desert. At midnight there will be traditional Hungarian New Years eve food served and all guests get one glass of champagne. There will be live music (Hungarian folk music ++) during the evening and guests are free to dance. Besides the buffet our guests will be served 6 delightful wines with a small presentation during the evening, thus making it almost a wine dinner. Guests can drink unlimited amount of beer, table wine, mineral water) during the evening in addition to the six wines served.
Price: 17,900 HUF per person (4000 HUF needs to be prepaid per person upon booking)
Pampas Steakhouse – info page
Pampas has no special program, only traditional menu and a quiet and peaceful New Years celebration with the best steaks in town. Reserve early if you want a table here!
Karpátia – info page – New Years Eve menu
They have a five course dinner with welcome drink and midnight drink. The price of the menu is 95 Euro per person, and 10% service fee is added to the final fee. A great way to celebrate new year in a very traditional Hungarian environment.
New Years Eve on the Danube
If you want to spend New Years Eve on a boat cruising the Danube with wonderful music, possibility to dance, gala dinner and much more, then this might be the option for you. The price of the program is 165 Euro per person and you meet by the boat between 19.00 and 19.30. Booking can be done on the following site, or by sending us an email.
Price: 165 Euro
Start: Between 19.00-19.30
Sir Lancelot – info page – New Years Menu
In Sir Lancelot they wait for their guests with aperitif, Renaissance live music, Fakir, Bellydancing and traditional tournament. Everyone get the welcome drink, a soup and afterwards plate of food depending on the size of the group. The price per person is 80 Euro F and the program starts at 21.00.
Price: 80 Euro per person (most be paid latest December 30th in the restaurant or bank transfer)
Matyas Pince – info page – New Years Eve menu
The New Years eve program in Matyas Pince starts with door opening at 19.00. There will be live gipsy music entertaining the guests throughout the evening. At 20.30 there will be a traditional folklore show and at 23.20 there will be a Hungarian Operett show. Guests will have to choose between two menus (see the New Years Eve menu for further information).
Price: 37,500 HUF/139 Euro per person (100% most be paid for the booking to be valid)
Colombus – info page – New Years Eve menu
The program in Colombus starts at 20.00 and dinner is served at 20.30. You will get a welcome drink, lots of appetizers, salads, main courses and desserts to choose between, a midnight buffet and unlimited consumption of certain drinks throughout the evening. During the evening there will be live music and the chance to dance on the boat.
Price: 25,900 HUF/100 Euro per person (100% most be paid for the booking to be valid)
La Pampa – info page
No special program, so just reserve a table and enjoy a quiet evening while you order food from the standard menu.