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Budapest: Dinner Cruise with Operetta and Folk Show

Activity provider: Silverline Cruises

Budapest: Dinner Cruise with Operetta and Folk Show

Activity provider: Silverline Cruises

From US$ 42.15 per person

Marvel at the sights of Budapest on this entertaining dinner cruise complete with musicians, folklore dancers, and an operetta.

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Duration 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 3 or 6-course dinner on the River Danube
  • Cruise past the most beautiful monuments of Budapest
  • Watch a live show of gypsy music and folk dance
  • See the sights of Buda and Pest illuminated for the night
  • Savor a bowl of soup and a dessert with the dinner lite option
Full description

Climb aboard a pleasure boat for an exclusive dinner cruise through Budapest. Sail along the majestic River Danube and enjoy a meal prepared by the ship's chef. Enjoy live gypsy music and the folklore performance throughout this exciting evening. Experience an enchanting evening in Budapest as you sail along the Danube. See the sights as you tuck into a meal of local and international food, then sit back and relax with live gypsy music and an authentic folklore show by professional dancers. Join a night dinner cruise that divides the once-separate cities of Buda and Pest in the most beautiful capital city in Europe. Dinner Menu: Starters: 1. Amuse-bouche 2. Buchée bites filled with traditional spreads Soups: 1. Hungarian Goulash Soup 2. Seasonal Cream Soup Main Courses: 1. Baked cod fillet with sautéed vegetables and chive-mayonnaise sauce 2. Marinated chicken breast slices served on a creamy risotto bed and truffle oil 3. Duck leg confit with steamed red cabbage and cheesy potato casserole with onion 4. Beef stew served with homemade egg barely and pickles 5. Grilled cheese, fresh garden salad, and balsamic vinegar Desserts: 1. Chocolate brownie with salted caramel sauce 2. Breezy tapioca pudding made with coconut milk and served with honey and forest fruit coulis 3. Cheese plate The 2-course menu includes the following menu items: 1 Soup + 1 Dessert The 3-course menu includes the following menu items: 1 Soup + 1 Main Course + 1 Dessert The 6-course menu includes the following menu items: 2 Starters + 1 Soup + 1 Main Course + 1 Dessert + 1 Cheese Plate

Includes
  • Live entertainment
  • 3-hour sightseeing cruise
  • 2, 3, or 6-course dinner (depending on option chosen)
  • Drinks (depending on the add-on selected)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at the time of booking
  • The minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available
  • The menu is available in other languages on board
  • The child's ticket does not include dinner, dinner can be ordered on board for children
  • A window seat can be paid in advance if you wish to reserve such seat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 584 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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The River Danube is a magnificent sight when lit up at night and the cruise was well worth the time and money. The staff worked very hard and their customer service was exemplary. The food was delicious (although portion sizes are on the small side). I thought 3hrs for the entire cruise (going back and forth along the same patch of river) was just slightly too long for my personal preference. Also, there was only a tiny amount of outside space at the front and back of the boat to admire the view and take in some fresh air, which was disappointing.. I believe the upper deck was being used for a private tour group?

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September 3, 2022

The show was beautiful but the dinner was a bit slow, the courses never arrived. In addition to the goulash soup we had two other main dishes but they were not exceptional: the very fatty goulash and the cod a bit small and with few ingredients, nothing extraordinary. Passion fruit juice is good but it is absurd that with such an expense you have to add more money. The talented musicians and the exciting show, we will repeat it without dinner.

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August 27, 2022

We took the 6 course option for a 6 hour dinner cruise. The 6 courses are composed of 2 amuse-bouche, a starter, a main course, a dessert and a cheese (in that order). The 3-hour cruise is in fact twice the same 1h30 loop, which however allows you to take day and night photos of the main monuments of the city. The show alternates between artists playing pieces of contemporary music with violin and double bass, then a show with traditional Hungarian songs and dances.

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July 25, 2022

Product ID: 57378