St. Andrea Restaurant

St. Andrea is an upscale restaurant near Budapest's city center, occupying the ground floor of Eiffel Palace, a luxury office building. At lunchtime, most customers are senior executives from upstairs, discussing important matters over the three-course "business lunch" prix fixe. In the evenings, St. Andrea acquires a more typical fine dining atmosphere with dishes to match.

The rotating menu doesn't shy away from showcasing traditional Hungarian dishes through a fine dining prism, such as an updated chicken paprikash, pörkölt (beef stew), and somlói galuska (a wonderful chocolatey sponge-cake). An à la carte and a tasting menu option are both available, the latter for €110 including the wine pairing, while mains are €18-35. St. Andrea's ownership overlaps with that of St. Andrea winery in Eger, one of Hungary's prominent wine estates, meaning that the wine list is heavy on their own wines. Closed on the weekend!

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