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Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

Activity provider: Legenda Kft

Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live Music

Activity provider: Legenda Kft
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From US$ 74.79 per person

Marvel at the illuminated beauty of Budapest and enjoy a lovely candle-lit dinner accompanied by relaxing live music. Experience a magical evening on the Danube River aboard an elegant cruise.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Cruise along the Danube River as you enjoy a lovely candle-lit dinner
  • Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and a catered 4-course dinner
  • Get fantastic views of the Hungarian Parliament building at night
  • Glide under illuminated bridges and sail past the Buda Castle and Margaret Island
  • Travel in style on one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest
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Spend a magical evening as you feast on a catered candle-lit dinner aboard one of the most elegant and modern cruises in Budapest. Listen to live music, enjoy a festive welcome drink, and admire the city’s sparkling historical sites along the Danube River. Once you board the boat, be led to your table to receive your complimentary welcome drink. Then, sit back and relax as you enjoy your catered 4-course dinner while listening to live music performed by local Hungarian artists. As you dine, benefit from retractable windows that ensure the best possible photo opportunities of the iconic Hungarian Parliament, which shines like a topaz jewel at night. Continue along the waters and marvel at the nighttime views of the enchanting Buda Castle, the grand Statue of Liberty, and the impressive Citadella on top of Gellért Hill. Sail past other famous landmarks along the river like Margaret Island, the Palace of Arts (MUPA), the National Theatre, and the Vigado Concert Hall. Glide under the illuminated Chain, Margit, and Erzsébet Bridges and watch as the Pest promenade comes to life with the sounds of street musicians and people dining on the patio-lined restaurants.

  • 4-course catered dinner
  • Welcome drink (choice of Champagne, wine, beer, soft drink, or mineral water)
  • Live music
  • Catering staff
  • Additional drinks (available to purchase onboard)
  • Guided commentary
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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Meeting point

• Board your cruise at Dock 7 • Look for a "Legenda City Cruises" sign

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Important information

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  • During the dinner, you will be presented with a menu and can make your choice for each course out of several options available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 445 reviews

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It was a good experience. We arrived at the right time. There were 2 tables by the windows and we were sat in the middle row so I asked if we could move to a window seat but the waitress said there are more people to come. The booking didn’t really specify if window view needed to be pre booked so I don’t think it is not having a window seat was justified with the answer we got. I was a bit disappointed because of this so put a bit of a downer on the experience. The food and the rest of the service was great though. Nice selection of food and the bottle of wine we ordered was lovely

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March 29, 2022

Everything was great. The staff was very polite and friendly. The musicians had a lot of breaks and the music was a bit too loud, which we didn't like very much. We were expecting more from the food too. Our glasses for red wine were very dirty and the menus on the table were sticky. Overall it was a nice experience but the food is obviously overpriced for no reason. I would recommend this Dinner Cruise to everyone mostly because of the views, but you have to be prepared for the (not so good) food.

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February 11, 2022

This is the second time we’ve taken the dinner cruise and we’d recommend that anyone visiting Budapest take one. The food was to an incredibly high standard and the service didn’t disappoint. The only thing was it was a little cold on the boat so they should advise people to wrap up warm if the heating isn’t that good.

January 15, 2022

Product ID: 400893