Savour the sights and flavours of the Hungarian capital on this afternoon lunch cruise along the river Danube.

• Pick a variety of Hungarian dishes from the buffet.

• Witness Budapest's famous riverside landmarks.

• Three drinks of your choice included in the price.

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About The Budapest Lunch Cruise:

Spend an hour and a half atop the waters of the Danube River as it winds a majestic course through the heart of Budapest. This afternoon lunch cruise is perfect for groups or individuals who want to experience sightseeing by the stark light of midday. Chill out as the world rolls by and help yourself to a delectable food buffet.

Drinks choices range from champagne, beer and wine to juice and mineral water. During the summer months all boats are air-conditioned and come winter they're heated. Landmarks visible along the route include Gellért Hill with its crowing citadel and Statue of Liberty, Buda Castle and the Technical University. Don't forget all the beautiful bridges you'll pass under while tucking into lunch.

Please find the buffet menu at the bottom of this page.

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily.

headset Commentary:

  • Non-applicable.

schedule Departure Time:

  • Check-In: 13:30.
  • Cruise Departs: 14:00.

place Departure Point:

  • Check-In: Hungaria Koncert Office at Danube Palace (Zrinyi u. 5, H-1051).
  • Cruise Departs: Danube Promenade.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • 1 Hour 30 Minutes.

settings Facilities:

All lunch cruise boats are equipped with:

  • Heated and air-conditioned decks (season dependant).
  • Passenger toilets.
  • Panoramic windows.

Buffet Menu:

Cold Entrees:

Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream.


Alföld style goulash with small dumplings.
Vegetable cream soup (during spring-autumn).
Cold fruit soup (during summer).

Warm Main Courses:

Mini stuffed cabbage
Traditional chicken leg „Paprikasch”
Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce
Spicy pork rib with thyme – mustard sauce
Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce

Garnishes & Vegetarian:

Grilled polenta with feta cheese.
Grilled vegetables.
Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce.
Steamed jasmin rice with corn.
Hash-brown potatoes.
Steak potatoes.


Fresh seasonal salads with dressings.
Italian pasta salad.
Caesar salad.
Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise.


Home-made strudel.
Somló style sponge cake.
Mini tarts.
Dessert variations Európa style.
Season fruit basket.

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your Lunch Cruise you will receive an electronic ticket voucher immediately via email. Exact usage instructions vary depending on your ticket type:

• WITHOUT Hotel Pick-Up:

Print or present your ticket voucher on a mobile device to staff inside Danube Palace (Hungaria Koncert Office). You should arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before your cruise is due to depart.

• WITH Hotel Pick-Up:

If you choose the hotel pick-up and drop-off service then a chauffeur will drive you straight to the mooring station and return you once the cruise is over. Please provide a mobile number during the booking process, then email your hotel name and address plus booking reference to

On the day of your cruise check-in with hotel reception 1 hour before the boats are set to depart. This is so the chauffeur has a direct point of contact from which to collect you more easily.

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