In the summer of 2008, Costes Restaurant was the first Costes Group establishment to open its doors. Two years later, it was awarded a Michelin star and has since gained international recognition and been preserving its acclaimed reputation for the past 12 years.
TripAdvisor ranked it the 25th best restaurant in the world and the 14th best in Europe in 2014 for providing an exquisite dining experience and consistently maintaining a high standard of food and service.
Our continued success can be attributed to the fact that we have always placed an emphasis on superior quality.
Chef-patron Jenő Rácz, a celebrity chef best known for his appearances on the most popular Hungarian cooking show, the country's version of Masterchef and the Rumour Restaurant, is assisting us in resuming our quest to maintain excellence while incorporating his own style of bohemian elegance and avantgarde.
As we continue to write this culinary history of Central and Eastern Europe, we offer a seven-course tasting menu of contemporary European cuisine.
Costes restaurant’s Chef Patron, Jenő Rácz has had quite a professional journey despite his young age. He spent years learning from some of the world's finest chefs in some of the most renowned gastronomic cities such as London, Copenhagen, Singapore, and Shanghai, and quickly became an expert in and enthusiast for a variety of culinary techniques
Due to his extensive international experience, he was invited to assist with the opening of a new restaurant in Shanghai, which was awarded a Michelin star only five months after opening. Soon after, Jenő was appointed as coach of the Chinese Bocuse D'Or National Team.
In 2018, Jenő returned home and appeared in one of the most popular Hungarian cooking television shows (“Konyhafőnök”) as a coach and jury member.
The restaurant's head chef is Levente Koppány, whose name is familiar to those who have followed the restaurant's evolution: in 2019, he served as the restaurant's sous chef. The young professional chef has also proven his skills in many Michelin star restaurants in London.