The Best Truly Local Bars in Budapest

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Budapest has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

A 38 – Floating concert hall

A 38 – Floating concert hall

Image by Hélène Bienvenu

“A 38” (‘the boat’) in Budapest is a restaurant-cafe-concert venue – a ship that was used in Soviet times to ship bricks from Ukraine to Hungary!

Full Article by Hélène Bienvenu

Apacuka Varieté – Art & food & happiness

Apacuka Varieté – Art & food & happiness

Image by Apacuka

“Apacuka Varieté” in Budapest is a restaurant I have in my heart. We’ve become friends with these guys, and the place is huge, designed by artists too…

Full Article by Michal Mimon

Bambi Eszpresszó – A good old presso

Bambi Eszpresszó – A good old presso

Image by Zoltán Fejes

“Bambi Eszpresszó” in Budapest is a typical Hungarian presszó. It’s stayed the same since 1962, and my father says the mood is identical with those times.

Full Article by Zoltán Fejes

CD-Fű Teázó – Tea house with a darts room

CD-Fű Teázó – Tea house with a darts room

Image by Julianna Kató

“CD-Fű Teázó” Budapest might seem intimidating, like a vault, but fear not, just enter. This tea bar has a secret – a room to play darts in!

Full Article by Julianna Kató

Cintányéros – Old-fashioned winery

Cintányéros – Old-fashioned winery

Image by Zoltán Fejes

“Cintányéros” in Budapest is a vintage place where modern and new and old and rotten meet. This old-fashioned yet contemporary winery is why I love my city

Full Article by Zoltán Fejes

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)