Ruin pubs

A “ruin pub” is a pub using old buildings, or ruins, and serving their beer and other drinks in this exciting and different environment. In Budapest you can find quite a lot of ruin pubs, and below you can find a list presenting some of these so called “ruin pubs.” We absolutely recommend that everyone interested visit at least one such during their stay in Budapest.

Ruin pubs in Budapest

Corvin tető

It’s one of the most popular places in Budapest. Its right in the downtown with good transport access. The tavern is on the top of an old supermarket. In the summer the party takes place on the roof garden with beautiful view onto the buildings of Budapest. Every Tuesday you can listen to the concerts...

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Dürer kert

This place used to be an old university’s facility, now it’s operating as a tavern. Everybody is welcome there with dogs or bicycles too. You can easily relax there with cheap drinks and if you want you can even play with the games that the place offers. This place is open the whole year. You...

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Ellátó kert

It’s the newest place in Budapest, right in the city centre close to other taverns and clubs. It’s a garden (kert means garden in Hungarian). It’s the perfect place in a sunny afternoon, you can sit and relax with drinks. You can also play table football and table tennis there too. There’s an indoor area...

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Instant

It's also in the downtown part of Budapest. It used to be a block of flats but its like a real labyrinth now. If you want to catch up with somebody, first make clear which room you are going to be in, otherwise you will never meet. The sights are brilliant. You can find a...

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Kertem

In daytime it’s a perfect place for parents and their kids after visiting the zoo. In the evenings when it’s bedtime for the kids the place gets full with adults with their beers in their hands. This place is near to Heroes square and other pubs in the area like Dürer Kert. Kertem Budapest Olof...

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Köleves kert

Köleves kert is a garden in the downtown part of Budapest. It is in the same street as many other taverns. In the afternoon children and parents go there, the kids can swing while their parents can drink and have a little chat with each other. In the evening grownups take seats there after work...

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Kuplung

Kuplung is a very cheap tavern in the city centre. It has games so you can play there or if a football match is in television, you can watch it here. Kuplung Budapest Király utca 46, VII. district Kuplung pictures no pictures yet

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Szimpla kert

If you want a cool place to hang out in Budapest, Szimpla might be exactly the place you are looking for. Szimpla Budapest, also known as Szimpla Kert (kert meaning garden), was one of the first ruin pubs in Budapest to enter the map, and it is has since its opening been the leading ruin...

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Sufni Garten

The seventh district of Budapest is the ultimate ruin pub district and the Akácfa street might be the number one ruin pub street. Here you will not only find Fogasház, but you will also find Sufni Garten. The official name of the place is Sufni G'ART'N, but that is so boring to write that we...

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Fogasház

Fogasház is a mixture of a ruin pub and an open air garden pub. It is located in the popular seventh district of Budapest and it is one of the most popular places in town to hang out among and take a drink. Fogasház is also known as Fogaskert. The Hungarian word „fog” means tooth,...

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