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“Great ruin bar!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Szimpla Cafe

Szimpla Cafe
Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary (Erzsébetváros)
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Ranked #128 of 1,797 Restaurants in Budapest
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Hungarian, Café
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Erzsébetváros
Hong Kong & Seattle
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great ruin bar!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Love the decor, outrageous, creative, fun! Youth energy. On SUnday morning there's an organic market there. And the rest of the time it's a cafe.

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Budapest, Hungary
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Crowded, a bit too popular”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Nice place and great experience. They've organized a farmers' market which is really exiting but also their prices are very high.

Visited August 2012
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Budapest, Hungary
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16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“I love it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

A very strange and beautiful bar in a ruin. The drinks are good and cheap, the prices ok. the music good and if you're lucky you'll find a seat in one of the old Trabants.... Huge hamburgers....

Visited July 2012
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Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Cool club, cool atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

This is a club with a very cool vibe. It's quite alternative. Mixed old furnishings, comfy, selling Shisha and great cocktails. The ppl there are quite mixed, many travelers and few locals which is kinda sad. I'd definitely recommend it, though.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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22 restaurant reviews
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“Only for drinks !!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

You can't eat here (anymore), it's just a cosy bar.

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