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No frills, inexpensive beers, and fabulous views!!

We stumbled upon this no frills bar while killing time before a night time river cruise. We loved... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
twins2tymes
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Chicago, Illinois
Great Scenary

We spotted the place while crossing the Bridge after a cruise by the River. The place was crowded... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
juanpabloc701
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Bogota, Colombia
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Oct 30, 2018
“No frills, inexpensive beers, and fabulous views!!”
Aug 15, 2018
“Great Scenary”
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Pontoon, located at the north pillar (Pest side) of the iconic Chain bridge, is your new urban hideaway. All summer long we guarantee to show something new each day of the week. The venue is unique by design and packed with selected programs, a...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Antall Jozsef rakpart 1., Budapest 1051, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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+36 30 239 5700
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Quite a funky little pop up place but there's not too much to offer other than a great view if you're lucky enough to sit in the right spot. The proximity to the trees and placement of the seats around the place means it's a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We stumbled upon this no frills bar while killing time before a night time river cruise. We loved the location, which is right near the base of the bridge, and provides a location to simply gaze at the wonderful river scenery along the river. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank twins2tymes
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We spotted the place while crossing the Bridge after a cruise by the River. The place was crowded but nice, beautiful people and excelent music. Actually they had some colombian and Andes mixes that were so pleasing to here and gave a touch of tropic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

You can dance and party, or sit by the water and enjoy the scenery. It's always nice to come here. Good mix of locals and tourists.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Pontoon was great to sit at and enjoy their live music! The drinks were cheap and the culture of the bar was very welcoming and fun!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Collin M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The bartenders were very slow though. Otherwise good fun and lots of locals. Right by the water and close to the city centre.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eastbergdk
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We spotted this bar when we were crossing the bridge. 1st attempt was on a sunday night but it was realy busy with no table/chair available so we had to leave. Next day we visitted in the afternoon to have a beer. The scenery is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lambros m
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of the river and bridge with great cocktails, if your lucky you will get your hands on one of their hammocks! If not there is loads of seating in two floors and out by the river. Great little stop off!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TeeFree1
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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
...More
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