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“Quirky and fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Szimpla Kert

Szimpla Kert
Ranked #1 of 175 Nightlife in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Dive deep in Budapest’s unique nightlife, go to Kazinczy Street! It is not an accident that it’s also called the Street of Culture, Kazinczy street offers the greatest variety of touristic highlights, the most famous ruinbar, fine dining and the highest quality Kosher restaurants, the most colorful streetfood in Budapest. Under 14. Kazinczy street you can find the pioneer of all; the first ruinbar: Szimpla Kert. Here you will find an uncomparable atmosphere, fine food and drinks, cultural events like movie projections, live music concerts every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, a free jam session on Sundays, farmers’ market on Sunday mornings and many more. Szimpla Kert welcomes you all day with breakfast, lunch and dinner offers, beautiful garden, interesting objects and people. It’s always full of life, especially in the evening, it turns into an international meeting point.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Crook, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Quirky and fun”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

A great bar, great experience. Don't just sit in one spot when you're there, have a good mooch around, it's fun

Visited November 2012
Thank MrsMac2605
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really quirky bar”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

My friend and I absoultely loved this place. Such a quirky eclectic bar! So many little hidden areas. The bathrooms weren't great but it's a small price to pay.

Visited August 2012
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Warm and trendy”
Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

A pretty good place where there's a loads of people to meet from all over the world. You can eat, smoke water pipe, drink, dance. So many things to do in this bar. Without speaking about the decoration which is very original. A must. Definitely.

Thank Mathieu P
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent bar - horrendous toilets!”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Szimpla is an excellent bar - lots of atmosphere, good music and friendly staff. They also do delicious pizza slices for 600HUF (about £2). It really is a great, quirky place EXCEPT for the toilets which were absolutely awful. In the ladies there isn't even a toilet seat on the two "western" toilets and then the third cubicle has a squat toilet which is absolutely not what you want on a night out! I would go back to Szimpla but I certainly wouldn't stay for the whole night as I couldn't cope with those toilets again!!!

Visited October 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“worth a visit!”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Really enjoyed it. Cool atmosphere, good food and cocktails, really fun. Was amused with a girl selling peeled carrots! Very random but funny!

Visited October 2012
1 Thank Tathi_Brazil
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