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“Best ruin-pub in budapest!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Szimpla Kert

Szimpla Kert
Ranked #1 of 177 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
Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
“Best ruin-pub in budapest!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We have visited some ruin-pubs in budapest and the Szimpla Kert is the best of them all.
It has a nice atmosphere and is a must see at the budapest nightlive.
There are pritty cheap drinks and a very nice shisha bar!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“GREAT MOJITO!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

In the middle of hungarian summer when temperatures easilly reach 40ºC, the large mojito glass full of ice was a great relief. And for a very good price. This place is very nice, decoration is cool, and it gets packed! THe only problem for me was the heat. It was one of the hotest days/nights in budapest. I tried to drink a beer, but after two sips it was so hot i could not drink it. THe place has a great outdoor area.

Visited August 2013
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
“" It's bizarre....."”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

You enter this place not knowing what you are going to see inside and all u would say is ...it's bizarre....and its super fun....
The atmosphere around is just perfect to loosen up and unwind.Even if you are not a pub buff you should just go in to experience something unusually good.

Visited December 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Unique Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

This place is just full of personality. Great place to chill and drink a few rounds with your friends.

Visited January 2014
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“A quirky Budapest 'must do'”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013

What can I say? This bar is quirky, chaotic fun in a ramshackle building. And the original of the ruin bars. And having witnessed it surprisingly cleaned constantly. It was heaving with people but as there are a choice of bars you get served surprisingly quickly. And the cocktail list is extensive if you don't fancy beer.

Visited December 2013
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