Hungary, one of the most breathtaking places in the world was ranked the 13th as the best country to visit for tourists in 2002. There are many breathtaking cities in Budapest, but the only city that garners the most tourists is Hungary’s capital city called Budapest, which is also Hungary’s most populous country. Because of all the visitors from around the globe, it is considered to be the “melting point” of Europe. It is often cited as the “Paris of the East”.
There are many breathtaking sites in Budapest which are included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Europeans visit Budapest the most, out of them, Irish people have a good number of yearly visits, many Irish residents live in Budapest.
Anyone from Ireland who visits Budapest is compelled to take a tour around all of its beautiful towns like other tourists that are filled with sleek architecture giving you a sense of calmness, especially at night when the lights engulf the streets. One can visit the Castle Hill during their walks, go on a Danube Cruise, visit springs, eat delicious food at the Central Market Hall and many more. Aside from all these tourist attractions, Irish residents and tourists can get in touch with their fellow Irish people at many different Irish pubs in Budapest.
Here are some of the best Irish pubs in Budapest that will make you feel right at home:
Jack Doyle’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
If you want to get the real feel of Ireland, then this is one of your go-to places in Budapest. It has all the general Irish entertainment such as dancing, listening to Irish folk or modern music, homey environment that makes you want to talk to everyone about the pub and enticing and exquisite Hungarian and Irish cuisine.
The address is Budapest, Pilax Köz 1-3, 1052 Hungary. The pub is open from 11 am till 2 am.
The pub has a wide range of events which involve themed parties, dancing, eating, and singing competitions. The visitors call it “a comfy place”, while one said, “the ale is good”, which makes this pub one of the best Irish pubs in Budapest whether if you are an Irish resident or a tourist in Budapest.
Becketts Irish Pub & Restaurant
This Irish pub is famous for its visitors coming here watching sports games. It has been in Budapest since 1994 and has been displaying sports games related to rugby and football. The pub has upgraded and displays HD games live while providing them with numerous whiskeys such as Guinness, Soproni IPA.
It is located in the Liszt Ferenc Tér 11 street in Budapest near the Oktogon station. Timings are from 11:30 am till 2 am.
Previous visitors called the staff “lovely” and many complimented their cottage pie.
Publin Irish Pub & Restaurant
Out of all the Irish pubs in Budapest, this one is quite easy on the pockets at the same time, it has high-quality Irish cuisine and drinks. The atmosphere is cozy. It has glasses attached on top of the ceiling, the architecture is emboldened by the Irish flag and has green lights all over it. The Guinness drink is the most popular here. They also have outdoor seating.
It is located at Madách Imre Tér 5 street near the District V. Timings are from 10 am till 2 am.
Longford Irish Pub
This Irish pub has all the Irish cuisine, drinks, and music that Irish people generally love. The atmosphere of the pub is brown and green-themed. One visitor called it “the best pub in Budapest” while another said that the pub has a wide range of Irish drinks and cuisine that other pubs do not have which makes it one of the best Irish pubs in Budapest to visit at least once.
The address is Budapest, Fehér Hajó u. 5, 1052 Hungary while timings are from 11 am till 12 am.
Janis’ Pub is an old themed Irish pub in Budapest. It pays tribute to the legend, Janis Joplin, as she was quite popular in Ireland. Many Irish come here to pay their respects and listen to her songs while drinking whiskey and dancing. Visitors complimented the service and praised the food to be genuine Hungarian and Irish food.
The address is Budapest, Királyi Pál u. 8, 1053 Hungary while timings are 12 pm till 12 am.
Hence, if you are an Irish and want to spend some time with Irish people or just love Irish culture in general and you happen to be in Budapest, then these are the best Irish pubs in Budapest you can visit to get in touch with the Irish culture whilst enjoying your visit in Budapest.