The city of Budapest with the beautiful Danube River and its UNESCO World Heritage Sites is regarded to be a major tourist attraction. The capital city of Hungary is known for its countless tourism facilities that it offers to its visitors. Among these many amazing sites and places in the city, the ruin bars of Budapest are of special importance due to the unique and exquisite experience they offer to the tourists of the city. The ruin bars are a must-visit whenever touring in Budapest.
One of the special ruin bars in Budapest is the complex of the Élesztőház institute that treats its customers and visitors with a charming open-air terrace and a wide selection of craft beers that are promising in regards to the pure taste of Hungarian and other craft beers.
Élesztőház is the House of Revival or Resurrection. This revolutionary bar is extremely ambitious to become the best craft beer selling location in entire Hungary in order to revive old traditions.
The ruin bar has so much to offer including craft beer tastings as well as courses on how to prepare craft beers for people who are interested in learning and acquiring this unique skillset. Élesztőház houses various fun and exciting programs for people to enjoy themselves and have a great time which is what makes it so popular amongst tourists and locals alike. This place, excitingly enough, also features a theater- restaurant or as some might call it a “home restaurant”, it offers accommodation for travelers that is locally called the “Hopstel” which is basically a hostel for beer lovers, a coffee shop, a Wine Piano which is better known as “Vinopiano”, which is essentially a Wine and Tapas Bar but interestingly has no piano, and a restaurant called the Butchers Kitchen that serves amazingly delicious food that is simply a must-try.
Élesztőház is a versatile ruin bar in Budapest and definitely worth a visit. In this ruin bar, you will be able to find more than twenty varieties of beers that are draught every single day. This famous ruin bar, Élesztőház is home to amazing Hungarian and international craft beers ranging all the way from the well-known brands to the limited beers of small breweries.
This huge complex of the ruin bar is proudly inhibited in an old building that is about a hundred years old. This ancient building was originally a glassblowing workshop and it has also been used as a parking lot for many years. Now it is transformed into an amazing and widely popular ruin bar that it is today. It has become a nice cozy hangar that plans to be the craft beer haven in Budapest. The unique name of the ruin bar ‘Élesztőház’ means ‘yeast’ in English, and it can be metaphorically translated ‘revival’; an interestingly well-thought name indeed.
The Élesztőház was inaugurated in 2013 and ever since its opening it has been at the service of Hungarian beer fans and beer lovers visiting Budapest from all around the world. This place has an absolutely wonderful underground atmosphere and on top of that, friendly staff. So next time when you are in town be sure to visit Élesztőház for an amazing experience, top-class beers, and a convenient environment all under one roof.