A bowl of Goulash Soup served with bread

Food & Drink

Enjoy Budapest’s culinary culture, international and traditional food and restaurants, pubs and hot nightlife. All info here!

Szatyor: two types of unbridled fun

Szatyor Bár is the crown jewel of the hip establishments dotting Bartók Boulevard: with its ruin pub features combined with a posh café (known as “Hadik”), this place is something you must visit!

The terrace of Mystery Hotel Budapest, SkyGarden Rooftop Terrace

Drinks with a view – the best rooftop bars in Budapest

There's an abundant variety of rooftop bars in Budapest ranging on the scale of “hip” to “fancy”. If you’re looking to have a nice meal and relaxing drinks while taking in beautiful views, we highly recommend that you keep reading.

The top 5 secret garden bars and restaurants in Budapest

For the summer season, we have collected the best secret garden cafés, restaurants, and bars so that you can spend the day in good company from morning till nightfall. It’s time to discover urban jungles, hidden backyards and restaurants.

Grandio Jungle Bar: A pub-crawler’s paradise

Grandio Jungle Bar is the perfect spot to spend a wild night in a unique ruin pub. Enjoy your drink in the open-air courtyard — you’ll feel like this deep, dark jungle is reserved for you, and you alone. 

Béla Ruin Pub full with guests

Béla: the beating heart of Buda

Have you ever heard of Béla? No, not one of the four, similarly named Hungarian kings but the ruin pub. Combining all the perks of a bar, a restaurant, a loft, and an arboretum, Béla never ceases to dazzle.

Black Swan bar's entrance

The Black Swan: Budapest’s best speakeasy

If you find yourself wandering through the popular 7th district, take a turn down Klauzál street, and look carefully — three pale swans are your only guides to Black Swan, the best speakeasy and cocktail bar in Budapest. 

Doboz, the premium ruin bar of Budapest

Clubs on top of clubs, tens of thousands of people, buzzing atmosphere, cheap drinks, and the scent of street food – this is what Budapest’s nightlife looks like. If you’d like experience this you have to visit Doboz!