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Food & Drink

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

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.

Habroló Bisztró

Budapest is home to stunning pubs, nightclubs and bars for those who wish to explore what the night has to offer. One of these hotspot destinations is the gay bay Habroló Bisztró.

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.

rainbow over the Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest

Budapest LGBTQ+ venues

Discover the LGBTQ+ side of Budapest with bars, cafés, clubs, and saunas that were made for members and friends of the LGBTQ+ community.

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!

Fröccsterasz: where parties start

Fröccsterasz is a unique spot located in the heart of Budapest. It offers a wide variety of delicious food and refreshing drinks. So, after a long day trip, why not visit Fröccsterasz?

Füge Udvar of Budapest

If you’re exploring the famous ruin bars of Budapest, you don’t want to miss Füge Udvar. Aptly named ‘Fig Garden’, visitors lazily lounge about in the cool shade of a majestic fig tree at the heart of this rustic pub.

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.