Budapest is the Hungarian capital and it attracts millions of tourists each year. The city is full of life and has so much to offer to its visitors. One of the many tourist attractions in the city is the concept and experience of the many ruin bars that rest amidst the beautiful streets of Budapest and offer entertainment, drinks, and some of the best party experiences in town.
One such ruin bar in Budapest is Kertem. Kertem is one of the best and regularly visited ruin bars in the city of Budapest and it is known to be one of the most famous places in the city where you can put your hands on a “Balkan Burger”. It is also widely popular among local cyclists and attracts many tourists as well. Kertem is located in Városliget which is also known as “City Park”.
During the daytime, Kertem is mostly visited by families, couples, and wanderers of Városliget who would like to have a nice time while sitting and having a bite and enjoying a drink or two. On the other hand, during the evenings in Budapest, this popular ruin bar is filled by rather younger people or in other words, the youth of the city. What attracts everyone to this particular ruin bar is the amazing prices, free concerts, grilled dishes, cold lemonades, charming light garlands, and, of course, the friendly neighborhood dogs.
The word “Kertem” means ‘my garden’ in English and this is what the place tries to offer. It provides the experience of being in a nice and lush garden, being surrounded by nature in an area that has mostly been concreted. This is a nice break from the norm of its context and beautifully enticing experience that attracts many locals and tourists alike. The interior of Kertem is very spacy and open especially since the fences are removed.
Here at Kertem, they serve their famous range of drinks. They have also updated their lovely food truck with the amazing Balkan burgers based on a famous old recipe. Something that might shock you with delight when you visit this nice little local ruin bar is the fact that they have a “help yourself” ice cream stand as well. Here you can scoop interesting combinations of delicious ice cream flavors to please yourself according to your own taste and ice cream preferences. Kertem is an amazing little place with a great ambiance and friendly environment where people love to come and have a nice drink; besides, chill out a bit in a close-to-nature place with a lovely garden and cozy interior.
So, next time you are planning a trip to Budapest you simply must explore the various ruin bars that the city can offer. Furthermore, while you are on your little ruin bar adventure make sure to pay a visit to Kertem, get some amazing drinks and check the beautiful garden, not to mention its lovely and interesting scoop-for-yourself ice cream stand.