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Szimpla Kert

Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075, Hungary
+36 20 261 8669
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Its as good as everyone says

fantastic "vibey" venue. Decor is amazing. There are so many areas within one space, all very... read more

Reviewed today
Southsea-Goose
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Stag do stop off

We went in for a few drinks and a wonder about and had a great laugh. Lots to see and lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian C
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Dive deep in Budapest’s unique nightlife, go to Kazinczy Street! It is not an accident that it’s also called the Street of Culture, Kazinczy street offers the greatest variety of touristic highlights, the most famous ruinbar, fine dining and the...more
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Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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+36 20 261 8669
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Reviewed today

fantastic "vibey" venue. Decor is amazing. There are so many areas within one space, all very different, but all as good as each other. Definitely a must visit!

Thank Southsea-Goose
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in for a few drinks and a wonder about and had a great laugh. Lots to see and lots of people just hanging out. A strange place, but worth a look for a drink or two and just to soak up the atmosphere....More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked into this Aladdins cave by accident and glad we did. Something for everyone as there are different bars (wine, beer, cocktail etc) in the alcoves of this "ruin" bar. there is a stage at the back for Live entertainment and another bar, loads of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Complained politely at the second floor bar about my GF gin and tonic. It tasted like water, suggested that he had pressed club soda instead of Tonic. He tasted his tonic and said it was coz my ice cubes had melted. Bought another GT just...More

1  Thank Toivo H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This would have been lovely but was somewhat spoilt by the woman behind the bar that pretty much sneered at us whenever we ordered a drink

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is free and like no other. It’s interior design is great and totally lived up to expectation. It’s big and lots to do. Everyone is friendly and you can spend ages in there.

Thank Deji O
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on the lunchtime of our last day and so wished we had found this place sooner. It had a great ambience and the decor was fantastic. There were lots of nooks and crannies where you could sit and enjoy a drink and soak...More

1  Thank KTP310
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop. Very cool, multiple bars, great music, service was fast and friendly. Place was packed. The layout and art is very interesting. A must stop.

2  Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard about Ruin Pubs and I believe this is the oldest in Budapest ! Couldn’t believe it was across the street from where we stayed! Great idea , the concept seems random but when you take a good look it has been put together very...More

1  Thank Locin1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the ruin bars a few night on our trip - my sisters hen :) Great night out! However on one night - we did snow white and the seven dwarfs - and they let the dwarfs in (women in beards and shorts)...More

Thank Sarah D
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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
...More
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Alice P
30 September 2017|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
Hey alice, the good thing about this place is its good to go to on ANY night. We went on a friday and on the sunday and it was still as lively and as good. Infact, the sunday night was the better night when we went, they had... More
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Gillian C
11 September 2017|
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Response from Calikins | Reviewed this property |
We visited once late at night and returned early afternoon the next day, and it had a very relaxed atmosphere. There were groups, couples, hen parties etc all enjoying themselves without any trouble or fuss. You certainly... More
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lee20010
27 January 2017|
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Response from Andi_Strud | Reviewed this property |
I would say it's still cheaper than UK/London bars, but more expensive than other bars in Budapest because this is the most touristy place. With £ being 25% weaker than it was when I last visited, I would say international... More
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