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Szimpla Cafe

Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
+36 20 423 1296
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamburger” (3 reviews)
“ruin pub” (14 reviews)
“crazy place” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a party of 6 over 50s but we found this ruin bar by chance. We visited twice we loved it so much .Both times we got there early, no queues or searches which was great. We had brilliant fun! some shisha pipes, plenty...More

Thank J W C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice grungy place with live music and lots of rooms to roam around. Come before 10pm or you will be stuck in the long line. But I was severely disappointed by my hamburger and restaurant visit on the upper level. The bun...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really must visit this crazy place when in Budapest! Don’t forget to take a pen so you can had to the writing that’s everywhere, there are also lots of cool photo opportunities. We went in the day time but also wished we had made...More

Thank den-rick71
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I had desired to a great coffee and when I arrived to this calming place, I received it! The atmosphere of the place and service are perfect to friendly meetings! 🤗👍🏽

Thank Csilla B
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must do when you are in Budapest. The atmosphere is great, beers are cheap and whatever time of day you come here it always feels magical. The only downside we found that the music was quite loud (especially in the evening), so...More

Thank Noëlle v
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Although not really our style (heels and evening dresses) you must visit this interesting bar club place! no dress code needed! wear your jeans and tshirt and dance the night away! this place was AMAZING it is a whole apartment building dedicated to music and...More

Thank HungryFoxyLady
Reviewed 22 April 2018

What an amazing place! Such a good vibe and bars everywhere! There's such an eccletic decor that you would expect from the first ruin bar in Budapest. Live music, cocktails, food, everything you could want. The food is good too and reasonably priced. Just go...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I ate breakfast there recently and it was ok but nothing special. I came again three days ago with a friend from abroad. It was too noisy, and we could not find a quiet place to have coffee and chat.Too crowded and unfortunately has no...More

Thank Avner F
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This bar was recommended to us by a friend who had been recently and we were mesmerized by it! It's a really big building with so many different rooms to explore and different things to see in each room. Drinks are not too expensive either...More

Thank beckynatalie
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Not for the service, not for the food but simply for the place itself and its atmosphere. We went there only to see it. We had a beer there and rest for a while. It really worths to visit and have a look to all...More

Thank Tenwolf
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
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Response from Pittoresquenow | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 20 423 1296
  • E-mail
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