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Szimpla Kert, Budapest

Szimpla Kert, Budapest

Arguably Budapest's number-one ruin pub, Szimpla Kert also inspired all other pubs of its kind in Budapest. This place is not so much a bar, more a labyrinth of bars in three buildings forming a C-shape with a central courtyard. The bars in the courtyard are serving hundreds of people, so grab a drink at any of them, as you're free to walk with it to any area.

Step up a metal staircase to the mezzanine floor that joins the buildings together in a hard-to-describe network of dozens more bars, tropical plants, hipster art and strange sights, e.g. a woman selling carrots, people on cushions in one room watching a chilled out movie, a futuristic gin laboratory, and rough and ready bars serving up beers/shots for cheap prices.

This bar is perfect for a cool couple's night to get lost in one of the quieter corners and people-watch, or if you're a larger group of friends looking to party hard, you can immerse yourself fully in the experience, crawling from one bar to the next. With staircases, multiple levels and lots of places to get lost, just have a meetup point planned if things get too wild!

Tip:
Don't miss the Sunday farmers' market and all-you-can-eat brunch! The food on offer is fresh, local, delicious and plentiful.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 12pm-4am; Sun: 9am-4am

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Sight Name: Szimpla Kert
Sight Location: Budapest, Hungary
Sight Type: Disco/Nightclub
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