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Szimpla Kert

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“ruin pub”(224 reviews)
“ruin bars”(211 reviews)
“quirky bar”(45 reviews)
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
+36 20 261 8669
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This ruin bar is a MUST DO in Budapest. We had so much fun and felt extremely stimulated by all the creative artwork -- highly recommend!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laurajanehaver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting from Scotland where we don’t have places like this, I loved the experience! We went on our last night and had super low budget so only drank coke but there was so much on offer. Shisha pipes, food & drinks! The food looked and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SoifDeVivre01
Reviewed 3 days ago

worth visiting this ruin bar in Budapest...very unique decor, artistic underground edge, located in the old Jewish district

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mpknuth
Reviewed 5 days ago

Szimpla Kert is one of the best Ruin Bars in Budapest, really ecletic decor and great fun! Would highly recommend a visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KJB1001
Reviewed 6 days ago

Out of everything we did in Budapest this was our favourite. Its packed with tourists, free entry, not the cheapest, but defiantly a must experience while you're there. There are tons of rooms and places to sit, different bars so everyone will find a drink...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emmamiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in your twenties you can definitely appreciate this place, cheap booze, music and lots of fun. The place is a ruin, literally, but that is the architecture no money but a lot of fantasy. Upstairs you can buy food and booze downstairs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daniel1italia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped by here with some work friend in the summer. There was no wait to get in on a weekday and bouncers got everyone through quickly. The inside is very large with various types of entertainment happening (movie on a wall, a band playing)....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank drewdude0003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On first arriving the atmosphere is incredible! Like nothing I’ve ever seen before! Amazing decor and great vibes, only negative thing I can say is majority of the bar staff are extremely rude, I understand it must be hard work dealing with many tourists however...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kimberley b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were there last night. Place is vast and it has a lot of side rooms that you can enter and sit down with your friends. Nargila was very popular last night, however can say if it was good or bad. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank HEctor_varRO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply the most exciting pub in Budapest. I was prepared for an intriguing ruin pub, but I could not imagine to be stimulated in so many ways: two floors with plenty of rooms and spaces, each one with a particular theme, from chemistry to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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
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13 January 2019|
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Response from szciklon | Property representative |
Hi, after ten o'clock the bouncers may ask for your ID already before entering, and at the bar they can ask for it anytime, therefore please be prepared. Regards, Orsolya Szimpla
13 January 2019|
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Response from szciklon | Property representative |
Hi, I suggest you either wait for your friends outside, or inside, or come before 8, because then there is no queue at all. Regards, Orsolya Szimpla
Anne P
20 November 2018|
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Response from szciklon | Property representative |
Hi, we accept Euros, however the exchange rate is not as favourable as in an official exchange office, and we can only give your change in HUF. However, we accept all major credit cards as well.