Bars and Pubs

Budapest has a rich nightlife full of bars, clubs and pubs. You will surely find a place suitable for you whether you enjoy dancing and loud music or a more laid-back experience sitting and talking at a table while sipping your drink of choice. Here you will find some of each to choose from:

Bars and Pubs

If you want to spend the night in the busy city of Budapest, you might consider visiting one of these bars or pubs:

Pointer Pub

Named after the famous English hound, Pointer Pub is an English styled dog-friendly pub with 5 establishments in the city .

They offer 10 different beers, ciders and various meals, so check them out while you are here.

Rabbit Hole Bar & Café

Rabbit Hole is an unusual but interesting bar inside the city where you can have different cocktails from to usual to their unique drinks, such as, the brave lion or the angry rabbit.

Address: Budapest, Eötvös utca 19, 1062

Ördög Sarok (Devil's Corner)

Near metro stop Astoria, you will find Ördög Sarok, a cozy pub regurarly visited by locals. Here you can enjoy everything a pub can offer: beers, wine, music boxes and sports broadcasts.

Address: Budapest, Károly körút 1, 1075

List of more bars and pubs in Budapest

Ruin pubs

Budapest is famous for its ruin pubs, where the idea is to acquire an old building, fill it with different types of furniture and invite people to enjoy a night-out in this unique place.

Szimpla Kert

Opened in 2002, Szimpla kert was the first ruin pub established in Budapest. Here you can enjoy a number of different drinks, cocktails and snacks, as well as, live music and cultural events.


Just a  minute walk from Deák Square, you will find Anker’t, Budapest’s biggest ruinpub.

You will not suffer from a lack of beers, wines and cocktails here, and if you are interested in more than just a ‘pub experience’, Anker’t regurarly host concerts, light paintings and soccer screening.

Dürer kert

Dürer kert is the best place for you if you are looking for the combination of having a drink while listening to a rock, indie or electronic music concert.

Outside in the garden you can even have a BBQ party with your friends if you rent a cooking pot and firewood.

List of more ruin pubs in Budapest

Night clubs

Budapest is also a wonderful place if you are looking for a club for a night of dancing.


Ötkert is a huge nightclub inside the city with DJs and live concerts for music lovers and an open-air dancefloor for those who want to move to the music.

During the day Ötkert also operates as a bistro where you can enjoy the French touched Hungarian cusine served on the bistro terrace.

Address: Budapest, Zrínyi utca 4, 1051

Morrison's 2

Morrison’s 2 is a popular club and pub amonst local with a heated garden with tables in the middle and various dancefloors and karakoke in the basement area.

For a given period, every Wednesday and Thrusday are all you can drink nights, meaning you pay an entering fee, buy a cup (which you can return at the end of the night and get back its price) and drink without paying more all night. For more info on this and what drinks are included in this deal, check out their website.

Address: Budapest, Szen István körút 11, 1055


A dancefloor and concert hall in one, Akvárium is one of the best places to visit if you want to dance to live music in the city.

Almost all major Hungarian bands have performed here, however, Akvárium regurarly hosts international stars.

You can also have a drink and eat various dishes at Akvárium while waiting for your favourite artists.

Address: Budapest, Erzsébet tér 12, 1051

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