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Szimpla Kert

Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075, Hungary
+36 1 352 4198
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Great atmosphere

A must see for the party hungry individual. Cheap drinks but nothing beats the environment. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
henrik k
via mobile
Very different to the norm !!

Very different to the norm. Lots to look at and great atmosphere. Beers and wines were reasonable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 highest quality Kosher restaurants, the most colorful streetfood in Budapest. Under 14. Kazinczy street you can find the pioneer of all; the first ruinbar: Szimpla Kert. Here you will find an uncomparable atmosphere, fine food and drinks, cultural events like movie projections, live music concerts every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, a free jam session on Sundays, farmers’ market on Sunday mornings and many more. Szimpla Kert welcomes you all day with breakfast, lunch and dinner offers, beautiful garden, interesting objects and people. It’s always full of life, especially in the evening, it turns into an international meeting point.
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 04:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
+36 1 352 4198
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see for the party hungry individual. Cheap drinks but nothing beats the environment. The whole place looks like an old building that would have been tore down but somehow it still lives on.

Thank henrik k
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very different to the norm. Lots to look at and great atmosphere. Beers and wines were reasonable. I would recommend a visit while in Budapest.

Thank 0123easy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to stop for a drink while exploring the Jewish Quarter. This is one of the most popular Ruin Bars. We came during the afternoon & it was busy. I'm sure it gets very lively at night with the DJ. Unique atmosphere - worth...More

Thank Lgo987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Certainly worth a visit here, no matter how old you are. It shows the quirky and awesomeness of the whole ruin bar set up! Someone told me it was the 3rd best bar in the world? Well it is certainly a good one! It's spread...More

Thank Oli G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very cool place, defo worth a visit to have a couple of drinks. Nice during the day also as you can see the wacky decorations better.

Thank Amymooney5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the venue with a friend. To begin, with the building is charming inside and out. Once u enter on the left they serve beers etc and sheesha which was for 3500 Hunagarian money. Met some lovely strangers shared some lovely travel experiences. go there...More

1  Thank Xerxes R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didnt buy drinks here but I had a look around and it was a beautiful place. It has a festival chilled out feel with many rooms to weave in and out of and plenty of leafy plants, fairy lights and cool furniture. I did...More

1  Thank ShannonG801
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was recommended this place by the tour guide on the free walking tour and so glad I went! This is the quirkiest bar I have ever been too. Cool vibe, different bar areas to explore. Various different drinks and cocktails to try. I was drinking...More

1  Thank 123cdon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in one of the narrow lanes, has a small entrance but a very big bar inside. Has an awesome ruin decor. Their is ample standing tables. The place is very crowdy in the weekends. Very difficult to find a table on weekends. So better...More

1  Thank sameerbangar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard a lot about the ruin pubs from other friends who visited Budapest, and I ended up here one night. It was a lot of fun wandering around looking at the decor. The staff was nice; I wanted to try some palinka and they...More

1  Thank Jaime K
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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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
Erkin T
10 January 2017|
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Response from abmolnar | Property representative |
Dear Erkin, yes, age restrictions apply only after midnight. (18+)
25 September 2016|
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Response from abmolnar | Property representative |
Hi, there's a separated dance floor with dj-s on every second tuesday with chill, every thursday and friday with different DJs and every saturday with hungarian acoustic folk dance bands. You have to go to the back of the... More