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Drop Shop Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
27. Balassi Balint Street, Budapest, Hungary
+36 30 345 3739
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Great Wine Bar and Bottles Shop”
11 Aug 2017
“Best wine bar in Budapest”
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Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
27. Balassi Balint Street, Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice spot where you can drink wine by the glass (with a long list of red, white and sparkling wines) or buy bottles. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is truly the best wine bar in Budapest, with an excellent selection of Hungarian and international wines, and many times fine wines can be tasted by the glass. I have never had a bad wine there, and most of the wines offered are really...More

Thank istvanmolnar
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Drop Shop is a must for wine lovers like myself! Staff are knowledgeable and are happy to chat about the vast assortment of wines on offer. We also liked that they didn't try to push the most expensive glass on us. We sampled a number...More

Thank Janie_Bop
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very good experience in this little wine shop. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, huge selection of Hungarian and international wines. Highly recommended. Book a table especially if you plan to go in the evening.

Thank Susyegg
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I don't think I can say enough good things about such a happy place. Very hip decor, and young staff. Richard really knows his wines!! It's fun to look at all the bottles and labels on the shelves. I can't decide if I liked the...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The place tries to be a good place for vine-tasting, but very overpriced offers mediocre vines. Trying to imitate the good spanish tapas they offer low quality cheese bites and salami/ham. You get better food in Tesco in less time and for one tenth of...More

Thank ionagy
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is one of our favourite wine shops/bars in Budapest, not necessarily for it's cosiness, although one can certainly have a few glasses of excellent wine here, and some fingerfood to go with it, but for the fantastic selection of wine and the highly knowledgable...More

Thank zsuzsi_vincze
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I really like the wine and champagne selection and the friendly and professional staff. The place is small which combined with good service is perfect combination to enjoy it!:-)

Thank zolt_nt928
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My wife and I visited on the recommendation by some locals. Friendly service, great local wines and a lovely cheese plate. Just received my credit card statement, four glasses of wine (a few tasters) and the cheese plate only cost my wife and I $20...More

Thank badactor0
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. A good selection of wines well kept in a quiet environment where you can relax and chat. They do simple plates of meat, cheese and olives which are lovely and great value. Service and knowledge good

1  Thank DDFarnham
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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Restaurant Details

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Wine Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27. Balassi Balint Street, Budapest, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 30 345 3739
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