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Szimpla Kert

Kazinczy utca 14., Budapest 1075, Hungary
+36 1 352 4198
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Loved the vibe of this place

Visited the venue with a friend. To begin, with the building is charming inside and out. Once u... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Xerxes R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nice to see

I didnt buy drinks here but I had a look around and it was a beautiful place. It has a festival... 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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“ruin bars” (126 reviews)
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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

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

Thank Xerxes R
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Reviewed 2 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 A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 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 3 days 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 3 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my "coup de coeur" in Budapest! We went at night and had a drink. What a super cool ambiance and place! We went back the next day to see it in daylight, and please do both! It is quite the site to see...More

1  Thank StephanieandJamie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arguably the most well known of these bars in Budapest but what a unique, interesting and lively place it really is. It's tucked away in the backpacker area near the big synagogue surrounded by other bars and restaurants so a great area to hit for...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we visited Szimpla Kert I was really excited by the decoration and the music. It's kind of different than the other classic music bars witn elegant decoration. The street style makes you feel as home. Although the prices were cheap, the coctails could be...More

Thank Evelyn_Mayers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really cool , busy venue. Many areas to sit. All sorts of music. Loved the mismatched furniture and random items all over the place. Fun time

1  Thank marisa_kmc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite some worrying reviews, we knew we had to try the experience of the ruin bar on our trip and were not disappointed. We went on a sunny Tuesday afternoon as part of a walking tour and I loved the look and feel of the...More

1  Thank Heather H
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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26 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
9 January 2017|
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Response from abmolnar | Property representative |
Dear Erkin, yes, age restrictions apply only after midnight. (18+)
24 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