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Polo Pub

#537 of 2,468 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
District I / Buda
Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Hungarian, Eastern European
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Batthyany utca 4., Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 7962
11:00 - 17:00
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305 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dropped by for a late lunch during a walk in the area. The place was empty and I was quickly seated upstairs. The decor tries to be Irish (dart boards, guinness on draft, Jamesons & Tullamore Dew) but the menu is all Hungarian. I had a local draft and a pasta plate: sour cream, cream cheese, bacon crunchies on... More 

Thank giffenk
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place was very nice for me and my family, the food was really tasty and the prices were good. The personal very good

Thank Pao A
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I found the pub quite by chance - I was out exploring the area and came upon it. Although this was my first time in Budapest the interior of the pub struck me straight away as an authentic pub frequented by the area's locals, rather then by tourists. Strangely though, the pub didn't have any Hungarian beer on draught! My... More 

Thank spoonsm
Grenoble, France
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We just happened to walk past this pub and didn't have very high expectations. However the waiters were very welcoming and spoke excellent English. We chose the goulash and the stuffed paprika. Without any experience of Hungarian food this seemed like good hearty authentic food that was perfect for refuelling at lunchtime on a hard day's sightseeing. The pub has... More 

Thank roddylander
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158 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped for lunch during a stroll around Buda and were glad we picked this establishment. When we first turned up the cleaning was still going on as they don't open until 12 o'clock. No problem, we just went for a beer down the road and then returned as this place looked so inviting. Our table was up the spiral... More 

Thank picture1Tredegar
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere and authentic delicious meal in pub close to our hotel. Live music and great staff add to the experience. We will always make a point of returning on future visits!! Loved it!!0

Thank atrist
Salzburg Region, Austria
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The waiter was soooo nice, funny and spoke perfectly English. We just loved the flair of the pub and the food was delicious! Traditional hungarian cuisine! We'll return!!

Thank Moni_Jgm
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch at a sidewalk table at the Polo Pub today. The waiter & waitress both spoke fluent English and they had English menu's. Service was excellent. I had Hungarian goulash and my wife had baked sausage. Both were very nice and very reasonably priced. The location is a little off the beaten path for tourists... More 

Thank eichsttl
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Was perfect :) Nice atmosphere, perfect staff. Just simple, but very good place. We will return soon. .........................,..:.......

Thank MilanSK
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,929 reviews
4,076 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,205 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

On previous holiday's to Budapest we have alway's made a point of visiting this pub and we could'nt wait to return here. Walking in and you know your in a proper pub with an all wood interior and great beer enamel's and beer poster's plastered all over the pub. We were greeted warmly by the staff were we opted to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Hungarian, Eastern European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Batthyany utca 4., Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 7962
The Polo Pub opened in 1990. After many years, wandering around the World, the owner fell in love with the atmosphere of the English pubs. Drived by this magical feeling, he founded the Polo Pub, with the atmosphere he was always in love with.

Our aim is to provide wide range of quality and unique beers, combining these with the finest and oldest local recipies and meals.

This place will be perfect for you, if you wish to enjoy an Irish style pub, far away from it's origins, but boosted with local specialities.

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Staying in District I / Buda

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious and intricate past, Buda has some of the most outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube. Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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