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From its majestic bridges spanning the Danube River to its grandiose castles to its historical thermal baths, Budapest captivates visitors with its rich heritage and vibrant energy. Regarded as the ‘Pearl of the Danube’, this enchanting city seamlessly blends its medieval past with modern flair, offering a myriad of attractions, including UNESCO World Heritage sites, a thriving culinary scene, and a pulsating nightlife.

Bars & Nightlife

The Bars & Nightlife to Visit

ruin pub in budapest

Szimpla Kert

Get a taste of Budapest's famous eclectic ruin pubs at the city's number-one venue of this kind: Szimpla has become a flagship bar in the city, with two floors furnished with mismatched second-hand items and a disused Trabant car, serving not only as a watering hole of young internationals but also a hangout place with events, music and markets where you are welcome to bring your family as well.

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bokeh lights at night bar


Located at the foot of the iconic Chain bridge, Pontoon is probably the most scenic outdoor bar in Budapest. Grab a chair and drink, enjoy the live music, and admire the sparkling night lights of Buda.

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budapest river view with boat restaurant


Spoon is an excellent choice if you want to enjoy drinks with splendid views across the Danube. It is a two-floor boat anchored by the Pest quay, with a buzzing lounge bar and an upscale restaurant serving fusion cuisine.

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cocktail glass in night club

Gozsdu Court

Arguably Budapest's busiest pedestrian street, Gozsdu is filled with trendy bars, eateries and nightclubs, welcoming visitors from the afternoon until late in the night. The stylish decors and murals are worth even a simple stroll through this covered courtyard, which turns into a flea market every weekend.

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icy vodka shots at night club


With 6 dance floors, 18 bars, plus two gardens, Instant-Fogas is an unmissable party haven of the nightlife district, hosting various music events and throwing some of the longest parties in town — and equipped with a map of the venue, in the likely case you get lost inside.

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people having fun at night club on riverside


A38 is a floating venue for night-long entertainment, unmissable near Petőfi Bridge on the Buda side. A reconstructed Ukrainian ship equipped with several bars, a restaurant, and a concert hall that hosts hip artists several days a week and throws some of the most popular dance parties in the capital.

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