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Szimpla Cafe

Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ruin pub” (14 reviews)
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Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

If there is one ruin bar you should visit in the city then Szimpla would be my pick. The interiors are amazing and the vibe/ atmosphere inside with the people, art work, graffiti and the music are incredible. I highly recommend this place to anyone...More

Thank juno1210
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Really great place with a unique feel and style. Enjoyed a nice lunch and a great couple of beers. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Mevesy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This place came highly recommended and was a great choice for our only visit to a ruin bar. It was going like a train, very busy, very noisy, but plenty of bars so not difficult to get a drink, great fun and probably unlike any...More

Thank R0bertLindsay
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say, I looked at this place on tripadvisor and thought we would like to go considering it was round the corner from where we were staying and seemed cool and wanted to try a ruin bar. It was great! Lots of...More

1  Thank Jess S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went a few days ago to the Szimpla, once at daytime, once at night time and both of those times were really cool ! The drinks are clearly affordable, and are really really good! You really should go there, people are nice, the music...More

1  Thank Coline L
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot of great thing about this place so I decided to check it out. Got a drink to start but had to deal with this terrible blonde waitress at the front bar who was talking smack about another customer before us (I speak...More

Thank Szabi A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

These three words sum up the bizarre concoction of rooms that is Szimpla Cafe. The wine was a good price (500HUF) and the classic lemonade was delicious (750HUF). The atmosphere was created by the people - average age 30-35 and I'd say 90% were tourists....More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this bar for a few drinks on a very hot day. It is a crazy ruin bar that you won't get bored exploring the mad rooms and 'art'. They had water sprays on to keep us cool and the drinks were reasonably...More

Thank Marley1984
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We popped into Szimpla because we were keen to see a ruin bar. We ended up spending an entire evening there, only to come back the following day and bring our friends. It is a bizarre place but charming and quirky with good beers, decent...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A lot of expats/foreign people good concerts,lots of diffrent stages and music, outside, good vibes.

Thank legeneralcluj
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kertesz utca 48., Budapest 1073, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
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