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The ultimate ruinpub

Szimpla kert

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Why locals love it

Ruinpubs, which are furnished with the eclectic remnants of the communist era are the mainstay of Budapest’s alternative nightlife scene. Szimpla was the one that started the whole trend. It might be in every guidebook, and you’ll probably hear more English than Hungarian, but it would be a shame to miss a chance to have a beer there.

Why you should visit it

The 10 year old pub is a great place to discover alternate usages of a large variety of random objects, from an old radio to half a bathtub. Getting lost in the maze of dimly lit rooms is definitely a memorable experience, even during the less crowded day period.

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The most friendly atmosphere in town!
March 3, 2020
Very touristy but well worth a look.
November 22, 2018
January 14, 2019
That is a special ruin bar but full of tourists and not locals.
January 31, 2018
Will it be open today
December 24, 2017
I went the first night in town. Its a cool concept with a vatied crowd. I met someone randomly and he brought me there. I dont know that its a great plave when youre alone. Not a safety issue just my American self not sure how to interject myself into the European crowds yet.
December 20, 2017

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