Pubs in Budapest

Tips for…
Visiting Pubs in Budapest

  • Tip One – try the local beers like Dreher and Soproni which are significantly cheaper than beers like Heineken.
  • Tip Two – don’t try and pay a small pub bill with large denomination notes.
  • Tip Three – avoid the touristy areas for much cheaper drinks.

Everyone enjoys a trip to the pub and thankfully for everyone Budapest has lots of good pubs to enjoy. Pubs in Budapest offer both international beers (Heineken is popular) and more locally produced beers like Dreher and Soproni.

The price of a 0.5l (remember it is metric here) can be anywhere from 500HUF (about £1.50) to 1000HUF (about £3.00) depending on where you are drinking. If you are in a tourist area expect to pay the higher price.

If it is your first visit to Budapest you will definitely want to visit one of the many famous ruin pubs / ruin bars and if you are a returning visitor you will want to know what is currently hot in town which is where are recommendations for pubs in Budapest come in.

List of Pubs in Budapest

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Captain Cook Pub

1065 Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 19/a.
Type: Pub

Located close to St Stephen's Basilica you can expect reasonably priced drinks and food, polite service and friendly surroundings from the Captain Cook Pub.

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John Bull Sports Pub

1051 Budapest, Apáczai Csere János utca 17.
Type: British

The John Bull Sports pub is a British pub located in the V district of Budapest close to some of the most popular hotels on the Pest side.

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Irish Cat Pub

1053 Budapest, Múzeum körút 41.
Type: Irish Pub

The Irish Cat Pub is located in Budapest's V district opposite the Hungarian National Museum.

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Caledonia Budapest Scottish Pub

1066 Budapest, Mozsár utca 9.
Type: Pub

Caledonia Budapest Scottish Pub is a little taste of Scotland in Budapest serving haggis, Belhaven Best, ciders and Scotches.

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Majorka Café House & Pub

1125 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 16.
Type: Cafe House & Pub

You can find everything you could want from a youthful and civilized bar at Majorka Café House & Pub.

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Fehér Gyűrű Pub

1055 Budapest, Balassi Bálint utca 27.
Type: Pub

Fehér Gyűrű Pub opened its doors in the fall of 1990 and is one of the best known and most popular pubs in Budapest.

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Cactus Juice Pub

1061 Budapest, Jókai tér 5.
Type: Music Pub

Cactus Juice Pub is a gastro pub located in the VI district of Budapest.

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Pointer Pub (Teréz körút)

1066 Budapest, Teréz körút 34.
Type: Pub

Pointer pub on Teréz körút is an English style pub located in the VI district of Budapest.

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Janis' Pub

1053 Budapest, Királyi Pál utca 8
Type: Pub

Janis' Pub is an Irish Pub located in the V district close to Kalvin tér in the heart of Budapest and is dedicated to the legendary singer Janis Joplin.

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Orfeusz Pub

1092 Budapest, Bakáts tér 2.
Type: Pub

Located in Budapest's IX district Orfeusz Pub is popular with locals offering a selection of draft beers and Hungarian style snacks.

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Map Showing Pubs in Budapest

The following map shows the location of some of the best pubs in Budapest.

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Silenus Music Pub: 47.494293, 19.054152
Becketts Irish Bar: 47.508872, 19.055185
Jack Doyle’s Irish Pub: 47.494576, 19.055686
John Bull Sports Pub: 47.496123, 19.048951
Irish Cat Pub: 47.492384, 19.060911
Caledonia Budapest Scottish Pub: 47.505239, 19.061193
Majorka Café House & Pub: 47.511632, 19.006275
Fehér Gyűrű Pub: 47.510822, 19.047052
Cactus Juice Pub: 47.505052, 19.061988
Pointer Pub (Teréz körút): 47.507141, 19.060502
Janis’ Pub: 47.489666, 19.059540
Orfeusz Pub: 47.483101, 19.067242
Nothin’ But the Blues Pub: 47.490350, 19.068606
Suszterinas Pub: 47.491127, 19.070800
Morrison’s 2: 47.511938, 19.051336
Captain Cook Pub: 47.503822, 19.054967

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