utca 17) "Café
circle" is a linchpin of the city's culinary scene. Some call
the fare Hungarian, some call it Hungarian-French, but
we just call it tasty. Reservations indispensable, especially at
side, near Batthyany tér, Csalogány u. 26) The
unusual location and downplayed decor hides a real culinary treat run
by one of Budapest's top chefs. Whatever
they put on the ever-changing menu, you can be sure they will do it
well and it’s affordable.
út 41.) One
of the newest on the ever-changing Budapest restaurant scene. Laid
back, great décor, fantastic wine list and
good prices. Can’t make reservations, try to get there earlier to
get a table.
István tér 4.) Sit
at the gate of Heaven, in the shade of St. Stephen’s Basilica.Gorgeous
décor, divine food off one of Budapest’s most spectacular
út 15) Family
style Hungarian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive food. Behind the
út 8) Upscale
bar-restaurant on Budapest's answer to the Champs-Elysées.
Friendly staff dressed in black serve
a mix of Hungarian, Cajan and Asian foods. The Goa martini a must: a
zesty mix of vodka, pineapple and fresh ginger.
(Liszt Ferenc tér 2) Styled
after Hungary's 1970s-era cafeterias, this is a very lively
restaurant-café-bar. Really stylish and cosy. Great
food at reasonable prices. Great place to eat at any time of the day.
Argentine Steakhouse (Vámház
körút 6) Best
steak in Budapest and great wine list. Good service too.
6. utca 8) The
Budapest socialite's favourite. Upscale restaurant with London style,
but half the price. Very
good atmosphere, great value service and food (menu includes sushi
and vegetarian dishes).
rkp. 13) The
atmosphere is rustic, upscale and authentic. The delicious and fresh
cuisine - billed as Tuscan - includes
a substantial selection of fish and meat dishes.
bar&grill (Petőfi tér
fresh seafood in Budapest - great menu, affordable, in the center
square meal at any time of day. Two pool tables and cheap pints.
Miklós tér 9) open
14-05am. Fee entry & drinks.
Vegas Casino (Roosevelt tér 2
- inside the Sofitel
Budapest Hotel) open daily, 0-24
Zsilinszky út 72, +36 1 311-1035) Irish/sports
utca 20) Sports
Squares and Streets
from Kalvin square) A
lively street full of bars, cafés & restaurants.
Ferenc tér (Near
square full of bars, cafés & restaurants. A must see.
street lined with cafes and bars
NIGHT INDOOR & OUTDOOR CLUBS
utca at Dessewffy) Bar/Nightclub/Restaurant;
going late. Winter Only. 1000 HUF entry fee.
utca 25) Late
night Bar/Disco; 22-06 Really
gets crazy after 2 AM, definitely a hotbed for insane, all-night
utca 9-11) Huge
warehouse restored to be a giant nightclub with several bars and 2
separate DJ’s/dancefloors. In the summer
Inside goes out, next to the warehouse there’s a sprawling party
space on a big patch of cement. Can probably
lay claim to being the largest and flashiest of the downtown kerts.
Gets crowded on weekends. During
summer free entry. During winter 1500 HUF for men only.
West Balkan (8th district, Futó
utca - Corvin sétány) Used
to be a warehouse of some kind that has now been converted to a café,
pub and danceclub, depending on
the time of day and the music. Gets packed on weekends. Complete lack
of glitz gives it a house party feel. Table
football in the front pub part. No entry fee.
Dokk and BED (Shipyard Island and
are the best nightclubs in Budapest showcasing top international
rotate weekends, so ask your guide which one is open.Open
Fridays and Saturdays all summer on Shipyard Island. Entry fees vary
Kert (Outdoor - Buda side of
Erzsébet bridge, south side) Re-opened
outdoor dance club right next to the newly restored Rudas Baths.
Lounge (VIII. József krt.
stripclub in town, English speaking, expat
owned and managed. Best
looking girls and best prices. 21:00
– 05:00 (will open earlier on request) Free
- for the Ladies
why should the lads have all the fun? (VIII.
József krt. 60.) Chippendale
shows are available at 4Play Lounge, one of Budapest’s
finest strip clubs. Weekly shows on Wednesdays starting
July 11th, 2007. Entry fees and start times vary, so
please ask your rep.
City Center (1062
Budapest, Váci út 1-3) Open:
Daily, 8-23 Transport:
M3, Nyugati Pályaudvar
(1024 Budapest, Lövoház
utca 2-4) Open:
Mon.-Sat., 10-21; Sun., 10-18 Transport:
Tram 4-6, Széna tér; M2, Moszkva tér