Blog - Ruinpubs in Budapest
The beginning of the 21st century was an exciting turning point in the nightlife of Budapest: in the central area of the city new places were opened one after another in tenement houses and factory buildings doomed to destruction. These were equipped with rejected furniture of old community centres, cinemas, and grandmothers´ flats, bringing a retro feeling into these places. They were so... read more...

Even Lonely Planet thinks Budapest has the best bars in the world! On 21 February, 2012, the A38 ship won Lonely Planet´s public vote about the best bars in the world - with 13 and a half thousand likes. The third spot on the well-known tourist guide´s list is occupied by the first Budapest ruinpub, Szimpla kert , with 4480 likes, while the second place went to a Dutch bar, The White Ape... read more...

The only thing that could possible compare to the decade-long, unbroken popularity of ruinpubs is the explosive proliferation of coupon promotions. But if we’re lucky, we can certainly find some cases where we can enjoy the best of both. We Love Ruinpubs connects what is useful to what is pleasant; as part of its service, ruinpub customers can drink at half price until 10 PM, while t... read more...

The night life in Budapest is more than just pubs and clubs - for the veteran poker player, the fresh poker scene is something to look forward to. Budapest hosts one of only three international airports in Hungary, and according to the Hungarian Tourism Plc., 42.2% of all arrivals in Hungary were made in the capital city. 37.8% of tourists also spent the night in Budapest. With Budape... read more...

Hungary is famous for its fine wines and has a wide range of beverages to choose from for the discerning traveller. This is why no trip to Budapest would be complete without visiting the many cool pubs and bars this vibrant city has to offer. You can choose from the thirst quenching brands of lagers such as Soproni or Borsodi, best drunk chilled on a typical Hungarian hot summer’s eve to ... read more...

UniqueBudapest’s “Retro” tour The weather turned to summer, and this happily coincided with our “Retro” tour of Budapest by the courtesy of UniqueBudapest’s alternative sightseeings. I have to admit I had my preconceptions: noone can tell me much new stuff about this city. I also dislike tour guides’ panel speeches about “this three-aisle templ... read more...