Blog - Best ruinpubs and alternative bars in Budapest - ruinpubs.com
Ruin bars became a big hit a few years ago, but still a hot spot to choose, and they also became sort of emblematic places of Budapest. The oldest of all, Szimpla, became almost as famous as the Heros’s Square or the Castle. Let’s gather for you an ultimate guide of these fascinating places of our city.   The history of the ruinbar district   The once beautiful part of the... read more...

The party district of Budapest is tempting not just because of the great clubs and atmospheric bars, but there are antic and flea markets, small designer shops, and enticing street food places, where you can find anything from around the world. We’ll show you our favorites, taste them through. Ricsi's World Jewish Street Food   Ricsi, the cosmopolitan chef h... read more...

We launched ruinpubs.com five years ago and we've followed the way how Budapest's ruined and abandoned downtown buildings turned into bars with special atmosphere and how the ruinpubs became one of the number one highlights of Budapest.     We are still curious to explore the city, the new places and the traces of the happenings - we decided to share this joy also with you. With B... read more...

One of the best things in the summer is that you can sit outside. You can sit in squares, parks, terraces, rooftops, anywhere, where you can enjoy the sunset and the soft summer night breeze, and you can spend a nice night out. But the great thing in Budapest is that the life just doesn’t stop when the fall comes, it just turns into something else. We’ll point you in the right direction. ... read more...

Sure we could choose an open-air cinema by the Danube, and movie classics are also back to theatres both sides of the river, but there are evenings when we just can’t be bothered to leave the centre, and a light breeze with a cold spritzer – or fröccs – seems to be more tempting than any high-tech air conditioner a multiplex could offer. Budapest Rooftop Cinema has been tempting us with ... read more...

Imagine the perfect Sunday of yours. How would that look like? Would you walk through the terrace of your bungalow to the ocean shore to have your morning coffee? Would you just stay in bed with a good book? Up to some gardening with friends? Or rather have an exotic lunch to discover new tastes? Maybe with lack of ocean but you all can get these, and even more, in Budapest to have a perfect Su... read more...

  More than a year ago the news had been shot up, the popular Instant ruin bar will be closed. For good. The endless nights are about to end at some point. Then, silence. In the last couple of months, gossips spread about the background and the future of the place, especially about an adventurous step: it’ll unite with Fogas ház ruin pub. We all calmed down.     ... read more...