5 Top Craft Beer Bars In Budapest

  • 25 May 2017 2:40 AM
5 Top Craft Beer Bars In Budapest
Here’s your essential guide to Budapest’s best craft bru bars, including recommendations about the top tastes around town, ranging from unique IPA’s to robust porters. Many folks have heard about the likes of Eleszto and Lehuto, so this selection of venues compiled by @expatsintheloop is intended to inspire real ale lovers to venture off the well beaten track.

With ten taps, a stunning rainbow of can’s and gleaming bottles in two huge fridges, beer paradise awaits you at this downtown bar. Peter your friendly neighbourhood barman will guide you through the maze of incredible beers. Brewdog and Evil Twin specialties are readily available.

Go for: Magic Rock Cannoball IPA

Go to: 1072 Budapest .Akácfa u. 38.

Budapest’s most underrated craft beer joint bar none. Situated in the city’s party district, Legenda offers a great selection of Hungary’s finest beers from crisp IPA’s to intense stouts. If only they opened past 10 pm.

Go for: James Brown Ale

Go to: 1068 Budapest, Király u. 78.


Ogre Bácsi
Sitting on the site that once housed Hopfanatic, Ogre Bacsi is a hidden gem that you won’t find on many best craft beer lists. Descend the stairs into a lively cavern like area, maybe watch football on the large screen, and / or just sample all that The Szent Andras brewery can offer.

Go For: Fekete (The Black)

Go to: 1067 Budapest, Hunyadi tér 11.

Where innovation meets craft beer, Krakn Town regulary host tap take overs from the likes of Horizont & Csupor. A steam punk bar it’s a little on the pricey side but you’ll be glad you came. Check out their Hitchhiker Guide to The Galaxy themed night, and other creative Krakn events.

Go For: Elvis Juice

Go to: 1085 Budapest József krt. 31a

Rizmajer Blaha
One of Hungary’s original craft brewers, Rizmajer’s brand spanking new spot at Blaha houses savvy locals and in the know visitors. Where most craft bars will set you back at least 1k for a pint, Rizmajer priciest brew comes in at just 690 huf. A welcome addition to Budapest’s craft beer landscape.

Go for: Popcorn IPA

Go To: 1085 Budapest, József krt. 14.


Words by Joe McCann for Xpatloop.com

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