Nightlife

Bar in Castle District

Oscar American Bar

The decor is cinema-inspired (Hollywood memorabilia on the wood-panelled walls, leather directors' chairs) and the beautiful crowd often act like they’re on camera. Not to worry: the potent cocktails (950Ft to 2250F…
Cafe in Castle District

Bereg Cafe & Bar

Housed in the Swan House, a remarkable example of Hungarian organic architecture, this friendly place welcomes 'wanderers, lovers, artists' and more. There's a peaceful garden for lingering over a craft beer, a glas…
Bar in Castle District

Belga Söröző

Dark, wood-panelled, underground bar specialising in an extensive range of Belgian beers. There are only six on tap, but there's a much more inspiring bottled selection, as well as Belgian nibbles such as moules mar…
Bar in Castle District

Lánchíd Söröző

As its name implies, this pub near the Chain Bridge head has a wonderful retro Magyar feel to it, with old movie posters and advertisements on the walls and red-checked cloths on the tables. A proper local place wit…
Wine Bar in Castle District

Grill Déryné

Essentially a wine bar with an extensive list of Hungarian wines, this classy place also does light meals. Perch by the beautiful bar or take it out on to the sunny patio in warmer weather.
Cafe in Castle District

Ruszwurm Cukrászda

This diminutive cafe dating from 1827 is the perfect place for coffee and cakes (420Ft to 750Ft) in the Castle District. In high season it’s almost always impossible to get a seat.
Cafe in Castle District

Angelika Kávéház

Attached to an 18th-century church, Angelika is as much a restaurant as a cafe, with a raised outside terrace. The more substantial dishes are just so-so; come here for the cakes and the views across the square to t…