Top Choice Club in Southern Pest

Corvin Club & Roof Terrace

On top of the former Corvin department store, this excellent club, with stunning views from its open-air dance floor, holds a variety of nights from techno to rooftop cinema. If you can't face the stairs, once you'v…
Cafe in Southern Pest

Café Csiga

The Snail is a very popular, welcoming place alongside the Rákóczi tér market. The relaxed space on two levels, with battered wooden floorboards, copious plants and wide-open doors on sunny days, attracts a boho cro…
Craft Beer in Southern Pest


This ruin pub, set in a former glass-blowing workshop, has three sections: a cafe, a wine bar with tapas (690Ft to 1390Ft) and the reason we come...a bar with an unrivalled selection of craft beer. With a brewery on…
Bar in Southern Pest

Jelen Bisztró

We love this enthusiastic, spacious and bohemian cafe-bar tucked down a backstreet off Rákóczi út. Food is available, from breakfast to evening grills (1290Ft to 2490Ft), and it also hosts local live music at 7pm, w…
Cafe in Southern Pest


A relaxed cafe and bar with a little terrace on Mikszáth Kálmán tér, this plant-bedecked joint roasts its own coffee and serves wine and Hungarian craft beer like Stari. In the evenings it fills with an arty crowd w…
Cafe in Southern Pest

Nándor Cukrászda

This tiny place with excellent biscuits and cakes (350Ft to 650Ft) has apparently been here since 1957. A sign advising clients to take a number and join the queue is an indication of its popularity.
Cafe in Southern Pest

Rengeteg RomKafé

Children and adults alike are treated to a warm welcome at this basement rabbit warren, endearingly cluttered with teddy bears, old sewing machines, books, games and assorted bric-a-brac. Along with tea, coffee, hom…
Craft Beer in Southern Pest

Jónás Craft Beer House

Housed inside the futuristic Bálna (Whale) and with a terrace overlooking the Danube, Jónás – appropriately named Jonah in Hungarian – delights beer drinkers with its selection of Hungarian craft beers on tap. This …
Bar in Southern Pest

Paris Texas

One of the original bars on the IX Ráday utca nightlife strip, this place has a coffeehouse feel to it with old sepia-tinted photos on the walls and pool tables downstairs. Nurse a cocktail from the huge list and or…
Cafe in Southern Pest

Zappa Caffe

An anchor tenant in a car-free square loaded with students and locals, this large, laid-back cafe (and bar and restaurant) has one of the largest terraces in the area. Good music, too.