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Wondering around in the heart of Budapest

Hotel Rum Budapest created an urban guide to help their guests in exploring the hidden treasures of Budapest! Let’s have a look at their tips about the best cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. We deeply recommend you to book one of there lovely rooms for your getaway!

FOLLOW THE WHITE RABBIT

Bestia: The Beast of the city centre, in front of the Basilica. American-style pub and restaurant with craft beers, meaty dishes made in Josper charcoal oven, live music and all you can eat brunches. You have to try their Bestrami once in a lifetime!

Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 12:00 pm – midnight, Thu-Sat: 12:00 pm – 02:00 am

Address: 1051 Budapest, Szent István tér 9-11.

MORNING MIRACLE

Budapest Bagel: At Kálvin Square you find the most delicious ring-shaped sandwiches with seeds, stuffed with salmon, duck, ham, creams, and so on. Take one with some freshly pressed juice for the perfect start of your day. Just 3 minutes from your hotel room.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 08:00 am – 07:00 pm

Address: 1085 Budapest, Baross u. 4.

TIP FOR DIP

Bors Gastrobar: From the day of the opening, it’s the most successful street food bar in Budapest, on Kazinczy street. Fresh daily soups, baguettes with special flavoring, and pastas. Try coconut milk-chili pumpkin-cream soup with roasted pumpkin seeds, or Brainded and French Lady baguettes. Be patient: place is tiny, fans are huge.

Opening hours: Mon – Sun: 11.30 am – 09:00 pm

Address: 1075 Budapest, Kazinczy utca 10.

SWEETEN YOUR STAY

Chez Dodo Macaron Manufactury: Take a beautiful, macaron addict girl, with passion, kindness, knowledge from the best French manufacturies and a tiny place with cute and tasty design. It’s Chez Dodo, where even French macaron-experts couldn’t find a bad flavour.

Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08.30 am -08.30 pm, Sat: 10.30 am – 09.30 pm, Sun: 10.30 am – 07:00 pm

Address: 1051 Budapest, Sas utca 7.

WINE ON

0,75 bistro: Friendly and cozy winebar, with excellent food and more than 100 different kinds of wines just in front of the Basilica. Wide selection of drinks, friendly prices, maybe the best price-value ratio place around.

Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 11:00 am – midnight, Thu-Sat: 11:00 am – 01:00 am

Address: 1051 Budapest, Szent István tér 6.

CRAFT AND BEER

Élesztő: The leader place of beer revolution. 17 taps, constantly changing list of beers, cool food for beers on the garden during the summer months. They just opened a food-beer-truck garden, close to their main place.

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 03:00 pm – 03:00 am

Address: 1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó utca 22.

BOOZING, CHILLING, AND LATE NIGHTS

BOB: Bacardi Original Bar is found near the Chain Bridge at Széchenyi Square. Wonderful view, wide range of drinks and quality cocktails, professional mixers and parties from the middle of the week.

Opening hours: Wed-Sat: 08:00 pm – 05:00 am, Sun-Tue: closed

Address: 1051 Budapest, Széchenyi tér 7-8.

CULTURE, ART, MUSIC

Cave Church: Next to the Gellért Bath there’s a little church, hiding in the stone of Gellért Hill. Cave Church was built in 1931 as a sacred place for the Order of Saint Paul. The stone walls make it the most unique chuch of Budapest.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 09.30 am – 07.30 pm

Address: 1114 Budapest, Szent Gellért rakpart 1.

HOP AND SHOP

AÉRON: Looking for modern pieces with great variability? Buy something from Eszter Áron, the designer of Aéron. You will find clean and fresh character of today’s women in all the Aéron collections.

Opening hours: www.aeron.hu

Photo: Pixabay, text via Hotel Rum’s Ruming Guide

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