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Ebihal (=Tadpole): Pub-Sanctuary on water, next to Budapest

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(390. stop, 1st. Budakalász stop – after one visit) We were investigating an urban small town legend this time. I heard, there was a little tavern on a ferry somewhere, just outside Budapest, that is still in operation. When the ferryman has business on the other shore of the river, you are basically transported too, while Continue reading →

Szarvas (=Deer) Buffet – dimension gate before Roman shore, Budapest

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(157. Stop, 138. Budapest stop – after 2 Pubtourist visits, but infinite visits before) If there is any cultic drinking venue in Buda side’s outer District Three, Szarvas buffet is definitely the one! It is hard to find any local without a smile upon the face, when Szarvas is mentioned. It’s an epic place for them. But Continue reading →

FASOR Espresso – A „pubmuseum” built around the most surprising cash tray of all

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168. stop (147. Budapest stop) after 2 visits Buda is always charged for being the much more silent half of Budapest, but the inner areas are spectacularly catching up. However, alongside the „feels like evergreen” park of Városmajor, you can’t describe Buda as frequented anymore for sure.  At the gate of this new world you Continue reading →

Illuzió sörbár (=Illusion brasserie) – the Utopia of the Hungarian pubs

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187th stop, 160th Budapest stop – I wrote this after six visit In case you would ever wonder, Illuzió became one of my favorite pubs of my entire pub crawl. I had this deal with you and myself, that I don’t rate the pubs. But I let myself pick my own favorites. Illuzió realized the Utopia of Continue reading →

Oktoberfest, Budapest 2016, Bits and pieces

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Oktoberfest in Munich missed, but Oktoberfest in Budapest checked, once again this year. Last year’s occasion was my first time. I did not count on the tickets to be sold out already on Saturday, and after my friends had no luck on getting theirs, I decided to attend on the „grand finale” on Sunday instead. Continue reading →