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Hunyadi Gasztroműhely and BBQ, Budapest – GASTRO PUB OPENING

Marrowbone and Eggplant cream - in Hunyadi Gasztroműhely and BBQ, Budapest - Pubtourist

If you ever would wonder in Budapest where you can get on the Buda side the popular new wave craft beers right next to delicious BBQ plates, I have also a new answer you: Hunyadi Gasztroműhely and BBQ. They have opened recently as the sequel of the popular bistro and craft beer bar with the same name. Continue reading →

Rizmajer craft beer flood on Budapest Grand Boulevard

In Rizmajer Beerhouse in Budapest drink and food comes together - Pubtourist

Three good news at once! The Rizmajer Beer House in downtown of Budapest just opened! Good news nr. 1: Now, we can get the good Rizmajer beers in a wide selection in the city centre too. Nr. 2: the transformation of the temporary infamous District Eight into a cool pub quarter got more intense with the help of this Continue reading →

Pubfoods from all around Middle-Europe gather! – PUP OPENING: MALTeR, beer-restaurant, Budapest

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Just a few days ago, MALTeR has opened its gates to the PUBlic in Akácfa street (VII. district in Budapet), to fill the long yawning gap and apply to be a leader of an important mission in Hungary; to route food and warm meals back to the pubs. Within its four walls, this place is bringing Continue reading →

Szent András harvests beer – grape flavored A.P.A.

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I was pleased to be invited again to Ogre bácsi (Uncle Ogre) brasserie, to the Budapest headquarter of Szent András Brewery. For the grape harvest season they came up with a grape flavored APA (American Pale Ale) beer, which is not intended to be a seasonal specialty, but a permanent member of the supply. For 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 →

OGRE BÁCSI (=Uncle Ogre) PUB OPENING, BUDAPEST, VI. DISTRICT

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The prophecy of a brasserie of Szent András brewery was my only comfort, when the Hopfanatic Pub returned to his origins (Kiskunhalas) from Budapest. I had the feeling that the small beer cellar in Hunyadi square will be treated well by the successor. This theory was based on quite flimsy grounds at first. My only Continue reading →

Dreher beer in all colors – III. Dreherfeszt, brewery festival

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Budapest has cool beerfestivals also this weekend. I returned to our outer 10th District, Kőbánya which is famous about historical beer producing. There is a big industrial park for our biggest beer factory, Dreher Brewery. Dreher is the family name behind the beer. This family is rumored to be the one, who invented the very Continue reading →