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Benko Dixieland Club

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Address: 3 Torok Pal utca, Budapest, Hungary
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+36 1 218 0116

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Bread with lard and dixieland music.

It is a very small cozy club behind the Kalvin Church. To get there use the metro 3 (Blue line) or the Metro 4 (Green line). Both of them stops at Kalvin Square. Walk strait to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 May 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

It is a very small cozy club behind the Kalvin Church. To get there use the metro 3 (Blue line) or the Metro 4 (Green line). Both of them stops at Kalvin Square. Walk strait to Raday Street and just a short walk away there is Török Pál Street on the right hand side. On No 3 is the Benko... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

My Hungarian partner tells me this club has been going since 1967. The bandleader (Benko) is 74 (born 25.8.40) and the other original members are in that age bracket. The original band formed in 1957 apparently. So this is a bit like Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the members are constantly being replaced by younger players and if you want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

We are regulars at this bar. One of the greatest contemporaty musician Benkó Sándor's dixieland and jazz band truly fantastic performances. Must arrive early. Always full. The place is quite small, but that is the beauty of it. You feel very special to be that close to the performance. You can also talk to the musicians during the break, as... More 

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