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For Sale Pub

#179 of 2,406 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
District V / Inner City
Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
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Vamhaz koerut 2 | District V, Budapest 1053, Hungary
+36 1 267 0276
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a wide variety of food for meat eaters but not much choice for vegetarians. The portions are generous so I suggest sharing meals if you're not a really big eater. The prices are good if you share meals. The vibe is goodness the place really cosy. You need to book in advance (hopefully you get a friendlier reception... More 

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Thank anamaria688
Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

“For Sale” was an entertaining place to eat, covered with peanut shells. We planned to go there for the Somlói Galuska, but after eating the goulash did not have room for dessert! The portions are huge so plan on ordering one dish for two people, at most 2 dishes for 3. The “salads”, mostly pickled vegetables, were not very good.... More 

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Thank lookingforward0096
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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517 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

With all the paper notes on the ceiling and the straw on the floor, this place would light up very quickly if one of the candles got knocked over. This place gets a lot of publicity owing to the uniqueness of its decor, but it's certainly missable. The food wasn't amazing, and it smells like peanuts (I hate peanuts with... More 

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Thank PsychoSavager
Deal, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with an air of disdain. When we asked whether we could have a table, the answer was a firm "NO". However we were "permitted" to order a drink, so long as we made an immediate choice. We downed our drinks while feeling extremely uncomfortable while witnessing other patrons being admonished for various... More 

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Thank helenquinn
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awful service from each worker. Good portions of food, but not good quality. Nice pub: you can enter, have a look and leave, since I don't recommend to eat there. They do not understand customers queries and answer very badly. Moreover they do not accept cards!!

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Thank travelsilvi
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visit this place many times, you can't visit Budapest and not coming here. First of all you eat peanuts and throw the peels on the floor 😂 The goulash is amazing !!! They have like 200 different dishes, my wife is vegan (nobody is perfect:) and she had fried cheese and potato chips and it was very good,... More 

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Thank 229orens
Oxford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited this pub for a couple of drinks, they were fully booked for dinner. Really unusual place with all the notes stuck to the walls and ceilings! Loved the big basket of monkey nuts, all peelings to be dropped on the floor! Saw meals going out, and they were HUGE, probably best to share. Staff were very busy but... More 

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Thank lmu262
London
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered this place by chance in March 2016 - on returning in November 2016 it was a must visit! This place is quirky and amazing! Food portions large and really tasty!

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Thank VenaLondon
Budapest, Hungary
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite central, close to the open market and behind Vaci Utca, this is mainly a PUB that fully operates as a restaurant on the upper floor. While downstairs mainly people stand by the bar, there are only 3 or 4 tables if i am not wrong, upstairs the area is fully dedicated to tables where to seat in a cozy,... More 

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Thank zorro7
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - surely the best Goulash soup in Budapest and one pot enough as a main meal for two persons. Great menu and prices very reasonable. Lunchtime best as place gets busy in the evening. 10/10 as one of my favourite places in Budapest. Located close to Freedom bridge.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vamhaz koerut 2 | District V, Budapest 1053, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 267 0276

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Staying in District V / Inner City

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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