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Polo Pub

#530 of 2,427 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
District I / Buda
Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Hungarian
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Batthyany utca 4., Budapest 1015, Hungary
+36 1 201 7962
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
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sheffield
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the pub quite by chance - I was out exploring the area and came upon it. Although this was my first time in Budapest the interior of the pub struck me straight away as an authentic pub frequented by the area's locals, rather then by tourists. Strangely though, the pub didn't have any Hungarian beer on draught! My... More 

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Grenoble, France
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just happened to walk past this pub and didn't have very high expectations. However the waiters were very welcoming and spoke excellent English. We chose the goulash and the stuffed paprika. Without any experience of Hungarian food this seemed like good hearty authentic food that was perfect for refuelling at lunchtime on a hard day's sightseeing. The pub has... More 

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tredegar
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158 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped for lunch during a stroll around Buda and were glad we picked this establishment. When we first turned up the cleaning was still going on as they don't open until 12 o'clock. No problem, we just went for a beer down the road and then returned as this place looked so inviting. Our table was up the spiral... More 

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Hertfordshire
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere and authentic delicious meal in pub close to our hotel. Live music and great staff add to the experience. We will always make a point of returning on future visits!! Loved it!!0

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Salzburg Region, Austria
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The waiter was soooo nice, funny and spoke perfectly English. We just loved the flair of the pub and the food was delicious! Traditional hungarian cuisine! We'll return!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch at a sidewalk table at the Polo Pub today. The waiter & waitress both spoke fluent English and they had English menu's. Service was excellent. I had Hungarian goulash and my wife had baked sausage. Both were very nice and very reasonably priced. The location is a little off the beaten path for tourists... More 

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Slovakia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Was perfect :) Nice atmosphere, perfect staff. Just simple, but very good place. We will return soon. .........................,..:.......

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,527 reviews
3,870 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,853 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

On previous holiday's to Budapest we have alway's made a point of visiting this pub and we could'nt wait to return here. Walking in and you know your in a proper pub with an all wood interior and great beer enamel's and beer poster's plastered all over the pub. We were greeted warmly by the staff were we opted to... More 

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2,006 reviews
1,585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 605 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Polo pub (Angol Söröző) is a fantastic pub in Budapest with a fantastic interior and a good food and drinks menu.Housed in a fantastic building and in an area of Budapest that has a few interesting pubs and bars.The interior as you enter this fine pub is excellent with great wooden fixtures and features and with seating upstairs which is... More 

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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

This place looked so nice when we dropped in, so we decided to have a dinner here. Recommendations were good, so we gave an order. I took Goulash- soup. Oh what a disappointment it was. Tasteless, watery soup with just a few cubes of meat. Three stars? Yes, the service was good, also the atmosphere of the place. And beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Batthyany utca 4., Budapest 1015, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District I / Buda
  • Neighbourhood: District I / Buda
  • Phone Number: +36 1 201 7962
Description
The Polo Pub opened in 1990. After many years, wandering around the World, the owner fell in love with the atmosphere of the English pubs. Drived by this magical feeling, he founded the Polo Pub, with the atmosphere he was always in love with.

Our aim is to provide wide range of quality and unique beers, combining these with the finest and oldest local recipies and meals.

This place will be perfect for you, if you wish to enjoy an Irish style pub, far away from it's origins, but boosted with local specialities.

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Staying in District I / Buda

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious and intricate past, Buda has some of the most outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube. Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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