best bars for date night Budapest

The 7 Best Bars For Date Night In Budapest

Want to take your date to a romantic bar in Budapest? Or, y’know, just somewhere where the two of you can either chat in a cosy corner or else be distracted by music. We have all sorts of date nights covered with the best bars for a date night in Budapest.

Skyline views from one of the city’s best rooftop bars, premium cocktails and all the craft beer you can ever ask for. This is one city where you’re guaranteed to have a great night out…

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1. Doblo Wine Bar

One of the best bars in the city, Doble turns into a romantic spot each evening the chandeliers lit and live jazz music. The old brickwork walls go well with the modern design, giving Doblo the feeling of a wine cellar and a New York City loft.  There’s a great range of wines to try with some truly excellent Hungarian wines by the glass.

2. Liebling – Hidden Rooftop Bar

Liebling is known as Budapest’s ‘hidden’ rooftop bar, which might mean there’s not much of a view, but the funky courtyard makes up for it.

There’s live music every night, a vast selection of quality local wines, classic cocktails, spirits and the best of the Hungarian and Italian cuisine – what more could you want?

3. Boutiq’Bar 

Cocktail fan? Step right this way… Boutiq’Bar has been voted the best cocktail bar in Hungary several times, so expect seriously great drinks. It’s a real gem of a cocktail bar, with friendly staff who will happily recommend you and your date a unique drink. Comfy bar stools and dim lighting are the perfect backdrop.

4. Klinika

Klinika is a unique place for date night in Budapest, with a mix of local beers, Hungarian pop culture and live music. There’s also a vinyl selection of independent local labels and music books, so you’ll find plenty of entertainment under one roof. Stop by for Acoustic Thursdays and stay on for a club-like atmosphere.

5. Blue Fox The Bar at the Kempinski

This swanky hotel is perfect for a date night in Budapest that will really impress. Cocktails that are so spectacular, vivid and imaginative that they seem to come alive as you drink them. A simple yet elegant room that is perfect for intimate conversations.

best bars for date night Budapest

6. Palack

Another beautiful little wine bar, Palack is perfect for midweek drinks and a bite to eat. It’s a bright and airy space with a tempting menu of tapas and snacks, but it’s the wine that your date will love most. Local grapes get showcased on the menu with plenty of choice. Order by the glass to taste as many different types as you can!

best bars for date night Budapest

7. FIRST Craft Beer & BBQ

This is a great place for beer lovers. Staff can answer any and all beer-related questions and people can learn about brewing techniques.

There’s 19 taps, 200 bottles and a fresh IPA straight from the bar’s own brewery. A cosy interior and laid-back vibes means you can really relax here, and it’s quiet enough that you won’t have to shout to hear your date.

best bars for date night Budapest

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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