May 2012

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Issue 39 / 2012 ST E TO ON A BUDGET DRINKING Captain Cook Pub A bit of homeliness never hurts, right? In a great location, the terrace is the perfect place to spend time drinking during the summer. Instant Situated in Pest's most active nightlife strip, Instant com- prises of four bars spread across two levels, so whatever you're feeling, you can alternate between the more chilled and more crazy atmospheres available. Mumus Transforming from a huge beer hangar to an outdoor kert (garden) in the summertime. Oil drums are econom- ically recycled as tables, while you and your company can chill out around the trees. EATING Menza This ironically-named stylish restaurant ('Menza' is Hun- garian for a drab school canteen) is always busy, thanks to its fantastically priced and simply fantastic menu. A chilled atmosphere compliments the grilled-to-perfection food. Average meal price: £15 Karpatia 130 years old, the Karpatia (Carpathia) serves Hungarian and Transylvanian dishes across both its main restaurant and more interestingly for you, a more affordable brasse- rie. If you'd like some genuine gypsy music to accompany your meal, go between the hours of 6:00pm and 11:00pm. Average meal price: £15 Pozsonyi Kisvendeglo One of the most tourist-free restaurants in Budapest, you Average meal price: £10 can't go far wrong here. It's got its locals, but don't be afraid of any cultural friction: the idyllic pavement dining in the summer months is enough to resolve any type of Old West-style confrontation. That, and the low prices too. TRAVEL 23 7 SLEEPING Black Sheep Hostel The main reason to stay here is the Pub Crawl Party, and the staff who will be able to show you the lesser-known attractions. Relaxed atmosphere. Average price per night: £10 - £15 Alice Hostel Located in downtown Budapest right by Keleti PARTYING Cafe del Rio Located on the bank of the Danube, this open-air club the direction of other top places to party. railway station. It is extremely affordable but doesn't slump on quality. 24-hour bars and cafes surround the hostel. Also free tea & coffee all day! Average price per night: £10 Synagogue Apartment You'll need to book in advance, this apartment is located in the Jewish quarter of the Great Syna- gogue, central Budapest and right by tonnes of museums, bridges, and the always-useful metro. Average price per night: £15 - £20 Bed Beach This stunning pool-side party area is a top attraction has a VIP bottle service and all-round friendly atmo- sphere to let your hair down in. We also recommend picking up a copy of Budapest Funzine, which points in for incredible DJ parties. Bring sunglasses, as the near all-white colour scheme will be almost as blinding as the music on offer. The ultra-lush surroundings will ease you into your company, which happen to be the Budapest elite. Coronita A club whose main focus is music, you'll never be short of a good time at Coronita. With high-class DJs playing round the clock, there's always something on at one of Budapest's more integral nightlife hotspots. And make sure you attend their crazy after parties!

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