Bölcső Bar & Food

Bölcső may not have the deepest craft beer selections in Budapest, nor does it sling In-N-Out-level Double-Doubles, but the combination of above-average beers and burgers makes this lively neighborhood joint a worthy destination. Once here, you'll also get to experience a charming Buda neighborhood on the less-traveled side of the city. Being in Buda means that the patrons are mainly locals, especially thirty-plus millennials with a taste for craft beers.

There are 16 rotating beers on tap, sourced mainly from top Hungarian microbreweries and featuring everything from IPAs to lagers, porters, and sour beers. The burgers, which start at €7 for a cheeseburger with a side of fries, are tasty, but they tend to undercook the patties so go a notch above your desired degree of doneness: ask for medium-well if you’re looking for a patty cooked to medium.

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