Ganz Söröző

I love craft beers, but bars that serve them are often too polished, too pristine, without the patina that accrues from long years in the business. The notable exception: Ganz Söröző. This tiny place, which hides on a peaceful, car-free street behind the Ottoman-era dome of Király Baths in Buda, isn't very fashionable but has a lot of charm.

Ganz is most enjoyable in the summer, when local beer fans fill the outdoor tables shaded by a towering tree and overlooking the building's ivy-clad facade. Ten beers are served on draft, many more by the bottle, both local and international varieties.

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