Mélypont is a cavernous, below-ground bar situated on a quiet backstreet in downtown Budapest. The inside features a mishmash of worn-out, communist-era furniture and usually fills to capacity with students from the neighboring law and political science colleges of Eötvös Loránd University. It's a small miracle that this wallet-friendly student bar continues to exist in an otherwise elite and expensive neighborhood—let's hope it stays that way.

Despite the occasionally rowdy crowd—things can get heated around the foosball table—Mélypont actually works well for a date night too thanks to the nooks and crannies that work well for date nights, too. There are local craft beers on tap and by the bottle, and also a shockingly exhaustive list of whiskies, including top-shelf varieties.

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