Pagony is the product of a brilliant idea: what was formerly the children's section of the historic Gellért Baths has been transformed into an outdoor bar. For example, the bar counter is inside the former sauna building and tables have been lowered into the now-empty swimming pools. Next to the entrance, you can still see the underpass that connects to the still functional wing of Gellért across the street. Pagony is especially enjoyable in the evenings when the original wrought-iron lamps provide soft lighting.
Given that this is in Buda, locals, instead of tourists, hang out here usually, many of whom come from the nearby Újbuda neighborhood. There are draft beers, wines and fröccs, and also burgers and sandwiches. Note that Pagony is open only during the warm-weather months, usually from May to September.