Pagony is the result 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 sauna building and tables have been lowered into the emptied 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 at night when the original wrought-iron lamps emit a soft glow.
There are draft beers, wines and fröccs, and also mediocre burgers and sandwiches. Being in Buda means that the crowd here is mainly local, many of them from the nearby Újbuda neighborhood. Note that Pagony is open only during the warmer months (usually from May to September).
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