Since its opening in 1997, Piccolo has been the go-to watering hole for many left-wing artists who live in Újlipótváros. The neighborhood is a fertile ground for creative types, many of whom are fond of affordable Unicum and beer. For an outsider, at first Piccolo can feel intimidating as everyone seems to know one another. But don't let that hold you back - patrons are easy-going, open-minded, and often entertaining.
Piccolo is especially enjoyable during the warmer months, when they open up the outdoor terrace that overlooks the bustling Pozsony Road (it's perfect for people-watching). Next to Piccolo's entrance is a glass-enclosed bulletin board, where they pin poems and drawings made by the regular customers.