For a bit of time travel, you don’t even need to leave Budapest's downtown. The “Villány” in the name of this grungy, run-down neighborhood bar is tongue-in-cheek, because the wine they serve here is hardly the premium stuff from the Villány wine region. But that's beside the point. Places like this will soon disappear and be replaced by a swanky coffee shop, so take your chances before it’s too late.
Inside, there's a juke box that looks like it’s been rented from a museum, atrocious wall panelings, and an amiable, non-pretentious crowd with a fondness for alcohol. Prices are rock-bottom: a bottle of beer and a small shot of Unicum will set you back by €2.5.