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Retox Bar

O utca 41, Budapest 1066, Hungary
+36 70 634 0949
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Pretty cool

If you are hanging around the Retox Bar, don’t hesitate to come in and get a drink. Very original... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pilsen, Czech Republic
via mobile
The Glitter Queen Rocked my Birthday!!!

I was doing a solotrip around Europe and decided to stay in Budapest for my birthday. I met Jane... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Ruky H
via mobile
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Retox Backpacker Bar is run for backpackers by backpackers. If you want to meet like minded travelers and enjoy cheap shots and one of a kind cocktails on a backpacker's budget, we've got you covered. Beer pong is played throughout the day and night and we hold a tournament every Saturday to crown a weekly champion. We are also the home of Alcoholympics, the greatest drinking competition you're likely to come across. And when the city quiets down on Sunday, we hold a massive backpacker party starting with our world famous Jager Train and ending in the wee hours of morning. We know you want to experience all the great things Budapest has to offer, so let us help. Not only do we have all the information you need about all of the tours and events in Budapest, but you can also book everything from Spa trips to street art workshops and Caving adventures right at the bar, saving you time and the headache of trying to figure it out yourself. We came to this amazing city just like you, to live big and share stories over a few drinks with the new friends we made along the way. Hopefully we can give you the same experience.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Pretty cool ”
7 Jun 2017
“The Glitter Queen Rocked my Birthday!!!”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 04:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
O utca 41, Budapest 1066, Hungary
+36 70 634 0949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are hanging around the Retox Bar, don’t hesitate to come in and get a drink. Very original, dirty, cool disgusting, quasi homeless looking place with such a cool atmosphere! A night in the hostel might be pretty interesting if you are looking for...More

Thank Lanparties
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I was doing a solotrip around Europe and decided to stay in Budapest for my birthday. I met Jane, aka the Glitter Queen and let me tell you just how amazing of a person she is. Not only was she an amazing bartender, recommending all...More

Thank Ruky H
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The best hostel you'll ever visit. Don't come here if you are looking for a quiet relaxing night. Everyone is always welcome to join in all activities and especially encouraged to head down to the bar to have a drink with the staff (who are...More

Thank Fergus M
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely head there to watch the jaager train on Sunday nights or any other events they have. Good place to prevent drink but I wouldn't plan on spending a whole night there. But definitely a place you must visit! Not at all for the light...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a crazy, fun place to meet travelers and cheap drinks, this is it! If you wish to stay there, it's also a hostel. Consequently, the place is a bit trashed. It could use a renovation and more frequent cleaning.

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 February 2016

A great place to gather with friends or meet people. Rooms available to play drinking games, as well as a play table football. "Indoor" smoking area to keep your head dry when it's wet out! Bartenders are bit rude, but understandable when it's busy!

Thank 19SWC89
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Anyone who has stayed at Retox knows that it's not a place you go for a quiet holiday. Nights out with the Retox gang are always mental! The Retox bar is where it all starts! It's great for the hostel crowd! Not so much for...More

Thank Abi D
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Visited Retox bar as part of crawls and other events with the sister hostel Vitae. Great party atmosphere however drinks way overpriced considering it's supposed to be a backpacker bar. Cheaper to drink. Cheaper to drink in many other places. 2500 HUF for two vodka...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Get ready to drink your face off. I recommend avoiding this place if you want peace and quite. You will not find it. It's a party spot. If you're looking for a great place to meet people and have a night to remember stop by...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The hostel itself is decent, stayed there one night few years ago...but the bar in the lobby and hostel staff....staff is mostly summer workers who just get wasted every night with other travellers and don't care if some of the bar staff steal your phone...More

Thank Pablontino
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