Czech Beer Festival in Budapest
June 8 - June 17
WestEnd Shopping Center – Roof Terrace
Getting There: M3 metro (blue line), trams 4 and 6, gett off at Nyugati tér stop
Opening Hours: from 12.00 am
Entry: free, Payment for beer/food: in cash
The XI. Czech Beer Festival is a great opportunity to taste fine Czech beers and food. The venue is the spacious roof terrace of a centrally located shopping mall, the WestEnd.
Concerts and other cultural programs make the festival even more enjoyable in the summer heat.
Beers You Can Taste
You can taste the following beer specialties made by micro breweries:
- Kout na Šumavě,
- Kocour and the
- Svatý Norbert.
Other Czech brews you can sample on the festival: Bernard, Brežnak, Bohemia Regent, Břevnovský Benedict, Budweiser, Chodovar, Dudák, Eggenberg, Ferdinánd, Jarošov, Konrad, Krušovice, Litovel, Moritz, Pilsner Urquell, Primátor, Samson, Starobrno, Staropramen, Svátokopecké, Svátováclavský, Zubr.
If you’re partial to Hungarian craft beers you can find them in the “Magyar ház” pavilion, while in the Nemzetközi ház” you can choose from international beers, and just to make the “Best of …”
The Ferdinand Monarchia Beer House, the organiser of the festival, provides for great food: simple grilled dishes in the buffet and traditional Czech fare in the restaurant. There will be also unique Czech distillates, liquores and other specialties to try and buy.
Beer Prices on the Festival
A mug of beer costs around 600 – 900 HUF. You can use plastic mugs or buy glass mugs that you can rinse after each beer.
Payment is with cash.
For up-to-date information on programs visit the event’s official website.
- wheat beer,
- fruit beer – 5 x 150 ml samples + 1 pint FREE. Price: 27 EUR.