The Fregatt on the corner of Molnar & Pinter (just off Vaci) was apparently the first "English" pub in Budapest. It's no ex-pat sports bar though with a healthy dose of Hungarian clientel and live music.
Read moreIt's also one of the few places that are prepared to try out new bands and be bit relaxed about the whole thing. Don't get me wrong, there's plenty of places with live music around Budapest but when my split personality was punting The Tea Thieves before the death of Your Wife Media, it was maddening.
That was quite a while ago and it was nice to revisit those times last night when Shameless put on a show. I say it was Shameless, and it really was given the fact that their mates played more songs than they did.
I don't even know half the people that stepped up to the mike, but we did have some special star guests of Steve
Here's some quick pics. A bit dark, gloomy, smokey etc. The perfect pub atmosphere.