Learn all about the Hungarian wine regions and the different wines so you can tell your Bikavér from your Tokaj.
Or learn about Hungarian beers and sample a tipple of IPAs or local wheat beers and ales.
If you want to get some history included in your subterranean experience then you might want to pay a visit to the Hospital in the Rock under the Buda Castle or even the Buda Labyrinth.
You may want to stay indoors, but spending an hour trying to break out a room is a definite way to get the adrenaline pumping while staying dry.
All you need to do is pick the kind of theme you’re interested in, how many of you there are and pick your game!
An hour locked in a room with a series of logic puzzles to solve is the perfect way to keep your mind off the weather.
Or you can check out some more hidden places, like the neo-oriental style café in the Urania cinema or one of the many New Wave Cafés like My Little Melbourne, Fekete or Kontakt.
To learn more about the best cafés and coffeehouses in the city, make sure you download our free Coffee Culture in Budapest guide or sign up for a Sweet and Coffeehouse Walk!
Unicum is Hungary’s flagship herbal liquor and it’s very much a love it or hate it drink.
Nonetheless, its history is a fascinating one, going all the way to the Austro-Hungarian and surviving production through two world wars and communism.
About the author: Jennifer Walker is an Anglo-Hungarian former nuclear physicist turned writer based in Budapest, Hungary.
She’s passionate about discovering Budapest’s hidden places, architecture and art.
It’s no coincidence that Budapest is dubbed the City of Spas.