Merlin was founded in 1991, in the heart of Budapest, near Deák square, in
the elegant, art deco style former transformer building next to the City
The institution has been the first English language theatre in Hungary,
and in the past few years it is worth visiting practically from 10 in the
morning: since 2006 September it has been modernised not only on the
surface but in essence as well.
Apart from the theatre plays, exploiting the characteristics and
broadening the scope of the theatre bar, which has a long tradition in
Hungary, where artist and the audience can have a chat and listen to music
in a relaxed atmosphere before and after the theatre plays, the
refurbished and transformed Merlin is awaiting its guests from the morning
- with opportunities to relax, work wireless on laptops, have meetings,
and in addition to theatre performances take part if various cultural
events - all this in the centre of Budapest.
Events: in addition to the usual theatre art, the restaurant is hosting
cultural events, club-type talk-shows, video festivals, film and album
launch parties, while top performers of the local and international music
scene, artful, electronic and underground bands, DJs and events diversify
our programme structure.