The Feszty Bar
The two levels of the foyer and the smoking halls decorated with oak panelling and blue and golden textiles provide the perfect place for conversations and social interactions in the intermissions.
The two side hallways of the ornamental staircase lead to the spacious hall on the first floor, with the enclosed part of the smoking area that opens to the terrace located on the side facing the façade. After being intellectually fulfilled, one must also be physically satisfied, which is why the ornaments are focused around Dionysus. György Vastagh painted the birth and education of the god of wine and ecstasy on the two sides of the gilded ceiling, with his triumphant celebration crowning the central section.
The faux marble walls are decorated with nine paintings by Árpád Feszty, each of which depict a different sound: Seashell Resonance, Birdsong, Babbling Brook, Dance of the Nymphs, Music of the Faun, Storm, Music of Sappho, Echo, and the Sound of the Conch. Even contemporary critics were enamoured of the modern creations by the then twenty-five-year-old artist.