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“oldies allowed in” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Instant

Instant
VI., Nagymezo u. 38, Budapest 1065, Hungary
061-3110704
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Ranked #47 of 422 things to do in Budapest
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Pecs, Hungary
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15 reviews
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“oldies allowed in”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a teenager in our group so wanted to find more 'action' than we would otherwise. Wow! Instant is a 'ruin' pub. It has 7 dance areas, loads of bars quiet areas and much more. An exciting space for all adult ages. Ruin pub crawls are organised which are probably amazing.
We will go back next time we are in Pest.

Visited July 2014
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ManagerInstant, Guest Relations Manager at Instant, responded to this review, September 2, 2014
Dear grahammari,

Thank you very much for your kind words of us! Not only are 'oldies' allowed in, but they are upright welcome! We are extremely proud to be suitable for guests of any age group or nationality, and of almost every kind of musical taste! We are glad if you have found the most suitable activities among our numerous amenities, and would also like to thank you for the detailed description!

Thank you for taking the time to share!

We wish you and your family safe travels, and would of course love to have you again the next time you visit Budapest!

Sincerely,

The Instant Team
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“Great Ruin Pub - smart and with pinball!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

A great experience. Probably the second best ruin bar in Budapest behind Szimpla, but a bit more authentic, and a bit smarter. Not like any bar you have been to before, Instant is stuffed with trendy memorabilia and junk artfully laid out. If you like dancing, this is probably the best bar to go to as well. Best of all, they have two original pinball sets - always a pleasure!!!

Overall, smart, safe and so trendy - an essential visit

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ManagerInstant, Vezető at Instant, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Dear Guest!

We are most grateful for your kind review! We are all grateful that our work has been appreciated! See you next time!

With kind regards,
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Cringe”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My friend and I frequent clubs quite a lo, so going to Instant (as recommended by people) was definitely on the cards. We didn't have to pay entry. As soon as we walked in we regretted it. Absolutely no cooling/fans which is a necessity at this time of the year, the entire club was a furnace (even outside). Drunken/horny tourists frequent this club. Pushing/falling/hitting into you on the dance floor everywhere. I feel for the bathroom attendants who work here. Tip them. Avoid this place if you want to have fun.

Visited July 2014
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ManagerInstant, Vezető at Instant, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your review. I regret, that your recent visit was not satisfactory. I am really sorry, that this time we couldn’t meet your expectations. We can only hope, that you will give us a second chance to greet you in the Instant, when we can provide you the quality which will be beyond your expectations!

With kind regards,
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“This place is freaking weird”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Just for context, my wife and I are in our early 30s and a somewhat well-traveled.

My wife hated this place. I kinda liked it. It's got a million rooms, and four of them are dance floors, each with a different type of music. Very weird decorations and flair. Drinks not too expensive. Good people watching. A little off the beaten path. I think maybe people on drugs would really dig this place. But even not on drugs, I liked it fine.

Visited June 2014
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ORM2014, Manager at Instant, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
Dear Guest!

Thanks a million for your compliments! It is good to hear you had a great time with us! We look forward to hosting you again!

With kind regards,
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Gainesville, Florida
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“Great club”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Went to Instant twice while in Budapest for five nights. Our Hostelculture tour guide recommended the place and it didn't disappoint. Entry was free, music was great, and the beer was reasonably priced. I went with a group both times and we all loved the weird interior and the different options for music. One room had more American music with 90's and early 2000's rap thrown in which was cool. The other main room had house music and was much more crowded. Overall, we loved it! Tip: Bring some HUF coins for the bathroom attendants - it's not mandatory but its a nice thing to do.

Visited May 2014
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ORM2014, Manager at Instant, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Dear Guest!

It is great to hear that you had a great time with us! All we want is customer satisfaction, and it is our greatest reward that you had such a great time with us! See you next time!

With kind regards,
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