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Ranked #175 of 175 Nightlife in Budapest
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“Great place ”
Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

A trendy bar in Budapest you have to try if you want to dance. Drink is quite cheap and music is great. Full on the Saturday night which warms you if you're cold ;)

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“Best Bar in Budapest!!”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We spent 4 nights in Budapest...we checked out A38, Szimpla Kert, a few discos/night clubs but without a doubt our favorite was Instant! Instant is a ruin bar with plenty of space, open spaces and private rooms. Lots of cool people and easy to meet people here too. The beer is priced pretty decent and you can even get light food like pizza.
If you go to Budapest, be sure to visit Instant or you will regret it. Like most of the bars in Budapest, the nightlife picks up later in the night.

Visited September 2012
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Budapest, Hungary
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“if you are looking for something unique but casual”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

I love Istant!!!! If I just feel like getting a drink with the gils, and we have no idea where to go to dance, but we dont feel like "high heels" and "dressing up" thats the place! There are 3 "rooms" with music, where you can dance, and it is almost always crowded from Thursday-Saturday night. It is also one of the best ruin bars in Budapest. Very convenient, easy to get there :)

Visited October 2012
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los angeles, ca
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“Cool space, worth a visit”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

I also went to Szimpla Kert, which is very similar, I liked Instant a little better.

Some rooms had a DJ, some were more quiet and nicer to sit and talk.

All these bars have cheap beer and it's a great experience worth checking out in Budapest!

Visited October 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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“Deceivingly dead - go late”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Went on a Sunday night around 11pm/midnight. Very unique decor - definitely tour around the building. There were a few European tourists scattered and a few people that looked at us strangely. Cash only bar. Drinks were okay, though keep in mind - as in many European bars, you pay for the mixer separately. Overall, it was quite dead and were surprised that there were random staff members around with no one in their rooms. We left around 12/1am only to find out later that it turned into a packed and super fun place and other friends ended up leaving at 5am. So, I recommend this - if you're looking for something low key but cool - should be fine since you probably won't stay up too late anyway, and if you want a very fun late night place - this would cater to you also in the wee hours of the morning - even on a Sunday/Monday!

Visited September 2012
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