Nightlife Tirana: city in constant evolution, Albania's capital was opened to international tourism and offers some good options for nightlife to tourists of all ages. Here is the guide to the discos and nightclubs in Tirana.
Like the other cities of the Balkans, Tirana has undergone a profound transformation in recent years. The Albanian capital is today a mix of cultures and architectural styles and offers many attractions for tourists who come to visit. In general, theAlbania It is opening up more and more to international tourism, with its beautiful coastal town and its hinterland offering visitors many routes or the possibility of a holiday of nightlife.
The Tirana nightlife It is not comparable to that of the great European capitals. Despite the Albanian capital it is emerging from difficult years, Tirana is fast catching up the gap with other cities, and it manages to attract more and more tourists thanks to a growing number of nightclubs, clubs and pubs, able to offer young a good offer for nightlife.
The nightlife of the Albanian capital It is varied and focuses on a good variety of clubs open till late, with live music, famous DJs, dancing and fun until the morning. On the other hand no shortage trendy cocktail bars and traditional breweries to drink late into the night.
Usually, The evening begins with “walk”, an evening stroll in the company, stopping for a drink in a bar, then to move in nightclubs in Tirana, usually nightclubs Balkan style with trendy music and people dancing around the tables.
The Tirana nightlife is concentrated mainly in the bloc, definitely the center of nightlife in the city, crowded on weekends by hundreds of young people looking to party. This is the most popular and expensive area of Tirana: was once the communist elite residential area, while today Blloku is the coolest area and at the forefront of the whole city, with young people. Here you will find many, stores, restaurants, bar, cafes and discos.
Wandering the neighborhood, you can stop in an elegant wine bar for an aperitif made from local products and then continue the evening with excellent cocktails and live music. In this quarter you will find the best nightclubs in Tirana, with events to fashion and internationally renowned DJs.
Other clubs have moved recently in more suburban areas, as a result of the limitations imposed on the closing times of clubs and bars Blloku. You can find some on the way Elbasani.
During the summer, many of the bars and discos of Tirana open their doors at various locations along the Albanian Riviera. Then, if you want to combine a trip to the Albanian capital with a weekend at the beach, do not miss the best beaches in the country feasts. Among these, the most famous are call, a small but wild bay, Dhërmi with its legendary Havana Beach Club, Drimadhes with Pepperon the Beach, Jal Beach con Folie Marine, Porto Palermo for the artistic crowd, which hosts occasional fantastic events such as jazz festivals and many other places.
Clubs and nightclubs in Tirana
Folie Terrace (Shëtitorja Murat Toptani 1, Tirana)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.30 to 5.00.
Located a short walk from Skanderbeg Square, Folie Terrace is the most popular club in Tirana. This club is well worth a visit if you are looking for good music and dance vibrations. The music played here is mainly house, electro, dance e disco, and hosts the best DJs in the Balkans. Always crowded on weekends, This club is one of the best places to dance in Tirana, but also simply to sit and enjoy a cocktail. There is also an outside area, very popular during the summer.
Lollipop (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani, Tirana)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Located in the district of Blloku, Lollipop it is one of the biggest clubs in Tirana. The club has a capacity of 500 People and music programming is focused on electronic dance music, with the best DJs from around the world. L ’ admission costs about 500 LEK, the equivalent 3,5 Euro, and Thursday evenings there is also a free drink included in the price. No doubt one of the icons of Tirana nightlife.
VOX Palace (Rruga Elbasanit, Tirana)
Open Friday and Saturday.
Situated on the outskirts of the city, Behind the large artificial lake and the student district, Vox Palace is a great club Tirana modern design and popular with a younger crowd, especially students. One advantage here are the drinks offered. Get ready to dance until sunrise.
Raum Bar (Vaso Pasha, Brigada VIII, Vila 4/1, Tirana)
This disco frequented by young people of Tirana is large and often crowded, with music that varies depending on the day of the week.
Tulla Culture Center (Rruga Medar Shtylla, Tirana)
Tulla is a cultural center that organizes musical events with famous singers, but also cultural and social activities. The place attracts a young audience and hosts interesting evenings, therefore, if that's your thing keep an eye on their website.
The bars and pubs in Tirana
Pepper Concept Bar (Rruga Brigada e VIII Nr.6, Tirana)
A reference point of the Tirana nightlife, This luxury saloon is one of the few that has retained its original charm, It features a pretty garden. This is one of those places to see and be seen. The ideal place for a aperitif in Tirana, after a day of visits to museums and galleries.
Dada (Rruga Brigada e VIII, Nr. 3/520, Tirana)
Open daily from 8.00 to 2.00.
Located in the center of Blloku, Dada is a stylish lounge bar Tirana which boasts a beautiful outdoor giadino, always packed during the summer months, with beautiful people and great music. During the winter months, the party moves into the large interior space with live concerts by local bands.
Radio Bar Tirana (Rruga Ismail Qemali P. 29, Tirana)
Open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
With a vintage look, unique furnishings and old radios scattered, Radio Bar is one of the best cocktail bars in Tirana. The interior design is characterized by furniture from the communist era, including old photos and movie posters hanging on the walls. Always very popular, This bar offers cheap drinks and often organizes DJ nights in September. The music ranges from jazz to blues, up to electronic music, although it is not a place where people go to dance.
Bunker 1944 (Rruga Andon Zako Çajupi, Tirana)
Open from Sunday to Thursday 18.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 18.00 to 2.00.
Located in the district of Blloku, this former bunker has been converted into a small lounge bar and original bohemian. Inside there are a lot of decorations and communist-era furniture, dipinti, old vinyl, clocks and radios. There is a great selection of beers available, including IPA, London Porter e London Pride, and an international friendly crowd. Cocktails are served in jam jars, and there is live acoustic music most nights.
Hemingway Bar (Rruga Kont Urani, Tirana)
Open Monday to Saturday from 18.00 to 2.00.
It located a bit off the beaten track, in a beautiful old part of the city just behind the Ministry of Education, Hemingway has a choice of over 100 types of rum and an old-style décor with a bohemian twist. There are also jazz concerts, blues, tip tap, all in a friendly atmosphere.
Charl’s (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani 101, Tirana)
Fantastic disco bar with live music performances and parties on the weekends with the best music hits 60s and 80s. You will also find excellent cocktails accompanied by good food.
Salt Rest (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani, Tirana)
This beautifully renovated villa is home to a fusion restaurant on the first floor, with interior and exterior spaces, It serves delicious sushi and pasta and includes a cocktail bar on the outdoor terrace on the 2nd floor. The best urban living room of the Albanian capital!
Padam Boutique Hotel & Restaurant (Rruga Papa Gjon Pali II, Tirana)
Housed in an elegant villa, Padam soon became one of the most popular nightclubs in Tirana. The bar offers guests a wide variety of drinks, ranging from classic spirits to craft cocktails in a modern setting. In summer, enjoy a refreshing drink in the beautiful outdoor garden and conservatory and chats with friends or make new acquaintances.
Izzy Living (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani 6, Tirana)
Open daily from 7.00 to 2.00.
An internal bizarre style living room and a nice terrace on the street corner, a place where the young and the beautiful are over the weekend for a bit of fun and a good choice of drinks. Often there with DJ music set that soul some evenings.
Duff Sports Bar (Rruga Brigada e VIII, Tirana)
Open daily from 7.00 to 2.00.
Duff is an American style sports bar, furnished with walls plastered with photographs of American sports idols and a menu that includes chicken wings and nachos. There is a good selection of European beers along with a bewildering choice of cocktails. The terrace tends to be crowded during the hot summer nights. In addition to countless performances basketball and American football, also show other sports including plenty of quality European football.
FreeLand Lounge (Rruga Sali Butka, Tirana)
A trendy lounge bar which organizes nights with live music. E 'can also smoke the hookah.
Alcora (Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit, Tirana)
Open Monday to Saturday from 7.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 9.00 to 2.00.
A popular and stylish wine bar on the fourth floor of the Twin Towers complex. The locals come here to see and be seen and sip coffee and wine or taste the dishes of appetizers offered. There is a lovely terrace with views over the treetops, budgies in a cage and a lighted pink tree.
Komiteti – Kafe Muzeum (Rruga Fatmir Haxhiu, Tirana)
Open daily from 8.00 to 24.00.
Decorated in communist style, this bar serves as a mini-museum and represents the trades carried out during the period of the communist regime in Albania. The bar also serves the largest and most delicious variety of raki in the city and hosts cultural events and documentaries evenings. An interesting place and a must visit in Tirana, with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel at home.
Nouvelle Vague (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani, Tirana)
Open Monday through Thursday from 11.00 to 2.00, from Friday to Sunday from 11.00 to 3.00.
This place is always full and lively one of the best cocktail bars in Tirana with a great atmosphere. The variety of cocktails is endless and the prices are cheap. The music proposed spaziadal jazz all'indie, up to other musical genres, with live music on weekends.
Colonial (Rruga Pjetër Bogdani 3, Tirana)
Open Monday to Saturday from 8.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 17.00 to 2.00.
A bar features a cozy atmosphere cocktail that takes inspiration from the Asian theme. The ideal place for a quiet evening and sip great cocktails, presented in a very scenic. There is also a garden and live music.
Meduza Irish Pub (Rruga Mustafa Matohiti, Tirana)
Open from Sunday to Wednesday 6.30 to 24.30, Friday and Saturday from 6.30 to 1.30.
This Irish pub in Tirana's best pubs to start the night. This is the place to go if you are into sports, if you like bar food and especially beer.
Bufe (Rruga Reshit Çollaku, no 43, Tirana)
Open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
Bufe is a small wine hip: come here for a good appetizer, sipping fine wine and accompanied it all with a tasting of toasted bread with mashed vegetables in oil.
Muma Bistro Bar (Rruga Mustafa Matohiti, Tirana)
This amazing venue is very popular and features a contemporary and European furniture that Albanian family atmosphere.
+39 Food and Club (Rruga Ibrahim Rugova, Tirana)
Open daily from 8.00 to 24.00.
A local refined and elegant in Tirana that combines Mediterranean and local dishes with tasty cocktails, all it surrounded by designer decor. A place to see and be seen.
Onyx Lounge Bar (Bulevardi Bajram Curri, Tirana)
A cozy cafe by day, Onyx is transformed at night into a lively lounge bar serving summer cocktails and ice cream, you can dine on the outdoor terrace.
Brauhaus Tirana (Rruga Reshit Çollaku 38, Tirana)
Open Sunday through Friday from 12.00 to 1.00, Saturdays from 12.00 to 2.00.
A noisy and cheerful brewery in German theme, with three lagers, red wheat and unfiltered and unpasteurized made on the spot. In the best tradition brauhaus there are also many meat dishes from the Bavarian menu, plus live music and occasional screenings of national and international sporting events.