Nightlife Chisinau: the capital of Moldova offers a decent nightlife, fueled by quality local wines, beautiful Moldovan girls and the animated spirit of the capital's young residents. Here is the guide to the best nightclubs in Chisinau.
Moldova is known for being one of the poorest nations in Europe. Despite this, its capital Chisinau offers a vibrant nightlife . In recent years, a sparkling nightlife has developed in the Moldovan city, following the opening of many discos, pubs and other places dedicated to nightlife . The discos are always well attended by many young people, ready to dance until dawn. Chisinau's bars and nightclubs are known for offering visitors the kind of fun you may never have experienced before.
From bars to karaoke clubs, the Moldovan capital has it all - and bars and pubs are no exception! Whether you are in the mood for a good beer, a good cocktail or a night out watching your favorite sporting events, Chisinau offers many great places to have a good time with your friends. Even if the streets seem rather empty on weekends, Chisinau's nightlife offers its inhabitants and visitors a decent variety of clubs, bars, cafes and karaoke. Even though club nights start on Thursday, there are still plenty of pubs open on other days of the week as well.
Chisinau's nightlife is mainly concentrated in its historic center . In fact, the area is full of bars and nightclubs, including numerous restaurants where you can taste the typical local cuisine at cheap prices, or others with European or international cuisine.
The area south of the Stefan cel Mare is the one that offers the greatest options for nightlife in Chisinau . Here you will find many bars and nightclubs and it is the place where most of the Chisinau girls go to make friends . Many of them are professionals and it is easy to meet them in the bars and clubs of the Moldovan capital.
On weekdays the clubs are not often very crowded, but from Thursday to Saturday nights they are often full. Another place where it is easy to meet single Moldovan girls is the various karaoke bars around the city: these are very popular and are frequented mostly by women.
For an alternative evening, however, you can choose to head to one of the many theaters and concert halls in the city. Siesta portal you can see the latest programming.
Clubs and discos in Chisinau
(str. Bucuriei 1/6, Chisinau) Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 5.00.
Open only in winter, Famous Club is one of Chisinau's nightlife hotspots , and is home to an upscale clientele. With a great sound system, the club is only open on weekends and has a strict entrance selection. Table reservation is usually recommended.
Flamingo Night Club
(Strada Tăbăcăria Veche, Chisinau) Open Friday and Saturday from 22.00 to 5.00.
Open only during the summer season, Flamingo is one of the most popular clubs in Chisinau . The club boasts a large terrace bar surrounded by greenery that hosts evening karaoke. On weekends, this sparkling and modern club hosts the best house-music and many events, with a capacity of 1000 people.
(Albisoara St 40/1, Chisinau) Open Friday to Sunday from 21.00 to 5.00.
Located under the La Roma restaurant, Decadance is a nightclub in Chisinau that hosts the best Moldovan DJs .
(Veronica Micle Street 7, Chisinau) Open Thursdays from 11.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 11.00 to 23.00.
Located next to the Luceafarul Theater, this is a small club that can seat around 120 people. The club is known for offering a bar, restaurant service, summer terrace, great music and a party atmosphere. The music ranges from electro to pop, hip-hop to garage, rock with also live music every Thursday. Kira's has become one of Chisinau's favorite hangouts, not only for clubbing, but also for relaxing and eating. There is a great menu with vegetarian options, great drinks and great parties in a friendly atmosphere.
(Mihai Eminescu Street 45, Chisinau) Open Monday to Thursday from 11.00 to 23.00, Friday from 11.00 to 5.00, Saturdays from 14.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 14.00 to 23.00.
One of the city's hipster hangouts, Barbar is a cafe by day and a bar / club by night. It's a casual place that draws a crowd of locals to rowdy weekend parties and nightly events. Barbar is one of the historical clubs of Chisinau , formerly known as 513. The only one of its kind in the Moldavian capital, Barbar is characterized by a very elegant atmosphere and design. During the day you can sample some of their food menus, while at night you can dance to the hottest tunes. Every week they offer disco nights and even live music events.
(Mihai Eminescu Street 55, Chisinau) Open Friday and Saturday from 11.00pm to 6.00am.
This creative club hosts the best international DJs of electronic and minimalist music, as well as organizing various events such as dance shows, films and performances. This is the perfect place to dance in Chisinau all night.
Zaxi Rooftop Terrace
(Mitropolit Varlaam St 77, Chisinau) Open Monday to Saturday from 18.00 to 2.00.
This is one of the most luxurious clubs in Chisinau. A place where you can enjoy fine Asian cuisine with great cocktails and great music. The club boasts a rooftop bar with great city views and hosts parties and live music events every weekend. Zaxi is considered to be one of the best night clubs in Chisinau .
Fanconi Riviera Summer Club
(Strada Circului 33, Chisinau) Open Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 1.00, Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 to 1.00.
Fanconi Riviera is a summer beach club created right inside the Niagara City Fitness . During the day the pool is open and offers a bar and a summer cafe, while at night it transforms into a night club. The pool is still available for use at night, but make sure you have your bathing suit as swimming in your party clothes is not allowed.
La Roma Club
(Albisoara St 40/1, Chisinau) Always open.
Restaurant offering live music evenings every day of the week.
(Ghidighici Vatra, Chisinau) Located in Vatra 8 kilometers from Chisinau on the way to Straseni, GOA is an outdoor summer club with parties every Friday and Saturday night. The ideal place to immerse yourself in the authentic Moldovan nightlife.
(31 August 1989 St 117, Chisinau) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 5.00.
Entourage is a restaurant, bar and club with live music located in the heart of Chisinau. This lively club is known for its quality cocktails and for entertaining its visitors with its various live music events. The club also follows a dress code and strict face control.
(Strada București 68, Chisinau) Open Sunday and Wednesday from 18.00 to 24.00, Thursday from 18.00 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 18.00 to 5.00.
This Chisinau nightclub is primarily a restaurant, but offers live music events and a space for dancing. Here you can enjoy good food while enjoying the melodies of the great music played in the restaurant. Here, too, an elegant dress code must be followed.
(Gagarin Street 14, Chisinau) Open Friday and Saturday from 11.00pm to 9.00am.
Small club that offers musical evenings with a lot of DJs and interesting projects. Dance until you can feel your feet - if you're the type who wants to party even after 6am, this is the place for you! Lots of music, drinks, DJ nights and fun.
Pink Martini Room
(Constantin Negruzzi Blvd 3, Chisinau) Open every day from 12.00 to 6.00.
Popular in the afternoon when you can enjoy some great European and Japanese dishes, Pink Martini comes alive especially at night with music and dancing. It is also a very popular karaoke club.
The bars and pubs of the city of Chisinau
Jack's Bar & Grill
(Constantin Negruzzi Blvd 2/4, Chisinau) Always open.
Jack's Bar & Grill is an American style bar and restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays they have live music and you can dance.
(Albisoara St 44, Chisinau) A very popular karaoke bar in Chisinau.
(Kiev 12, Chisinau) Shaped like a train car, Taxi Blues is a welcoming venue offering a wide variety of food and drink, often hosting blues and jazz concerts. The DJs are also willing to adapt their program to your musical tastes.
Black Rabbit Gastro-Burrow
(Vlaicu Pircalab St 45, Chisinau) Open Monday to Thursday from 8.30 to 24.00, Friday from 8.30 to 1.00, Saturdays from 10.00 to 1.00, Sunday from 10.00 to 24.00.
Located right in the city center, Black Rabbit Gastro-Burrow offers an atmosphere, design setting and a fantastic selection of food and drink. Having a rather large space with a variety of furniture allows you to breathe and choose the place that suits you best. Their menu is quite varied with a selection of oats for breakfast, soups for lunch, pasta, fish and meat, as well as the famous Moldavian polenta. On weekends there is also live music and DJ nights.
(Strada Vasile Alecsandri 117/1, Chisinau) Open every day from 11.00 to 23.00.
A cozy place with a large variety of craft beers and a friendly atmosphere. While they don't serve their own food, they do offer a menu from nearby delivery locations and allow customers to bring their own food as well! As well as being one of the best places in town to try local and craft beer, Taproom 27 has great playlists that play all the time. They are friendly and speak English and sometimes organize events with live music. Prices are average.
(Strada Alexei Şciusev 103, Chisinau) Open every day from 12.00 to 22.00.
Art Labyrinth is a unique place of its kind in Chisinau that offers concerts, exhibitions, conferences and workshops on more alternative topics, such as ecology, yoga, psychology. Free spirits tend to gravitate around this old museum converted into an art space. An underground place, a cultural center and a place to relax.
(Bd. Ştefan cel Mare și Sfânt, 152, Chisinau) With a privileged location in the city center and open 24 hours a day, Mojito is a very popular meeting place of Chisinau's nightlife , especially during the summer months when its outdoor terrace buzzes with cocktail drinkers both day and night. On weekends and evenings it may be difficult to find a table, so reservations are recommended.
(Mitropolit Gavriil Bănulescu-Bodoni Road 41, Chisinau) Open every day from 11.00 to 21.00.
One of the most famous wine bars in Chisinau , Invino occupies a refined and minimalist space just outside the central park. It has a large blond wood bar, an extensive Moldovan wine list, plus cheeses and other appetizers for pairing and cleansing the palate. And this is Moldova, it's not expensive.
(Stefan cel Mare si Sfant Boulevard 128, Chisinau) Open Monday from 11.00 to 23.00, Tuesday to Thursday from 11.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 9.00 to 24.00.
Twinned with the adjacent Taproom 27, this bar offers a small but careful list of craft beers on tap. The food consists of spare ribs, corn succotash and other American barbecue specialties.
Dublin Irish Pub
(Strada Bulgară 27, Chisinau) Open Monday to Saturday from 12.00 to 23.00, Sunday from 13.00 to 23.00.
This is an intimate Irish-style pub, with large wood beam ceilings, original Guinness in cans and classic Irish breakfasts. It is also a good place to watch sports, with comfortable booths and bar seating.
(31 August 1989 St 93, Chisinau) Open every day from 10.00 to 23.00.
Q Bar is a small but comfortable restaurant and bar in Chisinau offering a variety of international cuisine.
(București Street 68, Chisinau) Always open.
Located in the center of Chisinau, Eli Pili is a very cozy bar with 3 lounges and a karaoke room. The place serves Moldovan food and fast food portions. Entering Eli-Pili is like stepping into the past. It has a wonderful decoration reminiscent of the 1950s, a good selection of drinks and dishes and friendly staff. All this combined makes it the ideal place to both relax and party in good company in the Moldovan capital.
(Mihai Eminescu Street 29, Chisinau) Open every day from 8.00 to 6.00.
Brothers Pub is a very friendly place located in the city center. Despite being small, their menu is quite large with choices from Moldovan and European cuisine, including grilled meat which is their favorite. In summer they open their terrace.
Kozlovna Ceska Pivni Restaurace
(Alexander Pushkin St 24, Chisinau) Kozlovna is a brewery that mainly offers Czech beers. in addition to their good beer, you can find plenty of food and live music on weekends, as well as major live sporting events.
(Strada Columna 136, Chisinau) Open every day from 11.00 to 23.00.
It is impossible to visit Moldova without tasting some of its excellent wines. Carpe Diem is a wonderful wine shop and bar, offering a large selection of fine eclectic wines from both Moldova and around the world. If you want to taste Moldovan wine without visiting the country's many wine producers, this is the place to be.