Odessa nightlife: fantastic women, party atmosphere, booze in abundance, DJs and parties that go on until dawn. Here is your guide to the warm nights of Odessa, Ukraine's premier summer destination.
Overlooking the Black Sea, Odessa has earned the title of the entertainment capital of southern Ukraine . If during the winter months the nightlife of the capital Kiev reigns supreme, Odessa instead becomes crowded during the summer holidays, when its shores become crowded by tourists and above all by many beautiful Ukrainian girls.
Even if the waters of the Black Sea are not comparable in beauty to those of the Mediterranean, the Ukrainian city offers a lively nightlife . In fact, there is no shortage of entertainment here: thanks to the incredibly low cost of living, you can enjoy the excesses of a crazy night in Odessa without limits and satisfy your most impossible desires, together with the excellent local vodka and the most beautiful girls in Europe .
Odessa nightclubs are divided into winter and summer , which are inspired by the style of Ibiza beach clubs and offer international music. The highest concentration of clubs is found along the coast and enrich the panorama of pubs and bars that dot the historic centre.
Most of Odessa's summer clubs are located on the Arcadia seafront , the city's most famous beach and the heart of both night and day entertainment. Here you will find a large number of beach clubs, discos, bars and bathing facilities open from May to September, frequented above all by rich young Ukrainians and girls in bikinis. Arcadia beach is only 20 minutes by car from the center of Odessa, or about 40 minutes by bus.
Here are the best nightclubs in Odessa , where you can spend your party nights in Ukraine.
Clubs and discos in Odessa
Palladium Night Club
(Italiis'kyi Blvd, 4, Odessa) The Palladium is undoubtedly one of the best nightclubs in Odessa . The venue is affiliated with the Itaka summer club and picks up the scene and patrons once the warmer weather is over. Centrally located not far from the train station, the club is set on several levels, with colorful walls, several bars and a huge dance floor. Expect to see an elegant crowd and pretty Ukrainian girls dancing to pop and house music. The club also organizes shows and concerts by local stars.
(Zhukovs'koho St, 30, Odessa) Open Sunday to Wednesday from 11.00 to 2.00, Thursday from 11.00 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 5.00.
Located in downtown Odessa and open year-round, the Morgan is an Odessa nightlife institution . The club consists of two levels, with bars, a stage and two dance floors. Popular with locals and expats alike, the club proudly encourages lewd and wild behavior, including shots, table dancing and overt flirting. The convenient downtown location, great food and music make it a perfect venue for any night out in Odessa in both summer and winter. Every evening the club organizes a different theme party, including international DJs and evenings with live music.
(Lyustdorfs'ka Rd, 96, Odessa) Open daily from 20.00 to 6.00.
Located south of the city center, the Jennifer is one of the most popular nightclubs in Odessa . Always very popular, the club offers a mix of electronic music, beautiful Ukrainian girls and parties until dawn.
(Frantsuz'ky Blvd, 85, Odessa) Open Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 15.00 to 3.00, Thursday from 15.00 to 5.00, Friday and Saturday from 15.00 to 6.00.
Another nightlife hotspot in Odessa, the Park Residence is considered to be one of the most attractive outdoor areas in the city. It combines several zones: a nightclub, a restaurant, a concert platform, a sushi bar and karaoke. The facility is located on French Boulevard and has free admission. However, you'll only be able to enter if you go through a very strict selection: it's an elegant place, so it's important to be well dressed to enter. The club is frequented by beautiful girls and no wonder the prices are quite high. But still the place is great and if you decide to come on the weekend, it's best to reserve a table in advance.
(Arcadia Beach, Odessa) Open daily from 21.00 to 5.00.
In the thematic universe of Odessa discotheques , the Western Club is an American-style nightclub, frequented by hundreds of young revelers who dance enthusiastically to the rhythm of Euro Pop music. The place is located at the end of Arcadia beach and its entrance is marked by two beautiful dancers who attract passers-by here every evening from midnight. The club is popular with Odessa's young people in their 20s, but it is also frequented by younger girls who dance on the huge dance floor, often in a very uninhibited way.
(Dobrovol's'koho Ave, 118, Odessa) Open daily from 21.00 to 6.00.
One of the best clubs in Odessa with electronic and r'n'b music. With a vast interior space, Stereo has something for everyone: a large dance floor, a VIP lounge, underground, techno, tribal, progressive, house and r'n'b music.
(Mala Arnautska, 56, Odessa) Open every day from 17.00 to 24.00.
Perron No 7 is Odessa's first jazz club . The club occupies three floors with a concert hall, a restaurant with a relaxation area and even a small hostel for six people. Relax in a peaceful atmosphere, try delicious food from modern Odessa cuisine and meet smart and creative people. Naturally, this is the place to hear sophisticated signature jazz.
(Katerynyns'ka Square, 3, Odessa) Open Monday to Thursday from 10.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 4.00, Sunday from 10.00 to 2.00.
The Central Bar is located in the heart of the city, not far from the famous Potemkin Stairs. This Odessa jazz club is famous for having a barber shop inside. After a new haircut, visitors can enjoy a variety of European and Asian dishes along with tasty cocktails, hookahs and, of course, live music. Their concerts include musical compositions of different styles, including jazz music.
Odessa summer clubs
Ibiza Beach Club
(Arcadia Beach, Odessa) Overlooking Arcardia beach, Ibiza is one of the most popular clubs in Odessa . This club was named after the clubbing capital of the world, the Spanish island of Ibiza . The venue combines a nightclub, restaurant and concert hall, and can accommodate up to 7,000 people. Here you can dance the night away to the rhythm of the most famous European DJs and famous singers. Welcoming Mediterranean-inspired seating surrounds a stage and dance floor that regularly host Ukrainian rock and pop stars, DJs and dancers. This nightclub offers a great mix of tourists, locals, electronic music fans and some of the most beautiful gobies and girls in Odessa dancing non-stop. Arrive early if you want to get a table close to the action, this place is usually packed and pulsating with life. During the day, the club turns into a quiet restaurant with a menu of original Ukrainian and European dishes. The staff are professional and friendly. Like many establishments located on the beach, the club is only open during the summer, from May until the end of September. Come here for the best of Odessa nightlife .
Itaka Beach Club
(Arcadia Beach 4, Odessa) Along with Ibiza, Itaka club is one of the best nightlife experiences in Odessa during the summer season . Designed in the style of Greek ruins, this huge nightclub boasts a huge dance floor, spectacular stages, tall colonnades, statues of gods and ancient vases, a seating area, a long bar, and hundreds of revelers every night. Each evening begins with a wonderful show that starts the dances that continue until the morning. It's advised to book a table in advance to be sure of getting in, as this is one of Odessa's most popular nightclubs , frequented by a glamorous local crowd as well as Western and Russian tourists. The club mainly offers pop music.
Mafia Rave Terrace
(Otrada Beach, Odessa) Open daily from 9.00 to 24.00.
Located on Otrada Beach, Mafia Rave Terrace is another popular summer club in Odessa. There is everything: music, cocktails and a swimming pool. The perfect place if you want to have fun both day and night.
(Trasa Zdorovya, Arcadia Beach, Odessa) Located in the final stretch of Arcadia beach and shaped like a galleon, Assol is a good alternative to the more famous clubs in Odessa . With international pop music and a very festive atmosphere, this nightclub is frequented by both residents and tourists and also houses a restaurant that serves good fish dishes.
Bono Beach Club
(Arcadia Beach, Odessa) Open daily from 9.00 to 23.30.
Located on the coast directly on the beach, Bono Beach Club is a well-known entertainment complex in Odessa, combining disco, restaurant, pool terrace and hotel. Dance on its large terraces with huge pools and breathtaking views of the open sea. The club has two dance floors: the first near the main stage and the second open-air dance floor right near the pool. Professional DJs, top performers and colorful light installations will keep you dancing the night away.
Mantra Beach Club
(Arcadia Beach 15, Odessa) Open Sunday to Thursday from 9.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 9.00 to 6.00.
Situated right on the beachfront, Mantra Beach Club is the epicenter of all that is modern and cool: vinyl spinning djs from around the world, amazing live performances and a state of the art sound system in one of the biggest beach clubs of Odessa , where the party continues until the morning.
The bars and pubs of Odessa
Bourbon Rock Bar
(Katerynyns'ka St, 8, Odessa) Open Sunday to Thursday from 14.00 to 4.00, Friday and Saturday from 14.00 to 6.00.
A small cozy bar in the center of Odessa where you can listen to great music, have a snack, try different cocktails and even get a tattoo. The place is frequented by locals who love rock music, artists and creatives. Prices are cheap.
(Bunina St, 15, Odessa) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 23.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 24.00.
Odessa sophistication and tropical rhythms meet in this elegant bar, whose main attraction is the evenings with Latin music including salsa, bachata, meringue, reggaeton and live music. The space itself is simple, yet reflects Latin flavors. Simple sofas and chairs with plenty of room to spread out even on busy nights. Great drinks and great music make this place a must for all Latin music lovers.
Mick O'Neill's Irish Pub
(13, Derybasivska Street, Odessa) Open since 1997 and nestled snugly in the center of Odessa, Mick O'Neill's is one of the first Irish pubs in Ukraine and is frequented by both locals and foreigners. Open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, this bar is the ideal place for both breakfast and lunch and to enjoy an evening beer in an international atmosphere.
(Lanzheronivs'ka St, 17, Odessa) Always Open.
The Corvin is a whiskey club, pub and restaurant. The pub is located on the second floor and offers a multitude of imported beers and many whiskey varieties. The elegant restaurant on the second floor offers fresh and authentic dishes such as rack of lamb, pork steak and chips, Scottish fish pie, home made sausages, etc. Corvin's main attraction, however, is its incredible variety of whiskeys. With over 800 different whiskeys from all over the world, it's impossible not to revel in this quiet alcove, sip something rare and enjoy a cigar.
(Katerynyns'ka St, 56, Odessa) Open daily from 9.00 to 24.00.
The Bochka bar and restaurant offers not only beer but also fantastic European specialities, including a good variety of grilled meat dishes. The prices are quite cheap and the portions are generous. This Odessa pub organizes many events, including live football matches and band performances.
(Derybasivska Street, 31, Odessa) Open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
Gambrinus is not only the name of the unofficial patron saint of beer, but also that of the amazing local ale that flows freely from the taps of this pub. The place also has great dishes, including pork leg in gravy or the special Gambrinus (dorado with peppers and onions in an almond mint sauce), and there's live music almost every night.
(Katerynyns'ka St 6, Odessa) Open daily from 15.00 to 2.00.
Good cocktail bar with relaxed atmosphere, DJ and live music. A great place to meet up with friends, chat on the small terrace or get to know the locals.
(Katerynyns'ka Square, 5, Odessa) Open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
Located near the Potemkin Stairs, the Dizyngoff is a modern Odessa bar with a fun atmosphere that offers good food and tasty evening cocktails.
Tishina – Silence Espresso Bar
(Hrets'ka St, 1, Odessa) Open daily from 8.00 to 23.00.
A small, quiet bar with pleasant music, dim lighting and friendly staff. In the evening there are many young people who come here to drink a good cocktail or coffee.