Minsk Nightlife: Trendy clubs, wild parties and hot girls. These are the ingredients of hot Minsk nights!
Although during the day the capital of Belarus may seem calm and peaceful, Minsk's nightlife is decidedly hot and is capable of guaranteeing you unforgettable evenings. Unfortunately, there is no specific area of the city where all the nightclubs are concentrated, but the clubs and bars are scattered here and there throughout the metropolis: it is therefore essential to know where to go and plan the evening in advance, in order to don't waste precious hours.
The night entertainments are really many and range from discos to trendy bars, up to casinos, restaurants and cafes in the center: many places always full of beautiful Belarusian girls , a real attraction in Minsk! Don't forget to taste the excellent local beers but, above all, the excellent Belarusian vodka, considered one of the best in the world.
In the evening, the city of Minsk completely changes its face when the buildings in the center are illuminated with light effects and plays of colored lights that completely transform the city's architecture. Even the trees along the avenues are decorated with luminous garlands which give a romantic atmosphere to your long evening walks in Minsk.
Minsk nightclubs are the perfect place to meet beautiful Belarusian girls. Many clubs are also frequented by stars and VIPs, as well as hosting famous singers and DJs. Often the city's clubs offer not only dance and house music, but also live concerts of jazz, blues and rock music. Belarusians usually go dancing very late, so we advise you to go to the clubs only after midnight.
Two very popular night pastimes in Minsk are bowling and billiards , a great sport to relax and pass the time, perhaps sipping a good Belarusian beer. In fact, scattered throughout the city there are numerous billiard and bowling halls, which are always very popular.
Minsk residents also love gambling. In the city there are numerous casinos, present in the main hotels in the center and in some clubs, with a vast choice of games, including roulette, poker, black jack and slot machines.
Overall, there are a lot of great night clubs and pubs to visit in Minsk. Minsk nightclubs are usually open until five in the morning, pubs close earlier, while casinos are generally open 24 hours. Price levels vary a lot from place to place.
Clubs and discos in Minsk
(praspiekt Niezaliezhnasci 58, Minsk) Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 22.00 to 6.00.
The DoZari (whose name means "until dawn" ) is the most famous luxury club in Minsk , a place where fashion and style reign: a great place to dance, with good music and an incredible atmosphere, always full of beautiful girls.
This disco, in Art Deco style mixed with Baroque, is located in a 3-storey building for a total of 1,500 square meters, complete with a "Mojito bar" and an internal restaurant. Inside there is a spacious dance floor in the form of a huge multimedia screen, which, in combination with impressive light and sound, gives an exclusive atmosphere to the club. In the Dozari there are also several bars, many tables and a private VIP area. a mix of baroque and brushed art deco with ultra-modern lighting and big, big sound.
The choice of drinks in the bar is huge and professional bartenders prepare tasty cocktails. The selection at the entrance is quite strict, so dress up and be escorted. The entrance fee is around $15-25.
Black House Club
(vulica Kisialiova 12, Minsk) Open every day from 23.00 to 5.00.
The Black House (formerly BlackHall) is a brand new luxury club located near Piazza della Vittoria. This club perfectly embodies the new trends of the Belarusian capital and international standards. Incredible interior design, with handcrafted details, special sound and visual effects and lots of luxury to create a unique atmosphere. Numerous led screens are arranged side by side with sculptures and waterfalls. Particular attention is paid to the wall created with Heineken bottles (over 1000 bottles that form a huge screen and light up with light effects).
The club organizes a large number of company parties, live concerts and shows with international celebrities. The prices for admission are quite high and the average price for a table is around 50-100 euros per person.
Madison Royal Club
(Timiryazeva str 9, Minsk) Open from Thursday to Sunday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Located a little outside the city center, the Madison Royal Club is an elegant and high-class nightclub, located in a building that also includes a bowling alley and a bar ( "BarBerry" ). This place attracts many young people from Minsk who come here to dance the night away.
This exclusive club has a reputation as a swanky place where visitors are mainly interested in showing off: this disco is in any case one of the hot spots of Minsk nightlife , thanks to the presence of numerous beautiful Belarusian girls and charming dancers. The Madison has a strict gate selection, so dress smart.
Once you enter, you will be impressed by the non-stop party atmosphere and elegant interior. Inside the club there is a stage for DJs, a large dance floor and a cozy lounge. The proposed music ranges from techno music, House and hip hop, up to 90s music and jazz. The club has several bars with exotic drinks and a huge variety of cocktails for every taste. The menu presents a variety of Belarusian and European cuisines, while the entrance price is around 15 euros.
Next night club
(vulica Kirava 13, Minsk) Open from Wednesday to Friday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Located on the 3rd floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel and open every evening, the Next is a famous club in Minsk , particularly appreciated by the hotel guests. Inside you will find an illuminated dance floor, modern design furniture, 3 VIP areas, good music and original shows. In addition, four bars with an infinite choice of cocktails, drinks and various dishes of European and Japanese cuisine.
This club is frequented mainly by foreigners because they have no problems entering. Club Next is a great place to meet new people and dance. The selection at the entrance is very strict and bear in mind that the place is always quite crowded, especially on Fridays and Saturdays. The club is frequented by many beautiful girls, although most of them seem to be here to earn money.
(vulica Kaĺvaryjskaja 1, Minsk) Open daily from 12.00 to 5.00.
Simultaneously restaurant, club and cabaret, the Moulin Rouge club takes its name from the Parisian venue of the same name and includes all the peculiarities one can expect from such a place (girls, live music, friendly service and many tables).
This place offers a wide variety of meals, spirits and cocktails at reasonable prices. The staff is professional and the service is really good. Every evening visitors can enjoy an amazing dance program and live music concerts, which later on give way to the real disco, to dance until dawn. This spacious venue is also famous for hosting fashion shows and concerts by various celebrities. The interior of the place takes you back to the times when the French Moulin Rouge was popular: pompous and luxurious design in red color, bizarre chandeliers and witchcraft lights, create a relaxing and luxurious atmosphere.
Max Show club
(praspiekt Niezaliežnasci 73, Minsk) Open daily from 22.00 to 6.00.
Located in the Oktyabr cinema and open every day, the Max Show is a very popular and busy club in Minsk, especially when the other nightclubs in the city are closed. This club is famous for its striptease shows (both female and male) which take place almost every night.
About a decade ago, Max Show was one of the best Russian nightclubs in Minsk with an expensive entrance, a casino, a wealthy crowd and lots of Mercedes parked outside. Now the atmosphere is much simpler and everything is much cheaper, but it's still a nice place to go, especially for those who want a 90s style Russian clubbing deja vu. This is definitely the most popular girls' club in Minsk : you won't have any trouble getting close to them, as most of them are open to getting to know foreigners, especially if you can speak Russian.
(vulica Jakuba Kolasa 37, Minsk) Open from Tuesday to Friday from 18.00 to 5.00, Saturday from 16.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 12.00 to 6.00.
NLO Club is a real center for night entertainment : it includes a disco, a karaoke bar and a bowling alley, as well as a restaurant with Italian and French cuisine.
The club is famous for theme parties and the music selection is mainly focused on 90s music, Funk, R'n'B, Rock'n'Roll and dance. There is no strict selection at the entrance like in other clubs and the public is very varied. NLO is probably the Minsk club with the fewest foreigners. Here the girls are easy and you can easily approach them, even if a basic knowledge of the Russian language is essential.
(praspiekt Dziarzhynskaha 104, Minsk) Open Friday and Saturday from 11pm to 6am.
Located quite outside the center of Minsk, the Titan is an entertainment center that includes a nightclub, a bowling alley, billiards, karaoke and a restaurant. The atmosphere of the club is good but unpretentious, with a non-strict selection at the entrance. This club is very popular with young people and foreign students, especially on weekends. The proposed music ranges over any genre, from Techno to Retro, up to Dance and Soul music. However, the Titan club offers a pleasant atmosphere for drinking and dancing until late at night.
(vulica Prytyckaha 62/5, Minsk) The Repubblic is a club with alternative or underground music that hosts concerts, parties, film nights and festivals. The most popular styles of music are rock, punk rock, dubstep, drum'n'bass, house and electronic music. In the two-story building there are two dance floors, two bars, a large stage and a dressing room for musicians. The interior is not very pompous or pathos, but still has its own charisma: the main advantages of the club are that there is plenty of space to dance and the acoustics are really good. The club is very popular with young people and entrance is almost always cheap (4-5 euros).
(Volica Pietrusia Broŭki 22, Minsk) from Monday to Thursday from 11.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 5.00.
The Loft is a particularly popular club among Minsk hipsters, where fantastic parties are organized every weekend. The loft concept is known all over the world: spacious and well-designed interiors, an elegant, bright and intelligent environment, the Minsk Loft is a completely new place for this city. The place is a restaurant serving original cuisine, a nightclub where you can dance until dawn and a bar with classic drinks as well as a nice collection of cocktails.
Inside there is everything: a relaxation area, a spacious dance floor, a private area and a good bar. The music is very varied and ranges from Lounge and Funk melodies, to Disco, modern Jazz, electronic and Dance music. Another feature of this club is that there are practically no foreign tourists. Locals love to come here as it is a stylish place that suits a variety of tastes.
(praspiekt Mašerava 17, Minsk) Open every day.
Belaya Vezha is both a club and a casino. The disco is located on the upper floor and offers a vast musical programming and theme parties. Ideal place to find many beautiful local women.
(Vulica Viery Kharuzhay 29, Minsk) Open Monday to Thursday from 9.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 9.00 to 6.00, Sunday from 9.00 to 24.00.
The Black Door is an elegant club and lounge bar, but also a restaurant that offers a wide choice of music focused on funk and jazz tones, and which often hosts numerous international DJs, including DJ Romeo, DJ Format and Florian Keller.
(praspiekt Niezaliezhnasci 117a, Minsk) Open Monday to Wednesday from 12.00 to 24.00, Thursday and Friday from 12.00 to 5.00, Saturday and Sunday from 17.00 to 5.00.
Located near the National Library a few kilometers from the center of Minsk, the Coyote Bar is a large bar with Cuban barmen who organize different shows every night. Its interiors are furnished with a mixture of different styles, such as leather sofas alongside anarchist writings on the walls. This magnificent bar also functions perfectly as a restaurant and nightclub. Food includes typical Belarusian dishes and sushi. The selection at the entrance is very easy and relaxed.
Doodah King Bar
(vulica Biersana 14, Minsk) Open from Monday to Saturday from 17.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 17.00 to 24.00.
The Doodah King is a crazy place located in the heart of Minsk, a few steps away from the Red Church. It is a typical elegant but rock'n'roll style bar, particularly appreciated by local hipsters. Once through the entrance, you will find yourself catapulted into a typical American bar with live music and tribute parties. If you are a big lover of the Rolling Stones, RHCP, Depeche Mode, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, this is the right pub for you. The quality of drinks and food is quite good but the prices are not exactly cheap. The bar serves a good variety of beers, wines and spirits, as well as a traditional pub menu.
TNT Rock Club
(vulica Revaliucyjnaja 9, Minsk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 4.00.
Rock Club is a bar with a unique charismatic decor and a very cool rock vibe. The club offers a mix of the 4 main trends of rock music: The Beatles & Liverpool, the 70s rebels, the Woodstock phenomenon, American and New York rock. This place is not only a bar but also a museum of rock culture with the exclusive private collection of music memorabilia and rock symbols, among which the analog guitar of Jimmy Page and Brian Setzer, the guitars of Slash, AC/ DC and Dream Theater. The Club regularly organizes live concerts and covers by local bands.
(praspiekt Niezaliežnasci 58, Minsk) Open Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 6.00, Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 to 8.00.
Mojito bar in Minsk can be a good start for those who want to continue the evening in the nearby Dozari club. The bar has everything you need for a good evening: a great interior and a large choice of meals and drinks. The proposed menu is tasty but expensive: here you can try numerous salads, soups, condiments and desserts, while the cocktails offered are excellent. Inside there are 2 internal rooms with 120 seats and a summer terrace. There is also live music on the weekends. A good place to enjoy Minsk nightlife.
Bars and pubs in Minsk
(vulica Viciebskaja 10, Minsk) Open every day from 12.00 to 24.00.
Rakovsky Brovar is undoubtedly one of the best breweries in Minsk . Even though the Rakovsky Brovar is located in the center of Minsk near the Nemiga metro station, it might be a bit difficult to find. Inside, the place is huge and furnished like a large two-story hunting barracks, with wooden tables and benches dotted about. The specialty of Rakovsky Brovar is precisely its excellent beer: a choice of four beers that you absolutely must try, including Grashovoe and Pilzenskoe . The proposed food includes ostrich, brain, buckwheat and fish soup. Sometimes there is a traveling band to enliven the atmosphere of the place.
(zavulak Kalinina 16, Minsk) Open from Monday to Thursday from 19.00 to 23.00, Friday from 19.00 to 4.00, Saturday from 13.00 to 4.00, Sunday from 13.00 to 23.00.
Graffiti is a bar with cheap drinks and great live music with jazz, folk and indie bands .
u Ratushi 0.5 Bar
(vulica Hiercena 1, Minsk) Nice pub and restaurant located in the center of Minsk with good Belarusian beer at cheap prices. Very often it is difficult to find a free table, so it is advisable to book in advance.
(vulica Revaliucyjnaja 16, Minsk) Open from Sunday to Wednesday from 12.00 to 24.00, from Thursday to Saturday from 12.00 to 2.00.
The Gaststätte is a pub with three fairly spacious rooms that offers a wide selection of high quality beers and bottled beers. Even the snacks to be combined with beer are tasty. Prices are fair by Minsk standards, a great reason to pay this pub a visit.
(praspiekt Niezaliežnasci 143/1, Minsk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 6.00.
Arbat is a popular Minsk brewery that offers its own craft beers and great snacks at very favorable prices: good value for money is quite a rare combination for the Belarusian capital. Worth a visit.
(praspiekt Niezaliežnasci 25, Minsk) A veritable aircraft hangar is hidden behind the innocuous façade of this splendid addition to the delights of the Belarusian capital. The interior is furnished with lots of wood paneling and war posters on the walls - there's a little something here for everyone. The kitchen offers a range of dishes, including chicken wings and squid, while the bar offers Guinness and Pilsner Urquell. There is also live music every night from 9.00pm.
(vulica Zacharava 19/7а, Minsk) Open daily from 10.00 to 24.00.
Mannequins for coat hangers, particularly bright lighting and a large evacuation plan on the wall make this place a little strange but worth a visit. The food is a bit expensive but the place is still decent for a drink with friends.
Druzya Restaurant & Bar
(vulica Kuĺman 40, Minsk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 3.00.
With a total of 5000 square meters of space, Druzya Restaurant & Bar is definitely the largest bar and restaurant in Minsk. The pub offers different types of traditional ales and live music every day, and is popular with a mixed age crowd. During the weekend it is advisable to book if you want to find a seat.
(plošča Svabody 2, Minsk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 2.00.
“There is never too much beer” is the slogan of the Gambrinus gastropub , located in the historic center of Minsk. The owners of the place offer guests of the pub an immersion in its warm atmosphere and, of course, delicious Irish, Czech and Belgian cuisine. This pub is primarily interesting for beer lovers: the menu includes more than 100 varieties of the best bottled beer from all over the world, as well as 12 types of beer from the Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, England, Ireland, Russia and Belarus.
The pub's name comes from that of a 13th-century knight called Jan Primus, better known as Gambrinus . As an honorary member of the brewers' guild, he worked on the creation of new beer varieties and is considered the patron saint of breweries and beer.
The pub is divided into four rooms, each decorated in the style of one of the beer capitals. First you enter the Anglo-Saxon styled area filled with a “kraik” , which can be translated from Celtic as “fun and festive”. To the right is a room dedicated to the Pilsen brewery “ČeskáPivnice” . After going straight through the entrance, you find yourself in the area dedicated to Belgian beer, the “BelgeBierbrasserie” . Finally, there is the “Carlsberg Room” , which received its name in honor of the Danish brewery. During the summer the room also includes an open terrace. The prices of drinks and food are reasonable, and the pub also regularly offers various discounts on different types of beer.
(vulica Zybickaja 9, Minsk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 17.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 17.00 to 5.00.
The Cherdak is a cozy but unusual bar, located in a mezzanine room, with lots of wooden furniture in it that immerses you in a warm atmosphere of fun. The cocktails are a real source of pride for the owners of the place, among which there are some drinks with unusual and quite intriguing names, such as "The Thai prostitute" . Some of these drinks are carefully chosen by the bartenders to match certain dishes on the menu. The bar also has a great range of wines but no beer. Prices are quite high by Minsk standards.