Bucharest nightlife: among beautiful girls, discos and nightclubs, the capital of Romania offers a sparkling and unforgettable nightlife and lots of fun until dawn. Here's where to spend your nights in Bucharest!
Although Bucharest is a city very well known for its close connection with culture , theater and museums, the Romanian capital is nevertheless appreciated above all for its lively and spicy nightlife . When night falls, this city shows its transgressive and festive face and is capable of offering numerous opportunities for fun and entertainment for all tastes.
It is impossible to count all the bars, pubs and clubs scattered around the center of Bucharest. Those looking for a quiet and cultural evening can head to the theater (the most famous is the National Theater ) or to the opera to attend various shows and ballets, while those who want to party can sling in the many disco bars in the center or in the more discos. great, to dance until the morning or just have a drink and listen to some live music. Everything is possible in Bucharest: a city that will give you unforgettable evenings.
But one of the main attractions of Bucharest is its female population: Romanian girls are in fact known for their indisputable beauty and their good propensity to meet foreign men. Certainly all these beautiful women do not go unnoticed!
It is no coincidence, in fact, that in the offer of night entertainment in Bucharest there are dozens of clubs for adults, massage centers, strip clubs and other red light venues, many of which are even open 24 hours a day. these places are refined and quiet clubs where you can drink a cocktail while watching a lap dance show or a striptease: pay attention to the prices and not to get too much money out of the drinks.
The best Gentlemen Club in Bucharest is undoubtedly the Buddhist Exotic Cigars Club (Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 54, Bucharest) . Active for over a decade, this adult club offers wild nights, bachelor parties and unforgettable moments. The wonderful hostesses will take you by the hand and guide you through a night you will surely not forget, while the DJ keeps the party atmosphere going until morning. The Buddhist is the ideal place whether you are looking for a relaxing night with a cigar and a glass of spirit, or for a crazy bachelor party in Bucharest .
You can relax at the Piano Bar listening to the live music of their singers, or immerse yourself in the party inside the Club Hall, where you can admire strip shows and burlesque performances! Finally, dance the night away with your friends in the company of over 40 girls from the Buddhist Club . Get intimate in the VIP Hall, where every night is different and anything can happen.
Open Bar all night long, live music, wild shows, secret events every night and free limousine service (if you book at least two hours in advance) - all for a price of 200 RON (around 50 euros). Discover all the club events .
Although Bucharest aspires to be a trendy and lively city, it offers entertainment for all tastes but above all for all budgets: the entrances to the bars and clubs of the city are quite cheap even if the more touristy places have slightly higher prices. You will be fascinated by the feeling of fun that reigns in the alleys of the center and by the festive and joyful spirit of its inhabitants.
Even if the historic center of Bucharest is full of bars and clubs and you can always find some party, the nightlife is concentrated during the weekend, when you will be spoiled for choice. The most popular clubs are located in the city center, between Piazza Unirii and the Lipsani , Selari and Gabroveni streets , and they are all within easy reach of each other and many of them are open day and night.
Some clubs and pubs charge a small fee on entry, others don't. In some of them, only girls can pass for free. However, the prices are not high: in the historic center of the city, the entrance fee is less than 5 euros. However, don't forget to exchange euros in Romanian currency as clubs do not accept a currency other than the national one. There are also no queues as there is no invitation system, so if you want to enter there is almost never a problem.
The drinks are also quite cheap. A beer can cost between 2 and 4 euros and a cocktail around 4 or 5 euros. An important recommendation: If you are in Bucharest and you don't have Romanian friends to take you to the disco, we strongly recommend that you stay in the historic center, as it is the safest area. Do not venture into distant or less touristy areas.
Bucharest's nightlife is complemented by a good choice of restaurants where you can taste the specialties of Romanian cuisine, as well as theaters and concert halls, all at fairly cheap prices. Finally, you cannot miss a visit to the famous massage centers , where you can relax in whirlpools, saunas and massages of all kinds.
Among the numerous music festivals held in the Romanian capital we remember the BestFest , a very popular music festival, capable of attracting up to 50,000 people, and the George Enescu International Festival and Competition , during which concerts, operas and ballets are held, including classical and jazz music. SapteSeri website .
Clubs and discos in Bucharest
(Strada Tuzla 50, Bucharest) Open Friday and Saturday from 11.00pm to 5.00am.
Bamboo is definitely the most famous nightclub in Bucharest . An elegant and trendy place, always very busy on weekends. The club hosts the most famous international DJs and mainly offers House, techo and electronic music, to make you dance until dawn. The Bamboo consists of a large disco area, with a bar, a swimming pool and a beautiful terrace.
The selection at the entrance is strict but, once inside, you can mix in the crowd and meet the wealthiest people of Bucharest, especially many beautiful Romanian girls , surrounded by a surreal atmosphere and immersed in an environment characterized by a modern and exclusive design , among numerous live shows and beautiful dancers. A must of the Bucharest nightlife .
(Strada Gabroveni 12, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Wednesday from 10.00 to 4.00, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 5.00.
Located in the center, the Fire Club is a historic Bucharest disco that continues to entertain generations of young people with its sophisticated music. The musical programming ranges over all genres depending on the evenings, even if it is more focused on rock music. The place is popular with both local young people and tourists, and is a great starting point to savor the authentic Bucharest nightlife .
Kristal Glam Club
(Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 34, Bucharest) Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Located in the north-eastern part of Bucharest, Kristal Glam is an electronic music club that organizes some of the most incredible events in the city. The name is inspired by the giant chandelier located in the room. The place has been voted the best club in Romania six times, and ranks 28 in the top 50 clubs ranking according to DJ Mag. Kristal Glam is very popular with young people in Bucharest and hosts the best local and international DJs. If you love electronic music, don't miss this place.
(Strada Doctor Constantin Istrati 1, Bucharest) Open every day from 18.00 to 6.30.
Open since 2002, the Expirat is one of the longest-running clubs in the city and one of the most important nightclubs in Bucharest . Most evenings host live music or DJ nights. The club has a beautiful terrace open from 6pm which serves as a superb post-work dining venue.
(Strada Șelari 14, Bucharest) Open every day from 9.00 to 5.00.
Located in the center of the Old Town area, the Old City is more than just a glimpse into the hedonistic nightlife that Romania is so famous for. Frequented by people from all over the world, this busy club offers everything you need for an evening at the top: music, events and delicious cocktails.
(Strada Constantin Mille 4, Bucharest) Open Tuesday to Thursday from 13.00 to 5.00, Friday from 13.00 to 6.00, Saturdays from 14.00 to 6.00, Sunday and Monday from 13.00 to 4.00.
The Control Club started out as a club with Indie live music concerts, but over the years it has entered the sphere of electronic music. Their owners' constant dedication and passion for music has reasonably earned them a loyal audience: usually an eclectic crowd free from the airs and graces found in so many other clubs in Bucharest. This club is also famous as an experimental laboratory for local groups, producers and DJs.
During the day, however, it is a pub with a suggestive terrace, placed under a huge climbing plant that provides shade even in the fiercest summer heat. Every Wednesday evening, all drinks are discounted by 50%.
Freddo Bar & Lounge
(Strada Smârdan 24, Bucharest) Open every day from 10.00 to 5.00.
Freddo Bar & Lounge is probably the biggest, boldest and best place on Smardan Street. This elegant bar and club hosts various events ranging from party nights with the best DJs to live music performances. On weekends it's worth booking: this place is pretty darn popular, especially the sofas right next to the street.
Gilda Music Lounge
(Strada Lipscani 53, Bucharest) Open Monday to Wednesday from 16.00 to 2.00, from Thursday to Sunday from 11.00 to 5.00.
The Gilda mixes live music, DJs and good food, and is open day and night. Frequented by many beautiful girls from Bucharest - worth a visit.
Mojo Music Club
(Strada Gabroveni 14, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Thursday from 13.00 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 13.00 to 5.00.
The Mojo is both a pub and a club with live music and dance, located in the old city of Bucharest. Always very busy, the club is spread over three levels and offers music and entertainment for all tastes. Upstairs is the best karaoke bar in town, which takes place every night from 9pm, while the downstairs pub is packed with large screens showing any sport. Downstairs, on the other hand, there is a cavernous cellar that hosts live music ranging from rock to dance music. The drinks are quite cheap.
Fratelli Social Club
(Glodeni nr. 1-3, Bucharest) Open Friday and Saturday from 11.30pm to 4.00am.
The Fratelli is one of the clubs of excellence in Bucharest, a place where the rich of the city come to see and be seen. The club hosts the best Romanian and international DJs, as well as organizing performances by dancers. The prices are not very cheap: if you don't want to spend too much, stick to the beer and don't take the table.
(Montreal Square, Bucharest) Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11pm to 6.30am.
Suitable for all seasons, the Player Club remains is one of the most renowned places in the Bucharest nightlife : high-level people, great music, sexy dancers and the best DJs, all immersed in an exclusive environment.
The club is gigantic, partly in the open air, and has huge Greek columns that divide the rooms from the outside, a swimming pool in the middle, a long walkway where spectacular performances take place, among people singing, dancing in iron cages, they spit fire, jugglers, like in a real circus. However, the atmosphere is more relaxed than in other superclubs, especially during the summer when the pool is open.
BOA Beat of Angels
(Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 32, Bucharest) Open Friday to Sunday from 23.00 to 6.00.
The BOA is one of the best nightclubs in Bucharest and represents a solid reference point for the nightlife of the Romanian capital . Seen from the outside, the place looks like a fairly nondescript building, as it vaguely resembles a warehouse, but once you enter, you will be surprised: this club is a huge place that mixes luxury with great music thanks to two local resident DJs who know how to entertain the beautiful and wealthy crowd. On the dance floor, always crowded, there are numerous shows and performances by the splendid dancers of the place.
(Strada Barbu Văcărescu 277-291, Bucharest) Open every day from 9.00 to 5.00.
Located outside the historic center of Bucharest, the Chaboo Club organizes evenings with concerts, house music, techno and modern music.
Gaia Boutique Club
(Piața Presei Libera 1, Bucharest) The Gaia is a small club that basically consists of a room with a bar in the middle and a small stage to the left of the entrance, where dancers dance all night long. This club is known for its themed parties, and the music ranges from disco to rap music, depending on the theme of the evening. This is a place where people dance, sing and let themselves go, although it still remains an elegant place, frequented by well-dressed people. Gaia is also a great place to meet new people and it's easy to strike up a conversation and have a conversation.
(Strada Sergent Constantin Ghercu 24, Bucharest) One of the most popular clubs in Bucharest. Every week there are concerts, fashion shows and fun themed parties.
(Strada Șelari 9-11, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Wednesday from 12.00 to 2.00, from Thursday to Saturday from 12.00 to 5.00.
Very popular disco that organizes evenings with different events for each day of the week: from sports on TV to live music, to burlesque nights every Friday night, The food is great, with some rather special tapas, including fabulous ribs.
(Palatul Știrbei, Calea Victoriei 107, Bucharest) Having recently entered the Bucharest clubbing scene, the Eden Club has already caused a bit of a storm within the Romanian capital's electronic music scene, after hosting several performances by manele , a highly controversial sub-genre of popular music with oriental and Balkan influences.
Mainly associated with hipster culture, the club stands out for its post-industrial atmosphere and eclectic music. Located in the ancient cellar of the Ştirbei palace , where Prince Barbu Dimitrie Ştirbei once kept his wines, the Eden Club is now the epicenter of hipsters and local fauna. Inside there are two rooms with different music and even a ping pong table.
(Calea Moșilor 100, Bucharest) Open Sunday and Tuesday to Friday from 18.00 to 5.00, Saturdays from 18.00 to 6.00.
The Şurubelniţa is an informal and unpretentious club where freedom, fun and, above all, lots of alcohol and lots of music reigns. The program includes popular music every Tuesday and Thursday, karaoke on Wednesdays and disco music every Friday and Saturday. Every Sunday, however, there are screenings of old films.
Silver Church Club
(Calea Plevnei 61, Bucharest) Open Monday to Thursday from 12.00 to 23.00, Friday from 12.00 to 5.00, Saturdays from 18.00 to 5.00.
The Silver Church is both a club to dance to but also a good place to listen to some good concerts. With an ideal mix of lots of people and good music, this is the place to meet many local young people and make friends over the weekend. Also, there are 1 + 1 offers (beer on Mondays and wine every Wednesday) and the prices are affordable.
(Strada Lipscani 43, Bucharest) Open Wednesday to Sunday from 22.00 to 6.00.
Very popular club in the heart of the old city of Bucharest. Here you will find rock, dance and live music.
El Comandante Junior
(Strada Blănari 21, Bucharest) Open every day from 22.00 to 6.00.
Another very popular disco in the center, similar to El Dictator.
(Strada Colței 48, Bucharest) Open every day from 15.00 to 5.00.
The Underworld is both a stylish bar and club with music from various genres, from Eastern European pop and rock to international dance and house music.
Bars and pubs in Bucharest
Deja Vu Cocktail Bar
(Bulevardul Nicolae Bălcescu 25, Bucharest) Open daily from 10.00 to 4.00.
Deja Vu is a lively cocktail bar in Bucharest , very particular for its drinks and evenings. The bar stands out for its wide selection of special cocktails: the exotic cocktail is absolutely worth trying.
Every evening a different event takes place: from burlesque evening to Ice Party, up to Wednesday concerts or evenings dedicated to video games every Thursday. The great entertainment and its upbeat atmosphere make Deja Vu the perfect place to warm up before heading to the club.
Caru 'Cu Bere
(Strada Stavropoleos 5, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Wednesday from 8.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 8.00 to 2.00.
Open since 1875, Caru 'Cu Bere is the oldest brewery in Bucharest . Decorated in a gothic style reminiscent of Dracula's atmospheres, this place is very popular so much so that you will need to book to be sure to find a seat.
(Etaj 1, Strada Smârdan 30, Bucharest) Open Sunday from 16.00 to 24.00, Monday to Thursday from 16.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 16.00 to 6.00.
Nomad Skybar is a beautifully designed bar, located in a beautiful mezzanine in the old city of Bucharest, with a glass roof that allows a glimpse of the starry sky. This bar always organizes a series of events, from live music of various kinds to the rhythms of electronic music played by some good local DJ. In addition to cocktails, the bar also offers good dishes. A hit since opening and destined to remain popular for many years to come.
(Strada Smârdan 23-25, Bucharest) Open every day from 11.00 to 2.00.
Set on two levels, this pub serves Guinness and Kilkenny beers on tap, as well as plenty of decent beers and various appetizers. It also has what is arguably the largest collection of single malts in the country. The staff are good and you don't have to wait long to drink. Look for the St Patrick Party Room across the street.
Interbelic Cocktail Bar
(Calea Victoriei 17, Bucharest) Open Sunday to Thursday from 17.00 to 6.00, Friday and Saturday from 17.00 to 2.00.
Interbelic a very popular bar in Bucharest, and is always well attended. There is often live music.
(Palatul Universul, Etaj 1, Strada Ion Brezoianu 23, Bucharest) Open Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday from 17.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 17.00 to 2.00.
The Fix Mad , self a “botanical bar” , creates and prepares its drinks very seriously. This bar, in fact, offers a series of unique cocktails (with and without alcohol), craft beers, fruit juices and fine wines (and without bottled water to respect the environment). The staff are fabulous and very knowledgeable. Trendy and cozy place.
(Strada General Eremia Grigorescu 17, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 2.00.
The Shift is a Bohemian restaurant, but also a bar and club with a cozy terrace. At night this place is an upscale chill-out style club that offers a mix of almost all genres of music. The bar serves soups, salads, light meals and tasty desserts.
Ryan's Irish Pub
(Strada Piața Amzei 13, Bucharest) Open every day from 10.00 to 24.00.
Located in Piata Amzei , Ryan is an Irish pub in Bucharest serving excellent draft beers and fabulous meat dishes. In fact all the beef is amazing and there is a great selection on the menu. The Irish pork rack cooked with Guinness beer is a must while, if you are in a group, we recommend you try the mixed meat platter.
The Drunken Lords
(Intrarea Nicolae Șelari 3-5, Bucharest) Open Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 5.00, Saturday and Sunday from 16.00 to 5.00.
On a narrow side street connecting Lipscani street with Blanari (right in the heart of the Old Town) you will find this popular and lively pub and club that plays decent music and offers a little more charming atmosphere than many other places in the area. The bar frequently hosts live music, sports and cultural events. The entire side wall opens up on sunny days, allowing everyone to gather outside for a drink, smoke or have a chat.
Hard Rock Cafe
(Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 32, Bucharest) Open Sunday to Thursday from 12.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 1.00.
Located on the edge of Herastrau park in a fabulous setting, the Hard Rock Cafe in Bucharest is one of the largest in Europe. Great food, including good burgers and some of the best ribs in town. The service is always friendly and the drinks menu is as long as your arm. During the day, the place attracts many families with children, while at night the live music draws a crowd of young people ready to party late.
The Harp Irish Pub & Restaurant
(Strada Bibescu Vodă 1, Bucharest) Open every day from 8.00 to 4.00.
Harp is one of the best loved Irish pubs and was one of the first to open in all of Romania. Set on two levels, with three large bars, this place mainly serves Guinness beer and good food, including huge burgers. There is live music every Friday and Saturday night. Even though the seat is large, you should book to make sure you get a free table.
(Strada Gabroveni 4, Bucharest) Open every day from 17.00 to 2.00.
Beer O'Clock is a pub with a large selection of bottled, draft and cider beers from around the world. Try Clark's cider , made right here in Romania.
(Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 32, Bucharest) Open from Sunday to Thursday from 10.00 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 5.00.
Located in a former exhibition hall (one of many in Herastrau park, known as Hall H), the Beraria H has been converted into what the owners claim is the largest brewery in Eastern Europe . When you see its size you will no doubt agree. Inside there are various areas with tables to drink your beer, yet despite the size, the place never seems empty. In fact, if you happen to be during an evening with live music, you will have to queue to enter if you have not booked. The dishes are good and the portions are nothing short of huge.
Biutiful by the Lake
(Șoseaua Nordului 3, Bucharest) Also located in the Herastrau park right on the shores of the lake, Biutiful is a bar that combines vaguely industrial atmospheres, while adding charm to a classy place. The menu offers good food at reasonable prices, as well as a wide choice of cocktails and wines. Great place to have a drink before heading to the club.
Corks Cozy Bar
(Strada Băcani 1, Bucharest) Open Monday to Thursday from 15.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 15.00 to 3.00.
Corks Bar is a cozy wine bar tucked away on a side street in the old town that has quickly won a loyal following of admirers and regulars. This bar offers a wide range of wines from around the world, many of them available by the glass. The idea of this place is to create a wine bar where everyone feels welcome and at ease. In this respect, it is a total success.
(Splaiul Unirii 160, Bucharest) Open Monday to Saturday from 11.00 to 1.00, Sunday from 11.00 to 24.00.
Open only during the summer, the Deschis is a pub located on the roof of a fabric factory. It is perhaps not the most likely of the locations for one of the best clubs in Bucharest , but once there you can see why it is so popular. The atmosphere is cool and relaxed, there is a wide choice of good food and drinks, and the view over the city center is fantastic. In the evening there is good music played by the DJ and sometimes there are cultural events such as film screenings, book launches and exhibitions. Timpuri Noi metro station .
Green Hours Jazz Café
(Calea Victoriei 120, Bucharest) Open Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 4.00, Sunday from 9.00 to 24.00.
The Green Hours is a bar that offers evenings with live jazz music along with other artistic and cultural events, such as theater, comedy and book launches. Frequented by people of all ages, this bar has been a popular hotspot of the city's nightlife for over 20 years, and it's a legend - it's definitely a place to visit once before leaving Bucharest.
La 100 de Beri
(Strada Covaci 8, Bucharest) Open Sunday and Monday from 16.00 to 23.45, from Tuesday to Thursday from 16.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 16.00 to 4.00.
The name (as you can imagine) means 100 beers, and that's exactly what they have here: so many types of beers from all over the world. In fact, looking at the menu it seems that there are more than 100 beers. Nice English style bar where you can sit all evening and sample as many beers as possible.
(Strada Șelari 9-11, Strada Smârdan 30, Bucharest) Always open.
What makes this place so special is how ordinary it is and the fact that it is frequented more by locals than tourists. The owners organize something every night, whether it's football on television or impromptu drinking competitions. There is also a large courtyard and terrace located on the back garden.
(Strada George Enescu 3, Bucharest) Open Monday to Thursday from 9.30 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 11.00 to 2.00.
The Primus is a large retro-style pub with a black and white tiled floor. The pub offers its own beer, Primus, as well as a decent choice of wines and beers.
Pura Vida Sky Bar
(Strada Smârdan 7, Bucharest) Always open.
Located on the fifth floor of the hostel of the same name, Pura Vida is a rooftop terrace bar in the heart of Bucharest's Old Town. Awaiting you will find a superb, relaxed crowd, decent sounds and an all-round experience. At this height you will forget that you are in the Romanian capital. Lots of events, from live music to collective dance every Saturday at 7pm.
(Strada Șelari 17, Bucharest) Open Thursday to Saturday from 21.00 to 5.00.
No bigger than a train car, this bar offers a good choice of shots, cocktails, smoothies, hangover cures and more, and is still the place that grabs the most attention. Inside, the bar has a wall covered with large Romanian train tickets, while the menus (on the wall) resemble the large arrivals and departures billboards placed in train stations. there is no place to sit, here you drink standing at the counter like in a real shot bar.
(Calea Victoriei 115, Bucharest) Open every day from 2.00pm to 5.00am.
Large, colorful and very popular terrace in the courtyard of Casa Monteoru , one of the most elegant houses in Bucharest, dating from the 19th century. Well hidden from the street, this is a genuine oasis of relaxation and has one of the largest cocktail lists in the city. This bar attracts people of all kinds, from families with children during the day, to trendy young people and hipsters during the evening. There always has a great music list and, on the weekends, it stays open more or less all night.
The Pub - Universitatii
(Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 9, Bucharest) Open Monday to Thursday from 9.00 to 1.00, Friday from 9.00 to 4.00, Saturdays from 11.00 to 4.00, Sunday from 12.00 to 1.00.
Located right on Piata Universitatii , in the heart of Bucharest, Universitatii is a large and lively pub serving drinks and good food, including exquisite burgers, considered among the best burgers in Bucharest. On the beer front you can choose between Staropramen, Stella, Hoegaarden, Leffe and Beck. You can book the table you prefer directly on their website. One of the best pubs in Bucharest .