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Sunny Beach: nightlife and clubs

Sunny Beach's nightlife: welcome to Ibiza on the Black Sea. Nightlife, non-stop parties, beautiful girls and bargain prices: here on the Bulgarian coast the fun is guaranteed and it doesn't stop for the whole summer!

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Sofia: nightlife and clubs

Sofia nightlife: Bulgaria has established itself in recent years as a summer destination for young people looking for nightlife, thanks to the resorts of Sunny Beach, Varna and Golden Sands, on the Black Sea. But also the nightlife of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, hides real pearls and guarantees a lot of fun! Here are the best clubs in Sofia.

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Il Mondo Bar fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Lege 15, Sofia) Open every day from 9.00 to 5.00.
Bar during the day, disco-pub at night. R'n'b and commercial music, combined with excellent drinks (try the flambéed absinthe!) make this bar an excellent alternative to Sofia's nightclubs . Free entry. Always full on weekends.

PM Club Sofia fb_icon_tiny
(ul. General Yosif V. Gourko 4, Sofia) Open every day from 10.00 to 6.00.
The PM club , located a short distance from the Bedroom Club , is another elegant nightclub in Sofia , frequented mainly by people aged 30 and over. Make sure you book a table before coming here, otherwise you risk being left standing. A club to see and be seen, rather than to dance. Entrance 10 leva, as for most nightclubs in Sofia .

The New Sofia Pub Crawl fb_icon_tiny
(Park Crystal, Sofia) Every day from 9pm to 1am.
The New Sofia Pub Crawl is a guided tour through Sofia's hidden and unique bars. Taking part in the pub crawl is a great way to meet other tourists from all over the world and spend a nice international evening, drinking in company. The tour costs 20 lv and includes some free drinks at most places.

Meeting point: Krystal Garden
Departure time: 9.00pm
No reservations required, just show up at the meeting point!

(ul. 6-ti septemvri 22, Sofia) Bar located in a narrow and poorly signposted street: many say that half the fun of Hambara lies in finding it. A paradise for musicians, artists and bohemians, the Hambara is a kind of crypt, lit only by candlelight. Inside a welcoming and smoky atmosphere. Definitely a very particular bar, worth visiting.

Casa De Cuba fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Dimitar Hadzhikotsev 1, Sofia) Open every day from 8.00 to 1.30.
If you prefer rum over the typical rakia (fruit brandy), Casa De Cuba is the place for you. With a live band, great cocktails and a good assortment of shots, Casa de Cuba is a great place to spend a few hours during the evening. Excellent attendance, there are also several themed evenings.

Sense Hotel Rooftop Bar fb_icon_tiny
(boulevard Tzar Osvoboditel 16, Sofia) Open every day from 10.00 to 2.00.
The Sense Hotel Rooftop Bar is located on the ninth floor of the hotel and from here it is possible to enjoy a unique view of the city of Sofia. Smoking is allowed in the bar so if you are a non-smoker you may find it annoying. In addition to the excellent view, the Sense Rooftop Bar has a wide choice of wines and cocktails, both hot and cold, from classic to more particular ones (we recommend the "hot cocktails" ).

One More Bar fb_icon_tiny
(Ulitsa Tsar Shishman 12, Sofia) Open every day from 8.30 to 2.30.
One More Bar is one of the coolest places in Sofia that locals love to frequent. This is great for any time of day: whether you want to have tea in the morning, grab a bite to eat for lunch, a glass of wine while listening to good music or just enjoy a great cocktail in the evening, this is the place to be for you. This is not a cheap bar but a quality one: on weekend evenings try to arrive before 9.30pm so you can find a seat. Absolutely try the pitcher of Bloody Mary !

Bar Me fb_icon_tiny
(Monument to the Tsar Liberator, pl. “Narodno sabranie”, Sofia) Open every day from 10.00 to 3.00.
Bar “Me” is a small bar located in the heart of Sofia that prepares excellent cocktails. The bar has a mix of 1920s and 1950s style interiors and a nice view of the Russian Church and one of Sofia's famous avenues. Normally it is the right place to have a drink before going dancing, but sometimes unexpected parties are organized with good music and cool people. During summer you can enjoy your coffee or cocktail on the terrace. Behind the scenes offers the perfect intimacy for a romantic date.

Jim Beam Club fb_icon_tiny
(Ul. Atanas Manchev 3, Sofia) Jim Beam Club is a nightclub located in the student district of Sofia . The club mainly offers Hip Hop music and is popular with local students and young people. The peculiarity of the place are the waitresses who often improvise themselves as cubists.

Planet Club Sofia fb_icon_tiny
(Bulevard Bulgaria 1, Sofia) Open every day from 10.00 to 2.00, from Thursday to Saturday from 10.00 to 6.00.
Club Planet is a nightclub in Sofia with disco, house and chill out music. The specialty of the place are the 70 different types of cocktails and the 138 types of whiskey that can be ordered.

Disco bar Camino fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Neofit Rilski 70, Sofia) Open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30pm to 5am.
Disco bar Camino is undoubtedly one of the best places in Sofia to have fun . It's not easy to get in, because it's very difficult to get a table - make sure you've pre-booked a table before going here. The interior is decorated with images of famous musicians plastered all over the walls (over 250 portraits, made especially for the club) and musical instruments. Here you can smoke over 20 types of Cohiba and the live music ranges across various genres, including Russian, Bulgarian, retro music, rock and jazz. Dress well and prepare to spend!

Bedroom Club Sofia fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Lege 2, Sofia) Open from Monday to Saturday from 10.30pm to 6.00am.
Bedroom Sofia is an elegant nightclub located in the center of Sofia, right behind the Parliament building . The club has modern, functional furniture and a high-quality sound and lighting system. Its beautiful location, versatile program, high-quality drinks and excellent service have made it a popular entertainment venue among lovers of partying and social life, including various local celebrities. This nightclub is frequented by the most beautiful girls in Sofia . Dress well, a shirt is a must: if you come to Sofia you shouldn't miss a visit to this beautiful club!

The Cotton Club fb_icon_tiny
(Akademik Boris Stefanov Str., Sofia) Open every day from 10pm to 7am.
Dark blue, black and gold: these are the colors that dominate inside the sumptuous The Cotton Club , where the luxurious and elegant environment mixes with functional style and comfort. The Club is located in the liveliest part of Sofia, Studentski Grad , in the complex called Zimen Dvorets (Winter Sports Palace), and is easily accessible both by public transport and by taxi. The good location and pleasant environment are accompanied by excellent service, quality guests, wild parties, along with numerous promotions, discounts and sweepstakes to please the most demanding customers. Definitely one of the places not to be missed in Sofia's nightlife .

Rock'n'Rolla Bar & Club fb_icon_tiny
(Graf Ignatiev 1, Sofia) Open every day from 8pm to 6am.
The largest (and only) rock'n'roll club in Sofia , located in the heart of the city, in one of the busiest shopping streets ( Graf Ignatiev ). The club is equipped with a sound system, 8 huge plasma screens and a karaoke room. The place to see a rock concert, a game, or just sit back and relax to the sound of rock'n'roll music with a bottle of beer and a bowl of popcorn (the popcorn comes free!). Rock'nrolla offers a simple and moderately priced menu, discounts and promotions and some good unconventional DJ parties.

Sugar Club fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Knyaz Boris I 121, Sofia) Open Thursday to Saturday from 10pm to 5am.
Sugar Club is a nightclub located in the center of Sofia, with musical trends ranging towards R & B music, hip-hop, jazz, funk, disco and Brazilian music. On Thursday evenings at the Sugar Club a mixture of funk, Brazilian electro and Latin music is played, while every Friday and Saturday there is the "Bounce Party" , with the latest hip-hop and R&B hits. It is also possible to rent the disco for private parties.

Mixtape 5 fb_icon_tiny
(bul. Bulgaria 1, “Gallery” underpass, Sofia) Mixtape 5 is a relatively new club, very spacious (the largest room has a capacity of 800 people), with minimalist interior designs and one of the best sound systems in Sofia. The place is spread over 2 levels: on the first level there is the dance floor surrounded by various raised platforms where the DJ booth stands out in the centre, ensuring plenty of space to dance and move. Most events have free entry or at least very reasonable prices.

Plazza Dance Club fb_icon_tiny
(Atanas Manchev str. 6, Sofia) Open every day from 11pm to 6am.
Plazza Dance Club chain of nightclubs boasts excellent clubs to dance in Sofia, Varna, Burgas and Silistra. Plazza Club is located in Studentski Grad e and mainly offers folk music and disco music, mainly pop. There are 2 ballrooms, respectively, the larger one with pop-folk music, live shows and parties with DJs, while in the smaller one you can dance to disco music. Thanks to its location ( Studentski Grad is where most of the universities have their headquarters so the concentration of university students and young people is very high), the working hours (open all week from 11am until 5am morning), good music and excellent drinks, the Plazza has become one of the busiest entertainment venues outside the center of Sofia.

Joy Station fb_icon_tiny
(ulitsa Akademik Stefan Mladenov 3, Sofia) Open from 00.00 to 14.00.
Joy Station is one of the largest entertainment centers recently opened in Sofia. This ultra-modern club is located in the liveliest part of Sofia, namely Studentski grad , and offers large spaces for dancing and partying, incredible sound and light systems, a large stage and the largest bowling facility in Bulgaria. There are billiards tables and a cozy restaurant called MyChoice Grill , which serves delicious dishes in a pleasant atmosphere. The “winter gardens” allow visitors to relax and enjoy the greenery and open spaces, even if the snowstorm rages outside. The best attraction, though, is the club inside. Some of the biggest names in Bulgarian and international pop and rock have already played here and will be guests in the future. The Joy Station is certainly one of the most fashionable nightclubs in the capital.

Studio 5 Music Club fb_icon_tiny
(Sq. Bulgaria 1, Ndk, Sofia) Studio 5 Music Club is an exclusive club located in the heart of Sofia, inside the National Palace of Culture (entrance A3). Here, many artists and musicians of different genres follow one another, as well as theater and dance performances, classical and jazz music concerts, as well as promotional events. The Club is open every day: from 11.00 to 19.00 Studio 5 is a relaxed and welcoming environment where you can watch a filmed concert, meet with friends or work colleagues or simply sit and enjoy a good drink and soft music in the background. Theater, dance and concerts start at 7pm, while the real party kicks off at 10pm with live music concerts.

Maymunarnika fb_icon_tiny
(Borisova gradina, Sofia) Maymunarnika (the Monkeyhouse) is a little different than other clubs in that it is quite a popular entertainment venue located in Sofia's largest park, Borisova Garden . The Maymunarnika operates only during the summer and attracts young people aged 20 to 30. The place is extremely spartan and simple, and consists of a huge bar, a stage and some makeshift seating scattered under the trees. The place boasts a long history of parties and concerts, which are still very popular among Sofia's youth today. Maymunarnika boasts an intense live music program that caters to different tastes and preferences. This is a great place to drink cheap beer and listen to some music from Bulgarian bands. It is located in a fairly central area and close to the main public transport hubs, including Orlov Most (the Eagles Bridge) and the Vasil Levski Stadium , and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Club Alcohol fb_icon_tiny
(pl. Petko R. Slaveykov 4, Sofia) Alcohol is another of the best clubs in Sofia where you can dance until dawn. The music here ranges from various genres, from house, hip hop, disco, rock and retro, but if you are looking for traditional Bulgarian folk music (la chalga ) then this place is not for you. The entrance ticket costs 5 lev: on holidays or if there is a special holiday, the entrance may be more expensive.

Tequila Club fb_icon_tiny
(Narodno Sabranie 4, Sofia) Tequila is certainly one of the most prestigious clubs in Sofia . Always busy and well attended, the club regularly hosts some of the best Bulgarian and international DJs. We advise you to book a table if you really want to enjoy the party: usually the club starts and gets full after midnight, but if you have a reserved table you can also arrive around 11.30pm. Great events and parties every night, especially from Wednesday to Saturday.

Swingin' Hall fb_icon_tiny
(bul. Dragan Tsankov 8, Sofia) Open Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday from 10pm to 4am.
If you want to taste Sofia's underground music scene, you have to come to Swingin' Hall . With a very easy-going atmosphere, red walls, low ceilings and exposed brick, this bar brings together a line-up of local and international artists playing jazz, rock and pop music. It is popular among purists for its live music and especially its Sunday jam sessions, which are a real local legend.

Sofia Live Club fb_icon_tiny
(NDK, 1 Bulgaria Square, Sofia) Open Wednesday to Saturday from 9pm to 5am.
The Sofia Live Club , located in the underpass near the fountains of the National Palace of Culture (NDK), with 270 seats, is a large club that has become a symbol in Sofia's nightlife and a favorite place for live music lovers. Not only Bulgarian talents are hosted here, but also guests from all over the world. Recommended place for music lovers and for those who appreciate jazz and world-class musicians. The Sofia Live Club holds shows of all genres, from rock to pop and from alternative music to world music. The founders of the club have the ambition to make it the largest live music club in Bulgaria. Entrance costs from 10 to 30 BLV (around 5-15 euros).

Retro Club Gramophone fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Budapeshta 6, Sofia) Open from Thursday to Saturday from 10pm to 6am.
The Retro Club Gramophone has recently been renovated. Now inside, in a dark and retro style with large angel wings on the walls and dramatic lighting, it hosts the best DJs of the moment who mainly play dance music. The Gramophone club is open from 10pm but the disco starts to get crowded after midnight.

Culture Beat Club fb_icon_tiny
(NDK, 1 Bulgaria Square, Sofia) Always open.
Culture Beat is a café, a nightclub and a bar at the same time, as well as a good place to grab a delicious bite to eat. The club is located in the NDK ( National Culture Palace ), in the heart of Sofia. The interior is a mix of different styles that exude a sense of closeness and warmth, and there is also a spacious terrace with beautiful views of the city and Vitosha Mountain. The place attracts many young people, including many artists and musicians. The musical offering ranges from electronic music to house and techno music, but there are also themed evenings dedicated to jazz, R'n'B and Indian music.

Cosmo Club fb_icon_tiny
(Pozitano str. 8, Sofia) Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 11pm to 7am.
Located opposite the Sheraton hotel , the Cosmo Club offers dance, house and techno music. Friday and Saturday nights promise to attract some of the best DJs from Bulgaria and around the world.

Sin City fb_icon_tiny
(61 Hristo Botev Blvd., Sofia) Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10.30pm to 6.30am.
The largest nightclub in the Balkans, Sin City is well known for the sheer size of the venue and the variety of entertainment on offer. Open seven days a week, Sin City is one of the favorite clubs for foreigners and the rich in Sofia. Until a few years ago, Sin City was best known for the "chalga", but today all types of music are offered, depending on the night. Sin City has an excellent sound and lighting system, has a great location inside an impressive building in the center of Sofia . Entrance has affordable prices and inside there are several rooms where different musical genres are offered.

Yalta Club fb_icon_tiny
(bul. Tsar Osvoboditel 20, Sofia) Open Monday to Thursday from 9.00 to 19.00, Friday from 09.00 to 19.00 and from 23.00 to 06.00, Saturday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Yalta is the oldest nightclub in the city and one of the best in Sofia . Ranked by DJ Mag among the 100 best nightclubs in the world and renovated in 2005, it hosts internationally renowned DJs every weekend. Yalta is a modern and original Bulgarian club, and was one of the first nightclubs opened in Bulgaria. Opened in 1959 during communism, the club has endured to this day, becoming the first place in Bulgaria where electronic music was played and the first Bulgarian club with foreign DJs. Among the famous DJs who have succeeded one another at the console we find names such as Victor Calderon, Rojer Sanchez, Timo Maas, Paul Oakenfold and Hernan Cataneo.

Club Chervilo
(bul. Tsar Osvoboditel 9, Sofia) Chervilo is a trendy club in Sofia The club has three dance floors where the party continues until 5 in the morning. Dress well.

Briliantin Club fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Moskovska 3, Sofia) Open every day from 10pm to 5am.
Briliantin is one of the most famous nightclubs in Sofia . It's a small place and always very busy, so if you ever want to sit at a table, it's best to book in advance. Inside there are plenty of lounges with comfortable sofas, high tables, huge plasma screens, glittery balls hanging from the ceiling and two large bars to enjoy from the vast selection of drinks and cocktails on offer. Themed parties are often organized here with the best Bulgarian DJs and pop stars as guests.