From cinemas to dance clubs and bars, this city doesn’t go to sleep when the sun goes down. The Bratislava nightlife is perfect for tourists who want to enjoy drinks and entertainment in Slovakia.
To get a sense of the bars Bratislava features as its best, consider taking a guided tour to the authentic, cool spots in Old Town Brastislava. This introduces international travelers to the nightlife, offering free shots of local Slovak schnapps and pointing out where to find the best Slovak beer, absinthe, and even mojitos and margaritas.
For a laid back evening, visit the Chillon Wine Club, a cozy and smoky place right under the Danish embassy. There in the basement, the club serves Slovakian wines to people mostly in their thirties or older. The place can get crowded, but people are friendly, and jazz music plays while everyone mingles and enjoys their drinks.
For travelers who want a casual and entertaining evening out, Ster Century Cinemas is a popular place to go see movies. This theater is located in Polus City Center, and it offers usually 10 to 15 movies a day at various times. Occasionally they will organize special nighttime movie marathons, where visitors can see more movies for lower prices.
If you’re ready to dance the night away, Unique is an option that has been called “the most beautiful club in Bratislava.” They play dance music every night, ranging from house and trance, to r&b and hip hop. Situated in the biggest European student area, known as Mlynska dolina, this club features a beach terrace, light show, big screen projections of fashion, and more. There is free entry and free parking, and the club can hold over 500 guests.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Bratislava.