At night Lucerne has no shortage of clubs, breweries, and events to keep you entertained. Explore the nightlife using these tips from fellow travelers.
Rok is known as Switzerland’s smallest dance floor, where even the toilets are turned into a place to dance. This is the place to be part of the local scene.
The Penthouse takes up the top two floors of the Astoria Hotel and serves up drinks at its outdoor seating when the weather is nice. Check out its views of the city and it’s inventive cocktails.
Vegas Club, Casineum, Pravda and The Loft
The Vegas Club, Casineum, Pravda and The Loft are all popular dance clubs that may be hard to get into at peak times. These are traditional discos good for those who love to dance–not if you’re looking for quiet conversation. Casineum also has a smoker’s bar and lounge, and when you’re done dancing you can gamble at the adjoining casino. All of these night spots feature house music, electronic and Reggae.
Visit The Stadtkeller for a traditional Swiss folklore show which will feature yodelers and the alpine horn. You can also sample traditional Swiss fondue and learn more about local food and culture.
Housed in an old building, Schüür is a great place to see live music. The hall also has a large outdoor area with an igloo in the winter. Visit Doo-Bop and Romp, two music shops in Lucerne, to learn who is playing where, including what you can hear at Schüür.
Mr. Pickwick Pub
A fun place for visitors and locals alike, once a year this pub hosts the After Regatta Party where competitors celebrate with beer and music. Unlike some of the other more lively clubs, Mr. Pickwick Pub is a place to go to sit down and talk with friends.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about the nightlife in Lucerne.