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Bratislava offers many pubs, bars and clubs suitable to have a few drinks only or to dance all night long. More and more visitors choose to visit Bratislava not only because of the rich history, but also because of the cheap good beer and the beautiful Slovak ladies all around. And the city centre of Bratislava features many cool places, ranging from traditional pubs to the trendiest clubs.
Mestiacky pivovar (Bratislava Burgess Brewery) - Two places to enjoy a great food and homemade beer. The one on Drevena street is on three floors and it aims to lure visitors mainly with a special kind of its own beer which it produces in opposition to industrially brewed beer. The Burgess Brewery is equipped with the most modern technology that is currently available for minibreweries. The second one is on Dunajska street and in summer time you can enjoy open air seating in park with barbecue.
The Dubliner - The Dubliner's Irish Pub at Sedlarska Street in the Old City serves Irish, as well as Slovak beers, along with pub food. It is expensive but currently the trendiest pub in Bratislava. Very social, popular meeting place. Guiness 11º (0.4 litre) is for 3 EUR,, Czech beer Staropramen 12° for about 1 EUR).
El Diablo Pub - next door pub with the Mexican restaurant on the 1st floor. Downstairs there are discos and usually quite loud music. Outside seating with about 20 tables is very popular and together with Irish Pub ones are the most crowded during summer.
17th Bar - on Hviezdoslavovo namestie 17 with the best Czech beer at 1 EUR and late night opening hours attract the crowds. Bar is known also for good pizza served until 1 a.m.
Cocktail bars & Cafes
Cocoloco – stylish top bar with variety of cool cocktails (120 kinds) and the great atmosphere is nearby the Michalska gate. Modern furniture from glass and leather is perfectly illuminated by ultraviolet light which dominates the interior. Discos from Thu till Sat are open till late morning.
Le Bar – popular and trendy cocktail bar in Eurovea
Sky Bar - The most beautiful view, Mediterranean cuisine and vodka bar. Located on one of the roofs in a building on Hviezdoslav Square.
Greenwitch Cocktail bar – probably the most popular and trendy cocktail bar is on Zelena street. The most beautiful ladies and girls are accompanied by wealthy men which are coming here to show up. During weekends it is very difficult to get inside and thus a lot of people are just standing, drinking and chatting outside where few bars and tables are places in narrow street. It is a quite expensive one and the cocktails cost 5-7 Eur.
Havana café – cocktail bar in Cuban style. Every Friday music night with Latino disco.
Café café – fashion and trendy place in Italian style and designers furniture. Lovely seating outside. Offers English, French, Italian and Slovak breakfast. Is located on the corner of Panska street.
Clubs & Discos
Trafo Music Bar - is located in the Erdody Palace’s underground on Ventúrska 1, in the heart of Bratislava. The location, design and new architectonical elements make this place an extraordinary and interactive world of music, lights and mainly …. the heart of happening, safely hided from the curious fellows’ sights. All this will prove the original program which will allure those people who are seeking fun and original entertainment and those who want to enjoy appearing on tour the famous DJs and interpreters from indoor and outdoor musical scene. For those who wish to enjoy their experience at rest is prepared the longest concrete bar (15.4 meters long), which they can enjoy with their favourite cocktail drink while watching the happening on the parquet.
Le Club - in 2012 a new stylish music club came up. It is located on Hviezdoslav Square 25 and currently belongs to trendiest places to go.
Harley Davidson Club - is far out of the centre at Rebarborova Street but worth the taxi fare to get there. This is a local place where you will find lots of local girls dancing in the boxing ring in the middle of the club. At around 11:00 & 02:00 every weekend the female stripper makes an appearance. It is large and popular bar not only for bikers playing mainly rock and oldies. There are 5 bars, air-conditioned saloon, restaurant, grill, big terrace, children playground, easy parking, and nice staff, all these in a comfortable Western-Mexican style. Draught beer (Staropramen 12° 0.5 liter) is for 1Eur.
UFO Groove - nightclub situated at the top of the pylons, connected with the New Bridge. It is in the height of 80 meters, there is also a restaurant. Visitors go up by high-speed lift in arm of the pylon. (There is an emergency staircase with 430 steps in the other arm.). UFO nightclub is limited to 150 guests. It is open only on Saturdays from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Admission fee applies.
Gay Club Apollon – the most popular gay disco bar, various events and thematic evenings (travesty show, striptease...). Is located on Panenska street 24. Opening hours: Sun – Thu from 6.00 p.m. till 2.00 a.m., Fri – Sat from 6.00 p.m. till 5.00 a.m.
Gay friendly cafes:
U Anjelov – cosy place which is well known amongst Bratislavian. It is famous by great atmosphere and obviously by plenty of statues of Angels.
Antik – antique furniture and mirrors are creating a respectable atmosphere. Perfect and friendly service and one of the best coffees in Bratislava. The cafe is located at Sedlarska street next to Main square. There is an outside seating on the street which is heated if needed