Bars and clubs are definitely places which should be checked out during a visit to Tirana, offering visitors insight in to the local modern culture of the area in a way which can not be matched by heading only to the local tourist spots of the area.  Some of the top nightlife choices in the area where travelers and locals can mingle include: 

  • Rock Cafe, well this is the nicest place for the authentic music lovers, you'll find great music performed live every Friday and Saturday, the owner is a nice guy to and the atmosphere is real friendly.
  • Mumja, this the newest night club in Tirana, it's more of a Lounge in fact, but real cool and you can find the most attractive and hippest crowd around, music is usually, chill out house, lounge, latin
  • Cuba, well this is a latin music place, nice cuban style decorations inside, used to be the hype of Tirana, after the manager left and opened Mumja :), still lots of people go, sometimes during busy weekends you might be left out, if you don't have the club card. Just pretend it's usual that you're going in and don't look confused at the bodygards.
  • Living room, well this is the showy place, beware to go dressed up, and with planty of cash if you want to party all night, during summer there's a nice terrace where you can sip, talk listen sit whatever. The crowd is somewhat older 25-40 and the music is so different every time, depends on how the DJ's mood :)
  • Cannon, this is a small but  really recommenf this sort of a Irish pub, with wooden chairs and tables, the crowd inside is usually real nice, and you can even request any of your favourite songs, as long as it's blues, rock, rock&roll. It's has a very warm atmosphere and it's a great place to ga dancing even during week days.
  • Lord Bajron Piano Bar ( http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction... ) is frequented by a slightly older, middle-age crowd of both tourists and locals.  Live entertainment is offered in a laidback setting enhanced by cocktails and quiet conversation.  Manhattan Piano Bar is another option for this same crowd.
  • Monaco ( http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction... ) is the hottest of the Tirana dance clubs offering late night activity to weekend visitors.  All people are welcome here but it is frequented mostly by the eighteen to twenty five crowd.
  • There is an Irish pub in every city which has any sort of nightlife but Murphy’s Bar is one of the best there is outside of Ireland.  Visit for drinks and occasional live entertainment.
  • Boom Boom Room ( http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction... ) offers as much fun as the name suggests.  This is a jazz bar featuring 
  • Doberman Club, newest night club in Tirana, you can find the most attractive house, r`nb  music, drinks and place, with special guests inviting every saturday. More info about special nights & events you can find @ Doberman Club Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/dobermanclub
  • Tirana Nightlife (http://www.tirananightlife.al) , it's Tirana's best info site to be informed about nightlife events and enjoing yourself.  Updated almos daily with latest info and where abouts.