The nightlife in Bucharest has been growing ever since tourism began to spread to the area at the end of the twentieth century.  Venues that visitors might be interested in checking out include:

  • Bamboo is one of the best clubs in Bucharest although it is pretty expensive 
  • Casino Palace  is the local casino in Bucharest where guests can enjoy inexpensive drinks while trying their hands at winning local money.
  • Club A is one of the most famous dance club spots in Bucharest.  It offers live music and a location where tourists and locals can mingle on the dance floor. (if you are on a low budget, like rock music and street outfit).
  • Clubul Prometheus is a live music and comedy club which gets started late in the night and goes on until the early morning hours.
  • Hanul Lui Manuc  is the bar located inside a historic hotel, where guests can grab a drink and experience a slice of Bucharest’s past at the same time.
  • Laptaria Enache is a dance club located in the building above the renowned National Theatre It offers live music and an active club life, although there is no active website at this time, so verify that it is open before you go.
  • Music Club is a favorite spot for hearing live music nearly any night of the week.
  • Queen’s Club is a gay and lesbian club in Bucharest (reported in forums that it is closed for renovation - verify it is open before you go).
  • Bucharest Party ON is the premiere Bucharest nightlife service catering exclusively to foreigners. Whatever your will is in terms of music taste, drink and budget, they will find the best solutions for you to have a legendary night out in Bucharest
  • Fratelli is one of the best clubs in Bucharest, with hip people, smart outfits, good music. If you've tried Bamboo and it's too shiny for you, the next one on the list must be Fratelli (be there between 12.00-01.00 o'clock or you'll end up staying at a queue). If you are dressed casually, you won't get in (loose your sport shoes, t shirt).
  • Gaia it's a small, intimate but chic club, gay friendly with hip people, smart outfits, good music. To get in, you have to be very well dressed, and on the theme (depending on the night theme). They copy the londonese clubs, diversifying each night, with different themes and music.
  • Studio Hermes it's a small, chic and intimate "pub" with good live music (jazz music on weekends), very good food (but pricy). Thus located in Old City, it's clientele it's not the usual crowd that you met on the streets of the old city center, but the people who can afford to pay the 50 RON tax, that you get on the check at the end of your night out. 
  • Loft, restaurant and lounge, it's known for the good food (a little pricy) and the atmosphere on a friday night (with live music). You have to reserve a table or you'll end up at the bar. People are well dressed and have high expectations.
  • Barletto, it's a club that's not to flashy to put in the same category as Bamboo, ChabooBOABellagio but it's getting closer. Music can vary and depends on the "celebrity" that's invited to sing. You have the dancers and the crowd that brings you a bit to the atmosphere of "Bamboo one a be".
  • Revenge is a cheap, relaxed, unpretentious club mostly filled with students and young professionals. The music is very diverse and the atmosphere is crazy even on weekdays.
  • True Club is in the Old Center Town of Bucharest. Have fun and dance all night long on live music. Frequent performers are cover bands from Romania, but also where famous artists perform live.
  • Caffe D'arthe is near the centre of Bucharest on a rather bohemian street with many beautiful old buildings.It’s small and cozy and has a wonderful green garden. It looks like a vintage shabby chic cottage. They have lots of goodies and homemade cakes. Everything here looks like a vintage chic fairy tale.  
  • Black Jack Pub is one of the best pubs in heart of Old Town. Nice atmosphere, great parties and friendly staff.  
  • Player Club Bucharest - The one and only place in Bucharest for nightlife experience and unique pool parties by summer. Iconic nightlife in Bucharest since 2008 with legendary Wednesday’s,  Friday’s & Saturday’s parties.  Artists such as James Zabiela, Lee Burridge, Audiofly, Sis, Francesca Lombardo, Stephan Biniak, Climbers, Miguel Campbell, Digitaria, Fur Coat, Hunter / Game on one hand have played or are expected to perform on Player Club Bucharest stage.
  • Princess Club Bucharest has focused on creating a pleasant athosphere and the main target was to offer to everybody a place where they could enjoy no only good music but also live concerts and fashion shows.