Bucharest Bar and Lounge Guide

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Bursting at the seams with more bars and clubs then any stag or hen group would have time to visit, Bucharest has something to suit every taste from the elegant and high-class lounge bar to the traditional local pub with everything hard-core, alternative, wild and late night in between.

Bordellos

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Fuse a traditional Romanian pub, with a New York whisky lounge and a cabaret theatre, and you have Bordellos – the venue that provides it all in one for stag and hen dos in Bucharest.

When to go: Arrive at 7pm to catch the end of Happy Hour, then stay for dinner and sexy dance shows.

What to Drink: Sample anything from the extensive menu of single malt whiskeys.

Address: Strada Șelari 9-11, Old Centre

Bordellos Bar

 

Freddo Bar & Lounge

http://freddo.ro/

Is it indoors? Is it outdoors? Freddo’s has a prime position on one of the most buzzing street in the old town and with a retractable roof you can enjoy watching the world go by while listening to some of the cities hottest DJ’s spinning their tunes.

When to go: A good place to sit from 6pm when the hot young locals start their evening strolls.

What to Drink: Chilled local brews and wines

Address: Strada Smârdan 30, Old Centre

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Interbelic

http://www.interbelic.ro/

This place is the stuff of city legends and for good reason. Retro to a T, the bar also has an awesome atmosphere, sick music and lets clients get behind the bar and make their own drinks.

When to go: Good place to start the night and get the vibe going from 9pm on

What to Drink: Best cocktails in town hands down

Address: Strada Lipscani 12

interbelic

 

Storage Room Café

http://storageroom.ro/

As the name suggests, this funky little hot spot is more like a long, colourfully decorated garage with a bar, cosy cushioned seating and a perfect outdoor area right on the bustling street. The atmosphere is young, laid-back and vibrant.

When to go: Best to go around midnight for some pre-club drinking

What to Drink: A couple of vodka’s before hitting the clubs

Address: Strada Smârdan 35, OldCentre

Storage Room

 

Hanul Cu Tei

http://www.berariahanulcutei.ro/en/

Located in an old Romanian Inn, this beer-lovers haven is all rustic wooded furniture, industrial steam-punk piping and exposed brick walls. Live music, great food and of course a beer menu to die for make this a top choice for an awesome stag or hen night out in Bucharest.

When to go: Start with dinner and stay till late

What to Drink: Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer – you get the point

Address: Strada Blanari 5-7

Hanul Cu Tei

 

Old City Beer Garden 

http://www.oldcity-lipscani.ro/

Cute little spot where you hens will find plenty of sexy suited business men and stags, don’t fret, the ladies get wild here later in the night with table dancing and naughty behaviour.

When to go: After work drinks from 5pm What to Drink: G&T’s all round please!

Address: Strada Lipscani 45

Old City

 

The Barrel 

http://www.thebarrel.ro/

The ultimate stag and hen playground, you cannot go wrong with the Barrel. Scantily clad men and women dance on the bar, top DJ’s drop sick beats and sexy bartenders set fire to your drinks.

When to go: The party really starts from 11:30 onwards

What to Drink: Shots. Lots and lots of shots

Address: Strada Smardan 27

The Barrel

 

Drunken Lords

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Drunken Lords is a really nice pub. It’s not that the decoration is anything to write home about and although the bar doesn’t have any visibly unique features

When to go: Afternoon beers are just what the doctor ordered

What to Drink: Time to get your Jameson on

Address: Intrarea Selarni 35

Drunken Lords

 

Madame Pogany

https://www.facebook.com/madamepogany?rf=285755768212233

This cosy hip little gastro pub is where all the young local trendsetters go out for excellent food, great music and a chilled vibe. If you are looking for the cities best looking inhabitants – you’ll find them here sipping chilled prosecco and craft ales.

When to go: A long boozy lunch that slips into early evening cocktails

What to Drink: Hendricks Gin or Aperol Spritz

Address: Banu Antonache 40 – 44

Madame Pogany

 

A G O Restaurant

http://www.agorestaurant.ro/

Treat yourself to a night of extravagance and luxury at Bucharest’s latest vip nightlife hot spot. Fine dining paired with exclusive partying makes this a guaranteed sophisticated night out.

When to go: Come for a late dinner and spend the night partying like a VIP What to Drink: Champagne Darling

Address: Nordului Avenue, 7-9

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