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Barcelona’s Best Night Clubs


Barcelona is one of Spain’s and Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities. The large influx of people from all over the globe coming to the Catalan city to either visit or settle down, means that that there’s always a wide range of leisure and entertainment options. If you travel to this city, you’ll not only find wondrous buildings and amazing beaches, but also countless bars and restaurants for all tastes.

One of the main attractions, if you are after a fun-filled holiday, is Barcelona’s nightlife. No matter what type of music you are into, you’ll find the right clubbing scene for you here for some of the funnest nights of your life. If you are wondering what to do in Barcelona at night, follow us through into this tour of Barcelona’s best night clubs.


House and Dance Music

If house and dance music is what you are into, the Barceloneta and Gracia districts are some of your best bets for a night out. Here are some of the most popular and frequented clubs:


  • Opium – Barceloneta: Opium Barcelona is a rather exclusive venue combining a bar, a restaurant, and a club. It’s located right by the Barceloneta beach and it boasts a large terrace and a VIP room. It’s the perfect venue for evening drinks or for dancing at night. They have a strict smart dress code, and collar shirts and shoes are a must for men.
  • Shôko – Barceloneta: Shôko Barcelona is located in the Barceloneta’s Paseo Marítimo, and it’s a venue that also combines music with a restaurant in a pleasant oriental atmosphere. They host some of the best international DJs in the House and R&B music scene. Their themed parties that last till the morning hours, and the after-party events to some of their most exclusive concerts are also popular. The dress code is smart.


  • Sutton – Gracia: Sutton Barcelona is located in the Gracia Neighborhood and it’s famed for being the backdrop to shows by world renowned DJs such as David Guetta and Pitbull. It’s very popular with Barcelona’s locals looking for fun nights out, and known for being one of the most glamourous clubs in the city. Designer labels are a must.


Electronic Music and Techno

If electronic music and techno is more your scene, Barcelona offers a lot of options. Barcelona’s best techno and electronic music venues are:


  • Sala Apolo, Nitsa Club – Raval: Barcelona’s Nitsa Club is found in the famous Sala Apolo, in the Raval Neighborhood. It’s the place for the best electronic and techno sessions with world-renowned artists, besides boasting a rock and pop room upstairs.


  • Razzmatazz – Poblenou: a neighborhood that is becoming trendier and trendier every year, Poblenou, is the site for Barcelona’s emblematic Razzmatazz. It’s a club with five rooms for different types of music, though its electronic parties are, without a doubt, the most popular.


Latin Music and Reggaeton

Salsa, bachata, merengue, reggaeton… Barcelona’s offer of Latin music clubs is virtually inexhaustible. Here are some of the main names in the game:


  • El Mojito – Eixample: Barcelona’s Mojito venue is the perfect place to dance to Latin music until dawn and drink great cocktails. Salsa and bachata on Thursdays, and international Latin music on Fridays and Saturdays. You’ll also find a Salsa school to learn the moves to dance to Latin beats.
  • Antilla Salsa – Eixample: Barcelona’s Antilla Salsa is a point of reference in Barcelona’s Latin scene. It opened its doors back in 1993, and it’s among the most popular venues for salsa, bachada, kizomba and merengue today. The perfect place to shake your hips while savoring a Caribbean cocktail.


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