The Best Bars in Kaunas, Lithuania

Old Town Kaunas at night
Old Town Kaunas at night | ©krivinis/Shutterstock
Kasparas Asmonaitis

Kaunas was designated European Capital of Culture in 2022 and that says a lot about the importance of this city to Lithuania and the whole of Europe. This city is famous for its street art and the unique interwar architecture, being one of the most preserved worldwide. There are plenty of things to do in Kaunas and, of course, plenty of places to have a drink or two. Read our list to find out the best bars in Kaunas.

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Shamrock is the most popular Irish pub in Kaunas, attracting many locals and tourists every night. A cozy atmosphere, excellent customer service, a wide variety of food, including pizzas, and spot-on music make everyone’s time at the Shamrock unforgettable.

Republic bars

There are three Republic bars in Kaunas, and throughout the years these bars have become the most popular destination for people who want to listen to rock music, watch sports, and have a beer with their friends. Republic bars are known for delicious vegetarian-friendly food and a wide variety of local draught beers.

Nisha Bar o Perspektyva

Nisha Bar o Perspektyva, also known as NiSha Craft Beer Bar, is a perfect place for beer and wine lovers. You’ll be surprised by the wide variety of house wines and brewed beers, which are only sold in Nisha Bar o Perspektyva. Also, the friendly staff is always here to help and recommend the best food and drinks suited to your taste!


Džem’pub is located on the fifth floor in one of the main buildings in Laisves Aleja, the heart of Kaunas. The beautiful sights of Kaunas unfold before you from the fifth floor, creating a stunning atmosphere. On top of that, Džem’pub is known to be one of the best live music bars in Kaunas and the best artists hold their concerts there. There are also weekly karaoke nights in Džem’pub.

Entry Billiards and Sport Bar

Entry is a must-visit place in Kaunas if you are a fan of pool or chicken wings. There are plenty of high-quality pool tables and all the best players in town gather in Entry every day. The food is also extremely delicious, including Entry’s special dish – crunchy chicken wings. On top of that, fans can watch their favorite sporting events on huge TVs or play live poker on poker nights.


Kultūra is the favorite bar among bohemian people, who come here to relax and have a drink in an old-school bar with some chill music and delicious food. The prices are also very low in Kultūra, and that attracts a lot of people who want to enjoy cheaper beer throughout the night.

Anna Mesha


Anna Mesha is a club/bar with an open terrace during the summer, where you can dance to the best Kaunas DJs’ music all night long. The prices are reasonable, and there are plenty of drinks to choose from – from a classy cocktail to whiskey or beer. Everyone who is into dancing to electronic music makes a stop at Anna Mesha.


People who don’t like pop culture and traditional bars gather in Lizdas. It is a place with a distinctive taste for music with an extravagant interior and unique parties that might seem a little spooky to the majority of people. The prices are decent, and you can order all the most popular cocktails and liquors in Lizdas.

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