The Best Bars and Clubs in Yekaterinburg

Drinks
Drinks | ©Yutacar/unsplash
Zita Whalley

Yekaterinburg‘s night life is scattered throughout the city. Some of the pubs are quite easy to find, and offer fun, breezy nights. However, much of this young, hip city’s night time gems are hidden, tucked away behind worn Soviet facades. For those eager to discover the city’s night time treasures these little bars, clubs and multi-purpose venues are a treat to unearth. Discover the best places to be after dark with these picks on where to go when night falls in Yekaterinburg.

1. Amy Wine House

Bar, Wine Bar, Russian

There is probably not a better named wine bar, anywhere, than Yekaterinburg’s Amy Wine House. Not like the grungy singer at all, this fairly new, swanky establishment is on the second floor of an equally swish department store. The bar has an extensive selection of wines, including organic and biodynamic ones, from across the globe and offers up a creative tapas and small plates menu designed by local culinary wiz Vladimir Olkinitsky, of 26/28 fame.

2. Press House Loft Bar and Gallery

Bar, Restaurant, Nightclub, Russian

Dom Pechati|
| Curtesy of Dom Pechati

On the main drag, inside the old Press House, one of Yekaterinburg’s most iconic constructivist buildings, is a multi purpose arts and hospitality space, which pulls a creative crowd. It is an industrial, cavernous space, fitted out well to compliment its facade. Here you can grab a meal, check out an exhibition or a gig from some of the best local and national talent and then get your party on until the early hours. Not too artsy to overlook a major sporting event, Press House Loft will screen the games during the World Cup.

3. New Bar

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Seafood, European

Another artsy bar, New Bar has a busy programme of events and gigs every day of the week. Here, they do film screenings, jazz gigs, board games and party nights on Fridays and Saturdays. Not wanting the fun to end, this welcoming cocktail bar also has a dance floor for when the events are over. Also in a mall, go one floor down to New Bar’s restaurant and feast on Russian comfort food and cocktails

5. In Touch

Cocktail Bar, European, Vegetarian

A cocktail bar that turns into a club, this is the place to go if you want a dance and a big night out, rather than a quiet drink over an intimate chat. Bringing in DJs from around Yekaterinburg and beyond to play some tunes, the bar also hosts bands from time to time. The menu is European, with pasta and pizza included, as well as a dessert menu full of rich treats. There is outside seating in the warmer months as well.

6. Ben Hall

Bar, Pub, Gastropub, European

Universally popular, this easy, English style pub always pulls a crowd. One of the city’s first pubs, it turns into a club after the kitchen closes and the crowd is up for something a little more lively. It has Guinness on tap and a selection of whiskeys, and either a DJ or band that play crowd pleasing tunes. From time to time Ben Hall also hosts blues, covers and other music festivals. One of the places in town where you can watch a game, this place is guaranteed to be popping during the Word Cup.

7. Old Fashioned

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Russian, Pub Grub

Another cocktail bar, Old Fashioned is all leather bound books and mood lighting. A place to go to when you are up for a cracking hangover. The bar is staffed by a fun crew who are always trying to think up new concoctions for the punters to sample. Burgers and light European plates are available, as are shots. Lots, and lots of shots. In fact, this bar loves their shots so much they have this thing called ‘the shot box’. A tray of shots. Literally. On Sundays beers are only 99 roubles.

8. Tele Club

Bar, Nightclub, Russian

This old derelict looking building houses a nightclub and music venue that is well suited to its grimy setting. An insight into Yekaterinburg’s music scene, you could stumble across a gem if you just came here on a whim. The international and local DJs and bands that come through here play music with attitude: techno, hip hop, hard rock, heavy metal, rap and drum n bass. Tele-club is from the same guys who set up Amy Wine House and Press House Loft Bar and Gallery, so you can assume you are in the good hands.

landscape with balloons floating in the air

KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?

Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.

Winter Sale Offers on Our Trips

Incredible Savings

X
Edit article