Going to nightclubs is another opportunity to discover the spirit of a city–as well as just to have fun after a long day. These venues, which deserve the status of the best in Kiev
, stand out for their high level of service, cheerful atmosphere and amazing DJs.
Skybar offers a stunning view of the Ukrainian capital from its panoramic platform, which is popular with locals. The venue is also known for its exclusive atmosphere, bright dance music from famous DJs and an excellent wine card. Although it is not the cheapest place to come for a night out, it is always crowded with young people and so-called gilded youth.
Velyka Vasylkivska St, 5, Kiev, Ukraine, +380 94 823 88 88
One of the oldest nightclubs (opening in 1998) is Caribbean Club, which is still popular. This is the only place in Kiev where parties and events are held seven days a week. There are three large bars, a spacious dance floor, and high-quality equipment, which accommodate foreign DJs and singers. The bar menu includes all the classic cocktails and drinks so that everyone can find something to their taste.
Petlyury Symona St, 4, Kiev, Ukraine, +380 67 224 41 11
Indigo is an entertainment platform that combines four zones: a restaurant, a nightclub, a karaoke bar and a banquet hall. In one building you can start with a fine dinner at the Indigo Terrace and as the night progresses, move to the disco club. Here you can listen to popular music, especially the top compositions of the world charts played by DJs.
Kudryashova St, 3, Kiev, Ukraine, +380 94 905 90 46
Dali Park is an open-air complex, harmoniously uniting an exquisite restaurant, a nightclub and one of the best karaoke places in Kiev. Here you can always meet VIP guests, such as local celebrities or politicians. It is an oasis in the centre of the capital, with a relaxed atmosphere and surrounded by green park. The restaurant serves traditional European, Japanese, and Ukrainian cuisine and has a grill menu. After dancing the whole night, guests can get an early breakfast here. The bar menu contains an extensive wine list and a large collection of alcoholic beverages, as well as a wide choice of hookahs.
Parkova Road, 16 Kiev, Ukraine, +38 044 221 44 33
Closer is an art centre in which a modern gallery space sits alongside nightlife as an important component of musical culture. It is a legendary nightclub that has been listed as one of the Top 20 nightclubs in the world. There are exhibitions, live performances and festivals held here, and it’s especially popular with fans of electronic music in Kiev. Closer is one reason why Kiev nightlife is often compared to that in Berlin.
Nizhneyurkovska St, 31, Kiev, Ukraine, +380 67 250 03 08
Having changed the concept and the name from D.Lux to D.Fleur, this nightclub and restaurant is still a mecca for rich locals. The venue offers luxury comfort, great service and an individual approach to every guest. It is a place for fans of themed parties, as every event in D.Fleur has a unique atmosphere and, of course, high-quality music. Here you should always come dressed up, as you will be checked at the entrance. But don’t worry, parties in D.Fleur are worth it.
Grushevskogo St, 3, Kiev, Ukraine, +380 44 200 90 09
Bar, Nightclub, European, $$$
Avalon started in 1992, and since then it has survived several upgrades. There’s a lounge, large summer terrace, a nightclub, a karaoke and a hookah bar. This venue knows what their guests like and pleases them with delicious cocktails, popular music from famous DJs and perfectly-made food. In Avalon, you can easily spend the whole day working and having business meetings and stay for a pre-party at the lounge, or go to the disco for a night out.