The trendiest place to be in Bogotá, Chapinero is the star of Colombia’s party scene. Here’s a look at some of the best bars in the neighborhood.
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Teatron is a large converted film house which is now home to a bar and club. Located right in the heart of the buzzing barrio of Chapinero, Teatron attracts a mixed crowd. The bar draws in up to 3000 people on weekends who enjoy Teatron’s eight different spaces, each with a different ambiances. There’s something for everyone here, but do note: some areas are men-only.
Tucked away in an unsuspecting corner of Chapinero, if you look hard enough you’ll find the bright red neon sign leading to Latora 4 Brazos, one of Bogota’s hottest night venues. With a relaxed vibe and simple decor, this bar is a beautifully planned out venue. There’s a balcony, good DJs, strong drinks and a friendly crowd.
if you’re looking for some salsa then head to El Titico. Drawing inspiration from the typical salsatecas in the country’s capital of salsa – Cali – this bar hosts live bands on some nights, and even if you’re not a salsa dancer this is a great spot to come and watch some of the best dancing in town.
Treffen offers a fairy-shaped menus and is decorates in a rainbow color scheme. It’s a mad mix of color and quirky design and a whole lot of fun. Designed as an underground labyrinth, this bar serves tasty drinks and attracts an energetic young crowd. With a karaoke room that fills out on the weekends, there’s also a room shaped as a bus and a room devoted to the much loved board game of Twister. There’s certainly enough things in this bar to keep punters entertained all night long.