If during the day Belgraders enjoy cafés and bars, it's also true that every evening clubs and discos are always crowded, that's why the vibrant and ever-changing nightlife is something not to be miss when visiting Belgrade!
In 2008 Belgrade has been also proclaimed Europe's best nightlife city by The Times and CNN, boasting cheap drinks and accommodation in comparison to the rest of Europe. In Belgrade, unlike other parts of Europe, every night is like Friday! In the new capital of cool there are lots of clubs, bars, casinos and Serbian people are really friendly that it’s very easy to spend a great party night in some floating disco-bar or some of the bars in downtown.
The number of clubs is growing daily, as the number of music and DJ stars which come to Belgrade. Their music ranges from alternative to reggae, from techno to heavy metal, brass bands, hip-hop, RandB, gypsy music and turbo folk.
The centre of nightlife takes place on floating river clubs anchored along the Danube and Sava. Another fashionable clubbing area is Ada Ciganlija. During the summer the Makiš side of Ada Ciganlija Lake is the centre of the Belgrade’s nightlife. Other interesting spot is inside the walls of the Kalemegdan Fortress. Moreover Strahinjića Bana street is a unique fun zone: twenty cafes, restaurants and bars, always filled with loud and cheerful Belgraders.
FLOATING RIVER CLUBS
The floating river clubs (called "splavs" or "splavovi") are the main Belgrade’s nightlife feature. They are basically barges that have been turned into clubs and are anchored at the riverbank of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Definitely an experience you should not miss when visiting Belgrade!
Amsterdam River Club is located on the Zemun quay on the Danube. Good live performance different every night, generally rnb, and pop.
Acapulco is one of the oldest floating river clubs, a popular place for those wanting to be seen and known for its live music every night.
Ada Cigalija (Sava riverside)
Hua Hua Music in another well known floating club, it has different music every night but mostly traditional, folk, turbofolk and etno music.
There are many really great night clubs in Belgrade Belgrade's limitless nightlife options ensure there's something new to experience every night of the week. Check out our guide of the best places on the Belgrade club scene.
Top of the line, always cheerful bartenders, great fun, energy of youth and lines in front of the door are a recognizable image of the club, but are also the best explanation why Belgrade is considered the New York of the Balkans.
Club Magacin, a big and lavish warehouse space, is the most exclusive night club in town. It is situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers.
Mr. Stefan Brown
Nemanjina 4 (9 floor)
For already seven years this flying club is burning the fantasy and entertains the city of Belgrade. It gives lots of positive energy, which is regarded by the pleasant stuff and so fulfilled with guests of the club.
COCKTAIL BARS AND LUXURY CAFÈS
If you are looking for a good place for the beginning of a long night, or you want simply chilling out in a quiet place and relax with a cocktail, Belgrade offers you lots of bars and cafés. Here some recommendations.
Kralja Petra 59
Bar Central it is not only delightful place where guests can enjoy a wide range of alcoholic cocktails and soft drinks, but it is also the headquarters of Barmen Association.
The Federal Association of Globe Trotters
Bul. Despota Stefana 7
The Federal Association of Globe Trotters is fully decorated with memorabilia, like a living room full of antiques. It also have an outdoor area, covered during the winter that's also very charming. Menu, staff and guests make the atmosphere very pleasant.
Cantina De Frida
Karađorđeva 2-4, Beton hall
Cantina de Frida is bar restaurant located in one of the prettiest spot of Belgrade, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Besides the best offer of food and drinks, it is also a good place for business lunch and dinner.