Lux (Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Doca do Jardim do Tabaco, Alfama, Lisbon)– Partly owned by Hollywood actor John Malkovich, this is Lisbon’s hippest club and one of Europe’s most fashionable (especially when it comes to the interior design), having attracted visiting stars like Cameron Diaz and Prince. It couldn’t be a more stylish place, with […]
Millennium III (23 Rua do Prior, Faro) – this is a large warehouse-style club with DJs and live music, with a mix of mainstream and Latin (a natural draw among college students). But you’ll need to be a night owl – nothing much happens here until midnight.
Kiss Club (Rua Vasco da Gama, Areias de São João, Albufeira) — Kiss Club is situated in Albufeira’s hot spot Areias De São João — just a few minutes away from the famous Strip, a bustling promenade of Bars, Restaurants and Café’s. After more than 30 years in the clubbing business, Kiss Club is still […]
Musicbox (Rua Nova do Carvalho 24, Lisbon) — Located in the seedy-chic red light district of Cais do Sodré, this is a trendy hotspot for live bands and DJs. Managed by a record label, it also hosts video and film projections, making this also a cultural destination at night. Found at the top of Mundial […]
Ministerium Club (Comercio Square, Lisbon) — Opening on Saturdays, this is one of the best clubs in the city to catch international DJs. The house and techno mixes are danced to under the vaulted ceilings of one of Comercio Square’s 18th-century wings.
Main (Avenida 24 de Julho 68, Lisbon) — It was the popular “Kapital” for two decades but changed to “Main” in late 2012. It’s been revived as a popular weekend spot attracting 20- and 30-somethings into the space divided into different areas, including a restaurant.
Lust (Comercio Square, Lisbon) — It’s rather selective at the door but it’s worth Lux (Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Doca do Jardim do Tabaco, Alfama, Lisbon)trying to make it inside, as it’s on one of the most central locations in the city, in one of the wings of Comercio Square’s arcades. It opens from Thursday […]
Kadoc (Estrada de Vilamoura, Loulé) – a nightspot that’s been around since the 1990s, Kadoc offers its patrons a large dance floor and various forms of Ibiza-style House music, and even throw in foam parties reminiscent of “Bora Bora” beach bar at Ibiza’s Playa D’En Bossa.
Hot Club de Portugal (Praça da Alegria 48, Lisbon) — It’s over 60 years old and one of the world’s oldest jazz clubs. Quincy Jones and Dexter Gordon were among the famous names to have gone through its doors, and today it’s the place to be among jazz aficionados
Docks Club (Rua da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa 226, Lisbon) — Catering to all crowds, this place is filled with varied sounds from pop to trance, but also largely African beats due to its strong Angolan presence. Large sofas and comfortable armchairs allow you to relax and sip a drink before you step into […]