7 Nightlife Options in Saint Petersburg


Don’t be tricked by the royal atmosphere of palaces and feel of the Tsar époque — an unforgettable night out in Saint Petersburg is more than easy. In the Northern Capital of Russia, you will find a great range of bars and clubs to meet your needs.


If you surprisingly got a Christmas mood in the middle of summer, you are lucky to find yourself in Saint Petersburg, where Purga Bar opens its doors for everyone to enjoy a New Year Party every night all year round! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a Russian Christmas party with a Christmas tree, games, and music. During the summer season, you can give this experience even more thrill and visit Purga Party on a boat.


This bar is famous for its peculiar style: cocktails are served in a style of a laboratory so be ready to have your drink prepared in a syringe, testing tube, or measuring glass. You can have fun and take unusual pictures with their branded steam cocktails that make it look like some laboratory experiment rather than a standard night out.

03Pubs on Rubinshteina street

If you enjoy bar hopping and want to find yourself in the heart of Saint Petersburg nightlife, you should definitely head for Rusbinshteina street. This place offers more than fifty spots where you can have a drink, visit a party and hang out with locals till the early morning.

04Griboedov Club

This club is considered to be one of the most famous and popular leisure and culture complexes in Saint Petersburg. Its location, a former bomb shelter was successfully turned into a nightclub mixed with a quite chill-out place with all sorts of fun: bar, dance floor, strip dance, and even a library. The club is often turned to the venue for famous Russian band concerts.

05Mishka Bar

Mishka Bar is a combination of a Russian food café and a nightclub. This spot is quite a budget one and is valued for its quality at a reasonable price. DJ sets vary from disco music to hip-hop. This atmospheric place will give you a certain thrill to party like a Russian!

06Azimut Sky Bar

Calm vibes and perfect view are combined in the Sky Bar, located on the top floor of Azimut Hotel. During summer it features an open terrace; the spot has a nice range of meals and cocktails. If you are into luxury leisure, there is another famous terrace in Saint Petersburg in Sofitel Hotel (ex-W hotel). Again, here you can enjoy your drink and beautiful panoramic sight.

07The Hat Jazz Bar

What is peculiar about The Hat is that you can just walk in at any evening being sure you will attend a live jam session. It is a venue for jazz concerts with the world-famous jazz stars: Tiger Lillies, Bill Charlap, Steve Grossman, and many others. However, you will never find a schedule of performances or any announcements: every night is a little thrill and surprise for you. Concerts start

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