The 12 best nightclubs to go to when in Barcelona

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    By Max Roi

Often preferred to Madrid, Barcelona is one of the most popular party hub in Europe as it attracts millions of tourists, and thousands of international students who clearly picked the city for its thriving and never-ending parties. Most of the popular clubs cater to tourists, if you are seeking a local experience aim for a smaller club and away from the beach. My party bible compiled a list of the best clubs in Barcelona.

Pacha Barcelona

 

Party and club at the Pacha Barcelona

 

Located near the touristy Barceloneta Beach, Pacha Barcelona is one of the clubbing reference in Barcelona as it blends intimacy and luxury for a unique atmosphere.

Pacha Barcelona has also been home for some of the world’s best live and DJ talent. With a large international crowd mainly composed of tourists is coming to club to enjoy the latest artist in vogue.

The club has a little something for everyone, offering good drinks and fun with top-class music. Great for individuals or large parties. With several international talents coming to the city just to perform at Pacha, you can be sure to get a top-class clubbing experience of likes of Ibiza

Sometimes free with guestlist. Price may differ on special events

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Latin, Techno/DnB/House and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: 10€ - 20€

 

Sala Apolo

 

Party and club at the Sala Apolo

 

Sala Apolo is a national and international landmark music venue and one of Europe’s largest dance halls. It was established in the early twentieth century and its development was always connected to the Barcelona revolution, which was a significant part of the town’s History, as well as its inhabitants.

Apolo attempt to be modern, and draw a crowd tired of the mundane lives and seeking for a out-of-this-world experience with a touch of fashion. Don’t worry You dress the way you want. Comfort and dance are priorities.

Every party has been crafted with its own musical style. On Mondays, Nasty Mondays plays hits, indie-rock and pop. Whereas Crappy Tuesdays opens on Tuesday, it concentrates on the finest indie sound, while Caníbal, on Wednesdays, focuses on the urban sounds of trap, dancehall, afrobeat and even reggaeton. Cupcake brings back the pop and commercial sound targetted on the young student crowd and, on weekends, Nitsa Club brings the best underground electronic producers and DJs from the international scene to Barcelona.

 

Typically open: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 11:50PM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Latin, Rock/Indie and EDM
Expected entrance fee: 1€ - 15€

 

Opium Club

 

Party and club at the Opium Club

 

Opium is a beachfront Barcelona nightclub that overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.

With it’s wonderful location, Opium Barcelona has become one of the most popular nightclubs in the city, with world-renowned DJs and artists coming to perform at the venue. Opium offers a luxurious, and glamurous experience for both tourists and the locals and an extremely high level of service typical of most prestigious clubs.

With an awe-inspiring design made to maximize your clubbing experience and with a “Secret Room” where you can dance until dawn

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, Techno/DnB/House and EDM
Expected entrance fee: 1€ - 20€

 

Razzmatazz

 

Party and club at the Razzmatazz

 

Razzmatazz is probably the most famous club in Barcelona, and a must-go party destination for most tourists visiting the area.

Its industrial vibe with 3,700 m2 of floor space, is divided into 5 independent multi-spaces with different capacities, equipped with stages, high-end sound systems, and breathtaking lights and visuals all-round. The massive venue can accommodate more than 3200 revellers and is ideal for large musical events that attracts the most talented bands in the world. Ideally situated between Plaza Cataluña and the Ciutadella Park is it easily accessible by public transport.

Facilities comprise multiple bars, cloakrooms, toilets and outdoor terraces, and 5 rooms with different music genres.

 

Typically open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 1AM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, Latin, Techno/DnB/House, Rock/Indie, R&B and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: 6€ - 16€

 

Input Club

 

Party and club at the Input Club

 

INPUT is the locals favourite to listen to electronic music. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system worthy of any entry level festival, and also its large LED screen is truely jaw-dropping.

At INPUT, the crowd dances non-stop and the mood rarely dies out.Another place to have a wild party. From young students in their twenties to people in their thirties, everyone at INPUT is driven by the same passion: listening to electronic music in the best possible conditions.

Mainly open on the weekend, with some event scheduled on weekdays.

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House
Expected entrance fee: 5€ - 15€

 

La Terrrazza

 

Party and club at the La Terrrazza

 

La Terrrazza is an open-air club on the mountain of Montjuic in Barcelona. The venue prides itself on its décor, reflected in its location in an historic and old part of town. Unfortunately, sound restriction are sometimes in place and might kill the mood a little when it gets late.

La Terrrazza is open for the summer season, typiclly from May through until September and is a focal point during the annual Sonar festival, with London promoters Secretsundaze traditionally staging events there, as well as follow-up parties later in the summer. Musically speaking, house and techno are the main genres heard at the club.

 

Typically open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 12AM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House
Expected entrance fee: 10€ - 15€

 

Sutton Club

 

Party and club at the Sutton Club

 

Sutton is the poshest and most exclusive large club in Barcelona. It is in very high demand and has one of the strictest doors in Barcelona. Sutton will only let in the rich, the young and the beautiful. You have been warned

So expect a strict dress code to be allowed in. also it is important you group as a positive female-to-male ratio (more girls than guys) it will make it easier to get in and impress the bouncers.

This venue is more about chilling in a VIP area, enjoy the music with you best friends rather than having a wild one.

Sutton has two rooms. One is for electronic hits, dance music and the best EDM of the moment. The other one is for reggaeton and other latin tunes

 

Typically open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 12AM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Latin and EDM
Expected entrance fee: Free - 20€

 

Shôko

 

Party and club at the Shôko

 

Though several venues have showcased great international talent, Shoko raised the bar by hosting none other than Lil Wayne.The nights in Shôko are famous for their originality and themed parties. From the fine, Asian inspired décor with a modern twist, you will find its essence in every detail.

Join hundreds of others every weekend as Shoko continuously provides one of the top nightlife experiences when it comes about the best clubs in 2019 in Barcelona. Did we mention that it’s a beachside club that offers an enthralling view? Beautifully-designed and decorated, Shoko has a high-end feel at prices nearly everyone can afford and is ideally located on the beachfront, why not go for swim at the end of your night?

You can often get in for free if can find a promoter around the club

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, R&B, EDM and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: Free - 20€

 

Otto Zutz Club

 

Party and club at the Otto Zutz Club

 

Otto Zutz is situated in a building that was once a textile factory, but also one of the most frequented clubs in Barcelona. The interior is held to match the functions for which it used to work. It has an interior of steel and iron which preserves the club’s authencity The club is spread across three floors, depending on what you like and with various types of music. Hip-Hop on the main floor, R&B on the second and funky tunes the third. All three levels have their own distinctive bar and dance floor so go to all three to enjoy the club.

 

Typically open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 11:45PM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, R&B and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: Free - 20€

 

Moog

 

Party and club at the Moog

 

Moog Club is a two-story nightclub open seven nights a week located in the middle of downtown Barcelona right off La Rambla. It is a historical venue which has been a standing for more than a century Moog’s upstairs room is nicknamed the "mirror room" is a paradise for pop music lovers, whereas the bottom floor features a low-ceiling and a dark atmosphere and is all about underground techno and house.

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Bar
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House
Expected entrance fee: 5€

 

City Hall

 

Party and club at the City Hall

 

City Hall now stands where the Barcelona Theater, one of the oldest monument was constructed at the beginning of the 19th century.

The building has been refurbished to produce an atmosphere that is more contemporary and refined without losing the intrinsic beauty of its building, so it would become a reference as a multidisciplinary space in Barcelona’s nightscene.

The club spins its own techno tracks but also partners with external high quality productions as HAPPY TECHNO, BCLUB among others.

 

Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House
Expected entrance fee: Free - 20€

 

Bling Bling

 

Party and club at the Bling Bling

 

Bling Bling is a popular uptown club, Carrer de Tuset. The club is very modern and very popular.

Bling Bling draws an elegant, glamorous and sophisticated audience. Its interior design is very sophisticated and trendy, the sparkling illumination of the massive jewels guarantee a genuinely posh experience emphasise.

Bling Bling has two distinct VIP sections with sofas and a lounge with two cocktail bars where the VVIPs and the primary dance floor are located. You can sip a tasty and exotic cocktail with electronic music, dance, commercial house, hip-hop and party music.

MINIMUM AGE is 23+ for girls, 25+ for guys on the weekends

 

Typically open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, usually from 1AM
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House, EDM and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: Free - 20€

 

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