Moscow is well-known for a lot of things and one of them is definitely its nightlife. There are hundreds of nightclubs in Moscow and it’s virtually impossible to check them all out. That’s why I’ve created a shortlist of Moscow’s top 10 best nightclubs – choose to go to any club on this list for a super fun night out. Party like a Russian!
This article was written back in 2015 and some of the nightclubs listed below closed down or lost popularity. Check out an updated version of the 10 best nightclubs in Moscow as of 2017.
- Soho Rooms
While its dining area remains to be a popular destination for foodies, Soho Rooms also feature a popular nightclub where you can dance the night away. The place is very exclusive and this adds to its appeal. It’s a place to see and be seen and there’s an air of glamour in this bar.
Soho Rooms location on Google Maps:
- Premier Lounge
This nightclub never fails to impress. The best way to describe this club is “daring”. It’s not afraid to test the imagination of its guests. It’s so amazing that even famous Hollywood stars make Premier Lounge nightclub their favorite destination to go out when in Moscow, Russia.
Premier Lounge nightclub on Google Maps:
- Icon Club
The Icon Club has a very accurate name. It can be truly classified as an icon. With a total floor area of 4,500 square meters that can comfortably take in around 2,500 party-goers, it’s the nightclub of choice of people who prefers to party among a huge crowd.
The club has 3 different rooms, with each one offering something unique. If you want to be part of this experience, you need to get past a face control system. It may sound unfair, but once you’re in, you’ll be very happy with this system as you’ll be presented with some of the most gorgeous men and women you’ve seen.
- City Space Bar
This will be one of the trendiest bars that you’ll ever see. It’s located high up in the city since it’s at the top floor of the Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow. They serve some of the best cocktails. This spot is so good that it’s been awarded a spot in the world’s top ten bars list released by the Bartender’s Guide in 2008. You have to check this place out!
- O2 Lounge
People come to O2 Lounge for the views, and they stay here for the fun that they’re experiencing! This is one of the best bars in Moscow as far as the view is concerned. The service here is also top-notch.
As a word of caution, a night out at the O2 Lounge club in Moscow can be really expensive, especially since their drinks are quite pricey. But with the views, top-notch service and delicious cocktails, you’ll go home with a smile on your face. Satisfaction is definitely worth it.
- Pacha Moscow
It bears the Pacha name so you just know that a night out in Pacha Moscow club is going to be legendary. After all, the Pacha group of clubs is scattered all over the world and has been one of the best lifestyle brands out there.
This night club will bring you back to the 60’s with the right amount of glamour, coolness and even hedonism. If you can get listed as a VIP, expect to experience how it is like to party like royalty.
Make sure that you dress to impress as party-goers here are known to be very showy with their ensemble. Designer brands are all over the place!
- Jet Set
The present generation of local party-goers frequent Jet Set nightclub since it’s a favorite destination. But that’s not all; these party-goers’ dads, moms, uncles and aunties used to frequent Jet Set as well since it’s been around for a very long time now and has been a favorite of at least two generations of Moscovians.
This should be your place if you’re looking to have fun and enjoy some amazing food in the process. This modern restaurant is also a very modern nightclub. It can easily pack about 1,500 people and if you go there don’t be surprised if it’s at full capacity.
There are two levels and several areas in the club. Your goal here is to be in the VIP area which is a huge challenge but worth it if you do get in.
- POSH friends
You don’t have to go far if you want to check out this nightclub. It’s located right in the Moscow’s city center. This means that you don’t have to mess up your itinerary just to accommodate a night out at POSH friends.
Its creators have a vision – to recreate the party atmosphere of the Courchevel and Saint-Tropez right in Moscow.
- Krysha Mira
Krysha Mira is a high-end nightclub – you should definitely check it out if you are looking for a place to go out in Moscow. That is, if you can get past face control.
It’s located on the top deck which adds to its appeal. You’ll find here some amazing views as well as top club music.
As you can see from this list of Moscow’s 10 best nightclubs, the city is making a case for being the ultimate party destination. Just like St. Petersburg, Moscow is famous for its nightlife and it is yet another reason to visit the Russian capital.
Don’t forget to check out these 10 places listed above and let me know what you think of them!
I wish you to have a fun night out in Moscow!