There are many St Petersburg nightclubs to dance and drink the night away, but which ones are the best? Here’s the answer.
St Petersburg Russia has an amazing array of bars and clubs for all ages and everyone's taste, running almost every night of the week, and opening until the dawn, though the weekend is considered the best time to go out and party.
If you love to soak up music and you are willing to stay up until the wee hours, there are dozens of places to go dancing in St Petersburg. Be you a new commercial or rock aficionado, a hardcore clubber, or just a nostalgic 80s retro music, you will always find a unique and interesting spot to hang out.
Whether you are a visitor or living here, going out in St Petersburg is a fun experience because booze, good music, and beautiful Russian girls abound in this royal city. So, if you are up for a great night, here are some of the best St Petersburg nightclubs you should not miss for dancing and partying the night away.☺
Below a list of the best St Petersburg nightclubs worth visiting for an awesome night out with friends or even on your own.
Address: Komendantskaya Square, 11| St Petersburg 197227 Ru| Phone: (+7) 812 604-21-58
"Step Back in Time and Have Fun"
If you love the music of the 80s and 90s then head straight to Retro Disco Club Gagarin. Let the music take you back to those salad days of your youth – this club appeals to all ages, but even better for those who experienced first-hand the fabulous music of the 80s and 90s. Pretend you’re 16 again, or just close your eyes and the music will take you there! The club has a great atmosphere with delicious food and affordable prices. It’s open on Fridays and Saturdays with live music from 8pm to 6am. Bookings are recommended.
Address: Kochyushennaya Square 2| St Petersburg 191186 Ru | Phone: (+7) 931 208-41-95
"The Most European club in the City"
If you’re looking for a cool music club in the heart of St Petersburg then visit the Stacken as locals call the Stackenschneider Club. Open from midnight to 8am this underground upmarket bar and club promotes a variety of emerging music talent both local and international, Head along to the Stackenschneider Club to hear the latest trends in techno and dub techno music – the DJs are right in the middle of the dance floor so you won’t miss a beat. You can also dance at sunrise on the roof terrace – what a way to start your day! As a bonus their restaurant serves delicious food.
Address: Ul. Voronezhskaya, 2A| St Petersburg 191119 Russia | Phone: (+7) 812 764-43-55
"Fashionable Underground Club"
Griboyedov Club is quite literally underground – located in a bomb shelter and it also boasts a stunning summer terrace where you can view the city. Come here for cheap vodka and great alternative rock and other music. Plenty of room for everyone in its various rooms – a concert hall, a famous bar, lounge area and standing/dance area as well as cosy open-air spaces. Every day events present gigs as diverse as jazz and funk, reggae and punk, hip-hop, and dance parties. As well as regular club events you can watch sports live shows, book tables, and have a reception or party here.
Address: Ulitsa Lomonosova, 1| St Petersburg 191023 Russia | Phone: (+7) 812 934-90-90
"A Place for Party-Harders"
Lomonosov Club is open from 11pm to 7am and has plenty of space – three floors in fact. One floor is Karaoke and the others are bar and club floors. This is a club where you can party hard out – sing karaoke, smoke hookahs, or dance on the bar tops if that’s your thing, although there are two dance floors. Live music and hot show programs are on offer. This is the place to head for great cocktails and to see beautiful Russian girls while listening to cool music. Definitely one of the most hottest St Petersburg nightclubs since 2010.
Address: Ligovsky Prospect 174| St Petersburg 192007 Russia | Phone: (+7) 812 766-02-04
"Every Night is Party Night"
Metro Club is a night club and party venue with three floors of music and dancing to suit your mood. The club is open from 9pm to 6am and is perhaps one of the oldest St Petersburg nightclubs, very popular among students. On four nights a week after 1:30am go to the third floor to the strip club to see an erotic show with both male and female dancers. The second floor serves German beer that’s brewed on the premises. Wednesday nights can be hectic as it’s student night. Party hard here in this modern building with neon lights, lasers and go-go dancer platforms.
Address: Konyushennaya Square, 2| St Petersburg 191186 Ru | Phone: (+7) 921 939-63-94
"Techno Lovers Unite"
If you love quality techno music this night Russian club is a must for you as it’s a gathering place for those who love the electro techno and raw and acid techno styles. Mosaique Club is a bit hard to find but just follow the crowd into the arch as it’s one of the most popular St Petersburg nightclubs. It’s underground, looks a bit like a tunnel but that allows you to become completely immersed in the atmosphere.
Address: Sadovaya Street 17| St Petersburg 191023 Russia | Phone: (+7) 812 903-82-08
"A Very Good Concept of Karaoke and Club in One Place"
Club Estrada is handily situated in the heart of St Petersburg and attracts the young and beautiful. Head along here to enjoy good cocktails and dancing. There are two areas – one that is just disco and another that is karaoke – your choice! Open from 9pm to 6am, entry is free and they boast that “this is an interesting place for interesting people”. An ever - changing line-up of emerging and established music talent is on show.
Note: Being one of my favorite St Petersburg nightclubs I am sorry to inform you that this club seems to be currently closed. An alternative to this spot is the Santa Barbara night club on Kazanskaya Ulitsa, 7, central area.
Address: Liteyniy Avenue, 57| St Petersburg 191014 Russia | Phone: (+7) 812 995-05-05
"Fashionable and Fun"
Open from 6pm to 6am Nebar is one of the most popular St Petersburg nightclubs among locals. This is an award-winning night club where you should come for a superb night of wining and dining. The food (both Russian and Western) is very good, the cocktails are delicious, and the music is fantastic. You have three levels of entertainment to choose from. The main floor is a bar with fashionable clientele, the terrace bar offers VIP tables, and the basement level is where the DJs get the crowd going. The club insists on a reasonable standard of dress.
Written by Davide C.