The ultimate nightlife guide to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is one of the best party destinations in Europe! Copenhagen is both heavy on funny Theme Bars, Cocktail Bars, Night Clubs and Party Bars. It is easy to find the way to a party each night as Copenhagen is full of them. Scroll down the list, plan your night out and use the interactive map to find your summer night destination.

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The Australian Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

The Australian Bar, or A-Bar, as it’s mostly referred to, offers one of the best laid back parties in Copenhagen! It’s a bar for people who love old and new hits alike! The bar’s down under feeling is created through the Aussie animals placed around the bar and the clothes which our bartenders meet you in. At A-Bar you can play pool, play a game of beer pong with your mates or hit the dancefloor at midnight! So if you need a party with a good chance that it’ll go completely crazy and where the dancefloor is always lit – you should go down under!

Happy Hour: Cult & Cabana Buckets only 99 kr.
Opening Hours: Sun-Wed 18-02, Thur 18-03, Fri-Sat 18-15

Location

Vestergade 10
1456 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Cucaracha

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

Cucaracha is one of Gothersgade’s small miracles. You can party here every day of the week, and there are always reasonable prices at the bar. If you are looking for fun-loving people who’ve come to dance on the tables and chairs, this is the bar for you. The small bar with exposed brick walls is also one of the few places where you are still allowed to smoke indoors. Take your friends by the hand and party at one of the most exciting bars in Copenhagen.

Happy Hour: 2 Daquiries only 100 kr. all night on weekdays, before 23.00 friday and saturday.
Opening Hours: Mon 18-03, Tue-Wed 18-04, Thur 18-05, Fri-Sat 16-06, Sun 18-02

Location

Gothersgade 41
1123 København K

Transportation

6 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Little Green Door

Category: Cocktail Bar

Age limit: 21+

Little Green Door takes you on a journey through time where the samurais meet Asia’s multicultural nightlife. You can enjoy a cocktail outside by the canal as the sun sets, and with one stroke of the gong, the universe is completely changed. The green door opens and an urban party takes over the small paradise.

Opening Hours: Wed-Thur 18-03, Fr-Sat 16-04

Location

Gammel Strand 40
1202 København K

Transportation

6 minutes walk from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station

LA Tequila Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

LA Tequila Bar in Copenhagen is a beach bar where the party never stops, because we are open seven days a week, all year round. What makes this bar special is the music, the cheap tequila shots and the diversity of the guests. You walk straight into a mix of the best of sixties rock, seventies disco, eighties glam rock and nineties pop, as well as 10-krone tequila shots.

Happy Hour: Aloha offers all night on weekdays, before midnight on weekends (f.i. 1 draft beer 25 kr. or 5 slammers 50 kr.)
Opening Hours: Mon-Thur: 16-??, Fri-Sat 16-07, Sun 20-??

Location

Gammel Mønt 17
1117 København K

Transportation

5 minutes walk from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station

Bar7

Category: Cocktail Bar

Age limit: 21+

Bar 7 makes you feel that you are sitting in a drawing room full of Chesterfield sofas in a cottage in New Hampshire. The bar’s delicious selection of beautiful and colourful cocktails creates a good atmosphere as the DJ plays it up to get you dancing on the dance floor among the bookshelves.

Opening Hours: Tue-Wed 18-01, Thur 18-02, Fri-Sat 18-04, Sun 18-01

Location

Studiestræde 7
1455 København K

Transportation

6 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

SKAAL

Category: Beer Bar

Age limit: None

At SKAAL, it’s all about the beer – the really good and different beer! With its 48 draft beers and 60 bottled beers, you will be taken on a journey through the world of beer, tasting craft beers from all corners of the earth. With its urban and new Nordic décor, SKAAL sets the scene for a really great evening – for beer enthusiasts, but also for people who just want a good glass of wine, a drink or a good cup of coffee. Because you should never drink on an empty stomach, the bar naturally also offers a menu which goes hand in hand with the golden drops. SKAAL (cheers) to that.

Happy Hour: Craft Beer tasting board 99 kr. sunday to thursday
Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 11.30-01.00, Thur-Sat 11.30-03.00, Sun 11.30-23.00

Location

Kultorvet 11
1175 København K

Transportation

2 min. from Nørreport Station

Dorsia

Category: Night Club

Age limit: 20+ (Thur: 18+)

Dorsia is a nightclub with a raw mix of the excessive flamboyance of the 80´s jet set, refined into a futuristic, Asian-inspired, minimal Scandinavian den of debauchery. We have created a scene for the new elite generation who long for an organic, sensual experience. High quality and attention to detail flow through all aspects of Dorsia: Luxurious decor, razor-sharp mixologists, cutting-edge technology and design and a sound system which are state of the art. Dorsia will give you an experience it’ll take a long time to forget.

Opening Hours: Thur-Sat 23-05

Location

Kattesundet 4
1458 København K

Transportation

8 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Hornsleth

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 20+

Kristian von Hornsleth is the man behind the mood at Hornsleth Bar. His controversial art covers the walls, where the colours are as vibrant as the bar’s cocktails and guests. The dance floor here always gets filled up when the DJ puts on the top tunes from golden days of the nineties. If you’re ready for a provocative night which will get your inner party demon dancing, Hornsleth is ready with open doors and will send you into the night with a confession or two for your absolution.

Opening Hours: Fri-Sat 22-05

Location

Løvstræde 4
1152 København K

Transportation

5 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Den Glade Gris

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

Den Glade Gris – the Happy Pig – is located in one of Copenhagen’s oldest buildings, which sets the scene for a cosy and rustic bar atmosphere beloved by happy beer drinkers and thirsty students alike. The bar has been named sports bar of the year for the third consecutive year. Den Glade Gris offers bar atmosphere, disco and lots of fun and games for everyone! Another plus is that there’s live bands every thursday to saturday from 10 pm!

Happy Hour: -50% off beers, drinks and shots all night on weekdays, before midnight on weekends.
Opening Hours: Tue-Wed 14-??, Thur-Sat 14-05

Location

Lille Kannikestræde 3
1170 København K

Transportation

5 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Eldorado Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

Here you can find the best that Mexico has to offer. Come in and feel the heat that sets the scene for the wildest parties, weekend after weekend. At Eldorado you can never know what the night has to offer, but one thing is certain: it won’t be boring. You can get a touch of sunshine here by treating yourself to a fine selection of tequila and other Mexican inspired drinks. You can enjoy it all at the Mexican ‘choza’-inspired huts which encompass the bar’s seating.

Happy Hour: Lemon and Raspberry Summer Pitcher 200 kr.
Opening Hours: Thur 19-04, Fri-Sat 19-05

Location

Nørregade 6
1165 København K

Transportation

5 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Simpelt V

Category: Rock Bar

Age limit: 18+

Nirvana once sang “come as you are”, and that’s exactly what you can do at Simple V. When you step inside, you’ll be in no doubt. You have arrived at the only place in Copenhagen where classic rock is cultivated and loved. Old records line the walls, evidencing a close relationship with the artists and history of rock.

Opening Hours: Mon-Tue 18-02, Wed 18-03, Thur 18-04, Fri-Sat 15-05, Sun 17-02

Location

Istedgade 96
1650 København V

Transportation

9 minute walk from Dybbølsbro Station

Rhino Bar

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 20+

Rhino Bar is the perfect combination of authentic bodega, classic après ski and modern cocktails. The decoration makes you think sleazy bodega, but there’s more than you might expect beneath the surface. Rhino Bar is not just a place where you can socialise with your friends with a cold beer in hand; it’s also a place where the atmosphere, dancing and live music raise the roof when the well-known après ski tunes fill the bar.

Happy Hour: Summer drinks 35 kr. (Malibu, Coco and Orange)
Opening Hours: Tue-Wed 19-02, Thur 19-03, Fri-Sat 16-05

Location

Nørregade 38
1165 København K

Transportation

1 minute walk from Nørreport Station

Heidi's Bier Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 20+

Heidi’s Bier Bar embraces Tyrolean après ski culture and expresses it through the music, staff, products and especially the authentic visual frames surrounding the bar. To the sound of classic après ski tunes like Country Road and 99 Luftballons, Heidi’s staff serve you a myriad of different beers and invite you up to dance on the tables. The bar’s wooden beams, murals and especially the staff’s dirndls and lederhosen exude Tyrolean Alpine culture and make it hard to resist the urge to yodel and cheers with everyone around you.

Happy Hour: All Tap Beers 29 kr. and Jägerbombs 10 kr. before midnight
Opening Hours: Mon 16-02, Tue-Wed 16-03, Thur 16-05, Fri 14-05, Sat 16-05, Sun 18-02

Location

Vestergade 18
1456 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Rabalder Bar

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

Rabalder Bar is the bar where you step straight into Grandma’s living room, where you have an ice-cold Pilsner with foam on the top and a light sprinkling of love. A setting of homely cosiness is created here, in which you can start your day with a game of Mancala or have an afternoon cocktail from the ‘home bar’. The bar is small and intimate. You will probably be greeted with familiar music, and the drinks are more of a steal than the Great Train Robbery. Rabalder Bar is the place where the pint meets the cocktail and where we wonder – can something be TOO cosy?

Happy Hour: 2 cocktails for 89 kr. all night
Opening Hours: Sun-Tue 18-02, Wed 18-03, Thur-sat 18-04

Location

Gothersgade 33
1123 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Sjus Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

Firmly planted on Pilestræde is Sjus Bar. The doors are open seven days a week and you can be sure that the atmosphere will always be buzzing. When you walk through the door you’ll immediately feel the cosy pub atmosphere, but don’t be fooled: there is room for lots of partying here. When the urge to dance arrives, just go downstairs to the basement, where you’ll find another bar and an intimate dance floor.

Happy Hour: Solero Cocktail 2 for 100 kr.
Opening Hours: Sun-Tue 20-03, Wed 18-03, Thurs 18-04, Fri-Sat 15-05

Location

Pilestræde 44
1112 København K

Transportation

7 minute walk from Nørreport Station

Aloha Beach Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

Aloha offers true summer atmosphere, where guests can hang out in the beach huts while enjoying everything from Tiki cocktails to specially imported beer straight from the holiday paradise of Hawaii. You’re guaranteed to have a memorable experience here when the roof lifts and the atmosphere lets you dream your way to distant shores. If you need a breath of fresh air, drop the expensive holiday and come with us – Aloha is ready every day, with hula hula, leis and drinks which will satisfy even the most discerning.

Happy Hour: Slushice cocktails 1 for 30 kr.
Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 18-03, Thurs 18-04, Fri-Sat 18-05, Sun 18-02

Location

Gothersgde 11
1124 København K

Transportation

9 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Tørst Bar

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+ (Wed & Thur) & 20+ (Fri & Sat)

TØRST is the danish word for THIRST, which is exactly what the bar attempts quench. Tørst bar invites thirsty souls inside for an affordable drink and loads of dancing! The two floors of the bar offers loads of space for improving your dancing skills and cozy corners where other skills can be practiced. There is no do doubt that the happy bartenders will get the party started with a big selection that will quench the thirst.

Happy Hour: Twister Cocktail Pitcher 149 kr.
Opening Hours: Thur 16-05, Fri 15-05, Sat 16-05

Location

Vestergade 17
1456 København K

Transportation

8 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Guldhornene

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 20+

Café Guldhornene, named after a pair of Danish 5th century gilded horns and a classic poem, is everything you should expect from a good old Danish bodega – and a bit more. It has room for both the relaxed drinkers and the dance-lovers. You can play a game of dice to decide who’ll get the next round, beat your partner at an arm wrestle or cut some shapes on the dance floor to good old Danish classics like Kim Larsen, Shubidua and Rocazino. The bar at Guldhornene offers everything your pub-loving heart desires, from a ‘gammel dansk’ bitters to a proper pint or a vodka and apple juice ‘ævlebævle’. Here, it’s about feeling at home – so welcome to our living room for a great evening!

Happy Hour: Danish bottled beer 19 kr. before 23.00
Opening Hours: Tue-wed 18-02, Fri 15-05, Sat 16-05

Location

Vestergade 20
1456 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from NørreportStation

Bæst Cocktailbar

Category: Cocktail Bar

Age limit: 18+

Dedicated cocktail craftsmanship stripped of flashy pretentiousness. In our hidden industrial-bohemian atmosphere, we work to caress all of your senses with our perfectly balanced seasonal cocktail creations, in an atmosphere inviting for both early evening mingling and late night rowdiness.

Opening Hours: Thur 19-02, Fri-Sat 19-05

Location

Klosterstræde 23 k.th.
1157 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Surf'n'Shots

Category: Shot Bar

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

Surf’n’shots is the perfect bar to start at. The cosy little shot bar next to Den Glade Gris always has a good atmosphere, lovely singalong music and no less than 55 different shots! If you’re feeling brave you can try Mexicana, one of our homemade shots – but be careful, it’s strong! If you’re feeling naughty, order a blowjob – which of course you have to drink without using your hands… You can also try the shot wheel and see if Lady Luck is smiling on you!

Happy Hour: Cheap shots – always, all night!
Opening Hours: Wed – Sat 20-06

Location

Lille Kannikestræde 3
1170 København K

Transportation

5 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Musen & Elefanten

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 18+

If Musen & Elefanten were a cocktail, it would be an Old Fashioned. With a lofty feel and an old Oxford look, this little bar takes you back to the 1800’s, when good cocktails, smoky cigars and sabres which could open a bottle of bubbly joy were very much appreciated. Here in the small basement there’s room for great barons to discuss the political agenda and for young mischief-makers who just want to relax to a game of Meyer.

Happy Hour: 2 cocktails for 89 kr. before midnight
Opening Hours: Mon 16-24, Tues 15-24, Wed 16-24 Thur 16-03, Fri 15-05, Sat 16-05

Location

Vestergade 21
1456 København K

Transportation

8 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

HIVE

Category: Night Club

Age limit: Thur: 18+, Fri: 21+, Sat: 23+

HIVE continuously strives to renew and reinvent itself, creating new and wild experiences for a quality-conscious audience. Whether you’re a regular guest or visiting from abroad, we aim to impress and deliver a first-class experience. Our main focus is creating the perfect nightlife experience – our table service is like no other, and a perfectly composed audience, in sync with an exceptional music profile, has proven to be the perfect combination for an iconic club.

Opening Hours: Thurs-Sat 23-04

Location

Skindergade 29
1159 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Tyrolia

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

Come and have a go in the ski lift at Tyrolia Bier Klub and see how après ski takes a completely new twist, with Tyrolean dancing girls, snow storms, fire at the bar, skis full of shots and more!

Happy Hour: Open bar from 22-23 (selected drinks)
Opening Hours: Thur 22-??, Fri-Sat: 22-05

Location

Vestergade 12
1456 København K

Transportation

8 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

La Boucherie

Category: Night Club

Age limit: 20+

Like a little French pavement café in the middle of Copenhagen’s inner city, La Boucherie sticks out on the scene. It serves, among other things, home-made cocktails, shots in Eiffel Towers and other intoxicating drinks with a French touch. Our dance floor quickly fills up to the happy house tunes from our resident DJs, and people can seek shelter from the attention in Bar 2’s corners. La Boucherie offers the perfect combination of cocktail chill and alluring night party, so whether you’re into deep conversations and cold cocktails or you want to dance til the comes up, we will cater to your needs.

Opening Hours: Fri 16-05, Sat 22-05

Location

Vestergade 10
1456 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Andy's Bar

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 18+

Andy’s Bar is a well-preserved old tavern. The authentic bodega can be dated back to 1930, when sailors and tavern troubadours made up most of its crowd of guests. Step into a time warp which brings memories of a lost era to life. Since the Second World War, when it was the home of the American soldiers, it has been one of the most splendid and rustic taverns in Copenhagen.

Opening Hours: Sun-Wed 16-05, Thur 16-07, Fri 14-07, Sat 16-07

Location

Gothersgade 33B
1123 København K

Transportation

7 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Da Vinci Bar

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 18+

In the little basement on Gothersgade is a bar with true Leonardo Da Vinci style. The bar’s intimate decor brings you close to one of the world’s great thinkers. The many reconstructions of Leonardo Da Vinci’s wonders are there to marvel at and the Renaissance-inspired decor gives the bar soul and warmth. Come by Da Vinci Bar and let yourself be seduced!

Happy Hour: Summer Cocktails 2 for 100 kr.
Opening Hours: Fri 19-05, Sat 19-05

Location

Gothersgade 19
1123 København K

Transportation

4 minutes walk from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station

Farfar

Category: Danish Bodega

Age limit: 18+ (Fri & Sat: 20+)

If you’re looking for festive beer halls with table football, lots of beer and old-fashioned decoration with beer barrels and wooden tables, then Farfar Bodega in Copenhagen is definitely for you. It is dark, mysterious, cosy and festive at the same time. Here, the beer is the focus, and there is something for everyone.

Happy Hour: 2 x Somersby from tap 79 kr.
Opening Hours: Sun-Tues 15-02, Wed 15-03, Thur 15-04, Fri-Sat 13-05

Location

Skindergade 20
1159 København K

Transportation

6 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

No Stress

Category: Cocktail Bar

Age limit: 18+

Welcome to No Stress, the bar that lives up to its name. Here you can enjoy delicious cocktails in a cosy and relaxing setting. The concept comes from Norway, where the bar has been voted Norway’s best cocktail bar, but don’t be fooled by the fancy title. You can challenge your friends at Mario Kart, the bartenders will tell you a few tall tales at the bar, and you can enjoy the special version of the classic espresso martini.

Opening Hours: Sun-Tue 18-01, Wed 18-02, Thur 18-03, Fri-Sat 16-04

Location

Nørregade 26
1165 København K

Transportation

2 minutes walk from Nørreport Station

Stereo Bar Gothersgade

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

At Stereo Bar, the focus is on partying, and you can always expect the best music and a packed dance floor. Behind the table you’ll find specially selected DJs creating the ultimate experience and atmosphere. There are no airs and graces at Stereo Bar. Here you come as you are to enjoy being part of the party where there’s room for everyone.

Happy Hour: 2 x 1664 Blanc from tap 95 kr.
Opening Hours: Sun-Mon 20-02, Tue-Wed 20-03, Thur 20-04, Fri-Sat 20-05

Location

Gothersgade 8A
1123 København K

Transportation

4 minutes walk from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station

Stereo Bar Vestergade

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

At Stereo Bar, the focus is on partying, and you can always expect the best music and a packed dance floor. Behind the table you’ll find specially selected DJs creating the ultimate experience and atmosphere. There are no airs and graces at Stereo Bar. Here you come as you are to enjoy being part of the party where there’s room for everyone.

Happy Hour: 2 x 1664 Blanc from tap 95 kr.
Opening Hours: Wed 20-04, Thur-Sat 20-05

Location

Vestergade 3
1456 København K

Transportation

7 minute walk from Nørreport Station

The Drunken Flamingo

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 21+

Welcome to a bar dedicated to tiki-party, delicious cocktails and exotic vibes. Dance all night to the sound of exotic vibes on the terrace where the DJ delivers awesome party tunes all night long. Try one of the tiki-cocktails Flamingo Passion or Zombie Island served in a Tiki-Zombie glass.

Happy Hour: -2 for 1 on cocktails, drinks and beers before midnight on weekends.
Opening Hours: Thur 19-05, Fri-Sat 21-05

Location

Gammeltorv 14
1457 København K

Transportation

6 min walk from Nørreport Station

Lola Club

Category: Party Bar

Age limit: 18+

Lola is a universe surrounded by flowers, opportunities and taste. The venue is based on a long list of well known gimmicks like beerpong, karaoke and even a dedicated instagram-room. Be part of a unique experience where everyone is welcome to party.

Opening Hours: Fri-Sat 23-05

Location

Gothersgade 13
1123 København K

Transportation

4 minutes walk from Kongens Nytorv Metro Station

nbar

Category: Cocktail Bar

Age limit: 20+

nbar is your friendly neighbourhood cocktail bar. Step into the Paris cafe inspired room, open from 15:00, with coffee’s, local craftbeer and of course signature and classic cocktails. If that doesn’t strike your interest, step into our connected room where you will be welcomed by varm lights, a small dance floor and cozy hiding coves. Whetever you’re on a date night, or looking for future date nights, nbar is ready to welcome you.

Location

Birkegade 10
2200 København

Transportation

2 min walk from Elmegade Busstop (3A/5C/350S)