A Guide to Antwerp nightlife
A guide to Antwerp nightlife, bars, pubs, lounges, live music venues, comedy clubs and more.
Antwerp is a young and buzzing city with its 10,000 or so students ensuring a lively nightlife around the clock. The docklands is becoming the centre for clubs but good bars and cafes can be found all over town, many in the historic centre.
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TOP 10 Most popular Bar and Clubs of Antwerp:
Trendy bars are ubiquitous, especially in the area around the Bourla Theatre and Fine Arts Museum.
Kleine Bourla (3 Kelderstraat,closed Sun) attracts the literary, arty set.
Also take a look around Vrijdagmarkt for trendy boozing. For something more traditional, try the famous Den Engel (3 Grote Markt), an Antwerp institution and one of the oldest pubs in the city.
Café d’Anvers is the most famous venue of them all (15 Verversui)
Red & Blue (11-13 Lange Schipperskapelstraat) is the biggest gay dance club in Benelux.
Club Industria: Indiëstraat 10 - in the 'Eilandje' (Island) neighbourhood is sexy, moody and perfect for preening.
a legendary place with live music, mainly jazz, virtually every night.
Stereo Sushi: Luikstraat 6
Velvet Lounge: 6 Luikstraat - Another trendy Docklands favorite for chic grown-ups, this sophisticated restaurant/after-dinner club mixes ethnic fusion cuisine with lounge music, dancing, and a sexy vibe inspired by red velvet seating, candlelight, and chandeliers. Hours are from 6 p.m. till midnight and until 6 a.m. on weekends.
21 d'Herbouvillekaai - An enormous warehouse with black walls, a stage, dance floor, and room for 800 trendy partiers. You can expect an eclectic mix of live rock 'n' roll and DJs spinning electro, hip-hop, rock, techno, and soul.
NoxxA complete new concept in clubbing!
Noxx opened their doors barely a year ago for an enthusiastic public. It can be compared with the big clubs on a world level. It’s definitely more then a disco.
Create your own dance journey.
In the main room you can chill, dance or join one of the three bars.
House and Dance by the biggest international Dj’s and artists, live acts, performers, vocalists…you can find it here.
The Black Room is a dance floor with a 70s New-York club atmosphere. Electro, minima and music for progressive clients! Great color experience.
Dine in Fusia, be surprised by the mirror entrance, enjoy different spaces, cultural experiences, trendy tunes and the total interior concept. Exclusive clubroom with salsa beets and Latin vibes. Extraordinary cocktails and a hot environment that makes you dream about the Caribbean.
Exclusive; for the most important persons, special service and premium drinks in an exclusive room.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11PM until 6 AM
Straatsburgdok, Noordkaai 3
10 minutes out of the old town – direction Metropolis
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