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Bars, clubs, and parties: The Copenhagen nightlife guide

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Whether you want to dance until the sun comes up or just have a beer or a cocktail with your friends, Copenhagen has something to offer for everyone. From colourful discos to laid back bars and cool clubs. Here are some suggestions on where to conquer the night in Copenhagen.

The best cocktail bars in Copenhagen

Traditionally, Danes have been famous for beer , but in recent years, a cocktail revolution has put Copenhagen on the map as a top-tier cocktail destination. The chefs' experimentation with flavours and combinations has moved into the bars.

Nightclubs in Copenhagen

Put on your dancing shoes and party till the sun comes up! Copenhagen nightlife offers everything from mainstream discos, through glamorous venues, hip bars and underground clubs.

Best beer bars

No matter where you find yourself in Copenhagen, you’re never far from a world-class beer bar to help you quench your thirst.

Discover by area

You can either go for the perfect spot in town that matches what you're looking for - or you can discover the nightlife of Copenhagen neighbourhood by neighbourhood. Here are some local area guides that give you some of the best spots in some of the areas of town with a happening nightlife.

The best bars and parties in Vesterbro
Explore Vesterbro’s coveted nightlife and experience the down-to-earth and local approach. Party out in  Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District  and enjoy the big bubble of bars and parties among the young and hip crowds of Copenhagen.
Nightclubs in the city center
Do you like tasteful cocktails, a good glass of wine or a fierce dance party? Copenhagen’s city centre offers something for everyone. End your day in Copenhagen enjoying the wild nightlife, the great cocktails or pub-crawl through the city’s wine bars, clubs and bodegas.
Guide to the Meatpacking District
Originally home to Copenhagen's meat industry businesses, “Kødbyen” has changed into a new and creative cluster with galleries, nightlife and restaurants.
Going out in Nørrebro
If there is something that Nørrebro understands to master, then it's the nightlife scene. Nørrebro is always a fierce choice if you are thirsty for beer or cocktails and need a good night out. There is something for everyone out here!