Odessa plays harder and longer than any other city in Ukraine, with lots of flashy clubs and a whole culture surrounding underground basement pubs, glitzy disco and all-night cafes. If you spend any time here, you’ll quickly tune into the effervescent scene. All night clubs divided in two groups — summer venues and winter venues. Almost all main summer night clubs are concentrated in Arcadia — the main beach of the city, whereas winter venues randomly distributed along the city, including dormitory areas Tairovo and Cheremushki.
The following list covers the towns most popular winter clubs in central area.
Vis-a-vis. 17, Deribasovskaya St. Tel. 048 777 02 03; www.visavis.od.ua.
Ultra-contemporary nightclub with glossy white and silver decor, lots of ambient lighting, and a hipper-than-thou clientele. The lounge, casino, disco, soundstage and supper club all fuse into the perfect all-night escape. The outdoor balconies are open for drinking and dining in the summer. Open 24hrs.
Mirage. 36, Preobrazhenskaya St. Tel. 048 722 03 10.
Cheesy, Vegas-style casino and nightclub with an in-house Chinese restaurant and friendly, thick-necked bouncers. Open 24hrs.
Palladium. 4, Italyansky Boulevard.
The flashiest dinner club in Odessa to date brings a bit of Las Vegas right into the city centre. Colourful shows and overpriced food secure the illusion. Don’t say ‘mafia’ too loudly. Open 17.00-06.00
Vechernyaya Odessa. 59, Pushkinskaya St. Tel. 0482 321 421. Pumping dance club, acrobatic bartenders and fashion shows. Quite a human circus. Open 21.00-06.00.
Faktura. 60, Rishelyevskaya St. Tel. 0482 349 880.
A rave-y dance club that’s popular among the university crowd. Open 08.00-06.00.
Hali Gali. 18, Chaikovskogo Lane. Tel. 728 68 38
Depending on when you walk through the doors, it’s a restaurant, or a bar, or a nightclub. Open 24hrs.
Captain Morgan. 30, Zhukovskogo St. Tel.: (048) 728-8482
«Captain Morgan» club is situated in the center of Odessa. It has 2 levels, 125 sitting places and 400-500 of dancing places. Every Friday an Saturday best DJ’s, VJ’s, PJ’s from Kyiv, Moscow and Europe are invited! Club works «NON-STOP» (short break is from 8.00 till 10.00).
Yo! 15, Polskaya St. Tel. 0482 371 515
Yo! is the most popular and frequently visited night club in Odessa. Yo! is One of the largest clubs in Eastern Europe. Everything you need to have great time with friends can be found here: Eurodance, cocktail-hall (live music), restaurant, strip-bar, bowling (8 Brunswick tracks), billiards (pool, russian), casino (roulette, black-jack, poker), wonderful jazz evenings on wednesdays with best artists and bands.
Euro Party Club / Entertainment Complex. Corner of Ekaterininskaya / Lanzeronovskaya. Tel 784-02-03
Euro Party Club isn’t just another watering hole in Odessa’s center. It is a mega-club / lounge / hookah bar / entertainment center and a host to high profile parties. Therefore, the doormen can be super serious and you should dress trendy and hip to assure getting in. This brand new club consists of a number of separate areas, each providing its own flavor to fulfill whatever desires you may get throughout the night.