Nightlife in Hanoi Capital

Long after the sun sets, Hanoi's nightlife culture offers a plethora of interesting sights and locations to visit. In this post, we'll take you on a tour of Hanoi's nightlife to make your trip even more unforgettable. The Old Quarter's busy pubs and flashy nightclubs are conveniently located around Hoan Kiem Lake, where you can enjoy amazing music and a variety of liquor while mixing and mingling with fun-loving locals and expatriates.

Bars in Hanoi city.


Visiting pubs is perhaps the most popular way for locals to spend their free time. People come here with their buddies, after work for a drink, or for any other reason. On weekends, the bars are generally packed and open until late at night or early in the morning.

Le PUB - 25 Hang Be street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. Hours 07.00 am - 00.00 am


The bar sits in the heart of the Old Quarter, and it also provides outdoor seating so you can enjoy your drink while watching the street activity. It features a nice assortment of drinks and numerous lunch and dinner alternatives, including a wide range of Vietnamese cuisine. Le PUB is unquestionably a welcoming establishment with a pleasant vibe.

Mao’s Red Lounge - 7 Ta Hien street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. Hours 04.00 pm - 00.00 am


Another fantastic place in Hanoi's Old Quarter, with a warm and inviting environment and a large selection of reasonably priced drinks. plays a wide variety of music, including rock, dance, funk, Latin, and reggae. Furthermore, if you don't like the options, you have the option of playing music from your own CD. After a hard day, this is a great location to catch up with friends and unwind.

The Rooftop - 83 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. Hours 11.00 am - 02.00 am


The Rooftop is a bar on the 19th floor of the Pacific Place Tower in the capital. It offers a spectacular perspective of Hanoi, particularly at night, when the city is lighted by millions of lights. The pub boasts an appealing interior design, excellent cuisine, and a wide selection of drinks. It also hosts special events and DJ performances on a regular basis.


Hanoi residents do not spend their nights out at clubs, which makes the existing establishments even better: there are usually a large number of people, but there is no crowd, making your stay more pleasant and comfortable.

Funky Buddha Club - 02 Ta Hien street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. Hours 06.00 pm - 02.00 am


It's a hip, small club that specializes in house, trance, and electronic music. The club is packed with locals and tourists, and on weekends it may get even busier, as it is located in the heart of Hanoi and is one of the city's most popular hangouts, particularly among young people.

Nutz Bar - 11 Xuan Dieu street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi.

The Nutz Bar of the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel transforms into a nightclub with live music and DJs. It's a favorite hangout for Hanoi expats and guests staying in the area's hotels. If you want to spend your evening in a cosmopolitan environment and meet both residents and tourists, this is the place to go. The club is extremely costly, and the dress code is casual.

Live Music

Locals frequently attend concerts in their spare time. And for music enthusiasts, Hanoi has a lot to offer, from jazz to swing to rock! The only thing left for you to do is choose how you want to spend your evening.

Minh’s Jazz Club - 01 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. Hours 08.30 am - 11.30 pm


A jazz music venue that will touch your heart, soul, and awaken your deepest emotions. Every night at 9 p.m., it provides live concerts and jam sessions. Minh, the bar's owner, is a saxophone teacher at the Hanoi Conservatory who also works here on the side. As an added bonus, there's a fantastic menu with a wide selection of food and drinks at reasonable prices. Minh's Jazz Club is rated as one of the top places to visit in Hanoi by visitors.

Swing Cafe And Lounge - 21 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi


Swing Cafe is a popular live music venue by day and a sophisticated retro-style cafe by night. Surprisingly, this venue does not solely play swing music! In the evenings, live performances of Vietnamese songs as well as international English hits are available! It also features cabaret shows and concerts by well-known Vietnamese singers. Open till late at night, this is a "must" if you're looking for a stylish hangout.

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