After the sun sets, Hanoi starts to head on to the vibrant night life as it always has been from night to night. The city’s atmosphere is light up by the lively bars and glitzy night clubs around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Discover Hanoi nightlife and some of the best night lounges and bars in Hanoi with us now

1. Ta Hien Street

Ta Hien is the most popular beer corner in Hanoi for both locals and foreign travelers who have once experienced the nightlife in Hanoi. The night would be complete with a glass of Hanoi beer in one hand while sitting on a low plastic stool and listening to great vibes from the bars along the street. Apart from draught beer, you can order some snacks for a little bit of Hanoi street food’s taste. The street often gets crowded after 10 PM. Draft beer in this area is incredibly cheap, just around US $0.25. Therefore, Ta Hien is a great beer street in Hanoi for not only drinking on a budget but also experiencing the local culture.

  • Opening hours: All Day until 02:00 AM
  • Location: Ta Hien Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi. 

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2. Lighthouse Bar Hanoi

The Lighthouse Bar Hanoi is listed among the best nightclubs in Hanoi thanks to its fascinating vibes and cozy space. Lighthouse Bar is one of the few nightclubs in Hanoi that stay open after 01:00 AM. You can find some late-night snacks here too, barbecue food is available outside for the late-night munchies. There is no entrance fee unless there are some special events held there. The prices for the drinks and other beverages are ranging from US $5 to $15.

  • Opening hours: 08:00 PM - 02:00 AM
  • Location: 51 Nguyen Tu Gian Street, Phuc Tan Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.

3. Hair of the Dog

Having been operating for more than 8 years, Hair of the Dog bar always pays attention to customers’ tastes to innovate according to the trend. The ground floor is the place for shisha and lounge with imported beverages which mostly young Vietnamese. The dance floor is quite spacious on the second floor of the bar which is comfortable for backpackers. The bar can get crowded after 11 PM. Happy Hour is from 9 PM to 11 PM.

  • Opening hours: 07:00 PM - 01:00 AM
  • Location: 32 Ma May, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.

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4. The Bank Club Hanoi

The Bank Club Hanoi is an awesome DJ Bar in Hanoi for house and techno music lovers. The place is starting to grow popular with EDM generation as well as impeccable services. The sound system is rated high quality and do no harm to your ears. It is a must-go place in Hanoi for young people to explore nightlife in Hanoi because there is a good mix of young locals and foreigners as well as excellent drinks.

  • Opening hours: Till 01:00 AM 
  • Location: 41 Hai Ba Trung Street, Capital Building, 6th Floor Hanoi

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5. Dragonfly Bar

In spite of looking small from the outside, Dragonfly Bar Hanoi is actually a huge place with 2 floors. Downstairs looks like a student university bar in the front and there is a pool hall at the back. The second floor is suitable for more rooms to lay back for a drink and shisha whether it is comfy sofa or low tables with soft floor mats. It is a real student’s vibe pub and a good place to re-live your youth. 

  • Opening hours: 08:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Location: 15 Hang Buom, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

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6. Le PUB

Le PUB Hanoi has been a famous spot for foreigners and expats in Hanoi for a long time. Just within walking distance from Hoan Kiem Lake, This engaging Hanoi nightclub attracts tourists with not only its gold location but also many other factors such as the vibes, the music, the stylish decoration, extensive drink list and hot promotions. The well-known promotion is on Thursday when the ladies get to relax with free cocktails and cold beer from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM. Le PUB Hanoi serves a wide range of beverages from imported wines, beers to cocktails and liquors at a really reasonable price. You can order pizza, nachos or Vietnamese spring rolls on the snacks menu as well.

  • Opening hours: 07:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Location: 25 Hang Be, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

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7. Funky Buddha Bar

It is a small, trendy club with live DJs mostly playing house, trance and electro music. The club is full of local people and tourists, and during weekends maybe even more crowded. It is located at the heart of Hanoi and is actually one of the finest Hanoi nightlife clubs, especially among young people. Once the house beat of this L-shape bar starts kicking in, you’d better get ready for a bit of squeeze if you want to hit the dance floor. Drinks vary from US $ 20 to $30. 

  • Opening hours: 03:00 PM - 01:00 AM
  • Location: 2 Ta Hien Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

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8. The Birdcage

Has been running for over 3 years and is managed by a talented English DJ named Jeffsy. This exciting bar is designed with simple birdcages hanging on its ceiling, impressive light systems and graffiti artworks all over the place. The Birdcage is definitely a great spot to enjoy Hanoi nightlife, celebrate parties, events and dip into a wide range of electronic dance music.

Thanks to its priceless location - in the middle of flower fields of Tay Ho District, the bar seems to be separated from the outside world, which simply gives you an opportunity to party hard and easily make friends with other ex-pats and the cutest girls in Hanoi. You can freely enjoy the music till the morning light as the bar offers all-night-long performances from the finest DJs in Hanoi. Happy hour - Buy 1 get 1 beer usually happens at midnight

  • Opening hours: 09:00 PM - 05:00 AM
  • Location: 293 Au Co Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi

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9. 1900 Le Theater

1900 Le Theater Hanoi is situated in the middle of the famous beer street of Hanoi. The bar is widely famous for its wide-ranging drink menu and good music from top DJs in Hanoi. If you are searching for the best things to do in Hanoi, then paying a visit to 1900 Le Theater Nightclub is a must, Indeed, the unique decor and impressive sound systems here will easily blow your mind. The prices of services and drinks at the bar are quite high. However, if you're traveling on a budget, you can also find some hot combos of free entry, cold drinks and balloon for just $5 everyday.

  • Opening Hours: 08:30 PM - 01:00 AM
  • Location: 8B Ta Hien, Hang Buom, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

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10. Savage

Has been founded for just nearly 3 years, Savage is emerging as a favorite French bar in Hanoi for many expats and local music lovers. The highlight of the bar is its elegant design and decor as well as various mouth-watering signature drinks. The owner of the bar - Ouissam spends a lot of time to find the best local Vietnamese DJs to spin music there along with many worldwide DJs. Depending on your own feelings and moods, you can enjoy drinks and music on the first floor, at the rooftop bar or in the full-of-smoke RED room.

  • Opening Hours: 06:00 PM - 03:00 AM
  • Location: 112 Xuan Dieu, Quang An, Tay Ho, Hanoi

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Hanoi Nightlife can get really crazy like that but it can get really peaceful and lovely in the day. There's so many other things that you can explore when visiting Hanoi.

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