If you are traveling to Barcelona soon, you must save at least one day for a good party in the city.
Barcelona is popular for its rich nightlife inside the clubs, so we thought you might want to know what is the crême de la crême in the category of Barcelona party.
After reading this list, you will have eleven clubs to party to in Barcelona. You will decide if you go to one or two, but let me tell you, it will be a tough decision.
Choosing where to party has never been so difficult! Let us not make this introduction any longer, and check out your future nightlife locations.
1. Opium Barcelona
📍Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 34
Opium Barcelona has everything you need: a restaurant, a bar, and a nightclub. Opium is the most famous nightclub in the Barceloneta area and one of the most popular in Barcelona. It is the favorite place for the young international public. And what is even best is opening every day of the week.
Prices in this area have increased significantly, and the ticket to enter the club is less affordable than in other parts of the city. Opium has a lot of spacious and different areas depending on what you like. It has a capacity of 3000 people, yet you can find the club completely packed every night, no matter the day.
It is located on the Paseo Marítimo de la Barceloneta. This one is a fantastic nightclub in Barcelona, as it has an outdoor terrace with views of the Mediterranean Sea.
This club is so popular due to its varied musical genres, such as commercial house, reggaeton, and electronic music. Every night there are world-renowned guest DJs at its parties.
Usually, the ticket costs 20€ per person to access the club with one drink. But this price depends on the night party type and the day of the week.
Opium Barcelona has one of the strictest dress codes in the city. This club is known for its sophistication and exclusivity. You will find girls with high heels, glamorous clothes, champagne glasses in hand, and designer labels.
For this reason and its spectacular decoration, it attracts celebrities on many occasions. That is why you shouldn’t miss coming here on your visit to Barcelona.
If you go with sneakers or sportswear, they won’t let you in.
📍Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 36
One of the best nightclubs in Barcelona is Shoko. Shoko also offers a restaurant service during the day and a nightclub service at night. It is located in a privileged place on the beachfront with an outdoor terrace that opens every day and night of the week.
The Shoko Barcelona nightclub is internationally recognized due to its incredible parties, where guest DJs and famous artists worldwide appear to give live shows to its loyal customers. Shoko has been awarded for being one of the 100 Top Best Clubs in the World.
The music is varied but usually electronic, hip-hop, Rnb, or reggaeton. The price is around 10€ to 20€ depending on the day.
Frequented by locals and tourists alike, Shoko lets you enjoy a nice night in the city. This nightclub is all about fashion and glamour. If you are not in the mood that day to go with your most glam outfits, don’t worry; wear a nice outfit. Remember not to go straight from the beach; or after the gym because you will most likely not be allowed to enter Shoko.
Depending on the night, putting your name on the list and going before 1:00 am is free.
3. Bling Bling
📍Tuset, 8, Barcelona
The upper area of Barcelona is one of the best places to go partying, particularly Bling Bling Barcelona nightclub, considered the most exclusive on Tuset.
Here you can find people from other countries and many locals. What I like the most about Bling Bling is that you can enjoy the 2 different rooms with different atmospheres playing the best house music and reggaeton of the moment. In fact, this nightclub has one of the largest dance floors of any nightclub in Barcelona.
You also have to consider the dress code, which is usually elegant. It is decorated in vintage, chic concepts with many pink, blue, and gold sparkles.
The atmosphere and vibes of this club speak for themselves. It is so fancy that you can find soccer players, influencers, actors…
Bling Bling Club’s VIP section is worth visiting as you will have a private dancing area for you and your friends, which is rare. This is the perfect location to book for a special occasion.
Normally, on Thursdays, it is usually a younger and university audience, while on Fridays and Saturdays, the audience is more adult.
4. Teatre Principal
📍 La Rambla, 27-29
Teatre Principal is a historic theater in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample district. This theater primarily hosts cultural events such as concerts, theater performances, and dance shows; it also offers nightlife events. That is why this was a great and different option when thinking of partying in Barcelona.
One of the most popular events is Nasty Mondays, a popular party they celebrate every week. It takes place every Monday night, as the name indicates. Nasty Mondays are known for their lively atmosphere, eclectic music selection, and diverse crowd. They come from electronic music DJs from all over the world.
This theatre hosts other parties and events, including live music shows, DJ sets, and evening performances. It is such a special place due to the theater’stheater’s unique and historical setting, which makes it a popular destination for those looking for a more upscale and cultural nightlife experience.
Did you know that this is the oldest theater in Barcelona?
“This theatre is one of my favorite places to party with my friends. Here you will find locals but also a lot of tourists, which makes it a nice place to go partying and meet new people,” - says Martin, a 20 year old from Barcelona.
📍Carrer dels Almogàvers, 120
Many people consider this club one of the best in the city. It is a massive club divided into five rooms where you can find different types of music, such as indie pop, alternative rock, and electronic music, which are the styles that have more presence. They have varied music; its best-known resident DJ is DJ Purpur.
It is one of the city’s most famous and emblematic discotheques and one of the best-valued. It is located in Poblenou, near the Marina, in a lively area with many bars. In this club you don’tdon’t have to wear your most fancy clothes, you can even go with sneakers.
The entrance fee ranges between 8€ and 15 €, with a drink included. Be updated and keep an eye on their website for all their programming to choose the best option.
The room’s name refers to the song of the same title by the British band Pulp, led by Jarvis Cocker.
📍 Ramon Trias Fargas, 2
Today we are going to talk about the famous Pacha. If you are in Barcelona, you are fortunate because there is Pacha Barcelona. It is part of the international Pacha Group, which has nightclubs in several cities worldwide. Pacha Barcelona is known for its vibrant atmosphere, quality music, and modern design.
The club features multiple dance floors, bars, VIP areas, and a large outdoor terrace with stunning city views. This is a popular destination for everyone who wants to experience the best of Barcelona’sBarcelona’s nightlife scene.
Depending on the day, there will be a different event, and you will find the best reggaeton, commercial house, and electronic music. It is crucial to consider that depending on the day, the dress code and the minimum age of access allowed to enter the Pacha will vary.
“It is the best club I’veI’ve ever been to in Barcelona. There are people of all ages and from many different countries. Although it’sit’s entrance fee might be expensive, I think you have to come here at least once in your life. I can promise you will not regret it,” says Iñaki, a 23-year living in Barcelona.
📍Calle Nou de la Rambla, 107
Apolo is one of the most famous nightlife places in Spain. It is said that it is the oldest discotheque in Spain, a cultural reference that has hosted thousands of parties. Besides being beautiful, it is an old theater with one of the best music programs in the city, considered the temple of the best DJs.
It has been a legendary music venue and nightclub in the city for over 70 years. My parents used to go there when they were teenagers, and now it’sit’s me who is going, isn’tisn’t that super fun?
Apolo has two separate spaces, Apolo 1 and Apolo 2. Depending on which Apolo you are, it will offer different types of music and events.
Apolo 1 is much bigger than Apolo 2, which is why typically hosts larger concerts and DJ events. It’sIt’s known for its eclectic music selection, featuring everything from indie and rock to electronic and hip-hop.
Apolo 2 is a smaller space, but you will have a lot of fun either wise it offers features more experimental and alternative music. It’sIt’s a popular destination for local DJs and underground music scenes.
In addition to its music events, Sala Apolo also offers other nightlife options such as comedy shows, theater performances, and film screenings.
It’s a must-visit for anyone looking for an authentic and diverse nightlife experience in the city. But be careful because it is located in a neighborhood (El Raval) where it is common to see people fighting.
8. La Terrazza
📍Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, s/n
La Terrazza is an open-air club in Barcelona’s Poble Espanyol complex. It only opens during the summer months, from June to September.
La Terrazza is an excellent option if you come to Barcelona in the summer. It is an outdoor party located in a castle in a natural environment, with electronic music.
The club has an outdoor dance floor and stage, surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean gardens and a stunning backdrop of the Montjuïc mountain.
La Terrazza hosts various international and local DJs every summer who play electronic music genres such as house, techno, and disco.
La Terraza is known for its vibrant atmosphere, good music, and modern design. It also offers VIP areas. It is a popular destination for locals and tourists who want to experience the best of Barcelona’sBarcelona’s nightlife during the summer.
The entrance costs 19 € and includes a drink you can consume until 02:30. If you go with a list, it’s 15 €.
📍Nou de Sant Francesc, 5
Macarena nightclub is located in a privileged place, in the heart of the Gothic neighborhood of Barcelona. I recommend you go to this club as Macarena Club is an intimate little clubbing spot that can hold only 80 people at a time.
That’s what makes it so unique; you will meet many people and have a great time which those persons considered your new best friends, at least for that night in Macarena. Making friends here is the easiest thing to do!
It is the hotspot of techno music and one of the most popular places for those who love it.
I don’t know what it is, if the ambiance of the place, or the music blaring through the speakers, but you will relax and have one of the best nights in the city.
That is why if you believe in the phrase “great things come in small packages”, then Club Macarena will not let you down, that is for sure.
10. Eclipse: W Hotel
📍W Barcelona, Placa de la Rosa dels Vents 1, Floor 26
If you want to have an incredible experience, you have to go partying at Eclipse nightclub, located in the most iconic and luxurious hotel in the city of Barcelona, Hotel W. Making it an unforgettable experience for anyone who visits.
While in this nightclub, you can see incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea on the 26th floor of Hotel W Barcelona. There is no better plan with commercial house music, panoramic city views, and handcrafted cocktails. Of course, this has become one of the best nightclubs in Barcelona.
Usually, the music style heard at parties and events at Eclipse is a mix between commercial houses and techno. It is characterized especially by the glamorous and luxurious style.
It has a dress code that requires guests to dress elegantly and stylishly. Inside the club are a dance floor and a VIP area, which offer excellent views of the city and the sea. Due to its exclusive and high-end nature, entry can be difficult, and prices for drinks and entry fees are typically quite high. But you have to live this once in a lifetime.
📍 Rosselló, 208
Twenties is an excellent nightclub located in the Gothic Quarter. It has this name because it looks back to the twenty’s era, featuring elegant and decadent decor that transports guests back in time.
You can enjoy great parties and events every week in a local and national environment. It is frequented by the young public. Usually, here you will listen to the best reggaeton and commercial music of the moment.
It has two different floors, on the first floor features a spacious dance floor, a central bar, and several seating areas where you can relax and enjoy the music. The second floor is a VIP area with a more exclusive experience, with its bar and seating areas overlooking the dance floor.
Don’t miss the opportunity and enjoy a fantastic night at Twenties.
So! Did you make up your mind? I told you it was going to be hard to choose your next party club, but if you have the budget, no one will stop you from going to all of them.
And, if you have already a party in any of these places, leave us a comment! We would love to know about your experience and more people can make wiser party decisions.