Being the site of over 60 café’s restaurants discos and pubs makes the Lipscani quarter of Bucharest the liveliest part of town most any time of the day or night, but especially at night. Just because this is Eastern Europe, don’t think it is seedy and smoky, in fact this bustling part of Romania’s capital city is one of the newest and most pristine districts the city has to offer, a testament to the dedication this country has for more economic growth and function.
The city of Bucharest is divided into districts which represent overall functions of civic life and historicity. This central part of town is one of the most historic and it sits along the lazy rivers edge, which marks the area of commerce. Lipscani street is the main thoroughfare and it is complemented by strada Franceza and Selari Street. The ruins of the Romanian court are just adjacent as a testament to the enduring past of the nation.
What draws crowds here is not historic monuments but the social scene and above all the trending nightlife, which features some of the best traditional music along with the most modern beats, as well as some creative blending of both. Likewise the gastronomy and beverage industry are in full tilt, bringing the best of what Romania and the world have to offer.
The vibe begins at club Mojo this three level bar, karaoke and cellar venue is certainly a place with something for everyone. The live music, friendly management and constant events make of it an impressive place to start or end any night in Bucharest. It embodies the inviting spirit of the ‘new’ old town. The vault is an eclectic place whose musical choices will keep one guessing from night to night. Take a chance on the music no matter what your taste and you probably won’t be disappointed.
Old City Bar is a fan favorite in the nightlife scene, it’s the spot for some of the best dressed, newest music and great cocktails and dancing. It prides itself on being a great place for discussions and arguments surrounding some of the best sporting matches on display. Club A is the place for a cheap night out, here one will find the lowest rates for food, beer, cover charge and most anything. It is popular among the student crowd and has a great array of entertainment and theme nights.
For food and traditional atmosphere be sure to check out Caru’cu Bere the 19th century beer house with the best classical music, food and delights in the area. Also there is a fascination with Turkish cuisine which is manifested in local restaurants and menus. The restaurant known as Divan is home to some of the best Hummus and Babba Ganoush. For a good coffee pick up any time of day be sure and explore Atelier Mecanic on Corvaci Street for a bohemian atmosphere.