Copenhagen - Hot Bars And Cool Cocktails
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The Danes have always known how to enjoy themselves resulting in Copenhagen having some of Europe's most eclectic and interesting nightlife. So, why not join them for a fun night out on the town? Copenhagen nightlife offers a great variety of venues ranging from traditional and mainstream discos through trendy cocktail bars and quirky underground clubs to glamorous jet-set hot-spots .
After a day of exploring the sights, sounds and culture of the Danish capital you will be ready to discover what the city’s nightlife has to offer. You will not be disappointed. Wonderful Copenhagen’s laid back and welcoming atmosphere is reflected in every aspect of this city’s bars and cafes.
Do not expect an early night when you venture out on the town in Copenhagen. Whereas the majority of Copenhagen's discos and clubs don’t tend to really get going until after midnight, most bars, cafés and restaurants are abuzz all evening and long into the night. This is why many clubbers choose to spend time in the city's super-hip pre-club bars before a festive night on the town.
Situated in the very heart of Copenhagen, opposite the Parliament building, you find one of Copenhagen’s cosiest and most luxurious cocktail bars, The Ruby Bar. It is a popular warm-up venue with an exclusive edge and yet a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The bar is easily mistaken for a private residence due to its homely yet stylish decoration. Well trained staff mix cocktails of the highest calibre, old classics as well as new and innovative ones. For the ultimate Copenhagen experience try a Copenhagen cocktail in the cocktail bar 1105.
A popular venue amongst Copenhagen’s creative and artistic youth, The Ritz offers an intriguing alternative to the more trendy, glamorous bars. Situated in the hip Vesterbro area of the city, the aim of The Ritz is a relaxed and casual atmosphere and its location in a basement in the capital’s former red light district, underlines the unpretentious style of this particular venue. The interior of the bar has been designed to add a raw, industrial feeling to the surroundings with graffiti being the predominant choice of decoration. This all adds to a feeling of a night out with a difference. The controversial bar offers inexpensive but exquisite cocktails in eco-friendly, disposable cups which is very much in keeping with Copenhagen’s reputation as a “green” city.
For a Nordic twist on the traditional cocktails you already know and love, you need look no further than Karrierebar on Flaesketorvet Square. With homemade, organic ingredients to its concoctions, visitors are definitely in for some new taste sensations here. World class artists across a range of disciplines have defined the functions and design of the place, thereby making art part of a social space shared by a broad audience. Promising a festive night out in informal, yet trendy, surroundings, Karrierebar with a truly contemporary Scandinavian flavour.
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