Yerevan drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Yerevan

In Vino

Our favourite of the wine bars that have recently opened in Yerevan, In Vino flaunts its Italianophile leanings but manages to do so without alienating supporters of Armenian produce. The range of Italian wines, che…
Top Choice Cafe in Yerevan

Gemini

With the look and feel of a Parisian boulevard cafe, Gemini keeps its band of regulars happy with the city's best coffee (we love both the Armenian and iced varieties) as well as a variety of crepes (the Nutella is …
Cafe in Yerevan

Grand Candy

Ask any Armenian child to name their favourite place, and they're likely to excitedly shout 'Grand Candy!' This sweets shop and cafe is painted in candy colours (of course), features a toy train running along tracks…
Cafe in Yerevan

Abovyan 12

Bohemian is the first word that comes to mind when describing this hugely popular cafe near Republic Sq. Enter through the Dalan Handicrafts Shop or up the staircase to its right. Winter action is in the 1st-floor s…
Bar in Yerevan

Calumet

This basement bar is owned by Hratch Davidian, a diaspora Armenian from Lebanon. The name is French for ‘peace pipe’, and its dated interior harks back to hippy days. There's well-priced draft Kilikiya and Stella, a…
Cafe in Yerevan

Cafe Malócco

A popular local chain, Malócco serves Starbucks coffee and has a crowd-pleasing food menu of sandwiches, salads, pasta and steak. The food is unexceptional, so we prefer to claim a table overlooking the Cascade scul…
Club in Yerevan

Mezzo

Join Yerevan's bold, beautiful and Botoxed at this ritzy two-level club, where you can relax in one of the lounges, dine at the restaurant, choose a cigar from the walk-in humidor or dance to nightly live music in t…
Cafe in Yerevan

Jazzve

A jazzve is a long-handled coffee pot in which rich Armenian coffee is brewed, and this popular chain of cafes specialises in coffee made this way. It also offers espresso coffees, a huge range of tea, snacks, ice-c…
Wine Bar in Yerevan

Aperitivo

Lined with bottles of wine from around the world, this stylish space has a shared bench, banquette seats and a few streetside tables where customers can enjoy a glass of wine or brandy accompanied by a cheese or mea…
Pub in Yerevan

Eden Café-Pub

In the afternoon, Eden is so laid-back it's almost comatose. The pace picks up on warm summer nights, when regulars enjoy beers and nargilehs (waterpipes) at the streetside tables. There's live music in the smoky do…