Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Tbilisi

Dive Bar

Founded by a group of Georgians and American Peace Corps volunteers, Dive has become a Tbilisi institution, and is the best place to go for cheap beer and good times. With two beer pong tables, live music on Wednesd…
Club in Tbilisi

Mtkvarze

This former Soviet-era restaurant with a wraparound balcony overhanging the east bank of the Mtkvari River is a great place for a nightclub. Mtkvarze (meaning 'on the Mtkvari') often hosts well-known DJs from Europe…
Bar in Tbilisi

Warszawa

A tiny, brightly lit Polish cafe-bar almost on Tavisuplebis moedani, Warszawa has the most affordable drinks in town, and, at GEL 5, quite possibly the world’s cheapest steak tartare. A late-night favourite, it's an…
Wine Bar in Tbilisi

Vino Underground

Vino Underground is Tbilisi's brick-vaulted temple to natural wine, so you can be sure to get the authentic tastes of traditional Georgian wine here. It has a mind-boggling array to choose from: ask the staff for so…
Bar in Tbilisi

Moulin Electrique

Funky, friendly Moulin Electrique attracts a mixed crowd of locals (who call it 'Bakha’s', after its owner) and foreigners. The outdoor area next to Tbilisi’s Ashkenazi synagogue is a great place to while away the h…
Bar in Tbilisi

Zoestan

This cosy basement bar is run by the eponymous Zoe, a Frenchwoman with an encyclopedic knowledge of Georgian folk music and a voice to match. Hosting concerts most Sundays, it's a place to get into Georgian traditio…
Club in Tbilisi

Café Gallery

A pleasant cafe and art gallery by day, at night Café Gallery becomes probably the best nightclub in the Caucasus. Weekends see the place's two storeys packed out by revellers dancing to a steady diet of minimal tec…
Bar in Tbilisi

Canudos Ethnic Bar

A Tbilisi fixture and often a ‘final drink’ destination. The crowd at Canudos skews younger and rowdier than at some spots. Loud music and lines for the toilet are a regular feature, but the fantastic outdoor area a…
Cocktail Bar in Tbilisi

Rooms Hotel Bar

For a bit of luxury, and the best cocktails in the Caucasus, head to the smoke-free bar at Rooms Hotel. Impeccable service, great interiors and good music, plus, in the summer, a fabulous garden bar: Rooms is the pl…
Pub in Tbilisi

Dublin

A heady mix of young Georgians, raucous expats and live cover bands, Dublin has been keeping its neighbours awake since 1990. It has also given birth to dozens of clone bars on this section of Akhvlediani, so check …