Northern Kazakhstan drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Coffee in Astana

Espresso Bar

Latte art has made it to Kazakhstan! This friendly cafe has won many fans with what is, arguably, Astana's best coffee. Ample breakfasts and snacks are additional enticements.
Bar in Astana


This dark Czech cellar-bar – stone walls, wooden booths and long wood tables – is a convivial place for mugs of the unfiltered house beer, Kelly (800T for 0.5L), which comes in two types: light and dark. There are a…
Club in Astana

Chocolate Room

Once past the face control (look your very best) you’ll have a wild time dancing to hip hop, dance and '80s DJs with Astana's beautiful 20-somethings at what is still one of the coolest clubs in town. Admission is f…
Beer Hall in Astana


This glass-and-brick club and restaurant complex is a place to see and be seen; the food is hit-and-miss, but the two own brews – a Belgian-style wheat beer and a classic barley pilsner – get rave reviews, and plent…
Wine Bar in Astana


Cute little wine bar with 10 or so international wines by the glass and many more by the bottle, including a number of Kazakh vintages. There's a full menu of bar snacks and even substantial dishes, but the tipples …