Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Cluj-Napoca

Roots

Competition for Cluj’s best brew is stiff, but Roots’ silky coffee is the front runner. Staff are as friendly as the flat whites are smooth. Find it just next door to the Tourist Information Office.
Cafe in Cluj-Napoca

Joben Bistro

This steampunk cafe will lubricate the gears of any traveller with a penchant for Victoriana. Aside from the fantasy decor, with skull designs, taxidermied deer heads and copper pipes on bare brick walls, it's a lai…
Beer Garden in Cluj-Napoca

Euphoria Biergarten

The perfect, quiet spot for evening beers (and good food too). Find a table out front by a small river or in the big garden out back and order from a wide range of national and craft beers. The food menu is fairly a…
Bar in Cluj-Napoca

Irish Music Pub

Before you flee from the hackneyed 'Irish pub abroad' theme, know that this subterranean place has plenty of atmosphere resounding from its cavernous brick walls, plus a menu of steak sandwiches and veggie-friendly …
Bar in Cluj-Napoca

Insomnia

Squeezed into a narrow courtyard, a jaunty beer garden adjoins this zanily decorated bohemian cafe. Insomnia is one of a slew of bars catering to Cluj's arty crowd (which seems to be half the city) within the studen…
Cafe in Cluj-Napoca

Tabiet Cafe

Sip good coffee and great cocktails in Tabiet's snug, stone-walled bar or on the terrace, which spills into the cobbled old town. It also serves piadina (stuffed flatbread) and other Italian-inspired fare.
Gay & Lesbian in Cluj-Napoca

Delirio Gay Club

Cluj's only LGBT club is a laid-back bar on weeknights, and a vodka-fuelled, scantily-clad late-night party at weekends. Boys are banned between 11pm and 5am on Thursday for the weekly ladies' night.
Bar in Cluj-Napoca

Janis Club

Follow the mural of rock stars beneath neon lights and psychedelic rafters at this hyperactive, ever-changing bar, which draws a young crowd clamouring for the occasional free shots.
Cafe in Cluj-Napoca

Caffe Meron

While this cafe is almost a little too trendy, with its polished tables and trance soundtrack, the coffee is to die for.
Cafe in Cluj-Napoca

Yolka

On the northern edge of Piaţa Unirii, climb two flights of stairs and push through some doors to find deeply hidden and deeply hip Yolka. The name is Russian for spruce tree, which suits the potted plants and organi…