Kaliningrad Region drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Kaliningrad

Harry Johnson’s Bar

Easily Kaliningrad's best cocktail bar, Harry Johnson's has the cred to back it up. It's named for the author (and possible Königsberg native) of the earliest Bartenders' Manual, first published in the US in 1882. A…
Cafe in Kaliningrad


Hiding on the ground floor of an apartment block, Kvartira is unquestionably one of Kaliningrad's coolest hang-outs. Lined with a fascinating range of pop-culture books, CDs, records and DVDs, all for sale or rent (…
Cafe in Kaliningrad

Kruassan Cafe

This pr Mira branch is one of a number of 'Croissant Cafe' outlets scattered around the city. It's a reliable stop for a decent coffee as well as very good cakes, sweets, ice cream, sandwiches and, yes, croissants. …
Cafe in Kaliningrad

Cafe 'Laundry'

This tiny third-gen roaster is certainly in the running for the city's best coffee. Grab a to-go cup or take a seat in the small drinking room. The baristas specialise in AeroPress or more traditional filtered coffe…
Club in Kaliningrad


This large, alternative, gay-friendly club is in an old brick building 200m west off Litovsky val (also accessible via per Griga). The cover charge is R500. During the week, the club morphs into a cafe-restaurant wi…
Cafe in Kaliningrad

Magiya Kofe

This handy riverfront cafe serves above-average coffees, plus the usual range of cakes and sweets, beer, wine and soft drinks. They also do good salads and light bites. Try to arrive at off-meal times to grab a cove…
Bar in Kaliningrad


The 'WB' in the name stands for 'whiskey bar', and there certainly is a huge range of the liquor at this super-slick nightspot. Frock up and bring all the attitude you can muster; there are no wallflowers here. Cove…
Cafe in Kaliningrad


This popular 'anticafe' – where you pay for the time but not for snacks and drinks – offers free wi-fi, hot drinks, billiards, ping-pong and a slew of table and video games. The entrance is on the park-side of the b…
Wine Bar in Kaliningrad


This relaxed wine bar has outdoor tables overlooking Kaliningrad Cathedral. It screens movies and provides coloured pencils and paper for doodling.
Club in Kaliningrad

Nisha Night Club

A standard-issue Russian dance club drawing an older, more prosperous crowd who can afford the drink prices. Decent DJs and occasional theme nights. There's a R500 deposit to enter.