Pub in Yakutsk

Dikaya Utka

A favourite of expats, the spacious wood-lined 'Wild Duck' is the go-to spot for refreshing brews, and there's decent pub grub on hand. There's live music on Friday and Saturday nights (cover R300; from 9pm)....

Pub in Magadan

Alaska Beer Pub

The closest Magadan does to a charming bar is this recently opened pub, a two-room establishment clad in timber and with cosy booths to sit in and try various local and imported brews.

Club in Yakutsk

Evropa Klub

The most popular club in the centre, Evropa is a five-storey complex with dance club, sports bar, bowling alley and, uh, strip club.

European in Yakutsk

Bar Onegin

Bar Onegin whips up tasty salads, sushi, pastas and grilled fish dishes (mains R350 to R650), but it mainly serves as a bar. It's a fairly stylish spot, with Pushkin-esque stencils on the wall and a chatty...