Must see nightlife in Irkutsk

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    Belaya Vorona

    Disciples of the bean should definitely head to the ‘White Crow’, a relaxing cellar-based coffee hang-out hiding from view in the cellar of a flower shop…

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    Brasserie BBB

    Belgian Benoit de With ended his career as beer plant manager and set up this great beer place. It has its own beer (cheap) and dozens of kinds of Belgian…

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    Castro Cafe

    This place is cleverly divided into two areas – the downstairs bar for those who want a quick cup of brew, and a brightly coloured upstairs lounge zone…

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    Library Bar

    Russian literary celebrities stare at you from every wall, so after a few pints of Smolensk craft beer or a selection of great cocktails, you might be…

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    Engineria Coffee

    These guys are nerdishly serious about the brew and if you share their passion, you can spend half an hour talking about percolate, immersion and…

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    Kwak Inn

    There is a bit of an American-diner feel about this supposedly Belgian place that belongs to Estonians. But crucially, it has a very good vibe, with…

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    Upmarket Bavarian-style bierstube (beer hall with heavy wooden furniture) serving Newcastle Brown and Guinness as well as German beers and sausages. Enter…

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    Cheshskaya Pivovarnya

    You’ll smell this place before you see it as Irkutsk’s unpretentious microbrewery-pub creates its own Pilsner Urquell lager, pumping out a pungent hop…

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    Lenin Street Coffee

    Simple, no-nonsense coffee place with a Western feel and pricey drinks. Good central place to hang out and surf the web.