Samarkand drinking and nightlife

Beer Garden in Samarkand

Alt Stadt

On a warm summer evening it's hard to beat a stein of unfiltered weissbier (wheat beer) at this pleasant people-watching terrace. The beer is a bargain at under US$0.50 and the shashlyk (10,000S to 20,000S) and sala…
Bar in Samarkand

Blues Cafe

A surprisingly tasteful and low-lit bar deep in the Russian old town, Blues Cafe is one of Samarkand's coolest spots and has live jazz and blues music most Fridays. There's real coffee, a full menu of Western food (…
Beer Hall in Samarkand


Beer fans can drink Samarkand's most famous brew direct from the source at this wood-lined bar just outside the Pulsar brewery. Czech-style pilsner, weiss and black beer flows on tap, chased down by a meaty menu of …