Vilnius is a very popular city, especially for its nightlife. In Lithuania, many people like to go to the many bars and restaurants of the city for a lively night out.
If you are just passing through, you might be tempted to enjoy a little bit of it yourself. In the following article, we present you our selection of the 10 best bars in Vilnius. Quality establishments, which are sure to please you!
Where to go out in Vilnius?
One of the big questions during a trip is how to enjoy the local nightlife. Some people like good dinners while others prefer to go out to bars.
Some people go even further and check out the best clubs in town. Here, we decided to present you the 10 best pubs, the 10 best bars in Vilnius, for a wild night out.
Špunka is simply a tiny bar. You will find only a few tables. However, it is perfectly located. You will enjoy the nice view of the statue of the Angel of Užupis.
The beers here are excellent and above all, varied. One of these beverages is brewed nearby. This is an excellent option if you just want to have a drink before continuing your journey to bigger and livelier places.
2. Alaus biblioteka
Alaus Biblioteka can be translated as “the beer library“. As you might expect, this establishment lives up to its name. With a very complete and varied menu, expert advice, if you are a beer lover, this is the place to spend your evening.
You will find beers from all over the world and therefore, local beers, very typical. If you want to enjoy the special selection (which is constantly renewed), don’t hesitate to ask. We recommend one of the few brunches in Vilnius, the next day!
Šnekutis is the bar to go to in Vilnius if you are a lover of meetings, conversations, beers but also food. Here you will find many locals and travelers mingling for an evening.
On the spot, you can drink a little bit of everything. Don’t forget to try the house beer.
Bambalynė is a bar located at the bottom of stairs, whose doorway will transport you elsewhere. It is one of the best bars for beer lovers. You will find different kinds of local Lithuanian beers here.
In winter, when the cold weather comes, the owners light a small fireplace, allowing the atmosphere to warm up quickly. Bambalynė is a perfect bar to chat with friends or work a little with a drink at hand.
If you’re the type of person who enjoys cocktails, Alchemikas is the bar you absolutely must go to. You’ll find everything: the best mixologists in the country, a crazy atmosphere and everything that makes a bar a good bar.
Using only the finest ingredients and attention to detail, each cocktail is a work of art. However, we recommend that you get there early as the place tends to fill up quickly; One of the best cocktail bars in Vilnius.
6. Būsi Trečias
If you’re the kind of person who enjoys small discoveries, Būsi Trečias is for you. This bar has its own brewery, set up in the basement. It is a popular establishment, very popular with the locals and, above all, very crowded on weekends. The perfect place to meet people.
Elektrit is a slightly out of the way bar, located outside of Vilnius (but still close by). While it’s not the ideal place to go if you don’t know the area, try to stop by anyway.
You will find many local beers, brewed by Dundulis. The bar also hosts small concerts of local music and sports programs on the few TVs installed.
The perfect establishment for anyone who loves gin. On site, you will find multiple kinds of gin, a detailed cocktail menu and a warm atmosphere… Not to mention the fact that the interior is of a cozy and exquisite beauty.
This is, in our opinion, one of the best bars in Vilnius and we highly recommend you to stop by for a drink.
Notice to wine lovers. SOMM is located in the very heart of the city center. You will find no less than 500 different wines from all over the world. No less than 6 sommeliers are working there.
In addition to drinking excellent wine, they will help you match your glasses with your dishes, which are also excellent. The best wine bar in Vilnius.
10. Youngs Club
When Halės Turgus’ stalls close for the evening, the place turns into a lively space. Cocktails, discussions, food, everything mingles for one crazy night.
On site, DJs play on Fridays and Saturdays, making it an exciting and really lively place. One of the nicest dance bars in Vilnius.
What to do in Vilnius?
Apart from a lively nightlife, Vilnius has a lot to offer… Not least from a culinary point of view. If you are looking for typical restaurants, we suggest you to discover our selection of the 10 best restaurants in the city.
On the other hand, if you’re more the type of person who enjoys a good breakfast after a night out, don’t hesitate to read our article on the 10 best brunches in Vilnius. Something to mop up and start off on the right foot!