SubAstor is nestled in the basement of the bohemian-style Bar Astor. The vibe at this speakeasy is reminiscent of watering holes in the Prohibition era, with antique furniture and dim lights adding to its charm. World-class bartending is backed with delicious bar fare and good music. The cocktail list has an emphasis on martinis and features classic concoctions as well as creative ones like earl grey mar-tea-ni, salad martini, and rose cucumber gin and tonic, and molecular foam margarita.
Atop Hotel Unique, the exquisite Skye resto-bar promises an exhilarating time like no other. Indulge in a drink or two from the extensive list of wine and spirits to go with the complementing contemporary menu - an eclectic blend of European and Asian cuisines. The rooftop pool, tasteful decor, mood-enhancing lighting and beats, coupled with breathtaking views of São Paulo, ooze a luxurious and sophisticated aura.
Known as the hottest nightclub around, D-Edge churns out tunes from international DJ's and live music throughout the week. Each night a different genera of music can be found playing. The lively ambiance is fueled by a trendy crowd that frequents this hotspot. The state-of-the-art sound and lighting system really take this club over the edge and makes it a must visit for visitors looking to get a taste of São Paulo nightlife.
Colorful is how you would describe this place at first glance. Psychedelic lights dot the scene at the famous club called The Week. Party animals find this place irresistible as the varied DJs spin wonderful music and the dance floor is quite expansive as compared with others in the area. The bar is well stocked and the cocktails available are amazing. Events take place on a regular basis, with famed DJs making their presence felt at this popular night haunt. Check the website or call ahead for future event details and timings.
Located in Vila Madalena, Bar Astor reflects the neighborhood’s bohemian vibe. Vibrant tiles, LED-tube lights and marble tabletops contribute to an ambiance akin to that of charming 1950s botecos. Enjoy a beer or specialty cocktail to accompany traditional Brazilian pub grub like coxinha, pastéis and bouillabaisse. Head downstairs to SubAstor, their speakeasy-style basement counterpart.
Given the success of its venture in Porto Alegre, Beco has opened a new nightspot in São Paulo. In March 2011, Beco 203 hit the clubbing scene and it is now one of the most happening clubs in town. It features an interesting mix of live music and other acts throughout the week, and such groups as Forgotten Boys and 5prastantas have performed here in the past. Beco 203 is open late most nights of the week, and caters to everyone ages 18 and over.
Picasso Bar is located in the heart of the city. This place, with its dance-floor and lounge, can accommodate over 300 guests. Its eclectic entertainment schedule features theater acts, live gigs, concerts, rock performances and private parties. The 1950s-inspired decor of red furnishing and iconic posters of Marilyn Monroe creates a nostalgic ambiance. Happening events and a great vibe bring in crowds of locals and tourists alike.
Ursound is a gay and lesbian bar and nightclub that provides an unparalleled ambience for partying and socializing. Its guest DJs play diverse genres of music: retro hits from the 1980s and 90s, Indie, Pop, Rock, Black, Tribal House, Club and Electronic Dance music. Its entry fee is expensive and early arrival is recommended for ensured entry. If your birthday or anniversary falls on the same day as one of their theme parties, then you either enter as a VIP or you are accompanied by a VIP escort. Check their website for the latest gigs and details on rules and admission prices.
Trash 80's, as its name implies, is a themed night club that specializes in the classic hit melodies of the 1980s. It also recreates the atmosphere of that decade and celebrates popular art, television shows and cinema of that time. It is a happening place for a party, replete with psychedelic lighting, walls plastered with retro posters, and stylish patrons occupying every inch of the floor and dancing with wild abandon. Each night commemorates a different art form, whether it may be a screening of a Brazilian movie or the celebration of a famous television personality. This club also participates in citywide events like the Gay Parade and Mercado Mundo Mix. Guests can also celebrate their anniversaries and birthdays at this club, which will ensure a fun-filled and memorable time with a distinct 1980s touch.
Hotel Cambridge Clube is a cozy little nightclub with a warm and inviting atmosphere that dazzles with its variety of musical presentations. Equipped with a large dance floor, it sees a huge crowd during the special DJ nights. It also hosts a variety of interesting gigs from time to time. If you seek a breather from all the action you can put your feet up at their lounge. Curl your toes on the comfortable sofas as you nurse a drink and chat up friends. Call for more details on current and upcoming events. Open every day from 6p.
The popularity of Estadao Bar & Lanches arises from the fact that it is open 24 hours on all seven days of the week. Since its inception, it has transformed itself into a place to relax and unwind after a long day of work. It mostly draws an eclectic crowd including fashionistas, party lovers, artists, policemen, journalists, politicians and cab drivers. It has been critically acclaimed as one of the best places in São Paulo for sandwiches. Guests can grab a quick snack such as the Cheese Filet Mignon Sandwich, Sirloin Steak, Chicken Finch or Mixed Salad. Their food is complemented by beverages like coffee, soda and beer. Though their menu is attractive, it is also a great spot for socializing and building contacts with people from all walks of life.