Maximize your Seoul nightlife experience with a trip to Monkey Beach. As the suns sets, things start to heat up at this happening nightclub. The in-house DJ belts out an eclectic line-up to match the psychedelic lighting and impressive decor. Indulge in delicious cocktails alternatives, in addition to an array of spirits, which are half the price at happy hour. A hit among locals and expats, the buzz and energy in the room is synonymous to that of the clubs in Ibiza.
Club NB provides an exciting venue for various techno dance parties. It is extremely crowded with 'hardcore ravers' and 'social dancers' on the weekend, so be sure to arrive early. The spacious hall is decorated with cyberspace-related items. However, it is the club's many events, such dance competitions, that provide the most fun and entertainment. Try their drinks like beer or other alcoholic beverage to have a fine time.
A taste of Germany in Korea! Decorated to resemble a traditional German beer hall, this has been a popular spot since its establishment in 1984. Comfortable chairs and large windows create an appealing ambiance, while historic 300 to 400 year old pictures contribute a touch of class. Although the flavor of the food has been slightly adjusted to suit Korean tastes, the restaurant is also frequented by foreigners. German appetizers, such as Sausage or Pig's feet with Paprika, are popular. Other meat choices include Robenbroi, Bex and Boddam. The less bold can always enjoy Cream Soup or a ham and cheese sandwich.
Juliana is one of the most exciting dance clubs in Korea. Apart from the Ancient Egyptian style interior, this club has the biggest stereophonic sound and light system in the country. In addition, there is a dancing competition nightly, and every month a different event is held. Like most nightclubs in Korea, an admission fee must be paid upon entering for a table that seats three or four people. This price includes some beer and side dishes. Customers who enter before 9p get a 50 percent discount and some complimentary snacks. Juliana has a strict dress code; no hats and sneakers allowed.
Opened in 2012, Magpie Brewing Co. is among the pioneer craft breweries in the country. Their flagship brew-pub in Itaewon is a must visit for those who love craft beers. Founded by beer enthusiasts, their creative beers are one of the best that you will find, making you realize their vital role in South Korea's craft beer evolution. Head to their bunker-style basement which is lit by lamps for some of their tap beers and pizzas. Or the Brew Shop which is more snug and offers beer tastings and sometimes brewing classes. This laid back spot besides serving their core beers also has seasonal ones. The Brew Shop hours differs from the basement. Its open daily from 3p to 11p. Live music and beer workshops are held regularly as well.
Opened in 2011, Maloney’s Pub & Grill is one of the best places in town to down draft beer and dig into fabulous burgers. Tipple on from any 12 beers on tap or from their extensive bottled beer list during happy hours or otherwise. Nosh on their famous burgers, sandwiches and their daily specials. Drop in for your late night hunger pangs or unwind over a few drinks, you will feel comfortable at this amiable watering hole.
Take a step back from your hectic daily life, leave your worries behind and head to the Seoul Club's Centennial Bar for an evening amongst friends. You have to be at least 20 years old to enter, making this a place that delightfully free from the raucous energy of youth. Relax with a class of wine and a cigar at the deck overlooking the pool, and enjoy a view of the dazzling Namsan Tower. Apart from fine wine and spirits, the Centennial Bar also offers a selection of the choicest sandwiches, pastas, salads and snacks to satiate your hunger. Comedy nights at the Centennial Bar are especially popular as are the Wine Club meetings.
Seoul Ludens is a delightful mix between an upscale lounge and a grungy, hipster bar. Fresh flowers, tea-lights and candelabras mingle with bare bulbs, wine bottle vases and comfy couches. The DJ spins the latest tunes from his corner, while guests enjoy a view of the Seoul N Tower from the window. From the menu choose between well-crafted cocktails, beer and wine, alongside crackers, pizza, sandwiches and other delicious bites. The vibe is electric, yet laid-back, attracting an eclectic clientele.
The Grand Hyatt Seoul hotel is home to a range of restaurants and bars which serve with the signature hospitality and service that is evident in the accommodation aspect of the hotel. J.J. Mahoney's is one such excellent lounge that offers nine different dining and bar areas that can be chosen according to one's mood for the day. If you want to enjoy a quiet drink with a friend, then head to the Main Island Bar, or if you'd rather enjoy a night f club thumping music, then J.J. Mahoney's has its own club area. See the website or call to know more.
Housed inside the imposing Grand Hyatt Seoul, The Paris Bar is a trendy spot offering some spectacular views of the Korean capital. A fun, laid-back ambiance welcomes guests to relish pre-meal aperitifs and cocktails, along with an impressive list of fine spirits, beers and international wines. Dreamy lights, chic decor and courteous service complete a spectacular atmosphere, while the on-site piano master plays some soothing tunes which radiate around its composed milieu.
Phillies is a classic bar and a local favorite that attracts quite a few tourists and expats as well. Spread over two floors, the bar is much larger than it seems at first glance. Upstairs enjoy a drink and some classic pub grub while catching up with friends, or watch a game on one of the large-screen TVs. The bar offers a good selection of bottled brews from around the world, alongside a 12 craft beers on tap. The downstairs environment is more lively, with pool tables, dart boards and the occasional live performance to enjoy. Apart from nightly drink and food specials, weekly events like quiz night and the Jokers Jackpot are quite popular. Above all else. Phillies is a place for where bonhomie and cheer are always at hand.
Beer, sports and pizza - Bonny's has everything you need to enjoy a rollicking good time. This cheerful little pizza pub has been around for a long time with no sighs of it slowing down now. Browse through the "beer bible" for info on the bar's extensive selection of beers and ciders from around the world. With over 100 bottled and draft beers to choose from, you are sure to be spoiled for choice. Piled high with delicious toppings, the pizzas served at Bonny's are made using dough that is prepared fresh daily before being baked to perfection. Downstairs, sporting events of every kind from all around the world are screened, attracting a lively bunch of fans. From cricket, football and rugby, to golf, tennis and baseball, no sport is left behind. Lively, cheerful and friendly, Bonny's is the perfect place to hangout with pals and fellow sports fans.