Time Out Rio de Janeiro

Nightclubs

Your guide to Rio's best nightclubs, clubs, DJs and parties

  • Palaflou

    The essential weekly post-beach weekend-starter

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  • Espaço Acústica

    Weekend fun and frolicks at Centro's biggest party spot

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  • New York Party

    Party in Rio NYC style

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  • Ya'Ya High-Fi

    The Tuesday night vinyl party ups sticks to Lapa's Barzinho

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  • Duo

    Sunday's early-evening house music session in Gávea

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Best for dance music

Miroir

Miroir

Smartly dressed and exclusively priced clubbing

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00 - Zero Zero

00 - Zero Zero

Long-running Gávea club and outdoor terrace

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Fosfobox

Fosfobox

Copacabana's finest underground sweatbox

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Leviano

Leviano

Bringing house music to the Lapa masses

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Espaço Acústica

Espaço Acústica

Centro's fresh and buzzing rooftop party space

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Nuth

Nuth

Barra's very own super club always draws the crowds

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Rock and alternative clubs

Casa Rosa

Casa Rosa

The cult Laranjeiras alternative nightclub

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Bar Bukowski

Bar Bukowski

Botafogo mansion of rock'n'roll surprises

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Casa da Matriz

Casa da Matriz

Perfectly grotty house party vibes

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More rock clubs

Outside of Rio

Privilège Angra

Privilège Angra

The Costa Verde's very own exclusive clubbing island

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Pacha Búzios

Pacha Búzios

The cherries have landed on the peninsula in style

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Privilège Búzios

Privilège Búzios

The original Búzios superclub still going strong

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DJs Magnificent 7s - top tracks

Wobble

Wobble

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Boss in Drama

Boss in Drama

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Bootie Rio

Bootie Rio

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Marcelinho da Lua

Marcelinho da Lua

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Time Out meets...

Funfarra

Funfarra

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Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones

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Soul Clap

Soul Clap

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Seth Troxler

Seth Troxler

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