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    Cafe Opera: Cafe Opera

    by antistar Updated Oct 21, 2012

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    Palace of Culture, Tirana

    This is a clean, bright and conveniently located bar on Skenderbeg square, where you can drink Korca beer, and watch football on the big screen. It's nothing special, but it's easily located underneath the big Opera sign on the Palace of Culture.

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  • Tirana Coffee Culture

    by grharan Written Jul 21, 2012
    A Tirana Coffee Shop

    Central Tirana is filled with coffee shops. It is not unusual to see several coffee shops strung along the same street, at a short distance from each other. The offerings in the coffee shops reflect the colorful history of the country. Turkish coffee, with a layer of coffee grounds at the bottom of the cup, is a staple, testimony for hundreds of years of Turkish occupation. It is usually served with a cup of water, a relief in the summer heat of Tirana. Cappuccino and Espresso are just as common, testimony to the Italian influence - both the brief occupation during the second world war, and the long standing ties between Albania and Italy. There is also lemon tea, which comes in a packet pre-mixed with sugar, and a selection of cakes and snacks. Albanians seem to enjoy their coffee culture and many of the places are busy day and night.

    Dress Code: Informal

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    Bar Moma: Bar Moma

    by littlebush Written Jun 8, 2012

    my couch surfer and friends took me here - as it was a monday night and the only place that was reasonably busy.

    its a cool trendy place with cocktails.

    i had a cuba libre for 400lek, £2.50) - music was cool, ambient and a good atmosphere, am sure it goes off at weekends.

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    Rock, Pop, Jazz all around the "Blloku"

    by suela Updated Oct 3, 2011

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    Plenty of Bars, Cafes and Night Clubs all around the area of the so-called Blloku. To mention some, Charles's, Radio, New Irish. Outside the Blloku, close to the Parliament are the Living Room (big two floor place, good oldies music but also recent tracks) and the Folie. But careful, males alone are rarely accepted. The nightclubs start to get full around midnight on the weekends, and they close when the last person leaves....usually around 5 or 6 am.

    UPDATE OF 2011: A cool new place has been opened, behind the Railway Station, called Tirana Express, the alternative art space of Tirana :). THere are plenty of social and entertaining activities there on a regular basis, from documentary movies, photo-painting exhibitions, to live concerts etc. For more info and exact location, visit: http://tiranaekspres.wordpress.com/

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    The bar at the football stadium.: nice little football bar.

    by cachaseiro Written Oct 22, 2009

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    Putting up the scarf i donated to the bar.

    At the national football stadium you have a little cosy bar with football scarfs from many of the teams that has visited the stadium over the years.
    It´s a fairly quiet little bar, but it has a good vibe and they are very friendly towards foreign football fans.
    I donated my "danish national football team" to the bar, so when you see the denmark scarf on the wall then it used to belong to me :O)

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  • REI CLUB: jazz music

    by reiclub Written May 24, 2009

    A very modern and luxuary place where you can meet bands from all over the world. The best and very qualitative live music on Friday and Saturday. Perfect service and warm people.
    At VESA CENTER, Str. Abdyl Frasheri, nr 5. near Libri Universitar and Presidency.

    Dress Code: formal

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  • Blokku: Nightlife in Tirana

    by socheid Updated Feb 9, 2008

    The main area in Tirana for nightlife is the area called Blokku.

    I didn't see even a hint of any trouble when I was out and about in Blokku at night during my weekend in Tirana. Everybody I met was very polite.

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    Buddha Bar: Serene

    by Greatwalk0 Written Sep 16, 2007

    Buddha bar is an upscale Tirana night spot. Decked out in an Asian motif, Buddha Bar is a neat place to go after work and have a drink. Enjoy a hookah and a drink (Buddha Bar sports a full bar, including various scotches) and relax on one of the many couches.

    Very friendly staff!

    A cover charges is charged after 11:00 PM.

    Dress Code: Professional

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    Take Five!: Great Jazz

    by Greatwalk0 Written Sep 16, 2007

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    The best (perhaps only) live jazz in town can be found at "Take Five" bar in Tirana, located near the American Embassy on Albason Road. The live music gets started around 10:30 PM and is excellent! Some of the best jazz piano that I have ever listened to. Additionally, the bar itself is well decorated and has a very friendly staff.

    Enjoy a beer and listen to some great music in this upmarket Tirana bar!

    Dress Code: Professional

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    The Living Room: One of the best views in the city

    by Ruai Written Oct 29, 2006

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    This is a cool nightspot located on the roof of a building which reminds me a lot of Summer clubs in Athens and some of the Greek Islands. Its all very laidback and expensive. Its popular with foreigners and well-off Albanians and the crowd tends to be beautiful!

    Dress Code: Dress to impress (or be a foreigner and they'll probably let you in anyway)

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    Charl's Bistro: Trendy music and trendy people...

    by Eraldi Written Sep 11, 2006

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    A great night out, fun-loving people, trendy music, DJs and live performances. The old villa converted into this bar retains its character, but has modern touches in terms of colours and themes. The garden outside is crowdy and live performances take place during weekends.

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    TAKE FIVE Jazz Club: Jazz music in Tirana

    by Eraldi Written Sep 11, 2006

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    Jazz music and spirits...What more do you want
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    Take Five Jazz Club. The best jazz music in Albania. The bar is quite trendy and the musicians are really good. Friendly atmosphere. Customers include both foreigners and local that have one thing in common: Jazz music lovers. Great during friday and saturday nights.

    Dress Code: Casual, smart casual.

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  • Hoxha's house: Have a drink at Hoxha's house

    by agmoose02 Written Sep 1, 2006

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    As you are wandering around the town, stop off for a drink at Hoxha's house. Part of the house and its grounds have been turned into cafes and bars. This is a great place to have a drink and watch people pass by during the day, and in the evening it is a great starting point to explore the many bars and clubs in the area.

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    Skytower Bar: a glittering night

    by call_me_rhia Written Jul 20, 2006

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    the bar, from the terrace below

    One of the best ways to spend yout night in Tirane is to head to the Skytower bar for the glittering views of the city. You don't even have to have dinner or a cocktail there, you can simply go to the terrace (for free) and enjoy the tremondouns views.
    If you decide to have cocktails: do NOT have the caipirinha - it's truly horrible. Better was the James Bond. But this too was far from memorable.

    Dress Code: no dress code

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  • Living Room: The Seventies came to Tirana

    by meep4 Written Aug 20, 2005

    This place is so perfectly styled, you could think that nothing has changed since the seventies, if the seventies in Albania would have been the same as in capitalist countries. Everytings perfect: the wallpapers, the sofas, the lamps.

    Different to many other clubs, this building is not a whole in the earth. It's an old builing with a nice hall, stairways leading you up to the dance floors and a roof-deck for the hot evenings.

    Dress Code: Chic - as everywhere in Tirana (at least the women)

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