Nightlife in Nha Trang

Amigos Whiskey Bar

Amigos Whiskey Bar in Nha Trang serves a variety of cocktails, spirits, and whiskies at reasonable rates. Open daily, this lively bar is known for its live rock, jazz, and blues performances which are held every Friday between 20:30 and 22:00. It’s also part of a diving school of the same name, making it a popular venue for Russian expats and travellers to relax after a day of scuba diving. Buy-one-free-one-cocktails are from 17:00 until 20:00. The bar offers classic cocktails such as Long Island Tea (VND 123,000), Jagerbomb (VND 69,000), Bloody Mary (VND 99,000), and Russian White (VND 99,000).

  • Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 -23:45
  • Address: 60 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 121 720 0673

Booze Cruise Bar & Grill

A 10-minute walk from Tran Phu Beach, Booze Cruise Bar & Grill claims to show all major sporting events including AFL, NRL, Euro 2012 and much more. It is a lively place with music and dance as its staple activities. The fast food menu includes a variety of American-styled burgers, pizza, sandwiches and Vietnamese fried noodles, served from early morning until late at night. Its signature ‘party boat’ (kitted out with two bars on board) is a must-try here, where you can party alongside fun-loving locals and travellers.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 – 03:00
  • Address: 110 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 90 571 9519

Checkpoint Bar & Restaurant

Checkpoint Bar & Restaurant is a Russian/Euro-themed establishment in Nha Trang. The décor is made up of photographs of Soviet military scenes, flags, hats and coats. Staffed by Vietnamese and friendly Russians, Checkpoint is fully air-conditioned, complete with disco bar, verandah and children’s corner. It is frequented by international folks, is lively and stays open well after 00:00.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 27 Nguyen Thien Thuat
  • Tel: +84 58 352 3905

Crazy Kim Bar

Living up to its moniker, Crazy Kim Bar is a pretty wild place with an untamed clientele. In the heart of the backpacker area, this lively joint is particularly popular with the diving community so expect lots of underwater chat. If you are interested in food, note that the cuisine here is Mexican and Vietnamese. Tired from too much dancing? Then lie in one of the hammocks dotted about the bar area.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 19 Biet Thu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 3072

Jack’s Roof Terrace Bar and Restaurant

South of town (across from the Evason Ana Mandara), Jack Roof Terrace Bar and Restaurant ‘s is run by friendly Jack himself. It is a lively place with pub grub and an amusing clientele. Nha Trang’s only English pub, Jack’s Roof Terrace Bar and Restaurant  has two fully-stocked bars, pool tables, and a kitchen that caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu includes Western and Vietnamese dishes. 

  • Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 22:00
  • Address: 96A/8 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 381 3862

Jolly Leprechaun

Jolly Leprechaun is part of Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa, and is situated on the ground floor of its annex building on Tran Phu Street. The Irish pub serves up a wide selection of beers including draught Guinness and Amber. A Filipino band performs here every Friday and Saturday.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 24:00
  • Address: Ground Floor, Annex Building, Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa
  • Tel: +84 58 382 0999

Louisiane Brewhouse Nha Trang

Located on the beachfront of Tran Phu, Louisiane Brewhouse Nha Trang is the only bar in the city that produces its own beers using speciality malts from Australia and New Zealand. Open from 08:00 onwards, Louisiane Brewhouse Nha Trang also offers a diverse range of authentic Vietnamese, Japanese, and Italian cuisine as well as fresh seafood

  • Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 29 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 1948

Makaï Lounge

Makaï Lounge is a European-style nightlife venue in central Nha Trang, where you can enjoy a variety of shishas and cocktails during your holiday. It hosts a Latino party every Wednesday, with its friendly staff teaching salsa, merengue and Bachata dance moves all night long. Happy hours are between 16:00 and 20:00 every day, with mojitos priced at VND 50,000 and hookahs at VND 150,000. If you’re visiting on a Saturday night, resident DJs spin a good mix of funk and house music until late. Makaï Lounge is located on Nguyen Thien Thuat, about a five-minute walk from the popular Tran Phu promenade.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 111B Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 123 791 3692

Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre

The Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre is a vibrant live performance which showcases the daily life of farmers, traditional dances, and mythical legends of Vietnam. This folk practice dates back to the 11th century, when flooded rice fields in Red River Delta led to villagers using handmade puppets for entertainment. It was also performed for the

  • Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 20:45
  • Address: 46 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 7828


Oasis has a pleasant rooftop terrace setting that overlooks Nha Trang City. Resident DJs spin electro dance and house tunes with occasional ladyboy shows held during special occasions. Swinging loud music starts at 22:00 onwards while happy hour promos run from 16:00 until 24:00 daily. Due to its close proximity to backpacker inns, it is a favourite spot amongst young international travellers.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 3 Tran Quang Khai, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 5589

Pool Pub

Pool Pub’s prominent location along Tran Phu Beach makes it one of the best nightlife spots in Nha Trang. This laidback two-storey establishment is entirely al fresco, featuring a rooftop terrace, wooden communal tables, neon lighting and good quality audio systems, though the best seats in the house are up at the spacious pool-side bar. The central swimming pool is popular too, so bring some swimming gear if you fancy a dip. Drinks here are also good value for money, comprising of the usual array of beers, wines, cocktails, and spirits. Pool Pub’s music policy is mostly EDM, deep house, and techno music, but unlike most Nha Trang bars, you can still have a decent conversation with fellow companions out on the terrace.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 40 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 90 511 6356

Rainbow Bar

Rainbow Bar is part of the dive centre Rainbow Divers, attracting a a steady clientele of Nha Trang’s diving community and travellers alike. It serves local beers, cocktails,  imported ales and wines while the food menu comprises the likes of hearty breakfast with baked beans and bangers, meat pies with chips, beef burgers, and pizzas. Rainbow Bar is very spacious and fitted with several flat-screen TVs, where you can catch the latest sports events after returning from your diving excursions in Nha Trang.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 – 23:00
  • Address: 90A Hung Vuong Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 90 878 1756

Red Apple Club

A party-themed backpacker bar in Nha Trang City, Red Apple Club has nice music and the decor is largely graffiti on the walls with several TV screens around the place and a pool table. Offering cheap beers and superb cocktails, happy hour at Red Apple Club goes on until 22:00 every night, where you can enjoy two-for-one Fosters.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 24:00
  • Address: 54H Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 93 477 9768

Sailing Club

Sailing Club has been Nha Trang’s definitive nightlife spot since its inception in 1994, making it as a must-visit for any first-time visitor to the bustling coastal town. A classy restaurant throughout the day and lively nightclub by night, the establishment offers an extensive alcoholic menu, a selection of Asian cuisines, lively tunes, and a massive

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 72-74 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 4628

Shamrock Irish Pub

For a change from the dance music pumping out of many of the bars in Nha Trang, try Shamrock Irish Pub. Run by two Scots, the bar serves an assortment of imported beers and ciders such as Strongbow in a cosy and friendly atmosphere. Great for adventure enthusiasts, Shamrock Irish Pub also organises rafting trips on the Cai River.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 24:00
  • Address: 56A Nguyen Thien Thuat Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 1117

Skylight Skydeck & Rooftop Beach Club

Skylight Skydeck & Rooftop Beach Club is hailed as Nha Trang’s first rooftop club, offering a panoramic view of the East Sea, the city and its surrounding mountains. Set on the 45th floor of Best Western Premier Havana Nha Trang, the nightlife spot is fitted with three fully-stocked bars, four event spaces, three DJ booths,

  • Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday 16:30 – 23:30, Friday –Sunday 16:30 – 00:00
  • Address: Best Western Premier Havana Nha Trang, Tran Phu Street
  • Tel: +84 58 352 8988

The Rooftop Lounge at Ha Van Hotel

The Rooftop Lounge at Ha Van Hotel features a spacious open-air terrace that overlooks Nha Trang Beach, offering lively theme nights from Friday till Sunday. Perched on the 5th floor of Ha Van Hotel, this Canadian-run bar has a steady clientele of locals and backpackers looking to enjoy a game of pool and after-dinner drinks. The Rooftop Lounge at Ha Van Hotel offers daily happy hour promos between 17:00 and 21:00, where you can get two cocktails or beers for the price of one while shishas are available at VND 350,000 onwards. While food isn’t served here, patrons can head to the neighbouring Yen’s Restaurant for authentic Vietnamese delicacies.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 3/2 Tran Quang Khai, 5th Floor, Ha Van Hotel Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 3525 454

United Bar

Located on Tran Phu Beach is United Bar, a favourite watering hole for Nha Trang’s expat community. Playing live traditional Vietnamese tunes every night, the vibrant bar is decorated with international flags, flat screen TVs, live stage, and cosy sofas that overlook a lush garden setting. Drinks comprise of cocktails, draft beers, and imported wines while hungry patrons can also order an array of Vietnamese and Asian dishes from United Bar’s numerous cooking stations. Every Thursday, there’s a free trivia night with live bands playing a mix of blues, rock, folk and pop tunes from 19:00 onwards.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 02:00
  • Address: 01B Tran Quang Khai, Nha Trang

Why Not Bar

Why Not Bar is one of the few nightlife spots in Nha Trang that stay open past 03:00, offering attractive drinks promos until 01:00. Situated less than two minutes away from Tran Phu Beach, this bar gets very crowded after 02:00, when Sailing Club Nha Trang closes for the night. With a music policy of electro dance and remixed pop tunes, Why Not Bar is fitted with an open terrace with tables out front while a massive dance floor indoors can accommodate up to 200 people. While entrance is free of charge, there is a cover charge of VND 30,000 if you visit the bar after 01:00.

  • Opening Hours: Daily
  • Address: 24 Tran Quang Khai Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 811 652

Yasaka Beach & Bar

Part of the hotel by the same name, Yasaka Beach & Bar occupies the prime beachfront spot, from which it serves cocktails and aperitif-like drinks. Follow this by seafood barbecue served from small boat-shape stations dotted around the terrace. Move indoors later on to join the dance-all-night crowd. Here, loud and lively music goes on until late.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 02:00
  • Address: Yasaka Saigon Nhatrang Hotel, 18 Tran Phu Street
  • Tel: +84 58 382 0090


ZIMA Club is popular with the Russian crowd in Nha Trang but its welcoming atmosphere makes it a great place to party for a wide range of clubbers. Accessible within a 10-minute walk from Nha Trang City Hall, the two-storey club is fitted with a spacious dancefloor, lounge seats and a fully-stocked bar, while its resident DJ (and occasional saxophone player) play hard-core house and techno tunes from 21:00 onwards. Entrance is free of charge and you’ll also get a free cocktail if you present a flyer – just look out for ZIMA club promoters in Tran Phu Street.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 21:00 – 03:00
  • Address: Basement Level, Eland, Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 5335