Quality Hotel Bordeaux Pessac
Avenue de l'Europe
Gradignan, Bordeaux, 33170
Phone: (33) 5 56 75 20 00
Fax: (33) 5 56 75 20 01
This club is now one of the biggest night-life complexes in the Aquitaine region. It has several dance halls, all playing music of different genres (you have a list to choose from) and a restaurant, which is open all night. There is all manner of live entertainment, including Chippendales and Gogo dancers, a Miss Disco contest, DJs from all over Europe and lots of French singers. You'll find a slightly friendlier crowd than you might down by the quayside.
Party at the Cotton Club this holiday season and make sure that you make your trip to Bordeaux memorable. This nightclub is where all the chic and the hep of the town go to for some shakes, as the popular DJ plays some very groovy music and smart dance numbers. If you are an avid music lover, ensure that you attend one of their live concert night where the likes of David Haudrechy and Philippe Laudet mesmerize people with their jazzy tunes. The ambiance of the place is created to match a wild party mood with funky colors and cool lights. Drinks are reasonably priced and keep flowing all through the open hours. However, the place concentrates more on the music, and so you cannot place your bet on the snacks they serve but they do well with the generous portions to fill you up if you get hungry.
This popular club located near the train station features electronic, rock and punk music, to name a few. There are also theme nights, theatrical improvisational nights, salsa nights, and much more. Concerts start anywhere from 7p to 11p. For an entertaining night out that's slightly off the beaten path, don't miss the BT 59! Visit the website for a full calendar of events.
La Bamboula is an Afro-Caribbean venue that has a restaurant, a bar and a dance floor. From Thursday to Saturday guests are entertained by DJs and live bands in true African style with addictive rhythms, bright colors and friendly people. While you party the night away you can gorge on delicious Creole and African flavors, or sip on a Banana Sun cocktail or maybe a Côte d' Ivoire cocktail, named after the owner's hometown. The venue also rents the space out for private events and even provides catering for large gatherings. So for details about the catering or other information do call ahead.
This is a favorite haunt for students from the nearby medical school, who give this place legendary status. Young crowds gather on Thursday nights especially, when it's virtually impossible to get to the bar or even to squeeze in through the front doors. By day you can take a break on its shady terrace and get to know this famous bar that hasn't changed in years. The simply decorated hangout is definitely worth knowing about and is even more fun on theme nights that are organized almost every week.
This is one of the many night bars in the student district with a giant screen for its customers. On Wednesdays rock or reggae artists put on concerts amid the pub-style decor. Frequented mainly by students, this is a place where local people feel at home. During the many theme evenings organized all through the year, you may have difficulty in fighting your way through the crowds to the bar.
This bar-turned-club dates from 1997 and offers its members all kinds of futuristic music including techno, house, hip hop and jazz; it aims to be at the forefront of musical innovation. A psychedelic-influenced décor and cheerful staff provide the backdrop for one of the most popular clubs in Bordeaux's night-life scene. Therefore majority of the clientèle is chic and young.
Le Plug is closer to a concert venue than a nightclub, and focuses principally on underground electronica. They aim to cultivate electronic culture outside of the commercial mainstream, and often book performers from around the world.
Located close to the heritage St. Andrew's Cathedral, on the corner of rue Duffour Dubergier, Crossroads Pub Rock provides a perfect hangout for locals and tourists alike. With live music being its major attraction, the place also serves a decent place for conversation over a glass of beer. Heavy metal and rock music, mostly, being the genre of music played at the pub, Crossroads Pub Rock is a good place to wind up at after a hectic day in the city. Visit their website for more information about events.
The Trou Duck is a well-known bar in the gay scene. It opens in the afternoon and offers daily happy hours, as well as small lunch plates and salads. The Trou Duck is situated on a calm side street with a large terrace where you can easily enjoy a drink. On weekend evenings the bar gets more and more crowded and dancing, meeting people and having fun is on the program. On several weekends the Trou Duck has a special party program, and dress-up parties sometimes take place. Gay or not, you can have a lot of fun there. Beer happy hours are daily, 6p-10p.
Le Fiacre is a bar and music venue dedicated to showcasing some of the best up-and-coming rock acts to pass through Bordeaux. Concert tickets are modestly priced, so there is no excuse not to rock while you are in town. Sip on some drinks as you groove to the rhythmic beats!
Le Lambi is a place for ska and reggae lovers. The moment you set foot in this popular club, strings of guitar, hip-hop beats and reggae fill your ears. You move in and a happening dance floor greets you. Le Lambi has hosted international musicians and bands of repute. Its 'Concerts for Haiti' have been widely attended and acclaimed. Besides tapping your feet to the hot music, plunge into the delectable pub platter. Le Lambi is a must-visit nightspot in Bordeaux. Call ahead for more information.