Best Places for Nightlife in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its museums, culture, and great restaurants, but it’s also known for its enormous clubs that attract thousands of party lovers every week. The Spanish capital has a vibrant nightlife and it is widely known as the other “city that never sleeps.” Madrid is filled with trendy bars, top-notch nightclubs, live events, and more–plenty to keep you out until the wee hours of the morning. It’s easy to see why Madrid is known as a popular party spot in Europe!

Teatro Kapital

Calle de Atocha, 125

+34 914 202906

Teatro Kapital offers one of the best options for nightlife in Madrid and it is considered a rite of passage when it comes to going out in the city. The club features seven floors that feature a wide range of musical styles from Latin to R&B. It’s the largest club in Madrid and among one of the largest in Europe–party-goers from all over the world head to this spot on their trip to Spain. Make sure to check out the dozens of bars, karaoke stage, movie screen, and lots more.


Avenue de la Industria, 82

+34 902 930322

This is a perfect destination to go if you are looking for a mega-club where you can enjoy Techno music. Electronic music maestros like Adam Bayer, Marco Carola, and many more artists have passed through here and the lineup is always full of new as well as old artists. Located on the outskirts of Madrid, this spot can host over 7000 party-goers in its two enormous rooms and on its huge terrace. Double check online when it’s open just in case it might be closed for a holiday.

Joy Eslava

Calle del Arenal, 11

+34 913 665439

Located in the heart of the city this club is unique since it is open all year round–not super common in Spain when things tend to close down in the winter months. It was once a theater and the structure was built over 150 years ago. It was later renovated and then turned to a nightclub in the 1980s–it has been serving partiers since then. Head back for the variety of themes every night of the week for a new experience each time.

Marula Cafe

Calle de Caños Viejos, 3

+34 913 661596

For a more laidback vibe, you can’t beat the Marula Cafe. Located in the La Latina neighborhood, it has been a popular hotspot among both locals and tourists for years. Great drinks and great music make this the perfect spot for a chill night out. The club also features one of the best outdoor terraces in Madrid where you can party on a warm summer night.

Goya Social Club

Calle de Goya, 43

+34 681 650040

Goya Social Club can be heard on Calle Goya 43 long before you reach it! The club attracts younger crowds into House music and the biggest hits. Along with premium alcohol and new acts coming in all the time. It’s worth it to check out the website to get a glimpse of what DJs are playing that night, since the club offers House, Tech House, Deep House, and Techno sessions from time to time.

Nox Club

Plaza Estación de Chamartín 1ª planta

+34 678 803910

Nox Club is a new nightlife spot on Madrid’s scene and it quickly become a favorite among Techno fans. The organizers at Nox host the best of the international electronic music scene every month, bringing in artists from all over the world. Some of the numerous great artists featured include Uner, Hot Since 82, Eats Everything, and more. This is another club worth checking out online so you can know what’s playing in advance.

La Riviera

Paseo Bajo de la Virgen del Puerto

+34 913 652415

La Riviera has hosted some of the best concerts in Madrid. The club was established over 50 years ago and it is still considered among one the best venues for nightlife in Madrid. During the weekend, you have the chance to enjoy both a rock concert and a club–you get to pick what sounds fun to you. The music at the club ranges from electronic music to pop-rock concerts based on its schedule.

Have you made it to any of these?

Keep wandering,

Alex Signature Wander

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