An industrial club in every sense of the word: the setting in an industrial zone; the thumping music (both DJs and live acts); and the interior, an absolute must-see jumble of gadgets, shafts, cranks and pipes, many of which move and pulsate with light to the music. The program includes occasional live music, theatre performances and art happenings.
One of the most popular dance clubs in the city, Sasazu attracts the fashionable elite and hangers-on in equal measure. If you’re into big dance floors and long lines (hint: go early), this is your place. Check the website for occasional big-name acts (such as Bastille or Morcheeba). Book a table in advance by phone (10am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 4pm to 10pm Saturday).
Friends is a welcoming gay bar and club serving excellent coffee, cocktails and wine. It’s a good spot to sit back with a drink and check out the crowd, or join in the party spirit on assorted theme nights, which range from Czech pop music and movies to beach parties and comedy nights (see the website for listings).
This former warehouse in Holešovice boasts dancing on three floors (and five bars). It’s only open sporadically, so check the website to check for parties and events during your stay. The music leans toward electronic and house, and the crowd tends to be a bit older – professionals in their 20s and 30s.