Best Nightlife Spots in Malmo, Sweden

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Looking for the nightlife scene in Malmo? Well, Malmo offers countless bars and clubs in different styles, so you're sure to find something good. Most clubs stay open until 3 am or 5 am; nightlife starts late here and ends late. Here are the top spots where you'll find the best local nightlife in Malmo.

  • 01 of 09

    Slagthuset in Malmo, Sweden, is Scandinavia's largest nightclub! The name means "slaughterhouse" in English. This nightclub has 3 dance floors and the party is on every weekend. You can find this young and crowded club at Jörgen Kocksgatan 7 A, behind Malmo's Central Station.​

  • 02 of 09

    Located at Skeppsbron 2 in Malmo, this is a popular dance club for a more mature audience. Club Skeppsbron also offers good food and a nice view of the canal. Find a club atmosphere after work on Fridays from 4 pm to midnight.

  • 03 of 09

    Malmo's Buddha Lounge

    The Buddha Lounge is part fashionable nightclub, and part interesting restaurant and bar in Malmo. On 3 levels you can either dance on the dance floor in the center, or lounge around the couches, sofas, and beds along the walls. Decent food, don't bring knives (they use a metal detector). You'll find this nightclub at Djäknegatan 9 in Malmo.

  • 04 of 09

    A same-sex melting pot in Malmo is the Wonk nightclub, Malmo's biggest gay club. Drag queens get in free and they play house and Swedish music. The club attracts all ages and genders and is located at Adelgatan 2 in central Malmö.

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  • 05 of 09

    Lilla Torg is Malmo's center of restaurants and bars. Here you can find Moosehead Bar, a friendly but loud Swedish bar at Lilla Torget 1. Lots of wood and moose decorating details give you an indication of what this place is famous for: original, juicy burgers made from either beef or moose meat! It's Scandinavian food well worth trying. It's a good place to come to if you don't want to go from place to place between dinner and clubbing. Just enjoy your dinner here and then have drinks at the bar.

  • 06 of 09

    In the mood for some casino gambling tonight? Visit the Cosmopol in Malmo, located at Kungsparken. One of the largest Swedish casinos, the Cosmopol has slot machines and traditional table games. Don't under-dress yourself with jeans or sweatpants. 30 SEK admission. The casino restaurant Carte Blanche is pretty good, too. Gambling is not exactly a typical Swedish pastime, but this place is fun for locals and travelers alike, especially on the weekends.

  • 07 of 09

    Étage is an interesting Swedish nightclub offering two different styles of music: Dance to classics on one dance floor, and to current dance beats on the other dance floor! Open Monday and Thursday through Saturday and this place can be found at Stortorget 6 in Malmo.

  • 08 of 09

    Let's go bowling at Big Bowl, Malmo's hangout for bowling, dining, gaming, and even dancing (9 pm to 2 am on the weekends). This place offers several fun things to do. The restaurant also offers good food at reasonable prices. You can find Big Bowl at Förstadsgatan 32 in Malmo.

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  • 09 of 09

    Wallmans Golden Hits in Malmo

    Wallmans Golden Hits is a Swedish dining experience hard to describe. Found at Generalsgatan 1 in Malmo, Wallmans is a combination of dinner shows with good food, cabaret entertainment, and dancing in the fever of Malmo's nightlife. Ticket prices vary by nightly shows and program.