Best Nightlife in Ljubljana 2018

Colourful trees, foggy mornings, chilly evenings, yes, it’s definitely that time of year again – the time of year when we ask all of Ljubljana’s party people, beer drinkers, students, hipsters, wine connoisseurs, concertgoers, pool sharks, clubbers, jazzophiles, cigar aficionados and night owls what their favourite after-dark destinations are, as it’s time for our 8th annual Best Nightlife competition!

As in years past, our expert editorial team (several members of which may or may not have a drinking problem) has narrowed down the countless choices to shortlists of ten finalists in each of our nine categories, and now we turn things over to our dear readers to decide which venues are the most popular in town. Voting is open until midnight on 15 November, with one vote permitted per computer or device per week*, and the final results will be published in the upcoming December issue of our Ljubljana In Your Pocket guide. Thanks in advance to all the voters, our apologies for all the captchas, best of luck to all of the contenders and na zdravje to everyone!











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*Please don’t cheat in our poll. By cheating we mean using technological means to vote multiple times in the same poll. Individual computers, phones and other devices are allowed to vote once per week for the duration of the competition. Unfortunately, as Edward Snowden can tell you, nothing on the internet is 100% secure. Nevertheless, we take every reasonable precaution to prevent cheating in our polls, and we also reserve the right to not count votes that were obviously cast through illegitimate means, and/or take other necessary action in such circumstances. If you decide to cheat anyway, please don’t get angry and threaten us with legal action when/if we catch you. We are only trying to keep the polls as fair as possible, and we can assure you that we NEVER favour one venue over another. We honestly don’t care who wins any given poll, as long as the votes of our readers are counted fairly and equally. If you’d like further explanation of our rules or have any questions regarding our poll, please feel free to email us at

Best Nightlife in Ljubljana 2017

For the 7th year in a row, we once again asked Ljubljana’s partygoers, students, beer-drinkers, clubbers, connoisseurs, cigar aficionados and overall sophisticates to vote for their favourite nightspots in Ljubljana for our Best Nightlife poll. After receiving more than 20,000 votes last year, we decided to bring some old categories back to the competition and discontinue some others, bringing the total to nine, which includes ones for Nighttime Entertainment, Culture, Live Music (ie venues that regularly host bands and or singers), a bit more upscale Lounge Bars and another dedicated solely to Ljubljana’s famed alternative scene.

As always, the Ljubljana In Your Pocket editorial team narrowed down each category to a shortlist of contenders, and our readers decided who was the best of the best in open voting between 15 November and 15 December 2016. Thanks to everyone who voted, and congratulations to all of the winners and top finishers!

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