Comfort Hotel De L'Europe Saint Nazaire
2 place des Martyrs
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Le Calysto is a happening club that caters to music lovers and nightcrawlers alike. Groove to funky music as you lounge around the bar and meet new people. Enjoy your favorite drink while the music rocks your world! Their impressive line-up of gigs and live music shows will keep you coming back for more! Call for more details on current and upcoming events.
A mostly 30+ clientele frequents this nightclub at the foot of the Butte Sainte Anne. The décor is regularly changed and many theme evenings are organized. New and old mix well here: while the club is particularly known for its disco, it also plays everything from funk and zouk to waltzes and the tango - enough to see you through to the early hours. Smartish dress is required and women get in free on Thursdays. Call or visit their website for open hours.
LC Club is the haunt of the nocturnal party animal in Nantes as this venue is open till seven in the morning. Theme nights take over on Thursday and Friday as the music and settings go back to the good old days of the 70's to the 90's. Taxi girls is a night that enables free entry for women into the club one Friday night of each month. Thursdays nights are for students who get to party at a discounted rate. The club has a host of DJs who specialize in genres of music that stretch from trance to disco rock. This club also sees a lot of live performances by artists well, many of them known figures in the European music circle. Do visit the club for more fun and it is the place to go for some wee hour partying.
Le Ferrailleur is a club where rock acts come to perform and share their talents. It is basically dedicated to culture rock, extreme music, independent music, but other genres of rock are also welcomed. A chance for musicians to show what they've got and take their first stepping stones to success. Thus a headbanger's haven it is. So go on, order the pint and let your hair loose. There are poker nights too, thus Le Ferrailleur is the place to be if you are into rock and a little bit gambling.
A congregation of rock fanatics gather here, drink a lager, listen to their favorite tunes (mind you nothing soft), de-stress as soon as they feel the bass and treble in their veins. Socializing is not something one does when they go to Le Floride instead they go their for the love of rock music and connect with the people around them. Thus, if you sound like the description above, you know where to head to, to satiate that rock hunger.
Housed in an old cinema in Rue Scribe, this is one of the few city bars that stay open after 2am. Somewhat tranquil during the day, the bar comes to life at nightfall, attracting a young and trendy clientele (some of whom enjoy the livelier atmosphere in the basement). The resident DJ, dance floor, drinks prices and opening times make this place more of a nightclub than a bar. Call ahead for open hours.
This is the ideal place for techno fans who want to check out the latest music and techno gear. Located in the city centre behind the Graslin theatre, this bar attracts a young and cosmopolitan crowd who are into all types of techno music. The perfect place to catch up with new trends.
Everyone's welcome in this gay bar in Rue Kervégan, where regulars continue to arrive right into the early hours of the morning. The bar's stonework and subdued lighting make it a friendly place to come to and among its most popular evenings are 1980s nights on Thursdays and a DJ on Friday. Particularly busy at weekends. Draught beers start at 18F (EUR 2.74). Admission: free
Le Canotier is one of the finest jazz clubs in downtown Nantes. Situated by the beautiful Erdre River, Canotier's gorgeous terrace provides breathtaking views of the city and the dockside. Visitors sip beer, with soothing music for company. Jazz concerts at the venue are a top draw! Call ahead for event information.
The ex-Maison Blanche now has a new look, a new vibe and new staff. The clientele are relatively young; many come from the nearby universities, particularly for the special student nights. The long dance floor is overlooked by an upstairs bar and DJ booth (trendy house music). Those with a liking for rum have dozens of different flavours to choose from, in moderation of course!
Two floors and a tiny dance floor make up this popular nightclub. The décor is reminiscent of 1950s-60s America, with Kennedy, Marylyn Monroe and Elvis Presley all looking down from the walls. A 25-35 year old clientele comes for the house DJ's selection of music - from classic French songs to the most recent hits. During the early hours of the weekend, it can be hard work clearing a path from the mezzanine to the bar! Smartish dress required.
Walk into Le Stakhanov on a weekend and party till early hours of the morning, with famous international rock artists/ bands keeping you company. One of the most happening bars and nightclubs in Nantes, Le Stakhanov is known for the eclectic crowd and vibrant atmosphere. In the past, performers like Rhum for Pauline, Melody Syndrome, Mnemotechnic, Syntax Error and many others have charmed the crowd with their gigs. For information about upcoming concerts, visit their website.