Clarion Hotel Gillet
Uppsala, 753 20
Phone: (46) 18 68 18 00
Fax: (46) 18 68 18 18
This cute little bistro and cafe has a secret. After hours, the chairs and tables are cleared away and the space transformed into a fun and lively dance club. The music is mostly played by DJs but occasional live bands play here as well.
The Gotlands Nation is one of the larger nations, and its spacious dance floor and well-stocked bar is a mainstay of nightlife in town. It hosts some of the most popular local bands and DJs as well as raucous parties and gatherings on both weekends and weeknights.
If you are craving a dash of music, spiced by a few drinks and hearty meals, head straight to Kalas. This club hosts some of the finest events the city's nightlife has ever witnessed. A host of live gigs, DJ nights, music dos, live performances, theme nights, music events and concerts are guaranteed to light up your night, while the soothing ambience calms frayed urban nerves. Their menu combines an eclectic blend of local dishes with an international twist. Try one of their daily lunches and you will be hooked for life. Plush interiors, an enormous dance floor and a dapper crowd makes this venue one of the hot favorites on the music scene. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
This lively pub looks like it might have dropped in from Dublin or Kerry. The staff is easygoing and English-speaking, and in addition to hearty pub grub like shepherd's pie, bangers & mash and fish & chips, the place also hosts regular jams from local live bands and DJ nights after hours.
This high-energy pub looks as though it might have been imported directly from Cork or Kerry. It's warm wooden interior and equally inviting (and English-speaking) staff offers the coldest Irish beers, steaming portions of corned beef, cabbage, soda bread and other Irish pub staples, and it regularly hosts live music or DJ nights.
The Norrlands Nation is much like the north of Sweden from which its students hail; spacious but sparsely-populated. Nevertheless, the venue is ideal for the parties that go on here, and the bar is just as nice for a quiet drink of an evening as to fuel the fun and mayhem that goes on when real celebrations go on here.
Firman is one of the trendiest places to be in the city. A popular nightclub, it is home to a wide range of music events and festivities from time to time. Hang out at the bar as you take in the nightly action and have a gala time out. Rub shoulders with the hip and trendy as you groove to the rhythms spun by the DJs and let your hair down on the dance floor. Live gigs, live music events, theme nights and special music dos will make you want to keep coming back for more. When hunger pangs strike, dig into some of the club's mouthwatering snacks and you'll be on your feet in no time. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
This restaurant is known for two things: its delicious eats, which always come down on the cheap side despite their high quality, and its nightly transformation into one of the hippest nightspots in Uppsala. A showcase for many of the hottest local bands, its stage has been host to many rising stars in Sweden's music scene. Reservations are not required, but once the dance floor fills up, there is a cover for the club.
The Smålands Nation is one of the smallest of the University-sponsored student organizations that puts on shows and parties for the young residents of Uppsala. The organization's party space is cozy; it provides a wonderful place to see some live music or dance to local DJ talents.
This place is a prototypical Swedish pub, with a very inviting wooden interior, tables for outside seating in summer, flowing beer and liquor and a comprehensive pub-grub-and-diner-food menu. It's a favorite with students, office workers and neighborhood residents alike.
Katalin and All That Jazz is all about great music and captivating concerts. Tap your feet or groove to the pulsating music and your worries will surely fade away. Famous and amateur artists and bands perform with the same zest and exuberance that makes it difficult for patrons to figure out their favorite . Head to this Jazz club for a memorable experience.
This lively little tapas bar serves some of the tastiest Iberian fare in Sweden, and is always careful to lay in the kind of fresh ingredients and flavors that transport guests to Mediterranean shores. At night, its transforms into a crowded little dance club, the sort of place that would be suitable for dancing the night away in Madrid or Barcelona.