Over the next few minutes we will be taking a deep dive into drinking at the best bars in Minsk. From a tall glass of beer and a shot of vodka to local drink specials and singing karaoke we are going to try and cover it all.
The best wine and cocktail bars near you will get the ball rolling. Once they have been discussed in full breweries and sports bars to watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts will get a shout out.
Those who want to get the party started right after work or just buy some cheaper drinks will learn about the best drink specials in your area next. After they are out of the way we will move on to Minsk bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights around town.
Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will wrap this all up. Be sure to check out our map that has every place we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
And you are all welcome to read about all of the best cocktail, music, and sports bars in Europe at that link if you want.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Many would agree that the best Minsk cocktail and wine bars are:
- Leone Aperitivo Bar at Zybitskaya st 4
- Bruklin at Timiryazev st 9k10
- Tesla Bar at Zybitskaya st 6
- Grimorka Bar at Zybitskaya st 6-26
- Bash Bar at vulica Internacyjanaĺnaja 25А
- Kurilka Bar at Freedom Square 23
- Madmen at Internacionalnaya, 25a, 21
Leone Aperitivo Bar has a Negroni cocktail fountain, Italian prosciutto, and a short menu that changes monthly plus it is a fun place to dance on weekends. Bruklin serves European food, craft beers, and unlimited wines in your area and even hosts live music, karaoke, and DJ and cover band performances.
Tesla Bar is known for its buffet, drinks, hookah, PS4 with more than 30 games, cover bands, fire shows, karaoke, and many more events. Delectable drinks are offered along with hookahs and disco music at Grimorka Bar.
Bash Bar is a great place to go for artisan local beers, cocktails, live music, and dance parties. You can get cocktails while listening to live music at Kurilka Bar.
Madmen features classic décor and provides a selection of fine wines along with music and musical stunts from 12am to 3am on Friday and Saturday.
Minsk Breweries & Sports Bars
You and your buddies will have a great time watching the big game at these local sports bars and breweries:
- Craftman at vulica Hikaly 5
- Bierbank at Aĺšeŭskaha St 10
- Arbat at National Library, prasp. Niezaliežnasci 143/1
- Clever Irish Pub at vulica Hikaly 5
Canned, bottled, and craft draft beers are served along with cold and hot appetizers at Craftman where alcoholic drink discounts are also offered every Monday.
Since 2006 Bierbank has been producing a wide range of organic beers near you that are free of additives and preservatives using only water, Wayerman German malt, Barth and Sohn German hops, and yeast.
High quality beers that are made using water, malt, and hops are sold at Arbat. Over 100 whiskeys, 30 beers, and exquisite cuisine can be found at Clever Irish Pub who also has 6 plasma screens making it one of the best sports bars in Minsk.
Local Drink Specials
There are plenty of good bars with drink specials in your area and you can get great value if you time your visit properly:
- Private House at Zybitskaya st 9
- Spin Bar by Rewort & Carousel at vulica Kaĺvaryjskaja 21
- Gvozd at vulica Hikaly 5
Private House is open every day from 12pm to 6am providing cocktails, hookahs, European food, and board games plus they feature a huge summer patio and a movie room and also host live music, DJ’s, karaoke, and parties.
Over 200 canned and bottled beers and 33 draft taps are available at Spin Bar by Rewort and Carousel. Gvozda offers a wide selection of beers from across the world with more than 15 kinds of drafts as well as a lunch menu. Don’t forget about Craftman’s great liquor discounts in your area from our previous list.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Check out this list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:
Liverpool Bar could have gone in our sports bars list plus they offer handcrafted liqueurs, draft beers, and daily drink specials and are known to have game nights.
In addition to serving excellent beers seven days a week Crossbar hosts local bar quiz nights, karaoke, dance parties, beer pong, and a variety of other games.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
Dance, listen to live music, or sing karaoke at these fun bars around town:
- Bogema Karaoke Club at Masherava 11
- Polugar Bar at vulica Internacyjanaĺnaja, 25а
- Honky Tonk Piano Bar at vulica Internacyjanaĺnaja 25а
- Gosti at prasp. Independence 25
Live music, karaoke, and dance parties near you are held at Bogema Karaoke Club seven nights a week. Polugar Pub is open from 8pm to 6am daily offering delicious refreshments along with dance parties and live music.
Tasty grilled dishes and a variety of liquors are served along with live music at Honky Tonk Piano Bar from 12pm to 2am Sunday through Thursday and until 4am on Friday and Saturday.
There is also live local music seven days a week and a unique breakfast menu with great beverages at Gosti. Other places mentioned throughout the post offering dance, karaoke, and live music in your area include Bruklin, Tesla Bar, Bash Bar, Kurilka Bar, Grimorka Bar, Private House, and Crossbar.
By the way we have also covered the top:
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Minsk
There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you. Hopefully we were able to fill you in on some valuable info that will make your next night out a little better.
Please use the comments to let us know if any spots have closed down or if any new cool places have opened up in your area so that we can keep our lists fresh. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Minsk.