The Lima nightlife can be described as electric, vibrant and full of atmosphere. They night time scene has everything on offer from elegant upscale spot, to trendy clubs and clubs. It suitable for all types of people, they have spots that are laidback, others offer live bands, live shows or just a good dose of music for some late-night dancing and drinking.
There are two distinct neighborhood that guarantee a good time and are reasonably safe, namely Miraflores and Barranco. These neighborhoods are also pretty convenient for the Gringo because it’s easy to get by with very little Spanish.
Loki Hostel – Located in the heart of Miraflores, its vibey and packed with other single travelers. Drinks are cheap and its possible to party here even if you are not a guest. If you are a non-native, just show ID at the door and you good to go
Kokopeli Hostel – This is centrally located in the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco. It’s surrounded by great bars, clubs and eateries. It´s also a few blocks from the Metro bus line, making it easy to access other areas if you wish to change locations.
Houlihan´s Irish Pub – Irish pubs always make great dive bars for a good pint of Ale or a plate of fish and chips. This pub has a great atmosphere and always has a descent crowd throughout the week.
The old Pub– Its themed from a typical English pub. Its patrons are an eclectic mix of Peruvians and foreigners. They usually play main stream English music, the staff can all speak English and food is familiar western foods. If looking for a bit familiarity, then it’s a great spot to stop for a beer.
Ayahuasca bar – This amazing place, has an interior with eye-catching lighting and creative exterior. It’s a bit on the pricy side, but the music and ambiance are not to be missed.
La Noche – Enjoy a varied lineup of entertainment. This cool spot organizes concerts, plays and sometimes comedy shows. Best of all its located right in front of the Metro bus station.
Bizarro – This is one of the busiest clubs in Lima, its most popular day being a Wednesday. It has two floors that play two types of music. Normally its packed with travelers, energy and fun.
Mute – Is an upscale club in Chacarilla. All the cool kids come here. It’s a great place to dance, but remember to bring plenty of money because it’s on the pricey side.
See the Cusco nightlife informtion here!