If you want to find out what the so called in greek "barotsarka" ( going from one bar to another) is ,the Old City of Rhodes is the place! A boozing and multiethnic crowd can be found in Lindos… and at Faliraki beach bars, fashion mainstream clubs, cult bars are waiting for you to explore them!
The places you need to know
• Miltiadou Str. : The bar street of the medieval town
• Orfanidou Str.: All time classic clubbing at Neochori
• Ixia- Ialysos: Big clubs and greek dancingh
• Faliraki: the place to meet all the races of the world "
• Lindos: the ultimate place for "barotsarka" ( bar-crawling)
• Gennadi: where the beach bars and parties are getting more & more popular every year
Orfaniou St 44 Niohori Town of Rhodes
The most beautiful bar on Orfanidou St, and one of the few in Niohori that also attracts Greek crowd. All the fans of clubbing gather here. Impressive multilevel building - quieter ambience inside with small couches; outside you can also watch the world go by. Giorgos, the owner of the Boulevard, also has the creperie next door, an essential stop on your way to bed
Niohori Town of Rhodes
Jazz, ethic and rock music, with smart clientele in one of the classic bar-clubs of the new town. Set in a beautiful detached house with garden.
Aischylou St 26 Old Town of Rhodes
Cndles, marvelous period chandeliers, wood and stone - one of the most atmospheric of the town;s night spots. Live music begins at 12.30 am - both folk and art music. Special drinks and champagnes. Also open in winter.
Evripidou St Old Town of Rhodes
It made an impressive entry four years ago thanks to its great bar and atmosphere. Two-storey house with an atmospheric interior - the mosaic floor dates deom 1890. DJ sets with well chosen music, plus happenings ( white wine festival etc) Light snacks to accompany your drink or wine. Open all year round
On road from square down to sea, Lindos
Historic Lindos disco, where all of Rhodes used to gather on Saturday night. Classic summertime setting: large garden with bar in the middle and little tables dotted around under the trees. You might come across the daughter of David Gillmore here dancing in her sarong, as well as lots of Italians and locals.
Gennadi on the seafront
Live percussionists, parties with guest DJs, beach volley, fashion shows and food at a beach bar which became fashionable overnight, with people coming every Sunday from all over Rhodes. It offers both a chill out and a dance area. Famous guest DJs from all over Europe. Delicious pizza, pasta, bruschetta and sandwiches with homemade bread in the bars Italian restaurant.
On the main road of Lindos, just past the pharmacy
Nikos Chronopoulos has converted a superb old mansion into a very distinctive bar. Ideal place to chill out, whether in the atmospheric interior or the concealed-lighting courtyard behind. The painted ceiling in this impressive 14th century house is a genuine work of art. The best place to sit is probably the patio overlooking the entrance, with its carved stone chains. They serve breakfast, snacks and Greek food, and there is also a special menu for children.
Lindos by Night
Ioanni Zigdi St Lindos
One of the most popular bard in town of Lindos mainly thanks to the superb view from its terrace. Drop in just before sunset to enjoy it.
Faliraki, on the seafront Classic beach bar in enclosed premises with Charlie Chaplin mrmotabilia and TVs palying everything from cartoons to football matches. Little tables out on the seafrony. Most of stuff and customers are English, but you will also see a few local people. Coktails in all sizes and colors, as well as a big variety of bottled drinks, which the customers consume from the morning onwards.
Huge underground club with two stages: trance, house, R&B, hip- hop. Young , mainly, foreign crowd - chiefly Brithish tourists- that keeps the action going on till dawn.
Iliadon St 2 Ixia
Hot fashion mainstream club that has changed the city's whole nightlife scene. Stunning interior, with a n ethnic feel in the d?cor and the music, replacing the old La Scala. It belongs to the chain of club-restaurants with branches in Thessaloniki and Athens. Great events with famous DJs. Fans of the oriental style are particularly enthusiastic - and judging by the way it is always pack, there are scads of them!
Militiadou St 9, Old Town of Rhodes
One of the busiest bars on the bar street, the clientele almost entirely made up by local people. All the most fashionable people in Rhodes drop in to enjoy a drink to the sound of the fantastic upbeat music selected by DJ Christoforos. An atmospheric interior (stone, wood, mirrors and candles) and stools with cushions out on the street
The Mojo Bar
Miltiadou St 41, Old Town of Rhodes
The most psychedelic of the little bars on the street, it is really tiny. Slides projected on the walls and electronic music provided by DJ Monique
Corner of Orfanidou & Akti Miaouli St 30 22410 75120
Three stages to suit different musical tastes, in one of Rhodes' longest established clubs. You will find people of all ages and nationalities here. The club is particularly renowned for its live rock stage - with the rock paraphernalia hanging from the walls- that hosts regular performances by young Greek and foreign groups every summer and winter. Two more stages apart from the rock stage: one for dance, with trance house and hip hop, one for chill out with R&B. In winter one of the two stages is given over to Greek music
Cafe del Mar
Agisandrou St 26 Old Town of Rhodes
One of Rhodes' latest arrivals, this cafe-bar. Belonging to the same ownership as next door Zanzi, caters for people who mostly like foreign music.Youthful style and modern d?cor. An ideal hangout for a cup of coffee or a beer before bar-hopping in the neighbourhood.
A beautiful stone house with a traditional wooden ceiling, hosts friendly and popular haunt at Maritsa village. The choice of music depends on the regular customers' mood. Arty music, rock, rembetiko and even wild fun Greek pop latest hits. Live gigs organized each Thursday. Several well-known Greek artists have been seen here at times.
Esperinos Music Cafe
Menejkeous St 22 Old Town of Rhodes
One of the loveliest cafe bars in the old town, on the road leading into Arionos Square. It follows in the footsteps of the esperionos club in Maritsa. Atmospheric setting with ethnic and medieval touches, and carefully chosen music. Open from 11:00 for coffee in the courtyard (with the divans) and until late at night. Happenings and special evenings with guest DJs.
Menejkeous St 34 Old Town of Rhodes
Very atmospheric cafe bar on Arionos Sq, the new nightlife centre of Rhodes town. The decor, like the name, is inspired by the old baths, and the music is mainly ethnic, The wooden settles in the courtyard are perfect for an afternoon game of backgammon or just relaxing. The marble basins are a delightful touch.
Miltiadou St 41 Old Town of Rhodes
The most psyuchedelic of the little bars on the street, it is really tiny, Slides projected on the walls and electronic music
Miltiadou St 2 Old Town of Rhodes
This was the very first bar to open on Miltiadoy St and started the fashion for bar life in the medieval town. Ultra atmospheric feeling: candles, low lighting, an upper area for more intimacy and a strong mediaeval charm provided by the untouched interior with its old stone. Attractive clientele (many artists) jazz, funk and ethnic music. It is open during the winter, too, when it is more like a haunt for groups of friends with movie screenings accompanied by live music as week as a video art festival.