Bogota Nightlife in Zona Rosa, Bogota (Self Guided)

Zona Rosa is the main essence of Bogota nightlife. Located in the posh north part of the town, Zona Rosa is a huge neighbourhood where all the best clubs, bars, restaurants and shops are concentrated, offering a wide range of entertainment, with the pedestrian Zona T in the very heart of it. There are too many nightspots in which to spend your night out! We're offering a tour though the most popular, trendy and chic night attractions in Zona Rosa, so don't hesitate to join the party!
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Bogota Nightlife in Zona Rosa Map

Guide Name: Bogota Nightlife in Zona Rosa
Guide Location: Colombia » Bogota (See other walking tours in Bogota)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: ChristineT
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Andres Carne de Res

1) Andres Carne de Res

Andres Carne de Res (Andres D.C.) is probably the place to go for a true Bogota, high class, social experience, as it is famous for its Colombian cuisine and fabulous rumba parties. The space is divided into four themed floors: the fourth is heaven (for a more quiet atmosphere), the third floor is purgatory (transitional-mood lounge), the second is earth (dinner space) and the first floor is hell, dedicated to crazy latino dancing. The waitresses are dressed theme-appropriately. Andres Carne de Res is so big and diverse, that it will take some time to see it all! The music is at its best, with people dancing rumba, salsa, cumbia and local rhythms, while lighting up the dance floor. The place is usually very crowded, and stays open till 3 AM on Saturdays. It is located at the El Retiro Shopping Centre, with the entrance at the little plaza of Calle 81.
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Hard Rock Cafe

2) Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe offers a recognizable touch to all new visitors in Zona Rosa. The world-famous bar creates a unique Bogota experience, where you can enjoy live rock music by local bands, go for a karaoke round, enjoy delicious food from the menu, a huge drink-list and loads of five-star entertainment for big companies. Hard Rock Cafe is located on the ground floor of Atlantis Plaza shopping mall and usually stays open till 12 AM.
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Bogota Beer Company

3) Bogota Beer Company

Bogota Beer Company is the place to go for a taste of Colombian beer and good company. They call it BBC for short. Colombian beer is very popular in Bogota, with several pubs around the city, very authentic in decor and approach. The place is perfect for friends gathering and has an outstandingly friendly atmosphere. BBC has three most popular brews: blonde Candelaria (soft), red Monserrate (fruity and hops) and black Chapinero (creamy and smooth), all three are a must-try! Bogota Beer Company is open from 12:00PM till 2:00AM.
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The Pub

4) The Pub

The Pub is a very traditional Irish pub not to be missed. Established in 2001, The Pub is the first and most authentic Irish pub in Bogota, offering a homey environment, good live music, a great variety of beers, very Irish Guinness, friendly service, good food and the best selection of malt whiskeys and liqueurs. It also has an open terrace and like most establishments in Zona Rosa, stays open up to 3 AM.
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El Ovejo Cafe Bar

5) El Ovejo Cafe Bar

El Ovejo Cafe Bar is the very traditional Bogota bar, where friends gather for a drink after a busy working day. With 20 years in business, Ovejo is actually the oldest bar in the Zona Rosa. The bar has a very warm, welcoming atmosphere and an old-style air, with loads of vinyl records as decorations. They have a special terrace for smokers though healthy, light meals are also available. This late night spot usually stays open till 3 AM.
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Armando Records

6) Armando Records

Armando Records is probably the coolest live music nightclub of Bogota, being a huge venue for people who want to listen to only the best music. Opened in 2008, Armando Records could be called a new concept rumba club, as it features stars-only concerts and the hottest Latino parties. The club is located in a corner-street building of the 1960s, on the third floor; it has a terrace, with a removable roof, where you have an outstanding feeling of an open air concert and some smashing views of Bogota. Armando Records offers good, top-notch night entertainment, a well-stocked bar and some delicious cocktails and light meals to enjoy in the lounge. The place stays open until 3 AM.

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