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The best clubs in Atlanta

From Latin pop to R&B and cocktail bars to basement clubs, here's our guide to Atlanta's nightlife scene

Written by
Gerrish Lopez
Mike Jordan

It’s no secret that Atlanta has an incredible music scene. They don’t call this place the capital of hip-hop for nothing, and its helped by the many celebrity faces that were born there or reside there now. Naturally, this lends itself to a pretty poppin’ nightlife scene too; whatever your music taste, Atlanta has a party for you. 

Of course, there’s Buckhead, the centre of Atlanta’s nightlife. But over the years, great nightclubs have popped up all over the city. Now, you can dance the night away to reggaeton and Latin pop rock, find the best LGBTQ+ night in town or sing your heart out to karaoke. There’s a reason your favourite artists have all performed here at some point or another. Here are the best clubs in Atlanta right now. 

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Moving through Havana Club is like moving through an international soundscape. From the main room where house music is the standard to the Latin lounge and on back towards the EDM-festival inside Havanahaus, you’ve got 15,000 square feet of partying. It’s not a cheap date spot – tables and bottle service never are – but you may notice an upcharge of $100 or more here. But if you want a scene where you’ll be seen and snapped by paparazzi, this is the place; so dress in your absolute best or at least present as much confidence as possible.


District always brings the party, where lights, lasers and spine-tingling beats get the crowds going and keep it going all night long. Big name DJs perform regularly here, and it's a totally immersive, sensory experience whoever is performing. An outdoor terrace hosts open-air events or lets you catch your breath every now and again. Go for VIP bottle service if you're up for a splurge.

M Bar makes great use of less space in order to create an atmosphere of exclusivity or, at the very least, discernment among the evening entertainment set. There’s a balance of casual upper-classism here, where you don’t necessarily need a millionaire’s savings to present yourself as valuing quality company, music, ambiance and attitude. It’s a place where you can sit down on the plush silver velvet banquette, which lines half of the interior, and smoke hookah with friends or hang on the other side of the room and enjoy dance-worthy love songs while propped up along the bar. It’s a place where excellence is the norm and no one inside feels excluded.


Though the name suggests a restaurant, there’s much more to Suite than the menu. The massive, multi-floor building boasts thousands of square feet on the main floor for general mingling, but it’s the metallic-gold VIP section and indoor/outdoor SkyDeck (which extends through retractable garage windows to an open-air platform with a killer view of downtown), that gives you that upgraded feeling. Get upstairs and claim one of the white leather couches or challenge a friend to a flashy game of billiards on the sparkling blue pool tables. You’ll always find a crowd here – the prime location in the convention area near Centennial Park means it’s always packed with in- and out-of-towners on weekends, but even on weekdays there are unique events like crab legs and karaoke happy hour to occupy your time.

The geometric shapes of the golden chandeliers, recurring celebrity hosts like Big Tigger, Jermaine Dupri and others, regular appearances by the hottest recording artists in hip-hop and pop music (Teyana Taylor, 50 Cent, YG...), and a deep West Midtown location have given this off-the-beaten-path party complex a major reputation. That’s particularly impressive when you remember Revel is only six months old and closer to the industrial backstreets of Marietta Boulevard than Peachtree Street’s city lights.

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