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When will nightclubs reopen in Europe?

 

Last updated August 29, 2021

Travelling during the Covid-19 Pandemic can be a hassle as things evolve quickly and restrictions are put in place rapidly to curb the spread of the virus. As a result, you might struggle to find the right information for each country. We have tried to summarise the different restrictions when it comes to bars and clubs.

We will update that list on a bi-weekly basis when things evolve. Pretty much everywhere in Europe, clubs and bars are starting to open up with little restrictions if you fully vaccinated. Keep scrolling to find out more about a give country. Countries are listed alphabetically for ease.

 

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This map summarises where clubs and bars are open throughout Europe. Keep reading for more information about you destination. We will endeavour to keep this page updated as things ease or get restricted.

 

Covid-19 Map clubs and bars overview

  • Bars and Nightclubs open to (un)vaccinated goers
  • Bars and Nightclubs open with little restrictions
  • Bars and Nightclubs open with major restrictions
  • Some Bars and all Nightclubs closed
  • Some sort of lockdown in place
  • Not captured

 

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Are nightclubs and bars open in Austria?

All bars, restaurants and clubs are open to anyone with a proof of vaccination without the need to adhere to social distancing or wear a face mask

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 72%/68.3%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Belgium?

The Belgian government has now reopen all bars, cafés and restaurants indoor and outdoor with very little restrictions. Clubs and dancing bars are still closed and are planned to re-open on the 1st of October with proof of vaccination.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 85.1%/82.9%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Bulgaria?

Restaurants and bars are only open outdoor. You will need to show a negative PCR test to travel to Bulgaria or self-isolate for 10 days. No dancing allowed in nightclubs.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 21.7%/19.8%.

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Czechia/Czech Republic?

Pubs, cafés, restaurants, and clubs are open, with indoor and outdoor seating with little restrictions. Dancing is now allowed. A proof of vaccination might be required before entering a club or crowded venues

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 65.4%/63%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Denmark?

From the 10th of September, most places will be open with no restrictions. Crowded venues such a nightclubs or festival will require a proof of vaccination or a negative test

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 88.6%/83.5%

 

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Are nightclubs and bars open in Finland?

Most bars and restaurants are now open to customers indoor and outdoor with no restrictions. nightclubs must remain shut until further notice.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 84.2%/59.3%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in France?

All Clubs, Bars and restaurants are now open as long as a face covering is worn. Proof of vaccination will be mandatory in any indoor venue, this is force the French to vaccinate

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 90.4%/72.5%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Germany?

All Bars, restaurants and nightclubs are now open (dancing not allowed). Mask wearing is mandatory, Covid pass negative test is required to get into venues

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 76.7%/70.6%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Greece?

Current restrictions will require tourists to remain seated and respect the social distancing guidelines when indoor, this applies to bars, restaurants and nightclubs. For example, mask must be worn in crowded venues. Greece has started operating a travel pass for fully vaccinated travellers or those who can prove they have had - and recovered from - COVID-19. Dancing might be limited. Note that this is the official guidance, reality on the ground might be different

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 65.8%/63.4%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Hungary?

Restaurants and bars are now open outdoor and indoor. Proof of vaccination required for most clubs open past 2am with no restrictions. No proof of vaccination for any venue closing before 2am. No mask required.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 67.5%/64.9%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Ireland?

Clubs, bars and restaurants are now open only outdoor. Most indoor venues are now open subjected to public health advice which includes wearing a mass and have a valid covid pass. No Dancing allowed in clubs

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 90.7%/85.5%

 

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Are nightclubs and bars open in Italy?

Parties are prohibited in all indoor and outdoor venues throughout Italy, and no re-opening date has been communicated as of today. Restaurants and bars can open outdoor and indoor with little restrictions but a health pass will be required. 14-day quarantine required for non-EU countries,and no quarantine for EU countries. More curbs have been applied in Sicily to contain the spread of the Delta variant.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 79.8%/69.2%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Luxembourg?

The government from Luxembourg followed suit with France and Belgium. Clubs and bars are fully open if patrons are vaccinated and masked. Dancing might be restricted.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 73.7%/71.2%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Netherlands?

All restaurants and bars must be closed from midnight until 6AM at least until the 19th of September and mask must be worn. Nightclubs are scheduled to re-open only on the 1st of November.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 85%/76.1%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Norway?

In Norway, the situation is similar to its neighbours, Clubs are closed and only table seating is allowed. Bars and restaurants are now allowed to open and serve customers indoor or outdoor. No alcohol to be sold after midnight. No dancing allowed anywhere.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 87%/56.6%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Poland?

Night clubs, discos and other dancing venues resumed their activities with dancing allowed into the wee hours of the morning. No covid pass required and no masks required. Some additional restrictions might be relaxed from the 31st August.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 59.1%/57.7%

 

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Are nightclubs and bars open in Portugal?

Restaurants, bars and nightclubs can re-open on 1st August until 2am. 6 people max per table inside or 10 people on the terraces. Indoor customers must present a digital certificate of vaccination or a negative test to Covid-19 on Fridays after 7pm, on weekends and on holidays. No dancing allowed in night clubs or other indoor venues

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 94%/82.4%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Slovakia?

Clubs and bars are open with restrictions, face mask must be worn at all times. Travel restrictions in place with requirement to self-isolate upon arrival mainly if not fully vaccinated

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 51%/49%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Spain?

Due to the recent pick up in tourism, some area of Spain had to apply more curbs to limit the spread of the Delta Variant. Bars and restaurants should operate as normal but clubs might be shut in certain areas or close much earlier than expected. Spain apply rules at a local level.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 87.6%/76.7%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Sweden?

Bars and restaurants are open with no restrictions for outdoor and indoor service. Nightclubs are allowed to open but all customers must remain seated, no dancing allowed.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 81.7%/66.6%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in Ukraine?

Only bars and restaurants with outdoor spaces are allowed to be open. Nightclubs must remain shut as only group up to 50 people are allowed to gather indoor while following social distancing guidelines

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): ~13%

 

Are nightclubs and bars open in United Kingdom?

All restrictions have been lifted. No COVID-19 pass or mask required to enter a bar or club.

Vaccination rate (at least 1 dose/full): 82.2%/72.2%

 

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