When will nightclubs open again

05 Oct 2020

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Almost every nightclub all over the world is closed during the outbreak of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

Now everyone is asking the same question "When will nightclubs open again?"  so here are some of the latest updates:

Indoor nightclubs in the United States are not allowed to reopen yet and there is no information available about a possible opening date, but there are lounges, bars, clubstaurants, terraces, swimming pools and boats holding parties and events. 

In case you don't like the options listed below feel free to check our private boat parties, maybe it will suit you!

London just announced that nightclubs will need to remain closed. Not specified until when yet but they will not be allowed to open in October when other types of entertainment venues will open. A few members clubs have reopened, we have listed one of them as Private Members Club. Some so called clubstaurants such as 100 Wardour Street will reopen at the end of the month or are already open. On the third week of September 2020 the UK Government has announced that venue are not allowed to be open after 10PM, due to this rule some clubs that have opened as lounge have closed doors again. Still open are a few restaurants like Bagatelle for brunches, Mnky Hse and Kadie's. The famous cabaret club, Proud Embankment, has also remained open under a tighter schedule but their shows are still going on.

In Paris most nightclubs have opened their doors partying until 3am but unfortunately all clubs have to close from Monday 28 September due to the increased spread of the virus during the past couple of months. Some clubs might reopen in a couple of weeks if the government decides so. Right now the only place that's still open is the clubastaurant named Coya where you can sit down, enjoy a conceptual dinner while listening to live djs. Seating is limited so prebooking a table is mandatory. Check the tips we provide on the Parisian dress code here.

In Los Angeles some clubs and bars have initially opened but shut down again due to the corona virus spread. Only a few restaurants that serve food are allowed to remain open under very strict dine in rules but they have all been advised to focus on take out service. Two of those are Harriet's and The Highlight Room.

In Miami the rooftop of Mr Jones has opened recently, they host parties following the safety guidelines and do table bookings and guest list every weekend. Another option available is to rent your own private boat or apply for guest list to get invited to join someone's private yacht party!

In New York City no clubs are open and there will not be any proper parties in the next few months. Sports bars and restaurant are the only venue open but there are no parties, only sit down drinking and eating, some of them are Magic Hour roof top and PHD Terrace

Las Vegas has opened and closed again many of it's clubs. The ones remaining open are Daylight Beach ClubMarquee Day and a few more.

Chicago has opened a few sports bars, no vip service nor guest list there though.

The Balearic islands will end their quarantine on the 21st of June so tourists are allowed to visit the islands but Ibizia, Magaluf and Mallorca are sadly not allowed to open their clubs this summer at all.

Ibiza has opened the beach club called Bora Bora but no other nightclubs. 

The only place open in Copenhagen is Chateau Motel.

In Gothenburg the most happening place is Park Lane.

In Cannes some clubs have initially opened but have closed down due to another wave of corona virus, other clubs have closed down due to end of season. La Chunga restaurant is still open but only does sit down dinners.

In Tel Aviv all nightclubs are now closed until further notice.

Oslo has quite a few clubs open where you can party properly, one of them is Nox and Sollihagen.

In Marbella the Nao Pool Club is open on Saturdays only, MoshVuduMirage, Mahiki and Opium Beach are open. No indoor clubs yet.

In StockholmKyoto nightclub is open as well as Berns Terassen but at reduced capacity. Cafe Opera is now open as well but tables only.

In Marrakech the clubs were initially meant to be open from the 20th of May but the quarantine has been extended. Bars, restaurants and outdoor venues are open now.

In Barcelona only restaurant type venues are open where you have a bite or a full on lunch/dinner and drinks. The only fun place open is the pool club Puro Beach.

Madrid is not allowed to open any party venue yet, the places open are restaurant/bars without vip service such as Florida

In St. Tropez - Bagatelle Beach, La Petite PlageGioia, Gaio and a few other places have already open.

Monaco has opened up Twiga late August as a restaurant and lounge serving food, drinks and shisha/hookah. Pre booking is mandatory. Cipriani is a new addition but is considered a lively restaurant, not a party place. Buddha Bar and other places have has also reopened as a lounge/restaurant. 

Most clubs in Valencia have reopened but closed down again. A new happening place is Gabbeach/Sunset Gabbana and Marina Beach Club which still remain open.

The nightlife scene in Milan is more lively than in most cities. The club Old Fashion is open everyday as a lounge and Sisha bar, The Beach club, Just Cavalli, The ClubTocqueville 13 and Vibe Room are all open from late evening til early in the morning.

In Dubai some clubs have finally opened up mid July but they operate more like lounges. A few of them are Sky 5Nargui Five, both offer seesha/hookah,  La Mezcaleria DXBThe Secret Garden VII and the best and most happening clubs are The Penthouse and Secret Room. All places request a pre booked table, no guest list is available due to the virus restrictions. If none of these options are what you are looking for then the most VIP exclusive thing to do is to rent your own yacht and throw a private party! Ladies can apply to join via guest list.

In Warsaw most clubs are not open yet, the rooftop terrace Level 27 is hosting some parties every week.

Moscow looks as if they have not been touched by the virus, most venue are open, some of them don't have any safety rules. Best places to go to are Fantomas Rooftop, Kvartira, Secret Room, Valenok, Zvarka and Soho Rooms. Booking a table is mandatory to get in for both males and females.

Birmingham has only one proper nightclub open which is Sobar, all guests need to book ahead of time and their rule is maximum 6 people per table. A clubstaurant open is Oko which is seen as Nuvo's sister. No guest list. 

Malmo has a few fun venues open, the most happening one is Adelgatan.

No news yet about when clubs in Lisbon and the rest or Portugal will be allowed to open again.

When the clubs do open again they will be advised to initially operate according to secure guidelines such as:

1) Temperature checks - client's and staff's temperature checked on entry into the venue using a non-contact thermometer,  if higher than 37.5 °, the clients and employees will not be allowed access to the premises and will therefore be turned away and advised to contact their doctor.

2) Social distanced seating - reduce table capacity in order to keep certain distance between individual tables (2 metres is being seen as the standard).

3) Hand sanitiser - all clients and staff given hand sanitizer on entry. Every table has its own sanitiser or the waiter can distribute hand sanitiser to clients in-between courses.

4) Daily Deep clean - restaurants cleaned with antibacterial agent /disinfectant daily (tables, chairs and floor).

5) Outdoor space - maximum use of all outdoor space where the natural airflow keeps the air as clean as possible.

6)  Businesses that have a seating system have to allow pre bookings and to keep the list of subjects who have booked for a period of 14 days, ensuring compliance with the legislation on the protection of personal data.

7) In establishments that do not have seats they need to allow entry to a limited number of customers at a time, based on the characteristics of the individual rooms, in order to ensure that at least 1 meter is maintained between each customer.

8) Self-service buffet service is not allowed. 

9) The service staff that will be in contact with the customers must use a mask and carry out frequent hand hygiene with sanitizing products (before each table service).

Watch this video to see how clubs operate nowadays during the pandemic.

British Airways have flagged for resuming flights on the 1st of July which many believes that other airlines will follow. From what we have heard the planes will only be allowed to fill up to 50% of the seats, passengers will have their temperature taken before boarding and they will have to wear masks.

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