Hockey Guide: Košice - Nightlife and Shopping

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Slovakia’s unofficial capital of the east, Košice, boasts extravagant pubs, cafes and clubs attracting people who seek fun and entertainment from the whole region. Dance clubs do not limit their operation only to the weekends but also welcome visitors on weekdays. The clubs range from luxurious entertainment places, trendy music clubs to discos packed by local students.

Home-style restaurants, beer bars, even one with its own brewery, and stylish coffee shops can be found all over downtown but those who wish to explore other parts of the city will find interesting entertainment as well.

Košice even has its own “official cocktail”, served only on its territory called ‘Košice gold cocktail’ while the locals will be quick to recommend that visitors try the drink made based on a secret recipe created during a bartender show in 2010. It even has a warm version for the winter season.

Visitors who have seen all the local attractions who would like to take home more than the atmosphere of the championship will easily find local-style boutiques within walking distance from the historical centers. For more active shoppers who would like to stroll through several shops within an hour or so, Košice offers three large modern shopping centres: the Cassovia, Optima and Galéria.

CLUBS IN KOŠICE / KOŠICKÉ KLUBY

 Piano, Hlavná 92, map*C2; www.piano-cafe.sk (club)
 RetroCultClub, Kováčska 49, map*D3;
www.retrocultclub.sk (music club, discos on Fridays
and Saturdays)
 Ibiza Club, Laca Novomestského;
www1.ibizaclub.sk (dance club)
 Garibaldi´s, Hlavná 68, map*D4;
www.garibaldis.sk (music club)
 Jazz Club, Kováčska 39, map*E3;
www.jazzclub-ke.sk (music club)
 Boba Bar, Južná trieda 2/A;
www.boba.sk (disco club)
 Little Havana, Kováčska 13, map*E4;
www.littlehavana.sk (caffe club)
 CaveariaTheatru, Hlavná 76, map*D3; www.cavearia.sk (bar)
 Cosmopolitan, Kováčska 9, map*E4;
www.cosmopolitancb.sk (coctail bar)
 CactusPub, Zámočnícka 1, map*D4;
www.bar-cactus-club.skg.sk (coctail bar)
 Golem, Dominikánske námestie 15, map*C5;
www.pivovar-golem.sk (beer pub)
 Irish Pub Diesel, Hlavná 92, map*C2;
www.irishpubkosice.com/sk (pub)

AROUND THE CITY
 Energy music hall - suburb of Čaňa / mestská časť Čaňa
www.energymusichall.sk

SHOPPING CENTRES IN KOŠICE
 Cassovia Shopping Centre, Pri prachárni 4
www.cassoviaoc.sk
 Galéria Shopping Centre, Toryská 5
www.galeriakosice.sk
 Optima Shopping Centre, Moldavská cesta 32
www.optimake.sk

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