Omni Nightclub (5F, No. 201, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Taipei) – this venue was formerly known as Luxy, and is considered one of Taipei’s trendier nightspots. Bottle service is very big here, and international EDM, pop and Hip Hop musical acts are occasionally booked there (from Skrillex, to Krewella, Dash Berlin, and even Snoop […]
M-Taipei (No. 456, Section 4, Xinyi Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei) – formerly known as MiCasa, this is a popular venue for both international students and locals in their 20s. The music here ranges from Top 40 pop, to electronic dance music, Hip Hop and Latin music (from Salsa to Reggaeton). There’s a Wednesday Salsa night […]
Klash Taipei (N°22 Songshou Road, Xinyi District, Taipei) — Klash is located in NEO19 and has been one of Taiwan’s trendiest nightlife places of the past few years. Its black & white design, the music, as well as numerous advertisements for it in movie theaters made it the new cool place for young Hip-Hop lovers. […]
Ikon Taipei (Songshou Road corner of Songren, Taipei) — located within the hustle and bustle area of the XinYi district, Ikon club is known for attracting the young and fashionable hip crowd. A variety of dance, Top 40 and Hip Hop music is played by mostly local DJs.
Bistro O (2F, No. 3, Lane 49, Shida Road, Taipei) – this is a popular bar in the Shida area. The wide spectrum of drinks served there ranges from classical cocktails, beer (mostly Belgian), to spirits and innovative concoctions. The bar also devises its variations of the classics, with the drink menu beginning with more […]
Barcode Taipei (No. 22 Songshou Road, Taipei) – this is a trendy nightspot for deep-pocketed locals and has been in business since 2005. DJ-driven music is played there – ranging from classic house to acid jazz, funk, new wave and more. There’s no entry fee, but the drinks are pricey.
AI (7F, No. 12, Songshou Road, Xinyi District, Taipei) — once known as Elektro, AI Club is another key element of the nightlife in Taipei. Located inside ATT4FUN (7th floor but the entrance is on the 6th floor), the club is mostly known to foreigners for its free all-you-can-drink nights for college students early on […]
Tien Hsiang Lo (No. 41, The Landis Taipei, MinChuan East Road, Section 2, Taipei) – located in an upscale hotel, traditional Hangzhou-style cuisine is served here – which apparently earned it a coveted Michelin star for its high quality cooking. Signature dishes found here include Slowly Braised Pork “Don Po” Style, Stir-Fried Shrimps with Long […]
Shin Yeh (No. 112, 2F, ZhongXiao East Road, Section 4, Da’An District, Taipei) – opened since 1977, this is one of Taipei’s more upscale restaurants, serving mainly local classical dishes. Specialties served here range from Shin-Yeh Signature Fried Rice-noodles, to Steamed Fresh Crab Roe on Glutinous Rice, and Steamed Bun with Lean Pork and Salted […]
Osteria By Vincent (No. 61, Lequn 3rd Road, Zhongshan Dist., Taipei) – for quality Italian food, Osteria has become the “go to” place in Taiwan. Along with brick oven pizzas, diners can order Italian rice dishes like Risotto Porcini (pasta with porcini & seasonal mushrooms), pastas like Spaghetti Allo Scoglio (lobster and seasonal seafood) and […]