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Nightlife in Nuuk

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Nightlife in Nuuk

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk

Where are the best bars in Nuuk?

Nuuk is a small metropolitan city with bars that have their individual flavors. Greenlandic people enjoy going out and having fun in Nuuks nightlife. Be prepared to pay though because alcohol taxes in Greenland are very high which results in higher prices for alcoholic drinks.

The Skyline Bar

Located on the top of the most exclusive hotel in Nuuk, the Skyline Bar provides a classy touch to your evening drink. Its decor is warm with stylish design. The bartenders are ready to deliver a drink just as adventurous as your trip. They have live music on the weekends and Kalaallit Inuit love live music!

Tapas and drinks

Esme Lounge is a high-quality tapas bar that is part of the old Café Esmeralda. They serve international and local delicacies and are the preferred place for those in Nuuk who want to treat themselves. You won’t regret trying one of their original drinks while you’re here.

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk 

Slot machine at daddy's bar in nuuk

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk 

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk 

Weekday events – every week!

One of the quirkier places in Nuuk, Kristinemut (popularly called ”Mutten”) provides a western-style backdrop to many different events every week. They host, Bingo every Tuesday, and every Thursday you can go sing your heart out for the karaoke night. They often host midnight concerts during the weekends and they have a small but lively dance floor for those of you who like to get your dance on.

Dinner, drinks, and board games

Killut Restaurant and Bar is where you can enjoy traditional Greenlandic food or just go for a drink. The ‘hygge’ atmosphere makes it a super cozy place to spend an evening, and they have board games and local books that you can enjoy throughout the night.

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk 

Beers and pool

If you dig the vibe of an old-fashioned pub, Daddy’s is the place for you. It is a local after-work favorite. If pool and billiards are your thing, Daddy’s is the perfect place to shoot some pool while you’re enjoying a local beer.

The most popular Café

The Café Pascucci in Nuuk Center provides a chill place to get some dinner and craft beer & wine. This is a perfect place to chill with comfortable vibes if you still want to be out in the urban nightlife of Nuuk.


The Garage is the newest addition to Nuuk nightlife and it is where people go dancing. If you’re looking for a place to forget everything and just move your body, and shake some tail, the Garage is definitely the place for you. Or if you just love to dance, the Garage is the perfect place.


Kuluk Helms

Performing artist, poet, nuummioq