Bars, cafes, clubs and discotheques abound in the vicinity south of Avd. Diagonal between Calle Pau Claris and Calle Aribau. The music beats are as diverse as the ambiences and cater to all different tastes. Above the Avd. Diagonal on Calle Santaló and nearby, in the vicinity of the Plaça Francesc Macià, a more high class selection of night spots can be found. Calle Aribau and Calle Muntaner are also very lively strips at night.

In the area of Avd. del Tibidabo, at the end of the Tramvia Blau (Blue tram), there are music and dance spots which offer a more layed-back atmosphere and are popular in the summer.

The Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) on Montjuïc provides a striking background for one of the most unique night spots.

The Olympic Village in Poble Nou has a good selection of bars and discotheques.

The Gràcia district has a myriad of small night spots with lots of personality and a good number of outdoor cafés in the squares.