Nightlife in Hoi An is concentrated within the tourist-friendly Ancient Town and Riverside, featuring trendy bistros, cafes, bars, artistic lounges, and live music venues. Unlike cities like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, most of these nightlife venues are within walking distance and stay open until 03:00, where you can barhop with fellow tourists and fun-loving locals.
When the sun sets, the streets of Hoi An Ancient Town are illuminated with hundreds of colourful lanterns, traditional dance performances, and candles floating down Thu Bon River. Meanwhile, numerous bars and pubs offer attractive happy hour promos with local artists and international DJS playing a variety of music genres. Whether you prefer a relaxing evening or dancing till the sun rises, our list of Hoi An’s most popular nightlife is below.
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- Private Half-Day Hội An Eco Tour & Cooking Class
- Market Boat Tour & Cooking Class with Local Guide
- Private Thu Bon River Bicycle Ride & Eco Tour
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Hoi An Night Market, occupying Nguyen Hoang Street in the centre of town, consists of over 50 local vendors selling a variety of local snacks, trinkets, clothing, jewellery, and accessories. Widely regarded as one of the most popular markets in Vietnam, it occupies a 300-metre-long street that overlooks Thu Bon River and is illuminated by hundreds of colourful lanterns, making a popular spot for photography as well. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 23:00
- MRT: Nguyen Hoang Street, Hoi An
White Marble Wine Bar occupies a refurbished heritage building within Hoi An Ancient Town, where you can enjoy exquisite wines, spirits, and cocktails with sweeping views of the bustling streets and Thu Bon River. Set along Le Loi Street, this stylish bar, restaurant, and lounge is a two-minute walk from Hoi An Museum of Trade Ceramics. The nightlife venue serves 14 premium wines by the glass from USD5 onwards, including Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, Australian Pinot Gris, and Red Bordeaux. Meanwhile, its food menu comprises authentic Vietnamese, French and Italian fusion dishes – we highly recommend the cheese platter, mini crispy pancakes, and chicken satay. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 - 23:00
- Address: 98 Le Loi Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 391 1862
Q-Bar offers an extensive list of unique cocktails, opulent interior, and upscale ambience, attracting a stylish crowd of affluent locals and tourists in Hoi An. Set within a traditional shophouse in Hoi An Riverside, the bar is fitted with Japanese-style furnishing, plush chairs, and colourful mood lighting, with lounge music and electronica playing in the background. Drinks-wise, cocktails are priced between VND 120,000 and VND 150,000, local beers for VND 50,000, and margaritas for VND 95,000. Despite the hefty price tag, Q-Bar remains as one of the most popular nightlife spots in Hoi An. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:30 - Late
- Address: 94 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 391 964
Dive Bar draws in a fun-loving crowd of diving enthusiasts, expats, and travellers from all over the world, making it a popular nightlife spot for drinks and live music in Hoi An. The bar is fitted with lounge sofas, pool tables, garden courtyard, and an Internet café, while its live music performances are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening. Priced between VND 25,000 and VND 110,000, Dive Bar’s drinks menu comprises imported beers, strong cocktails, and premium wines with a variety of Vietnamese and western pub grub. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 - Late
- Address: 88 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 391 0782
Tam Tam Bar
Tam Tam Bar has been a staple in Hoi An’s nightlife scene since it opened in 1996, with tropical-inspired décor, pool tables, relaxed setting, and a spacious upstairs lounge area that’s ideal for relaxing and people-watching. Set within a restored tea warehouse in Hoi An Ancient Town, it’s a five-minute walk from the Japanese Covered Bridge. For drinks, you can find a standard array of imported beers, cocktails, spirits, and wines by the glass. Tam Tam Bar also serves a selection of Vietnamese and European fare such as banh xeo, pho, omelettes, sandwiches, pizzas and pastas as well as homemade ice-cream, sorbet, and cakes.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 - 02:00
- Address: 110 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 862 2212
Mango Mango is a colourful eatery that’s set along the tranquil Hoi An Riverside, offering a wide range of signature cocktails and authentic Vietnamese fare. With a spacious upstairs terrace overlooks the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, Thu Bon River, and Hoi An Night Market, its prime location attracts mostly tourists looking to unwind after a day of exploring Hoi An. Imported beers and wines by the glass cost approximately USD12, but cocktails are the main attraction at Mango Mango. Our favourite is the berry cocktail, which consists of fresh strawberries, vodka, hibiscus, mint leaves.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 - 24:00
- Address: 49 Nguyen Phuc Chu Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 391 1863
Fusion Cafe serves over 20 types of mojitos, tapas, and American fare in a cosy lounge setting. This cocktail café is set along Thu Bon River, where you can enjoy beautiful evening views of the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An Riverside. Attracting a steady clientele of trendy locals and travellers, its menu ranges from cold pressed juices, wraps, pastries and sandwiches to creative Vietnamese-inspired cocktails and Lavazza coffee. Guests of Da Nang’s Fusion Maia Resort can enjoy gourmet breakfasts, complimentary back massages, and manicures at Fusion Café. Every Friday, the café hosts international DJs spinning soul, funk, disco, reggae, and house tunes between 18:00 and 22:00.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:30
- Address: 35 Nguyen Phuc Chu Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 393 0333
Mango Rooms is a bistro bar facing Hoi An Riverside, boasting vibrant interiors, friendly service, upbeat music, and an impressive menu of signature cocktails, fruity smoothies, and Vietnamese fusion dishes. Made with fresh mangoes and lots of booze, popular drinks here include margarita, daiquiri, fandango, and mojito while beer lovers can enjoy ice-cold pints of Tiger, Heineken, Saigon, and LaRue. If you’re feeling peckish, try its homemade spring rolls, papaya salad, or baguette with shrimp mousse and mango coconut curry. Happy hour promos are between 17:00 and 19:00, where you can enjoy selected drinks at half price.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 - 24:00
- Address: 111 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 910 839
Hoi An Sports Bar
Australian-owned Hoi An Sports Bar mainly caters to travelling sports fans, where they can watch live events such as NRL, Super Rugby, AFL, Australian Open Tennis, and NBA. Located within Hoi An Ancient Town, this lively bar is a five-minute stroll from the Hoi An Museum of History and Culture. Its upstairs lounge area is fully air-conditioned and fitted with a foosball machine, darts, Xbox, Wii, PlayStation, and plenty of board games. Priced at VND 25,000 onwards, Hoi An Sports Bar serves a diverse range of local and imported beers, including Stella, Corona, Asahi, LaRue, and Coopers Stout.
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 23:00
- Address: 61A Phan Chau Trinh Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 6545 357
Before and Now Bar
Before and Now Bar’s popularity has slightly dwindled over the years, but it’s still a nice nightlife venue for a relaxed night out in Hoi An Ancient Town. The two-storey bar is five minutes away from the Japanese Covered Bridge, featuring an open-air terrace that’s decorated with plenty of potted plants and colourful lanterns. You can play a game of pool and foosball or simply enjoy a chat with its friendly staff. Before and Now Bar’s main draw however, is its four-hour happy hour promos, where you can get two drinks for the price of one between 18:00 and 21:00.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 - 24:00
- Address: 51 Le Loi Street, Hoi An
- Tel: +84 510 391 0599