Electronic music creates the buzz at this artsy, alternative club adjacent to Frau Gerolds Garten in Kreis 5. Enter through an alley strung with multicoloured umbrellas, giant animal heads, mushrooms and watering cans. Big-name DJs keep things going into the wee hours three nights a week.
The old variety hall ‘Corso’ has been revamped into one of Zürich’s most popular clubs, with huge windows facing Sechseläutenplatz and the lake. A jam-packed calendar of events keeps things hopping all week, ‘Cool Mondays’ are a perennial favourite, featuring house, hip-hop, electropop, nu-disco and indie dance with no cover charge.
What is a school playground by day morphs into an outdoor bar and underground club by night. Reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and more appear regularly on the varied calendar.
Looking like an innocent little house, Supermarket boasts a dance floor surrounded by three cosy lounge bars, a covered back courtyard and an interesting roster of DJs playing house, techno and electronica. Take a train from Hauptbahnhof to Hardbrücke.
An opulent art-deco theatre with a stage, a mezzanine floor and bars arranged around the dance floor, Zürich’s ‘establishment’ club plays house, disco, R&B, hip-hop and Latin rhythms to a slightly older crowd.