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    The outdoor dining at Royal Yacht Club Bar in Aqaba

    Frequent travelers to the Middle East would know that it is actually Beirut in Lebanon that is actually the sin-city of the Middle East. However, only those who have visited Jordan would be able to tell you about the nightlife scene in the modern nation. And while it is Amman – the buzzing capital city – that promises the best time at night, it is not the only place to enjoy the nightlife in Jordan.

    And in case you have any apprehensions about the Jordan nightlife, read on. For things are definitely going to change after that.

    Nightlife In Amman

    1. Cube Lounge in Amman

    A promotional poster of the Cube Lounge in Amman

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    Amman has some of the best night clubs in Jordan. Of these, the Cube Lounge is the most popular. Thanks to its electrifying music & great lineup of DJs, the premier clubbing place on Zaid Bin Al Haritha Street in Amman is always buzzing with people.

    Suggested Read: 8 Best Things To Do In Amman On A Short Trip

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    2. JJ’s bar and night club at Grand Hyatt Hotel

    Guests enjoying drinks and snacks at the JJ's Bar in Amman

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    Located near the 3rd Circle in Amman, JJ’s is yet another of the best night clubs in Jordan. The club at the Grand Hyatt invites some amazing British DJs to play the latest chartbusters; thus attracting young locals as well as expats. The club also serves amazing food & cocktails and is open until slightly later than most of the other drinking holes in the city.

    Note: Harir Lounge on the famous Abdoun Circle in Amman is known for its eclectic music, glamor, and drinks that are served until very late in the night.

    3. The Blue Fig

    Guests dining at the Blue Fig cafe and pub in Amman

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    The Blue Fig on Irbid Street 30 is a complete package to experience the best of the nightlife in Jordan. It boasts of several bars, restaurant, café, bakery, movie room, and outside terrace. But it is the live music played by some amazing bands that hits the right note and attracts the music-loving locals & expats.

    Note: Another perfect place to enjoy the Jordan nightlife for the music lovers is the Royal Cultural Centre in the Shmeisani area in Amman. It usually hosts live music concerts in Arabic, in addition to art, dance, & drama performances.

    4. The Irish Pub

    A snap of the Dove Hotel building in Amman that houses the Irish Pub

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    The basement of the Dove Hotel, located between 4th Circle & 5th Circle, can be your place to be to enjoy the best of Jordan nightlife in the country’s capital. It is, like most pubs back in Ireland, known for its music and is a favored dance venue. Its salsa nights, delicious food including fish & chips, finest drinks, and crazy environment make it one of the best pubs in Jordan.

    Other pubs in Amman: Salute, Rover’s Return, and Living Room

    5. Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

    An exhibition hall at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman

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    Amman is a place with some truly diverse experiences of Jordan nightlife. And the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is the torchbearer of arts from both Islamic & developing worlds. This complex of cinemas, theatres, & exhibition spaces hosts several activities and events, including the annual Jordan Film Festival each May.

    Suggested Read: 8 Best Places To Visit In Amman That’ll Let You Peek Into Its Past & Present

    Nightlife In Aqaba

    6. Royal Yacht Club Bar in Aqaba

    The outdoor dining at Royal Yacht Club Bar in Aqaba

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    Along the harbor of Aqaba lies a lovely bar that offers splendid sunset views. The Royal Yacht Club collaborated with the Romero Group to give Jordan its best gastrobar. The Romero Restobar remains open until 11 pm and menu primarily consists of Mediterranean favorites including crab, avocado, shrimp and artichoke salad, mussels Provençale, & homemade vegetarian pasta.

    7. Formosa Restaurant

    A snap of the Formosa Restaurant in Aqaba

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    Does a Chinese perspective on Aqaba’s seafood fancy you? Then Formosa Restaurant is the place to be. And there’s also a long list of meat & vegetable dishes on the menu. This cosy & intimate restaurant, run by a Jordanian guy & his Taiwanese wife, claims to treat the guests as a part of the Formosa family. So, if you want some delicious dishes of the cuisine along with a wonderful atmosphere, do not miss this Jordanian restaurant.

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    Nightlife In Wadi Musa

    8. Cave Bar

    The Cave Bar in Wadi Musa in Jordan

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    Coveted as the world’s oldest bar, the Cave Bar of Wadi Musa is located within the over-2000-year-old Nabatean rock tomb in Wadi Musa. This blue-lit hub of the nightlife in Jordan remains open until 4 am on the summer nights.

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    9. Al-Maqa’ad Bar in The Mövenpick Hotel

    Al-Maqa’ad Bar at Movenpick Hotel of Wadi Musa in Jordan

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    The Moroccan-styled Al-Maqa’ad Bar is located within The Mövenpick Hotel on the Tourism Street of Wadi Musa. This Jordan bar has gold leaf walls, hand-carved wooden screens & grills, grand chandelier, and rich fabrics; thus creating a delightful ambience. The bar offers a wide array of beverages, light snacks, and ice-creams.

    Note: The outdoor dining of the Movenpick Hotel is also a wonderful place to sip and dine under the stars.

    The outdoor dining of Movenpick Hotel of Wadi Musa in Jordan

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    10. Wranglers Pub in The Petra Palace Hotel

    A sunset snap of the Petra Palace Hotel that houses the Wrangler's Pub

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    Another popular Jordan pub is the Wranglers Pub in The Petra Palace Hotel. The sociable bar, decorated with assorted local memorabilia, serves myriad beverages and snacks for the guests to enjoy.

    We’re sure that the abovementioned places will provide you ample options for the nights during your trip to Jordan. For more information about the country, here’s a first-timer’s guide. Do give it a read.

    Further Read: First-Timer’s Guide To Jordan: History, Attractions, Cuisine, Tips

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