Surabaya is a town in Indonesia. Despite its large population, there is not a lot in the way of nightlife for this region. Many of the residents enjoy taking in a movie or eating out at a local eatery when they want to go out for the evening. While you won’t find large nightclubs or an abundance of bars in their area, there are a still local spots where you can cut loose. Here are three of the most popular spots for Surabaya nightlife.
15 Palms is a combination of a pub and sports bar. While many ex-pats come to enjoy a beer or watch the English Premier League live, many tourists also come to this spot to enjoy a burger and beer and partake in a game of pool or darts. 15 Palms is also the official pub of the Surabaya Hash House Harriers.
Desperados is a Mexican restaurant and bar. This is one of the only spots in town that has a dance floor, so if you want to dance the night away, this is the spot to be. This bar is mostly frequented by tourists. Be advised that there is a cover charge to enter the facility, but this is the spot to be on the weekends.
Colors is a bar that is a favorite with locals, but they welcome tourists as well. It is said that this is the largest bar in town. This bar has strong drinks and features live music, though there is no dance floor. The bar also has pool tables, which is entertaining after drinking a few of their strong long island iced teas.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Surabaya.