This is a unique restaurant that turns into a pub at 20:00 every night with live music six nights a week. They also have their own brewing system at this pub due to which it’s quite famous for its beer and German ales. It’s not cheap and in terms of food, they serve mostly Korean dishes. Ariana Brau is located in the basement of the Ariana Hotel, which is about a 15-minute drive from downtown.
- Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs 17:00 - 02:00, Fri - Sat 17:00 - 03:00, Sun 13:00 - 02:00
- Address: 200-1, Dusan-dong
Billibow is a famous sports and games lounge featuring a pool table, electronic dart boards, and a number of other interesting games. This bar also features another popular game known as Billibow, which is a mix between bowling and billiards. In this game you have to make use of a pool cue to shoot a ball down a path styled as a bowling lane. At the end of this lane are pins that the ball you’ve just shot needs to knock down.
- Opening Hours: Weekdays 17:00 - 03:00, Weekends 24 hours
- Location: Downtown Daegu, near the Sam Deok fire station
Commune’s Club is a popular hangout place for the expat population in Daegu. This bar plays great rock and Indie music with an open–mic night every Wednesday and a trivia night on Fridays.
- Location: Downtown Daegu, near Sam deok Fire station
Daegu Opera House
Daegu Opera House is located in the heart of the city and is one of the city’s most popular landmarks. The Opera House is impressive and its interiors offer visitors a refined atmosphere. This place features some of the best performances by leading Korean artists; therefore, if opera is your cup for tea, make sure you go through the website of the Opera house and make reservations in advance.
- Opening Hours: Depends on the shows
- Address: 115, Chilseong-dong 2-ga, buk-gu
Gypsy Rock is another favourite hangout for expats in Daegu and is one of the premier clubs in the city. This multi-storey club plays great hip hop music on one level and techno music on the other; and while they charge an entry fee, the amount is minimal.
- Opening Hours: 20:00 - 03:00
- Location: Rodeo Street, downtown Daegu
- Price Range: 5000 won is the cover charge
The Elvis Bar is a great place for all beer lovers and serves some of the most popular western as well as Korean beers that can be bought by the pitcher. A friendly bar catering to the western population in Daegu, this place levies no cover charges.
Frog and Bubble clubs
The Frog and Bubble clubs are popular hip hop clubs in downtown Daegu. Cover charges apply, which gives access to both clubs and includes a free drink ticket.
- Location: Rodeo Street, Downtown Daegu
InVino is one of the most noted wine establishments in Daegu with a main branch downtown and another branch in Suseung-gu. InVino has more than 700 different types of wine that you can choose from and among the many items on their menu, some of the Korean beef dishes are notable.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 - 02:00
- Address: 94-2 Doosan-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu
- Price Range: Ranges from 5,000 won to 40,000 won
That club is a popular four-storey downtown club and is a Mecca for music and art enthusiasts in the city. The first floor houses the book and wine café with an excellent choice of wine. The second floor is the live jazz floor that features excellent jazz performances every day. The third floor has the most popular bar area and serves exotic cocktails and drinks. You can choose to enjoy these drinks on the third floor bar or take them to the second floor in the live jazz music area. The fourth floor of the club has an art gallery and an events hall.
- Location: Downtown Daegu, just 5 minutes from Sam Deok fire station
The Wine House
The Wine House is another establishment where you can enjoy a variety of labels from all over the world as well as delicious Italian meals, cheese, and various appetizers, albeit at cost. This establishment is a must visit place if you want to enjoy a quiet up-class environment with friends or family. You can choose from their collection of red wines from Italy, France, Spain, California, Germany, and Australia.
- Address: 1352-5 Beommul-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu