Salsa Clubs in Edinburgh

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Are you looking for the Salsa clubs in Edinburgh?

Well you’re in the right place!

So on this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of the Salsa clubs in Edinburgh. (More in-depth further below)

Check out our full list of nightclubs in Edinburgh.

Salsa music is gripping enough to get anyone off their feet and on the dance floor. It does not matter if you do not know the steps because the music is there to guide you. There are many clubs in Edinburgh that offer Salsa dance lessons then in the evening they transform into night clubs. So you can learn new moves and show them off all under one roof. The clubs have become very popular with the students these days because they are different from the regular venues. Older people especially married couples are also frequent visitors of these establishments.

We have considered all clubs in Edinburgh and have come up with this top 5 shortlist of places that play mainly salsa music. So you don’t have to. Whichever club you want to go to, just click on the listing window to check our access options, whether you’d like discounted entry or a big bottle service night out, we have you covered. 

Without further ado:

1. Latin Explosion

Latin Explosion Edinburgh

Latin Explosion or ‘Mama’ as the Cubans call it opened in 1999 and it is one of the original salsa clubs of Edinburgh. The salsa club nights happen once a week and there are also dance classes taking place here. You can have mojitos, cocktails and other exotic drinks at the club. Their dance floor is big enough to accommodate a large crowd. The club is also open to bookings if you want to host a private event there. 

2. El Barrio

El Barrio Edinburgh

El Barrio is a unique venue that is dedicated to Latin and Salsa music. They are known all over the United Kingdom for the ambiance. Not only is their music heavily inspired by Latin culture but so is their food and drink menu. They serve the best mojitos which keep people coming back for more. ou can join them for a great night out where the dancing, drinks and fun never stops.

3. Bar Salsa

Bar Salsa Edinburgh

Bar Salsa has been bringing the Latin party to Edinburgh since 1999. It is a well loved bar and night club. It’s on Cowgate at the end of Victoria Street. The club is always in party mode and there are cheap drinks flowing all night long to keep it going. Even though the club is named Bar Salsa, they play all kinds of music such as Hip Hop, RnB and other commercial music. 

4. La Vida

Club La Vida is relatively new when it comes to the Edinburgh night scene. They have are located in the middle of West End and mostly cater to students. That does not mean that older guests are not welcome at the club. The place has everything you are looking for in a club; good vibes, a big dance floor, cheap drinks and the best music. 

5. Tropicana

Tropicana Edinburgh

Tropicana is a night club that encourages everyone to have a great time. They have two large bars serving a variety of cocktails, beers, shots, wines, spirits and retro drinks from the 80’s. There are a number of secluded areas within the venue so you can share a private moment with your friends once you are done dancing. 

In Conclusion

Not only can you dance but also order mojitos or cocktails to keep you energized. The clubs have a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. They have been given great reviews by the local and foreign visitors so it is safe to say you will be in good hands.

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