Are you looking for the best techno clubs in Edinburgh?
Well you’re in the right place!
So on this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of the best techno clubs in Edinburgh. (More in-depth further below)
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Techno music is a genre that diverges from the mainstream and delves into a much deeper part of the soul. The night clubs that play Techno have adopted that same approach when creating an ambiance. Techno clubs are for those who like to experience life in a much more lowkey environment. The clubs are mostly underground or in warehouses so you can focus more on the music and less on the interior. That is not to say, they do not have the best sound systems in the world and lighting that complements the music.
We have considered all clubs in london and have come up with this top 7 shortlist of places that play mainly techno. 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. The Mash House
The Mash House is a night club located in the middle of Edinburgh. It is a large venue that expands over three floors. The walls are covered in rustic brick and they have natural wood to accentuate it. The industrial scaffold fixtures and modern lighting will make you feel like you are in a sophisticated warehouse.
2. La Belle Angele
La Belle Angèle was inaugurated in the early nineties and they have managed to retain that old school vibe even today. The club has been around for more than a decade but it remains one of the most popular joints in Edinburgh. They promote underground talent and are known in the clubbing culture as pioneers of music.
3. The Liquid Rooms
The Liquid Rooms opened their doors to the public in the summer of ’97. They are now considered one of the most popular venues in Edinburgh for club nights and live music and acts. For the past 20+ years they have worked with DJs and artists from almost every genre. You can count on the club to play Hip hop, Rock, Pop, Techno, House and many more.
4. Why Not
Why Not is named so because there is no reason not to go there. It is located under the Dome Bar on George Street in Edinburgh. This was the first night club to open up on the street back in 1997. Things have changed and now there are a lot more options in the vicinity however, Why Not remains the top choice. The club was redesigned in 2013 and is now better than ever.
5. Henry’s Cellar
Henry’s Cellar is an intimate bar and night club situated in the basement. During the day time the bar hosts live music events and art shows and on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights it turns into a night club. They have a seating area which can be moved around to make more space for the dance floor.
ATIK is not the same as very other night club because it has a more carefree environment. They are heavily inspired by the dance halls of the 20’s and captured that vibe and appropriated it in a modern setting. The club is all about great drinks, music you can dance to and having the time of your life.
7. 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.
There are a lot of clubs in this list each picked by the locals who know the city well. You can buy a drink from the bar and chill in the lounge area or dance on the dance floor. Make sure you are wearing your black clothing and your dancing shoes because it is going to be a party.