A stunning island with beautiful beaches and a fascinating history, Kos is also known for its nightlife that centres on the lively resort of Kardamena and the island’s capital, Kos Town. Kardamena nightlife is perfect for groups of friends wanting a few days soaking up the Greek sunshine before partying through the night in the resort’s bars and clubs. There are quieter areas too such as the beautiful coastal village of Agios Stefanos where the evening entertainment focuses on a few drinks over dinner. Kos Town has everything you could want, an intriguing history, a beautiful port area and of course a multitude of bars, clubs and restaurants.
Kos Town Nightlife
The island’s capital, Kos Town, has a great choice of restaurants to start your evening off. There’s Platanos, which is located next to the castle and serves Greek and international food, and Twin Dragon, a Chinese and Asian restaurant with sea views. Kos Town has a good selection of bars too with Cactus Saloon found on the main road of the town known as Bar Street, and Camel, a bar found in the heart of the picturesque harbour. For something a bit different enjoy an evening at the outdoor cinema Orpheus.
- Top Clubs: Heaven, Fashion Club and Kalua are the best in Kos Town and are all open until the early hours of the morning – if you can last that long.
The nearest beach to Kos Town is 11km away at Tingaki. There you will find a delightful beachside restaurant, Saggitarius, where visitors can enjoy a relaxed evening out choosing from a varied menu of Greek, Italian and even Indian food.
Quieter Kos nightlife can also be found in the village of Mastichari, located 22km from Kos Town. There visitors can eat, drink, relax and enjoy the sea views at beachside restaurant Tamtam, or tuck into lots of tasty Greek dishes at El Greco, which has a wine cellar and a selection of champagne for those special occasions.
If you want nightlife to be the focus of your holiday to Kos then Kardamena is the resort that has it in bucket loads. After dark groups of friend’s head to Bar Street, the main area of town packed with bars and clubs such as underground club Downtown and H20, one of Bar Street’s most popular places. When it comes to eating out there’s a huge choice of restaurants and fast food joints in Kardamena with a good selection of Greek and English restaurants. Find out more about nightlife in Kardamena here.
- Top Restaurant: Fat Olive is a family-run, beachside restaurant serving traditional Greek food using local ingredients.
- Top Club: UK DJs such as Judge Jules have played at Starlight, a huge club that can pack in 1000 clubbers each night.