Nightclubs In Plymouth | 8 Of The Best Places To Go Out

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Known as Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth is a vibrant port city located on the South West Coast of Devon.

Studying in Plymouth is diverse and exciting, with plenty of opportunities to socialise and make great memories during your student years. 

You can guarantee a night out like no other whilst living in this city with a lively nightlife scene providing entertainment for all tastes and budgets. 

If you’re living in our luxury student accommodation and need inspiration for the best nightclubs for a great night out, carry on reading! 

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1. Switch & AIR 

Located on North Hill opposite the university campus, Switch & AIR are neighbouring venues which both offer a different vibe for a night out. 

Switch features a different themed night every day of the week with their indie and Rock night on Mondays, their 2’s Tuesdays, Bangers and Bootlegs Wednesdays, B.I.G. Thursdays, and their student favourite Friday and Saturday nights. 

Switch is open until 6am so, you can party until the sun comes up and make the most of student friendly drinks deals at this award winning venue. 

AIR on the other hand is Plymouth’s most popular open air bar, with DJs playing every night until 2am and an extensive cocktail menu for you to indulge in.  

When the sun is shining, AIR really is the place to be with a lineup of events taking place across the summer months from day parties to disco sessions to so much more. 


Address: 2 Sherwell Ln, Plymouth PL4 8LH

2. Fever & Boutique 

If you’re wanting to throw some shapes on the dance floor then make sure to head to Fever & Boutique.

This sought-after nightclub is open Tuesday through to Saturday until the early hours so you don’t need to worry, a good time is never too far away. 

No matter your music preferences, this lively venue has something to suit all from weekly DnB events to hip hop nights to to R&B anthems to house tunes. 

The music isn’t the only good part either, the drinks menu here has something for everyone’s tastes so you can get the party vibes flowing. 

Even better, if you have a special occasion coming up they offer VIP service and drinks packages so you can celebrate in style! 



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Address: 33 Derrys Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW


PRZYM is a must if you’re wanting to get a taste of the nightlife scene in Plymouth. 

As the biggest nightclub in the city, you can expect 3 rooms featuring high-tech sound and lights, performances from world class DJs, as well as a regular line up of themed music events. 

Located on the Barbican Leisure Park, you can’t go wrong with a night out at PRZYM with affordable drinks deals, an unrivalled atmosphere and absolute club bangers to keep you grooving until the early hours. 

Did we mention? They even have VIP booths and luxury seating so you can separate yourself from the crowd and have your own party with your friends! 



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Address: Barbican Leisure Park, Barbican Approach, Plymouth PL4 0LG

4. OMG Plymouth

If you need a pick-me-up after a busy day then make your way to OMG Plymouth, the city’s premier LGBT+ venue. 

You can expect all-round good vibes 7 days a week at this venue on Vauxhall Street, offering a huge selection of drinks, events and bangers that everyone will love. 

Your night will be bigger and better than before, with their Poundemonium student nights every Wednesday. 

This event is not one to miss out on whilst studying here, with amazing live Drag entertainment, free entry if you bring along your student ID as well as drinks from £1. 



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Address: 142 Vauxhall St, Plymouth PL4 0DF


The Depo is Plymouth’s number 1 music venue, with plenty of late night events on the bill if you’re wanting a night out on the town. 

Located on the iconic Union Street, this 750 capacity venue has something on every day, with their student favourites Indie Tuesdays and their alternative night Pretty Fly both being sellouts week after week. 

Their events programme features everything from house to disco to techno to DNB to bassline, so we’re sure you’ll find something that suits. 

With local DJs, up-and-coming artists as well as big names from across the country coming to play here, you’ll be promised a great atmosphere every time! 



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Address: 33 Union St, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3LU

6. Annabel’s Cabaret and Discotheque

Whilst studying in The Ocean City, you have to experience a night at Annabel’s Cabaret and Discotheque.

As you head into this Vauxhall Street venue, the first floor is for live music, cocktails and DJs whilst the second floor comes alive after dark with a nightclub space. 

The entertainment here is first class with cabaret, belly dancers, jive and tango performers setting the scene, plus DJs spinning a soul and funk playlist.

There’s always some sort of event taking place at this venue from live music and comedy nights to amazing burlesque performances to club nights.

Every Friday and Saturday you can dance the night away and have plenty of fun with your flatmates, who would say no to that! 


Address: 86 Vauxhall St, Plymouth PL4 0EY

7. Images Nightclub 

For a one-of-a-kind night out you’ll want to take a visit to Images Nightclub.

This underground loft style venue on Cornwall Street is home to the longest running alternative night in Plymouth, ‘Black Catz’.

Having taken place since 2002, you can expect DJs playing gothic and dark alternative music from 9pm until 4am, as well as affordable drinks deals and free sweets every Saturday. 

This friendly venue is an excellent choice if you’re wanting to let loose and take a break from studying come the evening time! 


Address: 89A Cornwall St, Plymouth PL1 1NX

8. Jesters Nightclub 

Jesters has been part of Plymouth’s nightlife scene for over 30 years now, making it one of the city’s longest running nights out. 

Despite having mixed reviews from locals, there’s two rooms which each play a different tracklist of crowd pleasers, a great outdoor terrace for getting some air after showing off your moves on the dancefloor as well as a variety of drink deals to make the most of. 

We’ll let you decide what you think of the legendary Jesters so, plan a night with your friends and make your way to Union Street.

Jesters Nightclub Plymouth

Address: 39-43 Union St, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3LU

A night out in this city goes down a treat, with so many Plymouth nightclubs to choose from.

Now you don’t have to wander around deciding where to head to after a busy day on campus, just use our guide for nightclub inspo! 

Don’t forget to tag us if you’re studying in Plymouth and visit any of these late night hotspots @prestigestudentliving.

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