There are cafes, restaurants and even clubs in abundance if you know where to look (try our Nightlife pages).
Between B-dul Regina Elisabeta, Calea Victoriei, Str. Stirbei Vodă and B-dul Schitu Măgureanu
The most central of the city's public gardens, Cismigiu is a haven of lawns, trees, flowers and lakes. Often mistakenly referred to as a park, Cismigiu is actually a large garden, first designed and laid out in 1845 by the German landscape architect Carl
This place still tops our list of 'clubs for people who do not like clubs.' Control is a brilliant, dead central venue where there is always something going on, be it a DJ or live music supplied by one of Bucharest's better live acts. It also attracts a