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What to do in LILLE by night?

Known for its warm and friendly atmosphere, Lille’s nightlife is lively and diverse. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening in a wine bar or a night of partying in a disco, Lille has something to offer everyone. Here are a few suggestions to help you make the most of your evenings during the Rugby World Cup.

The Street of Thirst

Located in the Vieux Lille district, Rue de la Soif, also known as Rue Masséna, is the epicenter of Lille’s nightlife. Lined with bars, pubs and clubs, this street is always lively after dark.

Rue Solférino

Rue Solférino is another nightlife hotspot in Lille. This street is lined with popular bars and clubs, making this area perfect for those looking to party the night away.

Beer Bars

Lille is in northern France, a region renowned for its beer. There are numerous beer bars in Lille offering a wide variety of local and international beers. La Capsule and Le Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde are two popular bars offering an impressive selection of craft beers.

Irish Pubs

Due to the Rugby World Cup, many rugby fans will be present in Lille. If you’re looking for an authentic rugby atmosphere, Irish pubs like Tir Na Nog or Pogue Mahone are a must.

Theaters and Shows

If you prefer a more cultural evening out, Lille also offers a variety of theaters and shows. The Théâtre du Nord, the Opéra de Lille and the Maison Folie Wazemmes are just some of the places where you can enjoy exceptional performances.


Lille hosts many festivals throughout the year. Depending on the period of the Rugby World Cup, there may be a festival in progress. Check the city’s events calendar to make sure you don’t miss a thing.


Remember, nightlife in Lille isn’t just about drinking and dancing. There are plenty of other night-time activities to discover, including night-time city tours, cinemas, concerts and more. So make the most of your evenings in Lille and enjoy an unforgettable experience during the Rugby World Cup.

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