Soon enough you will be going away from home to your second-to-be home – Cathedral Point or Riverside Way and most likely you already though about Night Outs and Social Life around Winchester. Here are top 5 places for best student-friendly night outs you can possibly have during your first year.

  1. Vodka

Vodkais the most popular night club in Winchester, where you probably going to end up on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. For the most student-friendly party we are recommend to go on Tuesday ‘2’sDAYS’. Can’t go wrong with £2 entry and £2 drinks, but don’t forget to sign up to a guest list!

  1. Oceana Southampton

Who hasn’t heard about ‘Cheeky Tuesdays’ in Oceana yet? Free entry with banana and three different rooms with music, whether you prefer club or disco music – it’s all there! Plus it is close to train station with only 15min away from Winchester.

  1. Switch

Again, Switch is based in Southampton, however it is one of the most popular nightclubs in the whole South Coast. Big name music artists can be seen there, such as Pendulum or Stormzy, with great music all night and amazing atmosphere. It is worth to check what’s on page on their website in order to get your ticket first.

  1. The Edge & The Box Ba

The Edge is one of the greatest LGBT Nightclubs in the whole Hampshire. Friendly atmosphere, great music and £1.50 drinks on Wednesday. It will be worth in the end waiting in a long queue. You can also take a break from dancing and play pool or sink in karaoke room. Worth a visit.

  1. Bar and Pubs around Winchester

There are plenty bars and pubs to go in Winchester town centre, Slug & Lettuce, The Royal Oak and etc. Get together with your new friends and go explore it for yourself! You would be surprised by what this city has to offer.


While getting ready for your best night outs possible, don’t forget to stay safe:

  • Never walk alone at night. Try get together as a group of friends for the safest journey to clubs/bars or pubs and back.
  • If you know it is minimum 20min walk to your accommodation use taxi. Wintax are the best around Winchester; it is cheaper when you go as a group of friends too.
  • If you are travelling to Southampton, best way to get back to Winchester at night would be UBER, it is cheap when you split it between all of you or arrange a hotel stay, for instance Holiday Innor Premier Inn.