Why Kaplan English students love the Seattle nightlife

Seattle may be the birthplace of companies like Starbucks and Microsoft, but don’t worry, it definitely knows how to mix business with pleasure.

This is the place to come for a bite of real US nightlife. Head to Seattle’s Tractor Tavern for live American rock and folk music and tasty US barbecue food, washed down with a refreshing beer. Next, watch the Seattle Mariners play ball on one of around thirty TV sets in Sluggers sports bar: if the local team hits a home run, the night ahead is sure to be one to remember.

It’s not all about the USA though, when you study English at Kaplan’s Seattle school, you’ll open up a whole world of entertainment possibilities. Travel back to Old England at Smiths, Seattle’s vintage English pub with its wall-mounted deer heads and traditional portraits.

Discover your Latin side next, by learning to Tango at the Century Ballroom, or save money on Burrito Loco’s top value tasty Mexican treats. Spin the globe round again and find yourself enjoying the oriental flavours of the Triple Door’s ‘wild ginger’ cookery and unique Asian themed ‘rickshaw’ cocktail. At this intimate venue, you have the chance to enjoy live music while you eat, or just gaze at the tropical fish in the lounge area’s giant aquarium.


If the delights of the sea don’t capture your imagination, perhaps you’d prefer going underground…to Seattle’s Comedy Underground comedy club that is! This hilarious night out is the perfect place to take your friends from Kaplan’s Seattle school. Re-bar is also popular with local students, offering a diverse range of exciting entertainment options, from club and costume nights to quizzes and film screenings.

Choose Trinity, on the other hand, for an unforgettable Seattle night out that will last until dawn. Dance around the DJ booth, made from a restored church pulpit, and enjoy state-of-the-art lighting and $1 shot offers throughout a variety of stylish themed rooms.

All that after-dark action and not a suit in sight; Seattle truly is the place to party.

If you have your own tales of Seattle nightlife to tell, just leave a comment below, we love hearing from you.

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