Trafo music club is based in the historic underground premises of the 18th century Erdody’s Palace. The famous local disco is well known for its peculiar interior centrepiece; a working power transformer that gave the joint its name. Prices are set a tad higher than in most Bratislava bars, but the bartenders are skilled and their cocktails are worth the price tag. Ladies get in for less than half the price of gentlemen’s entrance fee and (mostly) local DJs play mainstream house, hip-hop or r’n’b. You’ll easily spot the regulars of the club by generously applied make-up (women), bulky physiques (men) and the timeless combo of fake tans and loads of cosmetic surgery (both sexes). Don’t let this put you off though; Trafo really knows how to party and around midnight, you just might fi nd yourself singing along to some cheesy tune with the rest of the ecstatic crowd.