there was Vivid. Stylish, chic and undeniably intimate.
The owners, realizing the demand they had spurred,
and in keeping with their pro-active business philosophy,
made their next move. And thus VIVA came into being.
VIVA has the same basic layout as Vivid. There are two
floors, each sporting its own bar. Plush couches offer
a degree of privacy, without cutting you off from what's
happening. From above you have a view of the dance floor,
and just enough distance from the music to enjoy conversation.
Upon closer inspection one appreciates the attention
to detail and the effort that has gone into making VIVA
fashionable, comfortable, and conducive to having a good
This is carried through to their other offerings. Along
with an assortment of beers and fine wines, they serve
some of the best snacks to be found, all meticulously
prepared and presented. Try their cocktails--jugs of
fresh fruit juice over crushed ice with a spirit of your
choice. The capable barmen are willing and able to accommodate
strange requests, and do so with flair.
The management aims to satisfy the demands of their clientele,
and almost every night something is happening. Wednesday
is Hip Hop Night; Thursday is Ladies Nights. On Fridays
and Saturdays, there are often guests DJs.To find out
more, contact Addison at (07) 285-8777, or visit www.viva-discolounge.com.
Event guides are available at the door.
The occasional Frisky Parties, held in collaboration
with Rob Solo, deserve a special mention. These events
tend to draw Kaohsiung's hippest crowds, and should be
in the diary of every discerning partygoer.
VIVA generally asks for a NT$300 minimum charge per guest.