Carinthia drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Klagenfurt


This wonderfully rambling bar-cafe has a lovely outlook over the Lend Canal, along with a delightful ivy-clad internal courtyard. You can occasionally chance upon concerts and spill out to the pavilion downstairs wh…
Top Choice Bar in Millstatt

Kap 4613

Combining an atrium with a deck area and a beach bar extending over the water for summer sipping, this lakeside bar is easily Millstatt's best drinking venue.
Bar in Klagenfurt

Cafe Ingeborg Bachmann

Klaus Kirchhauer, also known to Klagenfurt's party kids as DJ Barry Bahia, runs this original Klagenfurt Kaffeehaus. A light, pretty sliver of a thing, it attracts the city's cultural set and is a good place to whil…
Bar in Klagenfurt

Park Haus Cafe

An all-day hang-out for Klagenfurt's young and interesting, with a lineup of sofas inside and a sunny terrace overlooking the park outside. While its by-day persona is very relaxed, at night it's partytime.
Bar in Villach


On a good night, this is one of Villach's best bars, with a DJ and relaxed crowd.
Wine Bar in Lienz


A proper Italian wine shop and bar, where you can join locals for a glass of a beautiful small-producer wine from the Veneto, Friuli, Südtirol or even further south. There are meat and cheese platters and you can al…
Pub in Klagenfurt

The Claddagh

This Irish pub is co-managed by a dyed-in-the-wool Irishman and is the scene of some of Klagenfurt's most convivial drinking. It has a great selection of Irish beers and live music many nights.
Bar in Klagenfurt


This jazz venue hosts some of the top national names on the pub circuit, and it’s a nice warm place for a drink anytime.