Bas-Languedoc drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Montpellier

Le Clandestin

This popular wine and piano bar is a gem. With a wide selection of wines, whiskies and rums, you’re sure to find something that will tickle your fancy. It's famed for the quality of its live music sessions featuring…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Montpellier

Willie Carter Sharpe

Few hobnobbing spots in Montpellier are as sweet as the vaulted room of this speakeasy-style bar popular with local hipsters. Relax and order a well-prepared cocktail from the moustachioed bartender. There's usually…
Cocktail Bar in Montpellier

Papa Doble

The menu at this Hemingway-themed underground bar is printed to form the outline of the legendary writer's face, and cocktails created in his honour include the De Pepe Villa (spicy tequila, lime, hazelnut and ginge…
Cafe in Uzès

La Fille des Vignes

Multicoloured light bulbs frame the forest-green façade of this lively local favourite, which serves great coffee, tea, local wine and seasonal fruit cocktails as well as hearty bistro fare. Umbrella-shaded tables f…
Cafe in Montpellier

Coffee Club

Americanos, macchiatos, lattes, chilli mochas, excellent espressos and fluffy flat whites are brewed up at this urban espresso bar. It also has teas, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies and delicious cakes. A hand…
Cafe in Montpellier

Café Solo

Café Solo roasts its own beans and serves its brews – along with teas, hot chocolates and freshly squeezed juices – in its split-level interior with mezzanine seating, or out on its street terrace with mismatched fu…
Bar in Nîmes

L'Instant T

There's something happening most nights at this lively bar, from concerts (rock, folk, blues and traditional French chansons) to DJs, debates, cocktail events and beer tastings. More than 90 beers are on the drinks …
Bar in Nîmes

Le Café Olive

Stone walls and dim lighting give this little nightspot a cosy, cavern-like ambience. There are regular gigs and a great choice of wines by the glass. It also serves food.
Microbrewery in Montpellier

La Barbote

In-the-know tourists and locals rub shoulders at Montpellier's best microbrewery, which crafts rich ales and lager, and serves tasty dinner and snacking grub too.
Pub in Montpellier

Le Rebuffy

One of Montpellier's most atmospheric terraces, shaded by plane trees strung with fairy lights, and some of the cheapest drinks in town make this vibrant pub a virtual extension of the university campus. Locally kno…