Drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Pau

Maison Constanti

This delightful, plant-filled cafe hits all the right notes, with a fine selection of teas, artful house-made tarts and pastries that go nicely with the mountain views. The delicate porcelain cups and saucers add...

Bar in Pau

Les Sardines

True to name, this festive place is always packed. Amid vintage signs and a curiously configured ceiling, a mostly 20-something crowd gathers over excellent wine selections (over two dozen by the glass),...

Bar in Pau

Le Garage

Le Garage plays heavily on the filling-station theme, with road signs, rockabilly tunes and dangling motorbikes overhead (choose your table carefully). It draws a young and lively crowd, and there's often live...

Teahouse in Pau

Fika Pause Nørdic

A short stroll from place Clemenceau, this jewelbox-sized teahouse whips up amazing housemade desserts and baked goodies to go with the fine teas. The only downside is the rather limited opening schedule.

Wine Bar in Pau

Au Grain de Raisin

A welcoming wine bar near the château, which serves a good selection of Continental beers and local wines by the glass (from €3.80 to 6.80), accompanied by plates of tapas.