Toulouse drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Toulouse

N°5 Wine Bar

No address buzzes with Toulouse's hip, buoyant crowd more than this fabulous all-rounder wine bar, which was voted the best wine bar in the world in 2017. Take your pick of hundreds of wines by the glass and be sure…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Toulouse

Fat Cat

This speakeasy-style cocktail lounge is a wonderful place for a drink thanks to its so-far-above-average cocktails and so-better-looking-than-you clientele. Try the devilish Corpse Reviver (lemon, gin, Cointreau and…
Wine Bar in Toulouse

Au Père Louis

This unashamedly retro bar-brasserie in maroon and gold trim has been here since 1889. The left-hand entrance panel reads ‘vin blanc’; the right, ‘vin rouge’. But you needn’t pick a side with such a large wine list …
Bar in Toulouse

Connexion Café

A mash-up of cocktail bar, nightclub and tapas bar in a converted industrial space, this popular spot also hosts live gigs straddling genres from hip-hop to jazz to metal. When the weather's warm, the action spills …
Cafe in Toulouse

Le Florida

Perfectly positioned for people-watching on Toulouse's grandest square, this busy cafe gleams with belle-époque trimmings that hark back to its 19th-century beginnings. There's a pleasing range of teas, wines by the…
Teahouse in Toulouse

Au Jardin des Thés

Floral crockery and chandeliers bestow a belle-époque feel on this dainty teahouse overlooking place St-George. Select red, green or black teas from its extensive menu of infusions (from €4.10), best accompanied wit…
Bar in Toulouse

La Couleur de la Culotte

This brick-walled bar and tapas joint on place St-Pierre attracts a vivacious crowd of students and artists. Sip coffee by day, while evenings bring cocktails, DJ sets or screenings of sports matches.