Touraine drinking and nightlife

Club in Tours

Les Trois Orfèvres

An underground (literally) nightspot where DJs (every night) and bands (about one Thursday or Friday a month, starting between 7.30pm and 8.30pm) quake the cellar walls with pop and rock, and students as well as old…
Pub in Tours


This genuinely Irish pub – the owner hails from the Emerald Isle – is hugely popular with both locals and students from English-speaking lands. Has 18 beers on tap, 40 whiskies, darts and, every Thursday or Friday a…
Bar in Amboise

Le Shaker

The big draw at this convivial bar on Amboise's mid-Loire island: supremely romantic views of the château. Serves beer (€3.50) and light meals, but the speciality is cocktails.
Club in Tours


DJs spin the latest musique commerciale at this mainstream disco, founded way back in 1984. Student revellers hit the rhythmic groove at 1.30am or 2am. The dress code is casual.