Northwestern Sardinia drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Craft Beer in Alghero

l'altra vineria

A newcomer to Alghero's drinking scene, l'altra vineria is all about the pleasures of craft beer and island wine. The bar, run with warmth and infectious enthusiasm by Luca and Sonia, is a small, cosy place with bar…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Alghero


The Basque country lands in Alghero at this chilled wine bar. Under a vaulted stone ceiling, happy punters sit on wooden crates and sip Basque and Sardinian wines while munching on pintxos (Basque-style tapas) made …
Bar in Alghero

Cafè Latino

Revel in romantic harbour views over an evening aperitivo at this chic bar on the sea walls. Overlooking the marina, it has outside tables and an ample menu of drinks and snacks.
Wine Bar in Castelsardo

Il Portico

See out the end of the day with a glass of something cool at this handsome centro storico bar. With outside tables and a typically Mediterranean interior – all whites, stone arches and terracotta floor tiles – it's …
Rooftop Bar in Alghero

Blau Skybar

This modern, glass-walled bar boasts some of the best views in town from its lofty position on the 9th floor of the four-star Hotel Catalunya. Arm yourself with a cocktail and enjoy the full sweep of the marina, his…
Cafe in Sassari


With al fresco summer tables, a vaulted interior and an enclosed wrought-iron verandah, this is a lively hang-out in the university district. It gets very busy at lunchtimes and on Friday and Saturday nights, when i…
Wine Bar in Alghero


Exposed stone walls, lilac hues and a low-key jazz soundtrack set the tone at this good-looking wine bar. In summer sit out on the cobbled piazza and watch the world parade by as you get to grips with the extensive …
Cafe in Sassari

Caffè Italiano

One of the best places on Via Roma is this big, bustling bar with pavement tables and a stylish interior. Business folk lunch here, and young locals come most afternoons to chat over an aperitif. Cocktails from €5.
Bar in Alghero


This rocking music bar is an ever-popular hang-out. Its seafront position and convivial atmosphere ensure a steady stream of drinkers, while party lovers come for the weekend DJ sets and live gigs.
Bar in Alghero

Buena Vista

Fabulous mojitos go hand-in-hand with stunning sunset views at this buzzing little bar on the western walls. Upbeat Latin tunes and a cavernous interior add to the friendly, laid-back vibe.