Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Cagliari

Caffè Libarium Nostrum

Offering some of the best views in town, this modish Castello bar has panoramic seating on top of the city’s medieval ramparts. If the weather’s being difficult, make for the brick-lined interior and order yourself …
Top Choice Wine Bar in Cagliari

Cucina eat

A bookshop, a bar, a bistro? Cucina eat is pretty much all these things with its central bar and ceiling-high shelves stocked with wines, olive oils, cookbooks and kitchen gadgets, all of which are available to buy.…
Lounge in Cagliari

Emerson

A swank beachside hang-out, Emerson is one of the more glamorous of the chioschi that line the seafront at Poetto. Part cocktail lounge, part restaurant and part beach club, it dishes up everything from pasta to ape…
Cafe in Cagliari

Tiffany

The outside tables at this handsome brick-vaulted cafe are the place to be for an early evening aperitif. Come around 6.30pm and you'll find every seat taken as Cagliari's fashionable drinkers congregate to catch up…
Cafe in Cagliari

Antico Caffè

DH Lawrence and Grazia Deledda once frequented this grand old cafe, which opened its doors in 1855. Locals come to chat over leisurely coffees, crêpes and salads. There’s a pavement terrace, or you can settle inside…
Pub in Cagliari

Hop Corner

This vaulted pub carved out of rock is an atmospheric spot for specialty craft beers and ales, which pair nicely with the excellent hamburgers and platters of Sardinian cured meats and cheeses. It hosts occasional l…
Cafe in Cagliari

Caffè Svizzero

At the bottom of Largo Carlo Felice, this Liberty-style place has been a stalwart of Cagliari cafe society since the early 20th century. Anything from tea to cappuccinos and cocktails is on offer in its polished woo…
Wine Bar in Cagliari

Inu

Get versed in Sardinian wine at this contemporary, high-ceilinged wine bar, which pairs throaty Cannonau reds and tangy Vermentino whites with platters of top-quality Sardinian cured meats and cheeses, prepared at t…
Pub in Cagliari

Il Merlo Parlante

One for beer fans, this is an unpretentious, no-frills pub, little changed over the past two decades. It has a fine selection of guest beers, bottled and on tap, and tasty panini to go with them. Expect basic wooden…
Bar in Cagliari

Caffè degli Spiriti

This long-standing lounge bar boasts alfresco seating on the panoramic Bastione di Saint Remy, one of Cagliari's prize locations. Recently reopened after the Bastione's long restoration, it sets a memorable stage fo…