Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Südtirol Weinstrasse

Paradeis

Take a seat at the long communal table, crafted from the wood of a 250-year-old oak tree, at fourth-generation winemaker Alois Lageder's biodynamic weinschenke/vineria (winery), and start tasting. Book for lunch in …
Top Choice Wine Bar in Bolzano (Bozen)

Thaler Champagne Bar

On the top floor of Bolzano's luxe perfumerie and skincare department store, this dark and glamorous little bar is a great place to celebrate a good day on the slopes or up a mountain. There are wines by the glass a…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Bolzano (Bozen)

Franzbar

A local favourite that straddles the wine-bar/beer-hall and student/grown-up divides. Come for a groaning stuzzichini (snack) at lunch or the same at aperitivo hour, or pop in late for a rowdier scene.
Bar in Brunico (Bruneck)

Capuzina

Fire pits and art school–style video projections give this bar a big-town feel although it's beloved by locals and staff are fabulously welcoming. The aperitivo scene is also the town's best and there's some nice ki…
Irish Pub in Bolzano (Bozen)

Temple Bar

Tanya and Stephen's little slice of Dublin has been awarded a coveted 'best Irish pub outside Ireland' title. While it's Irish to the core with welcoming staff, pints and big matches on the big screen, it's also qui…
Pub in Bolzano (Bozen)

Batzen-bräu

A mash of traditional and contemporary architecture makes for many different moods as you elbow your way from one end to the next. A beer garden is welcome during flash Bolzano heatwaves and a basement theatre space…
Cafe in Bressanone (Brixen)

Pupp Konditorei Cafe

In the Pupp family for almost a hundred years, this is a Bressanone favourite. The cosy velvet booths of this oh-so-'80s cafe are perpetually filled with locals scoffing great coffee and cake. The poppy-seed or waln…
Wine Bar in Bressanone (Brixen)

Peter’s Weinbistro

A classy, dark, low-ceilinged space with an extensive wine-by-the-glass list. Peter – yes, that's him – offers a nightly tavola calda (a limited hot menu; mains €22) on Wednesdays and Fridays and Saturday lunch, and…
Beer Hall in Trento

Roccaforte

There's a handful of German-style beers on tap as well as an extensive list by the bottle in this evocatively austere basement beer hall beneath the medieval Torre del Massarello. You also won't go hungry with a big…
Cafe in Bolzano (Bozen)

Pur Südtirol

Merano's Slow Food–driven produce shop, cafe and wine bar concept has been rolled out to big-city Bolzano. Window seats are a great place for morning pastries and coffee or afternoon aperitivo while you can pick up …