Southwest Castilla y León drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Ávila

La Bodeguita de San Segundo

Situated in the 16th-century Casa de la Misericordia, this superb wine bar is standing-room only most nights, though more tranquil in the quieter afternoon hours. Its wine list is renowned throughout Spain, with ove…
Top Choice Bar in Salamanca

Tío Vivo

Sip drinks by flickering candlelight to a background of '80s music, enjoying the whimsical decor of carousel horses and oddball antiquities. There's live music Tuesday to Thursday from midnight, sometimes with a €5 …
Cocktail Bar in Salamanca

The Doctor Cocktail

Excellent cocktails, friendly bar staff and a cool crowd make for a fine mix just north of the Plaza Mayor. Apart from the creative list of cocktails, it has over 30 different kinds of gin to choose from and above-a…
Wine Bar in Salamanca


Away from the crowds of the old-city centre, this quiet but classy neighbourhood wine bar is staffed by knowledgeable bar staff and loved by locals who, in summer, fill the outdoor tables for early-evening drinks. T…
Bar in Salamanca

Café El Corrillo

Great for a beer and tapas at any time, with live music (especially jazz or singer-songwriters) on Sunday and Thursday nights from 10pm; concerts sometimes take place on other nights. The terraza (terrace) out back …
Club in Salamanca


A stalwart of Salamanca nightlife, with medieval-style decor. Garamond has music that's good to dance to without straying too far from the mainstream. No cover.
Cafe in Salamanca


The cafe here is a shopfront for a cool series of upstairs spaces for shared working and creative encounters, but unless you're here for work, we like the cafe as a place to chill in a place where there's always som…