One of the highlights of your trip to Graz is definitely going to be Die Scherbe. With a modern, yet warm and cosy décor, wooden furniture and a friendly staff, this bar’s atmosphere is always full of energy. The menu is unique and diverse, and the service is quite fast, so consider it for breakfast or brunch as well as a night out. With a proper bar, this is the perfect place for after-dinner drinks or an early evening gathering.
Address: Die Scherbe, Stockergasse 2, Graz, Austria, +43 316 760654
Popular among tourists and locals alike, this bar offers live jazz concerts, as well as a very wide choice of jazz CDs, including the latest albums and jazz standards on the market. It doesn’t serve food, which makes it one of the best destinations for a night out with friends. With a selection of over 25 kinds of whiskey, Miles Jazz Bar makes for a great place for lovers of classic malts.
Address: Miles Jazz Bar, Mariahilferstr. 24, Graz, Austria, +43 699 10510047
If you’re looking for drinks with a side of entertainment, Exil is undoubtedly the best choice. Located in the heart of Lend, this place is a laid-back, albeit smoky alternative bar with outdoor seating and a couple of turntables on weekend nights. Buzzing with energy and some of the best music in Graz, Exil gets busiest at night, when the crowd spills out onto the streets.
Address: Exil, Josefigasse 1, Graz, Austria
Weekends at Postgarage are a principle to live by. If you’re looking to enjoy the alternative party style, this bar is the right location for you. Music such as minimal beats, indie, psytrance or drum and base light up the parties in this two-floor bar located right in the heart of Lend. So if you’re in favour of electronic beats, you will love this place.
Address: Postgarage, Dreihackengasse 42, 8020 Graz, Austria, +43 316 722937
Pierre’s charm appeals to everyone, young and old. The decor and vibe of the place are incredibly inspiring and cozy, which makes it perfect for the end of a busy day in Graz. At Pierre’s, minimalism meets a crowd of 40-something locals with greying pony tails who watch Queen or Roxette clips on the larger-than-life screen. If you’re into classic rock and drinks, you might just find Pierre’s truly a legendary pub.
Address: Pierre’s Café-Bar, Lendplatz 45 Graz, Austria, +43 699 20 21 86 82