If you are looking to mix with the local Toulousains, Café Populaire is the place for you. Situated in one of Toulouse’s busiest nightlife areas, this bar does not pretend to be anything but a simple, affordable place to relax in after work or university. ‘Café Pop’, as it’s affectionately called by the locals, is the ideal place for anyone looking for some raucous and convivial fun. They regularly invite bands and DJs and they have a Jazz jam session every Sunday evening. Happy hour is every night from 7 pm till 9.30pm, all night on Wednesdays, and there are some special offers other days of the week.
Address and telephone number: 9 Rue de la Colombette, Toulouse, France, +33 5 61 63 07 00
If you are looking for something a little more classy, try Fat Cat. This bar only opened in 2015 and serves some delicious cocktails. The Art Deco bar has a hushed but relaxed atmosphere, with lots of little tables and comfy armchairs for an evening tête-a-tête. Jazz fans will be happy to hear their favorite music played at the Fat Cat, where live Jazz piano evenings are regularly organized. The staff is young, enthusiastic and will do their utmost to ensure you have a good time.
Address: 4 Rue de Rémusat, Toulouse, France
The best Reggae, Roots and Dancehall music in Toulouse can be found at Reggae Pub. The pub hosts concerts and DJ nights every week. On Mondays they often do a ‘skate evening’ where you can bring your skates and dance. On Tuesdays there is a happy hour from 8 pm to 11 pm where for every drink bought you get one free. On Wednesdays they organize an open mic evening if you wish to show off your singing talent, and on Thursdays entrance and all drinks apart from cocktails cost only two euros.
Address and telephone number: 24 Rue des Tres Piliers, Toulouse, France, +33 5 61 38 75 93/ +33 6 82 62 33 03