Bistrot des Deux A
This unpretentious but inviting bistro features contemporary decor and an ever-changing menu written on a slate board. Grab some appetizers and a glass of wine from the extensive drinks list, and enjoy.
Bistrot des Deux A, 3 Rue St Maurille, Angers, France, +33 2 41 87 48 86
Open until 2 am, the terrace at this friendly bar is the place to go for prime outdoor people-watching on a summer night. Opt for a beer, or have a meal, and enjoy the ambiance. The helpful staff speaks English and is happy to help.
Les Variétés, 33 Bd Foch, Angers, France, +33 2 41 88 46 62
For a casual environment, order a beer at this low-key and welcoming Irish-inspired pub. With homemade food, good beers, comfortable seating, and a patio, there’s no better place to kick back on a sunny day.
Matt Murphy’s, 25 Bd Foch, Angers, France, +33 2 41 87 00 61
Le Cercle Rouge
Visitors wandering around Angers’ old town will be delighted to stumble across this charming wine bar, which changes its wine selections every month and additionally offers bites to share; such as meats, cheeses, and terrines depending on the day of the week.
Le Cercle Rouge, 4 Rue des Deux Haies, Angers, France, +33 2 41 87 49 66
Un Brin Folk
A quirky and bohemian café and wine bar, Un Brin Folk features eclectic decor, lively folk music, mouthwatering food, and of course an excellent selection of wines, mainly local. Cap off a day of sightseeing by settling into a comfortable leather sofa, admiring the art on the walls, and sipping a Loire Valley red.
Un Brin Folk, 26 Rue du Mail, Angers, France, +33 2 44 85 58 04
A no-frills bar and café, Le Boudoir offers tasty and seasonal food and delicious drinks for reasonable prices, in a sweet and cozily-decorated environment. Tucked away at the end of an alley, this place is worth finding.
Le Boudoir, 11 Rue D’Alsace, Angers, France, +33 9 81 42 86 85
This classy and stylish bistro is centrally located and offers a well-curated wine list along with both a set menu and an à la carte food menu. A great place to stop by for a meal or simply for drinks before or after dinner.
Le Théâtre, 7 Place du Ralliement, Angers, France, +33 2 41 24 15 15
Le James Joyce
For classic pub fare and drinks, look no further than this traditional pub. Unusually for France, it’s open on Sundays, and makes a good spot for a Sunday afternoon pint in a laid-back setting.
Le James Joyce, 40 Bd Carnot, Angers, France, +33 2 41 87 76 87
An authentic and homey pub, Le Welsh offers beers from around the globe as well as an assortment of delectable tapas to accompany. There is frequent live music, often Irish traditional music, and the atmosphere is always lively and energetic.
Le Welsh, 25 Place Louis Imbach, Angers, France, +33 2 41 88 16 24