Located near one of the best-known cultural sites in Palermo, Teatro Massimo, La Champagneria is a refined place where customers can enjoy the very best selection of champagnes with remarkable food that goes beyond the everyday. With its central, convenient location, this is the ideal place for an elegant evening spent sipping divine nectars and tasting only the very best the sea has to offer. Alternatively, a selection of the finest beers and spirits is available, possibly accompanied by chocolate or other sorts of finger food and treats.
Address: via Salvatore Spinuzza 59, Palermo, Italy, +39 091 335730
Besides being a meeting point for tourists and locals alike, this place is a must-try for culture vultures: alongside live music with local as well as international artists, I Candelai regularly hosts theatrical activities, disco nights, Argentinian tango lessons and performances, film screenings, conferences, and other sorts of happenings. Just have a look at their schedule and see what takes your fancy.
Address: via dei Candelai 65, Palermo, Italy, +39 091 327151
Located in piazza della Rivoluzione, Cavù is another one of the local hubs of nightlife. It offers a wide and good-quality selection of cocktails with nibbles, as well as a buffet for those who have an appetite. The staff are cordial and accommodating, the atmosphere is perfect for an aperitivo or for post-dinner drinks, with music accompanying conversation rather than smothering it.
Address: piazza della Rivoluzione, Palermo, Italy, +39 327 9078782
Lord Green is not just the perfect place for a relaxed aperitivo or wonderful post-dinner drinks, it also boasts a great buffet with all sorts of finger food and quiches, as well as a refined a la carte menu for the really hungry. The platters with cold meat and cheese to share are particularly delicious and enjoyable.
Address: via Enrico Parisi 30, Palermo, Italy, +39 091 6110194
BuoniVini, as the name suggests, has a wide selection of good-quality wines and features a nice outdoor space where customers can sit and have an aperitivo or simply a platter of finger food whilst enjoying their wine. The atmosphere is cozy and laid-back, with simple but at the same time refined decor, set against the elaborate architecture and palaces of old Palermo.
Address: via Dante Alighieri 8, Palermo, Italy, +39 091 7847054