Intra Moenia is a quaint bar with plenty of character. Located within the very heart of Naples, it has an electric atmosphere. Whilst not the largest bar in the city, it is without a doubt one of the coziest, with walls covered with photographs and books. This is a top pot for post-sightseeing drinks, and they also serve a small menu (although the vegetarian options are limited).
Piazza Bellini, 70, Naples, Italy +39 (0) 81 290988
A popular bar with both locals and tourists, Enoteca Belledonne is a definite must try when visiting Naples. Situated in Chiaia, this bar offers a range of both food and drink specializing in both local and international wines. Dishes include bruschetta and spaghetti with meatballs. Surrounded by many small boutiques and restaurants, this is located in one of Naples’ up and coming areas and is worth a visit if you get the chance.
Vico Belledonne a Chiaia, 18, Naples, Italy +39 (0) 81 403162
Archeobar has been described as one of the liveliest bars in Naples. This is the ideal location for anyone who simply wishes to meet and chat with friends after an exhausting day out sightseeing. The bar staff do their best to make customers feel welcome and at ease, and the bar is known for its student friendly features. It has an upstairs room where customers can rent books and are free to stay and read, write and study whilst enjoying a quiet drink, as well as frequent concerts and music events.
Via Mezzocannone, 101/Bis, Naples, Italy +39 (0)81 1917 8862
Cammarota Spritz is a true ‘locals’ bar which gives visitors a glimpse into the hectic life of Naples’ citizens. This bar is a far cry from the city’s trendy, tourist filled areas, but is no less popular. There’s a great ambience, and drinks can be found as cheap as €1. The décor may not be the most contemporary but the atmosphere and company of the locals is what makes this bar so special.
Situated in Piazza Bellini, Alter Ego Lounge Bar is at the centre of Naples’ nightlife. With brilliant music this fun, modern bar is the place to be seen, whatever the hour. During the day, it functions as a coffee bar, as the light fades, the aperitifs and cocktails come out and the live music begins. Local and international artists entertain a crowd made up of both Neapolitans and tourists, all enjoying the ambience and sea views.
Via Costantinopoli 105, Naples, Italy, +39 (0)81 1980 7771
For lovers of Jazz, Otto Jazz is worth a visit. The intimate and cozy atmosphere is home to a variety of jazz acts, as well as Neapolitan folk music. Entrance is free, and there’s a good drinks menu, including a selection of over 200 cocktails.
Salita Cariati, 23, Naples, Italy, +39 (0) 81 551 5108
Located between Piazza San Pasquale and Martyr’s Square in Chiaia, S’move is a city hot spots. With futuristic décor including wall panels and bulbous lamps, this is one of Naples’ trendiest bars. DJs play nu-jazz, acid jazz, electro and funk from Thursday to Sunday. This is certainly a stylish bar and with an outdoor terrace, customers can enjoy their drinks whilst embracing Chiaia’s fantastic surroundings. Drinks are also reasonably priced making this bar ever popular.
With a fabulous variety of drinks at excellent prices, 66 Fusion Bar attracts large numbers of tourists and visitors every year. This bar is situated in the very centre of the city and is a good starting point for a night out in Naples. The cocktails garner a lot of praise for variety and taste and the ambience is good-natured with a nice mix of tourists and locals.
Via Bisignano, 58, Naples, Italy, +39 081 415024
Nea is one of Naples’ most unique bars. An art gallery by day, Nea is dedicated to contemporary works and features paintings and sculptures by international artists dating from the second half of the twentieth century. However, this space is also home to a bar that serves delicious coffees indoors and outdoors. With numerous magazines and catalogues placed on the tables visitors can relax and enjoy some peace and quiet after a hectic day. The artistic setting makes this a fabulous place to unwind after a busy day.
Via S. Maria di Costantinopoli, 53, Naples, Italy, +39 (0) 81 451358