The largest city in southern Italy
and birthplace of pizza, Naples will amaze you with its beauty and energy. Spaccanapoli
is the straight, long street that cuts through the middle of the historic center. After dark, you will soon realize that there’s more than just art and history here; we list the best bars to stop for a drink, Neapolitan-style.
Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
Although tiny, Superfly is the perfect spot for a chat and a cocktail. Grab a place on one of the high stools by the bar, order your favorite drink and enjoy the funky, friendly atmosphere. Even if it’s jam-packed, you can move outside, join the crowd and meet some locals or visitors.
Via Cisterna dell’Olio, 12, Naples, +39 081 551 0388
One of the oldest and most historic clubs in Naples, Velvet is distinguished by its artistic, underground ambience. Sip your drink and dance to the music ranging from minimal techno to rock. The frequent special events and themed nights will keep you entertained until the early morning hours.
Via Cisterna dell’Olio, 11, Naples, +39 339 670 0234
Don’t judge a book by its cover, or a bar by its name. Kinky is a small reggae bar beloved by students and young locals. Enjoy your drink accompanied by the best mix of dub, roots reggae or ska tunes. Do not go there if you are not in a party mood.
Via Cisterna dell’ Olio 15, Naples, +39 081 552 1571
Bar, Nightclub, Pub Grub
This literary café is the ideal hideout for those who love reading and appreciate bossa nova and jazz melodies. With a name meaning wasting time, Perditempo is a book and record shop by day transforming into a cozy bar by night, popular among alternative people.Take a look at the amazing vinyl collection and enjoy your drink in an absolute relaxing atmosphere.
Via San Pietro a Maiella 8, Naples, +39 081 444958
Despite the warm ambience, what really steals the show is the wide selection of Italian and foreign craft beers. If you are a beer lover, Il Birraiuolo will be your favorite spot. Pay more than just a visit to discover some of the top-notch beer flavors.
Via Vincenzo Bellini 48, Naples, +39 081 5492703
From the moment you enter Kestè, you will immediately feel like you’re a part of the place. Be sure to check their website to see what’s coming up at the full calendar of events, ranging from exhibitions to live jazz weekends and have fun.
San Giovanni Maggiore Pignatelli 4,Naples, +39 081 551 3984
Located on the attractive, bohemian piazza Bellini, this is a literary café, bookshop, publishing house and bar with a refined, poetic atmosphere. After a busy day of sightseeing, there is nothing better than spending your evening with a glass of wine at Intra Moenia. If you are hungry, try one of their delicious, huge salads or cheeses.
Piazza Bellini 70, Naples, +39 081 451652
Gran Caffè Aragonese
At the charming Piazza San Domenico you will find one of the most relaxing coffee bars. Gran Caffè Aragonese will amaze you with its comfortable divans, the friendly service and the outstanding selection of beers. If you prefer people-watching, you will surely find the outdoors more appealing yet equally calming.
Vico San Domenico Maggiore 5/8, Naples, +39 081 552 8740
If you are a jazz lover, you will definitely adore this place. Bourbon Street offers you a trip to New Orleans through its decoration details and the great ambiance. Grab your drink and enjoy some live music by talented, local musicians who perform either their own compositions or popular jazz songs.
Via Vincenzo Bellini 52, Naples, +39 338 825 3756
There are many reasons to choose this wine bar, such as the multicultural atmosphere. Popular among Erasmus students and backpackers, SamaNà is a simple place, where you will escape from the routine of everyday life. Spend one or more entertaining evenings there and do not miss the Sri Lankan yummy drinks.