Next to the Black Sea, Constanța
is a great mix of cultures and history and a hot spot of the Romanian seaside
. While you can spend all day visiting its landmarks, in the evening you should try one of its cosy, relaxing bars and pubs. Here you have some of the best.
Barissimo Cocktail Bar
Bar, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, European, $$$
A cosy, colourful place, Barissimo is the bar where you can taste the best cocktails in town and eat some delicious pasta, burgers and meat plates. Don’t miss their signature cocktails, and don’t worry if you’re not sure what to choose – the bartenders will help you pick the best, not to mention that each drink comes with a warm smile. An added bonus is that you can also go to Barissimo for your morning coffee, for a hearty lunch or for an evening out, and they will be always ready to amaze you.
Pub, Gastropub, European, British, $$$
A bar with a British ambience, London Pub is the place where you can eat, drink, have fun and meet new people. With a cosy, warm atmosphere by day and lively by night, London Pub is a great location for an evening out with friends, savouring great beers and tasty burgers, nachos, fish and chips, and salads. Even if you can expect to see it filled with tourists, mainly British, the location is one of the locals’ favourites for going out.
Cocktail Bar, Bar, European, $$$
With a central location and a vintage design, The Library is friendly, charming and perfect for spending a great moment with your friends, chilling and chatting. You can choose from a great variety of beers, cocktails, wines, as well as snacks, sandwiches, pasta or meat dishes and mouthwatering desserts. If you love beer, try the Romanian Ursus.
Bar, European, $$$
As the name of the bars says, this place is perfect if you are looking for a spot where it’s all about chatting and sharing or reading a good book
. A bar with a long tradition, serving beers from all over Europe, along with great cocktails and wines, La Taclale is a place to watch a football match, drink some quirky shots, take part in a crazy Halloween party or relax on their terrace during the summer.
Restaurant, Bar, Cocktail Bar, European, $$$
With a spacious location adorned with plants and a beautiful terrace from which you can see the Black Sea, Irish Pub is great for family, friends and business meetings alike. From sweet to savory breakfasts, to hearty lunches and dinners available for vegans and meat lovers alike, the options are aplenty and perfectly cooked. The same goes for the drinks: from coffee to lemonades to beer to wine to whiskey, there’s nothing you can’t find. Give their mussels a try accompanied by one of the Romanian wines
Bar, European, $$$
Close to the History Museum of Constanța, Buddha Bar is the ideal location for relaxing in an Asian design bar. Serving full-flavoured Lebanese food, Buddha Bar is the only place in Constanța where you can smoke shisha with your friends. Their small terrace is always filled with locals and tourists alike, being one of the most popular spots in Constanța’s city centre.
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, European, $$$
A gathering place for lovers of rock, Rock Halle is definitely best rock-themed bar in Constanța. On rhythms of Led Zeppelin, Metallica, AC/DC or of the local bands on concert evenings, the atmosphere is animated and lures the locals. With an inside space and an outdoor terrace, the Rock Halle boasts friendly waiters, a cosy space and a menu with a broad variety of drinks.
Gastropub, Bar, European, $$$
Perfect for rock and roll lovers, Doors Club features a modern design. Every week, another event takes place in the evening, from stand-up comedy shows to folk and rock concerts. When there’s no event, Doors Club awaits its clients with a warm atmosphere, a varied range of music, from pop to indie to R&B, and fabulous food. A great place to mingle, socialize, have a good drink and spend quality time with your friends.