True to its name, Tio Vivo – meaning merry-go-round in Spanish – is decorated like a carousel with wooden horses flanking the bar counters. Tio Vivo is a multifunctional venue with events ranging from theater performances and comedy nights to live music.
Tio Vivo, Calle Clavel, 3, Salamanca, Spain, +34 609 42 16 48
Jazz lovers will not be able to get enough of Birdland’s quality performances, ranging from jazz and blues to Latin music. The two-story bar offers a relaxed atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks, making it the ideal spot for a few laid back drinks or to start out the night.
Birdland, Calle Azafranal, 57, Salamanca, Spain, +34 923 45 05 07
Cafe Moderno is an unconventional venue with unique events and various original performances. The lively bar is one of the city’s most famous spots and especially popular with lovers of live music. The crowd tends to be mixed with many international visitors. With their very own cultural program, named El Gallo, the bar’s shows are legendary.
Café Moderno, Gran Vía, 75, Salamanca, Spain, +34 637 53 81 65
A restaurant throughout the day, Cafe Corrillo turns into a vibrant bar when the sun sets and is a popular destination for all sorts of visitors from students to professionals and artists. Corrillo stages live jazz concerts and a variety of temporary exhibitions ranging from paintings to photographs downstairs. The bar offers an excellent setting to start an evening out and due to its long opening hours, you can enjoy the bustling atmosphere well into the night. Located centrally in the Calle Meléndez, the Cafe Corrillo is surrounded by a multicultural and vibrant neighborhood, offering some of the most intriguing night life in Salamanca.
Café Corrillo, Calle Meléndez, 18, Salamanca, Spain, +34 923 27 19 17
Amadeus is located in Salamanca’s busy bar area, close to the Plaza Mayor. If you have grown tired of international beats, the typically Spanish venue offers a welcome alternative. The bar mainly plays Spanish music and the majority of its patrons are locals. One of the most authentic places in Salamanca’s night life scene, Amadeus quickly fills up on the weekend but never feels overcrowded.