Looking for a fun night out in Toulouse? Lodgis has you covered! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best bars in Toulouse to help you choose the atmosphere of your summer nights out with friends. Want a laid back and classy kind of night? Or maybe somewhere to dance salsa on a date? Check out this list to help make your choice a little easier.
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1. Café Populaire
Café Populaire is a great option for after a long day of work or classes at the local university. This affordable bar is just that, an affordable bar in the center of Toulouse’s busiest nightlife scene. Stop by for happy hour, live bands and DJs, and even a Sunday night Jazz session.
2. Fat Cat
Fat Cat takes us back to the Art Deco 1920s and specializes in classy cocktails and a hushed, relax atmosphere to really sit down for a drink and have a conversation with a friend. Jazz fans will be happy to know that Fat Cat regularly schedules Jazz piano evenings to add to the overall Art Deco atmosphere.
3. N°5 Wine Bar
N°5 Wine Bar has a list of awards and the largest collection of wines of any wine bar in France! With over 2,200 options to choose from and wines from over 20 countries, you’ll always be able to try something new. And for those who aren’t fully versed in all the complexities of wine, don’t worry! The owner is a professional wine taster and he and his wife can guide you through your selection.
DAdA is a quirky wine bar located near the tranquil Japanese Gardens in Toulouse. Known for its unusual Alice in Wonderland style décor, this bar specializes in wine and original quirky cocktails for you to try, especially out on their terrace during the summer months.
5. Bear’s Bar
Bear’s Bar is one of the most popular gay bars in Toulouse and is conveniently located near the city’s main train station. This bar hosts a number of parties and themed nights with DJs, bands, costume parties, and trivia quizzes!
6. The George and Dragon
The George and Dragon is an English pub located next to one of Toulouse’s main three universities, making it extremely popular with students looking for a pint with friends in a traditional English pub. The staff is bilingual (English and French) and they organize events for the pub such as trivia quizzes, live music, and dart competitions!
7. Puerto Habana
Puerto Habana is a Cuban style bar located in the heart of downtown Toulouse and decorated in traditional Cuban style. With a large wooden staircase, fresco and large glass chandelier, you feel like you’ve stepped right into Havana when you arrive for a drink or one of their Salsa/Bachata classes.
8. Le Nasdrovia
Le Nasdrovia is different from many of the bars on this list as it specializes in vodka and has over 30 different types and flavors to try. The upstairs bar is redecorated every 4 months by new artist, and the downstairs is dedicated to all types of music and dance, from hip-hop and reggae to rock and electronica.
9. Kraken Paradise
Kraken Paradise specializes in beer and is located right in the center of Toulouse. With over 150 different types of beer to try, the owner still manages to change the selection according to the season and the new trends that appear in the brewery scene. If you’re looking for a fun night out for some beers and Rock music, check out Kraken Paradise.
10. Café des Artistes
A staple in Toulouse, the Café des Artistes has arguably one of the best locations in the city. Located on the Place de la Daurade, this café and bar has a spacious outdoor terrace with a gorgeous view of the Hôtel Dieu and the Garonne River! *
Toulouse has a large selection of bar options for every kind of night! Let us know if you’ve visited any of the bars on this list or if you have recommendations of your own! Leave us a comment on Lodgis’ Facebook or Instagram pages.