Food and Drinks
Built in the 1500’s, this landmark residence is a great representation of Venetian style Renaissance architecture. The atmosphere inside this restaurant is tangible and can best be described by referencing the age-old Disney classic “Lady and the Tramp”. Not only will you find beautiful food and rustic/elegant styling here, but it also doubles as a late bar and is known for some of Venice’s best cocktails.
Location: San Marco – Piscina de Frezzaria 1659/B
Phone: 39 041 8876642 / 39 041 2413952
Open: 7p.m – 12a.m / 1a.m
An iconic, bohemian style café/bar, situated on Campo Santa Margherita square, this spot is a favorite among the locals and always bustling with activity. Not to mention, the iconic Venetian treats you'll find here. Try a refreshing “Spritz”, or chow down on a “Tramezzino” as you take in the eclectic atmosphere. Visit in the morning when its quiet for a modestly priced coffee and bite, or alternatively late at night and find yourself amid an outdoor party spanning the entire square.
Location: Sestiere Dorsoduro, 2963, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 528 7998
Open: 7a.m – 1a.m (Monday – Saturday)
Venice Jazz Club
Once home to Venice’s first ever disco, this space has since been taken over by local musicians and transformed into Venice’s most famous Jazz Club. Intimate in setting, this is the perfect place to spend the evening relaxing, conversing and listening to great music. Concerts begin at 21:00 and guests are expected to arrive before 20:45. There will be a minimal cover charge beginning from 19:00. However, your first drink of the night is included in the cost, making it a real bargain. Most Tuesdays and Fridays there will be a Latin Jazz band on, we highly recommend seeing them, they get the place moving. Close is 23:00, at which time you can attend Margaret Du Champ’s for a nightcap. We advise making reservations in advance.
Location: Dorsoduro, 3102, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 340 150 4985
Open: 7p.m – 11p.m (Closed: Thursday + Sunday)
Al Vapore Bar and Music Venue
A favorite among locals and visitors alike, this lively bar offers a wide selection of reasonably priced food and beverages to meet everyone’s needs. We encourage you to visit during the weekends as there is live music each Friday and Saturday. Make sure you call in advance to book a table.
Location: Via Fratelli Bandiera, 8, 30175 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 930796
Opening times vary – Refer to website
Skyline Rooftop Bar
Located on top of the Hilton Molino Stucky, this has been named the “Best Rooftop View in Venice”. The luxurious rooftop bar hosts a chic cocktail lounge with a variety of bites and plethora of drinks to choose from. There are plenty of tables with a mix of stools, chairs and sofas to rest on. During busy season there will be live music and DJ’s on the terrace by the infinity pool.
Location: Giudecca, 810, 30133 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 272 3316
Open: 12p.m – 1a.m
Located on the rooftop of Venice’s most enchanting hotel, “Hotel Danieli”, you will feel a sense of history, romance and culture on entry. Balconies filled with rows of flowers and views seen in films such as "The Tourist", this hotel really does fit the perfect image of Venice. The rooftop is perched just over the mouth of the grand canal, overlooking the Venetian coast. The hotel restaurant is also worth a mention as it’s well renowned for high quality dishes. Additionally, “Bar Dandolo” has won many awards and may have you never wanting to leave.
Location: Riva degli Schiavoni, 4196, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 522 6480
Opening times vary – Refer to website
Widely known for its old fashioned, minimalistic styling, Harry's feels elegant and classy while letting the drinks speak for themselves. A known favorite of locals and travelers since opening in 1931, Harry's has often been frequented by; Ernest Hemingway, Charlie Chaplin and George Clooney among many other celebrities. To get the quintessential Harry's experience, we recommend ordering a Bellini, originally created by the owner, Giuseppe Cipriani.
Location: Calle Vallaresso, 1323, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 528 5777
Open: 10:30a.m – 11: 00p.m
Time Social Bar
Allessandro has dedicated his life’s work to merging local ingredients, culture and mixology with the ultimate outcome of creating the best late-night cocktail bar in Venice. Making use of seasonal fruits, purees, bitters, smokes and other elaborate techniques, Alessandro is determined to create a uniquely exceptional cocktail experience. Delectable cicchetti, top quality cocktails and a late licence make this one experience you won’t want to miss.
Location: Cannaregio, 1414, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 338 363 6951
Open: 6p.m – 2a.m
Named the sexiest bar in Europe, subtle curves, dim lampshades and marble tabletops will delight your imagination with thoughts of everything from ballroom dancing to burlesque. Lining the walls are eighteenth century paintings, antiques and crystal mirrors, making the Gritti Palace a hotel to remember. This bar is a bit on the more expensive side, but well worth a visit nonetheless.
Location: Campiello Traghetto, 2467, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 794611
Open: 11a.m – 1a.m
The Irish Pub
Formerly known as the Fiddler’s Elbow, this bar has always attracted a sport loving crowd, but there was a long period of time when locals would crowd around a small T.V, butting heads for the same viewpoint. Recently the owners decided to invest in extra equipment to cater to the masses. This bar is now fitted with four extra wide flat screen TV’s and a plethora of sports channels on demand, making sure nobody’s left out.
Location: Corte dei Pali, 3847, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 639 6692
Open: 10a.m – 2a.m
Next Morning Revival
Situated under the iconic archways of the Procuratie Nuove, this café is located at Saint Mark’s Square, a place you’ll surely visit at one time or another. Opened in 1720, Café Florian is proud owner of the title, “oldest continuously operating coffee house in the world” and is known to have been frequented by famous scholars such as; Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway and Casanova to name a few. This incredible café boasts unrivaled luxury interior, including; frescoed walls/ceilings, vintage furniture and gold framed mirrors, providing a classy and sophisticated look to the place. Elegant white coat waiters, classical music and traditional pastries will bring you to another era. Notable favorites of ours are the “Casanova Hot Chocolate”, Ricotta Cheesecake and Gianduiotto. Enjoy! 😊
Location: Piazza San Marco, 57, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Phone: 39 041 520 5641
Open: 9a.m – 12a.m