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Food and Drinks

Cafe Centrale

Built in the 1500’s, this landmark residence is entirely representative of old, Venetian style Renaissance architecture. The atmosphere is tangible and can best be described by referencing the age-old Disney classic “Lady and the Tramp”. This restaurant not only offers beautiful food and rustic/elegant styling but also doubles as a late bar and is renowned 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

Cafe Rosso

An iconic, bohemian style café/bar. Situated on Campo Santa Margherita square, it is a favorite among the locals and is always bustling with activity. Not to mention, it is famous for its Venetian favorites, treat yourself to a refreshing “Spritz” or chow down on a “Tramezzino” as you take in the eclectic atmosphere. Visit in the morning for a modestly priced coffee and bite or alternatively, late at night when you will find yourself amid a communal 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)

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Live Music

Venice Jazz Club

Once home to one of Venice’s first ever disco’s, 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 each night 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. A Latin jazz band perform most Tuesdays and Fridays who we would recommend seeing, they’ll surely get you out of your seat. Closing time 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 to call in advance so that you can book a table.

Location: Via Fratelli Bandiera, 8, 30175 Venezia VE, Italy

Phone: 39 041 930796

Opening times vary – Refer to website

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Rooftop Scenes

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

Terrazza Danieli

Located on the rooftop of arguably Venice’s most enchanting hotel, “Hotel Danieli”. There is a sense of history, romance and culture about this place. With bouquets bursting out of balconies and views as seen in “The Tourist”, this hotel really does fit the dream image of Venice. The rooftop boasts stunning scenes as it is perched just over the mouth of the grand canal, looking at the Venetian coast. The hotel restaurant is definitely worth a mention as it’s renowned for top quality food. Additionally, “Bar Dandolo” has won many awards and may be keeping you there for the night.

Location: Riva degli Schiavoni, 4196, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

Phone: 39 041 522 6480

Opening times vary – Refer to website

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Cocktails

Harry's Bar

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 celebrities such as; Ernest Hemingway, Charlie Chaplin and George Clooney. If you are looking for the quintessential Harry's experience, we recommend ordering the Bellini as it was 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

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Atmosphere

Bar Longhi

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 of this hotel are eighteenth century paintings, antiques and crystal mirrors, making the Gritti Palace a hotel to remember. This bar is 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

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Sports Bar

The Irish Pub

Formerly known as the Fiddler’s Elbow, this bar has always attracted a sport loving crowd and after a period where locals were crowding around a small T.V, butting heads for the same viewpoint, the owners decided to invest and 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

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Next Morning Revival

Cafe Florian

Situated under the iconic archways of the Procuratie Nuove, this café is located at Saint Mark’s Square, a place you’ll surely be visiting 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 an 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 favourites 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