Cagliari Bars & Clubs: Beachside, Near the University and more

If you are studying or visiting Cagliari, consider yourself very lucky. This list could have been pages and pages long, but we have narrowed it down to what we think are the best bars and clubs in this breathtakingly beautiful city on the island of Sardinia. Fortunately, this city is walkable so you have the chance to check out many (if not all) of the Cagliari bar clubs.

There are Cagliari clubs and bars throughout this city to satisfy literally all tastes. Some are relaxed, some you can dance in all night, some are for the LGBTQ community, some are right on the beach, some serve both food and drinks and some will even play the sports game that you are dying to see. So check out all of the Cagliari cool bars that we have discovered for your pleasure.

Cagliari Top Bars

Cagliari Wine Bars:

Cronta Enoteca Wine Bar

Viale Armando Diaz, 25/27

Mon-Wed 10AM-9PM Thurs-Sat 10AM-10PM

Enjoy a nice glass of wine accompanied by some great dishes at this relaxed wine bar.

Cagliari Gay Bars:

Darkness Club

Via Santa Margherita, 27

Fri - 10:30PM-3AM Sat - 10:30PM-4AM Sun- 7:30PM-12AM

Sorry ladies, this is a male only club. Themed nights both Friday and Saturdays and a wellness night on Sundays. If you are brave enough to arrive nude, you will pay less to enter.

Fico D’India

Lungomare Poetto

Restaurant by day, gay club by night. One of the main gay bars in Cagliari serving up DJs and drag shows at night.   

Cagliari Music Bars:

B Flat Jazz Club

Via del Pozzetto, 9

Thurs-Sun 9:30PM-3AM

Showing four shows a week from Thursday to Sunday this exclusive club is truly for the live music lovers. They have primarily live Jazz music, but be sure to check their website before going to check exactly which type for the night you want to visit.

Libarium Nostrum

Via Santa Croce, 33

Open daily from 7AM-2AM

Get your breakfast here in the morning and return later for dinner and drinks at one of the Cagliari bar and restaurants. Here you can appreciate not only the food and the drinks, but the amazing terrace full of tables, gazebos and couches, all while looking into the distance and taking in the incredible view. On the weekends you will find either live music or a dj. Absolutely one of the Cagliari best bars that you can find!

Cagliari Beach Bars:

Emerson Cagliari

Viale Lungomare Poetto, 4

Check the website for hours as they change based on season

The words “tropical paradise” come to mind when speaking of this place. You will find this bar/restaurant right on Poetto beach, surrounded by palm trees, white couches and an incredible atmosphere.

Twist Beach Club

Viale Lungomare Poetto


Stop in for lunch or dinner or stay until the wee hours of the morning sipping on cocktails and taking in the sea breeze with your friends.

Cagliari Rooftop Bars

Caffè de Candia (no site) 

Via Mario de Candia, 3

Mon-Wed 7AM-11PM Thurs-Sat 7AM-2AM Sundays 7AM-12:30AM

On top of the old walls of Cagliari you will find Caffè de Candia. On the weekends you can all expect live music or a DJ set all while drinking a yummy (and well priced) cocktail.

American Bar Biffi

Via San Giovanni, 6

Open daily from 10:30 PM-2AM

NOT a rooftop bar, but absolutely worth the mention. Considered to be one of the best Cagliari cocktail bars, come here to enjoy not only the great cocktails but the cool decor and the large outdoor seating area that they have for those hot summer nights.

Sports Bars Cagliari

Old Square Irish Pub

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 44

Open daily from 11AM-2AM Friday & Saturday until 3AM

If you need to watch a game while studying abroad or away on vacation, this is your spot. In true Irish fashion, you will find this cozy pub equipped with good beers and bar food to munch on.

Cork Irish Pub

Via Dante Alighieri, 58

Open daily 5:30PM-3AM except Sundays 5:30PM-12AM

This pub Cagliari in Via Dante is an all around great pub where you will find great personnel that you will leave calling your friends. A relaxed spot where you can enjoy a beer with your friends.  

Bier Keller da Hans

Viale Trieste, 14

Open daily from 6PM-2AM Fridays until 3AM

At this Cagliari pub Viale Trieste, you will step foot into a German beer house with a nice selection of German beers and typical German food.

Red Fox Pub

Via S. Giovanni, 400/E

Sun-Fri 12PM-3:30PM 6:30PM-2AM Saturday 12:30PM-3:30PM 6:30PM-2AM

This pub Cagliari Via San Giovanni, you will not find just your typical pub food. The food here has a nice range of choices including those for vegetarians and on top of it, you will find a good beer selection. Remember, its cash only!

Other Cagliari Bars:

Al Merlo Parlante  

Via Porto Scalas, 69

Open daily from 7PM-3AM except for Sundays when it closes at 2AM.

Italy’s version of a dive bar, located right near the university (how convenient)! Select your beverage of choice or choose from their 12 beers on tap or their 100 bottled beers.

And if you have just given up altogether and can’t decide where to go, let Pub Crawl Cagliari make the decisions for you!