Padua Bars and Clubs: Pubs, gay bars, Sports bars, Student Hangouts

For being such a small city, you would think that perhaps its nightlife is lacking, however you’d be surprised to know that the city is full of all kinds of Padua bars and clubs for all tastes.

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One of the best parts about this is, because it is a small city, you can reach most Padua bars and pub in Padua by foot which means you can hop around a bit without dealing with difficult or expensive transportation. Below you will find the cool bars Padua, Padua gay bars and even sports bars Padua.


Padua a complete guide about the Best Bars in the city

Ex Wine Bar

Via Andrea Gritti, 3

Mon-Sat 6PM-2AM

A small wine bar with a nice atmosphere and live music.


Zanellato Lounge Cafè

Via Fabbri, 22

Mon-Sat 4PM-2AM

Absolutely one of the Padua student bars. You should come here if you are looking for a lively atmosphere, good drinks and dancing all night!


Al Buscaglione

Via Marsala, 50

Tues & Thurs 6PM-12AM Wed, Fri & Sat 6PM-1AM Closed Mondays.

This bar gives a more pub style feel, serving small bites and a great selection of beers.  Take note that the Padua pub hours tend to be a bit earlier than those of other bars and clubs throughout the city.


Old England Pub

Via Alessandro Manzoni, 51

Sundays 6PM-1AM Mon-Sat 6PM-2AM

If you are looking for a true pub, this is the place to come. This place will you make you feel that you are in England and no in Italy. Here you can watch sports games on the televisions, choose from 20 types of beers and chow down on good sandwiches, burgers and BBQ.


Vanity Lounge

Via Medoaco, 6

Mon-Fri 7:30-2AM Sat & Sun 6PM-2AM

An elegant setting where you can find amazing hand crafted cocktails, delicious apps, great live music and dj sets. Definitely one of Padova best bars that you will find.


G Bar 2.0

Via Giacomo Matteotti, 15/B

7:30-10PM Closed Sundays.

A great padua pub buffet. Come here to get a drink and an abundant spread of delicious finger foods from the buffet. It closes early, so come here for a great aperitivo before dinner.  


Hotel NH Padova

Via Tommaseo, 61

Open until 10:30PM

One of the Padua rooftop bars that can be found at the top floor of the Hotel NH. Come here for dinner or just to enjoy a spritz while overlooking the beautiful city of Padua.  


Anima Drinks & More

Via della Croce Rossa, 46

Wed, Fri & Sat 10PM-3AM

One of the gay bars Padua, Italy has to offer. Always a consistently great vibe, nice people, fun music and dancing!


The next three gay bars are part of the same association, meaning you have to have a special members card to enter. This is easily done by signing up at the door of any of the clubs and paying an annual fee of €17 to access all three clubs. Check out each website for a better look at their special theme nights and their hours. You will find these three clubs all in Via Turazza.

  1. Flexo Club
  2. Hot Dog Club
  3. Metro Sauna