All of the Best Perugia Bars and Clubs: Jazz Clubs, Wine Bars, Pubs and Where to Dance

When one thinks of Perugia they may think of a small, quiet town full of history and while this holds true, Perugia bars and clubs are aplenty and the nightlife in Perugia can be quite fun. Perugia, Italy bars cover everything from a great selection of beers, good live music, extensive wine lists, gay nights, cocktails and dancing. Here, you will find it all.

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Perugia Nightlife: Best Bars  

  • Frittole Vineria
  • Open daily from 6:30PM-2AM
  • Via Alessi, 32

Run by knowledgeable owners, go here for a great glass of wine and a plate of assorted cheeses. One of the best reviewed wine bars Perugia.

  • Civico 25  
  • 7:30PM-12AM Closed Sundays.
  • Via della Viola, 25

In Perugia’s most colorful street, you’ll find this wine bar serving over 600 different labels. Enjoy this intimate bar/restaurant with live music.

  • La Bottega del Vino
  • Mondays 7PM-12AM Tues-Sat 12PM-3PM & 7PM-12AM  Closed Sundays.
  • Via del Sole, 1

Covering all regions of Italy with their wine menu, you can come here and enjoy your wine with live jazz music every Wednesday @ 10PM. Often considered one of the jazz bars Perugia.

  • Jazz Club Perugia

Not your typical “club,” but we think you should definitely see if anything is playing here during your visit to Perugia – Jazz Club Perugia. Perugia is big in the jazz music scene, as they hold the Umbria Jazz Festival every year in July.

  • Be Queer  
  • Saturdays 11:30PM-5AM
  • Via Pontevecchio, 117

One of the most fun gay bars Perugia, Italy. Here you will have a great night with events set up by Omphalos – an association organizing LGBTQ events in Perugia.

  • Milano Lounge Cafe
  • Mon-Sat 7PM-2:30AM
  • Corso Garibaldi, 2

One of the cool bars Perugia has to offer. A trendy cocktail bar in a 19th century palazzo, serving up a great happy hour.  

  • Velvet Fashion Cafè
  • Fri-Sun 10:30PM-4:30AM
  • Viale Roma, 20

Where to go if you are looking for a proper night out with dancing and drinks until the early morning hours!

  • Rock Castle
  • Piazza Dante, 18

One of the rock bars Perugia has. Considered a disco pub, here you can find awesome music mixed with a good beer selection.

  • Il Birrino
  • Mon-Sat 5PM-11PM Closed Sundays
  • Via Oberdan, 1

A cozy Perugia beer pub with a nice selection of beers on tap.

  • Perugia Elfo Pub
  • Open daily 6PM-2AM
  • Via Sant’Agata 20

Right in the heart of Perugia, serving up good food, a large selection of beers and of course, rock music.

Just up the street from Piazza IV Novembre, you will find quality cocktails at great prices at this popular Perugian bar. It’s tiny so expect to get your drink and join the party on the street.

  • Mercato Vianova
  • Tues-Sun 12:30PM-3PM & 6PM-11PM Closed Mondays.  
  • Via Mazzini 15

Hot spot for locals during aperitivo time. Grab a drink and enjoy your time in their outdoor area.

  • Caffè Morlacchi
  • Sunday 10AM-12AM Mon-Wed 7:30AM-12AM Thurs & Fri 7:30AM – 2AM Closes Saturdays.
  • Piazza Francesco Morlacchi, 6

Coffee bar by day, cocktail bar by night. Here you will find a mix of tourists, locals, students and professors as the university is just across the way.

  • Living Cafè
  • Via Della Rupe, 1

Go here for not only one of the best aperitivos, but for the amazing view of Perugia and it’s beautiful green surroundings.