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You want to try out the best gourmet restaurant? You’re looking for a cosy café? You’re looking forward to relishing local specialities? Or you want to turn the night into day at a cool club? Let our select choices inspire you.

    • La Bul

      Like at home except better
      La Bul entices you in with its 1950s-style living room atmosphere. The owners – Antonio und Sommelière Francesca – create their dishes with love and care. They combine them with authentic and in some cases organic wines from small local producers. The Apulian products and traditional recipes are re-interpreted in sometimes astonishing ways. Cookery courses for groups are also offered.
      Via Pasquale Villari 52
      70122 Bari
      +39 080 523 0576
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    • Osteria Le Arpie

      Simple, authentic cuisine
      Le Arpie is right in the middle of the picturesque historical alleys of Bari's old city. The Osteria's guests receive a warm welcome at a 17th century town house. The inn takes simple, traditional Apulian cuisine and from it creates delicious variations of these classic recipes. Everything is made using local produce of the sort found on the daily market. The experienced staff make the authentic experience complete.
      Vico arco del Carmine 2
      70122 Bari
      Tel. +39 080 521 7988
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    • Giampaolo

      Sumptuous ambience inside old walls
      The Giampaolo is the right place for a quiet and sumptuous meal. Inside the old walls and in the large inner courtyard, this elegant inn serves innovative cuisine based on regional traditions. The menu is varied and guests can decide for themselves whether their choice from the extensive selection of wines should be something to go either with a pizza or with fresh seafood. The owners describe their work as «training in good eating and good drinking».
      Via Francesco Lombardi 18
      70124 Bari
      +39 080 523 8829
      ristorantegiampaolo.it
    • Mimì – Ristorante in Carne

      For lovers of meat and wine
      The focus of this extremely modern, centrally located establishment is on meat. A wide selection of different meats is prepared in a whole host of ways. Great importance is attached to finding the right Apulian wine to go with your meal. Those who prefer beer will be pleased to find a varied range from small breweries. Besides its meat, the restaurant takes great pride in its home-made «Dolci».
      Piazza Giuseppe Massari 28/30
      70122 Bari
      +39 080 521 7153
    • Origini

      Modern origin
      Discovering the forgotten or unknown cuisine of Apulia – that's what the Origini is about, with its mixed concept of a delicatessen and restaurant. Many customers come for the home-made bread, which is made using old grain types. This is eaten with the region's excellent meats and cheeses. You can also enjoy a different seasonal menu every day in the modern inn that is decorated in warm earth tones.
      Via Don Luigi Sturzo 29
      70125 Bari
      +39 080 972 7051
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    • Bella Bari

      Tradition and a family atmosphere
      This institution is famous in Bari for its traditional cuisine. It has been serving true «Cucina Barese» for over 30 years. Lovers of fish and seafood will find everything they could wish for, as will pasta and pizza fans. If you're lucky enough to drop by here on numerous occasions, you'll see the same regular guests time and again. Local tradition and a family atmosphere are what make the Bella Bari so successful.
      Via Roberto da Bari 141
      70122 Bari
      +39 080 523 5192
      bellabari.it
    • Baretto

      Coffee with Mario and his friends
      Since 1983, the Baretto has been the place in Bari to enjoy an aperitif with friends or a good coffee. The boss Mario and his team are pleased to help customers choose a meal or one of the numerous spirits served here. The place is very popular with locals, and you can just relax and enjoy watching the regulars coming and going or get completely engrossed in looking at the many pictures that adorn the walls.
      Via Roberto Da Bari 122
      70100 Bari
      +39 080 40 44 379
      barettobari.it
    • Veronero Caffè

      A futuristic coffee
      The hyper-modern architecture of this place is completely devoted to the cult of coffee. The design could not differ more markedly from the well-known Italian coffee bars. At this establishment, which is a mixture of a bar, a shop and a café, the focus is on the roasting, mixing and preparation of the black beverage. Everything here really is about one thing only: the perfect cup of coffee.
      Via Niccolò Piccinni 81
      70100 Bari
      +39 080 523 9588
      veronero.it
    • Birrbante

      A beer brewery with a culture programme
      This small brewery with a bar and terrace is situated some way outside the city centre. But it's worth visiting. Beer enthusiasts will love the Belgian-style blonde beer, the dark beer and the strong ale. Tasty snacks are served to accompany the liquid food. A varied culture programme provides the entertainment.
      Birrbante via Marco Partipilo 62
      70124 Bari
      +39 080 924 9953
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    • Checkpoint Charlie

      Life should be celebrated
      This checkpoint isn't in Berlin but right in the middle of Bari, near the port. The American bar is decorated in the industrial style and has an urbane atmosphere. It serves excellent cocktails, special wines, beer from small breweries and, if you're hungry, small snacks too. Things are very lively here right into the small hours.
      Via Giuseppe Bozzi 42
      70121 Bari
      +39 335 624 0524
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    • Tavli Café

      For chilled-out evenings
      Those who would prefer a quieter evening will find what they're looking for at the Tavli Café. This establishment sees itself as a bar, a tea house and a reading corner all rolled into one. Even table games are available. When there's no live band playing, you can hold a quiet and enjoyable conversation over a glass of wine within these historic walls. Snacks are also available.
      Strada Angiola 23/a
      70121 Bari
      +39 347 531 9410
    • Speakeasy

      Cosmopolitan Apulian-style
      It has been said that the Speakeasy is cosy like a living room, urbane like a modern art gallery and stylish like a hotel bar in London or Chicago. The bar is run by two lovers of cocktails who are happy to fulfil almost any unusual request. The range of drinks is particularly interesting because spirits from all over the world are mixed with Apulian specialities. Tapas to go with them make the enjoyment perfect.
      Largo giordano Bruno 34
      70121 Bari
      +39 333 979 9895
      speakeasy.it