Florence: Bars and Clubs

Clubs

Bamboo- bar/club with VIP section and dance floor; good music and good drinks; Via Giuseppe Verdi, 57

Full-up- smaller club but still fun; open Thursday-Saturday; mix of students and locals; Via della Vigna Vecchia, 23-25, 50122 Firenze, Italy

Space- huge club with two floors; larger local presence here (only locals on first floor); gets extremely crowded; EDM music; definitely try to get a table in the VIP section which is above the main dance floor; Saturdays; Via Palazzuolo, 37, 50123 Firenze, Italy

21- one of the most popular clubs for abroad students; has a huge bar area as well as a dance floor with VIP section; cheap drinks and great throwback and current music; huge on Wednesdays and sometimes Fridays; Via dei Cimatori, 13 50122 Firenze, Italy

YAB-  really fun club; more locals here; gets a little crowded and chaotic; when the Sophia room is open, go there; Via dè Sassetti, 5/R, 50123 Firenze, Italy

**DISCLAIMER: don’t leave Florence without spending a few nights searching for the late night secret bakeries post the bars/clubs!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bars 

Lion’s Fountain- casual American pub-type bar; tons of abroad students come here; they make personalized shots for each college; Borgo degli Albizi, 34, 50122 Firenze, Italy

Red Garter- another bar popular for abroad students; good drinks and great to pregame for a club; has karaoke; Via de' Benci, 33/r, 50122 Firenze, Italy

Rivalta- more upscale bar on the Ponte Vecchio; has tons of really great mixed drinks; great to go before going to a club; Lungarno Corsini, 50123 Firenze, Italy

Shots Café- perfect place before clubs; cheap shots and drinks; fun, casual atmosphere; they serve huge pitchers of drinks with 3 foot long straws and play great throwbacks; Via dei Pucci, 5, 50122 Firenze, Italy

Uncle Jimmy’s- American pub-type bar; same owners as Lion’s Fountain; many abroad students her; Via dei Pescioni, 50123 Firenze, Italy