Welcome to The European Bar Guide
Our mission? To share with you the greatest pubs and bars in Europe.
Peruse over 1000+ venues across Europe rated
, or the ultra-rare
We verify venues in person, but also offer recommendations based on public feedback + careful online research. Watch out for the green dots on our map to find 1000+s more!
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We will take a look at any suggestion you have and potentially add it to our map for the benefit of every visitor!
A diamond in the rough…
Aachen’s cult central pub has stayed legit decades after so many others have sold out…
Bruised, battered and bailed out for €1 million, this 200-year old Absinthe bar brings Bohemia to the Med – and keeps it there!
Just like me, it does not stand for ‘Body Odour’
A great hang-out spot? The Gallows House likes to think so.
Seeking refuge from the winter weather? Here is your ideal cosy corner café!
In Cluj, the non-corporate still defend an outpost on the corner of the main square.
Hungary’s 2nd city shows Budapest a thing or two about how to run a ruin bar!
A quintessential old tavern that doesn’t need lessons from hipster venues on how to attract a young crowd!
Experience real Fado and a family pub run properly in the Alfama district of Lisbon….