This pub is mostly visited by tourists (Scandinavians in particular) and particularly in summer. The Carnaby is a pleasant alternative to mega-discos. It is very close to the sea and divided into three floors. There is good music (a little bit of everything, especially music from the 70's and 80's), small dance floors and corners where you can sit and chat. The 1970's atmosphere suggested by the decor combined with the presence of beautiful German and Swedish girls make this an attractive place to spend an evening.
Caffe Pascucci is an inviting java house found in the heart of the city's marina precinct. Part of a popular chain of cafes, this Rimini outpost features an ambient atmosphere to relish hot, frothy concoctions and chilled libations. The cafe's exciting menu attracts coffee lovers with finely roasted brews made of premium-grade coffee beans sourced from Monte Cerignone, while one can also go for its equally exciting aperitifs and decadent desserts.
This is the most popular bar in Marina Centro where you have to be seen if you want to be a fully paid up member of Rimini's night scene. Built on the lines of Miami's Clevelander bar, Coconuts offers cocktails, outdoor seating which looks out onto the sea, two dance floors (one with dance music and the other Latin American), good quality live music and a quiet corner for chatting and sipping Cuban cocktails. The bar's best period is during July and August. It is for anyone who likes Miami style, Cuba, beautiful people and good fun.
Like being in a science fiction film with extraterrestrial beings who materialize with sophisticated equipment which comes out of a colossal spaceship hovering over one of the four dance floors, all in a furious play of multicolored lights. All this and more at the Altro Mondo Studios (it is not called this by accident), one of the most famous discotheques in Europe, with large spaces (it can hold more than 2000 people), no architectural barriers, open to youth from all over the world. Very popular in both winter and summer, it frequently also hosts festivals and concerts. Do not forget that in the 1970s, Ray Charles and James Brown sang here!
Satellite MusiClub is a hip nightclub in Rimini. Made famous as one of the city's famous rock music venues, it welcomes a thriving crowd of locals and tourists alike. The atmosphere is always vibrant and the floor never sees a dull moment any time. With an exciting rock music schedule lined up twice every month, Satellite is a must-visit for all rock music fans in the city.
The oldest of the lot, Rose&Crown pub is second to none in Rimini. There are just too many likable things about the club. To start with, the authentic English menu comes with a dash of Italian influence. The breakfast menu comprises of the traditional Indian eggs and bacon. Besides, some of the spaghettis, raviollis and pork dishes here are totally delectable. Although the restaurant entails a rather peaceful and calm atmosphere, when there are live performances held, it could put some of the most happening nightclubs to shame. Don't forget to try variety of beers that the bar has on offer.
The only true aperitif in Rimini, the one not to be missed, can only be drunk at the Lilliput Café. A delightful little bar in the historic center, it offers a very good selection of wines to accompany the appetizers arranged in a lovely display on the counter. Invitations, meetings, two floors of gaiety; all this and more in one of the better known places in the city. Strictly from 7p to 11p.
Yerbabuena is like any other typical Romagna restaurant would be. Serving meat and seafood, the restaurant is also a distinguished wine cellar. The place is hooked with a big screen TV that plays sports whenever there's a big game. Providing the usual bar and pub facilities as well, Yerbabuena is a comfortable place with sofas and soothing music. The restaurant, located in Vecchia Pescheria, in the heart of the center of commerce, is owned by a family, also provides a brilliant breakfast. Do contact them for more details.
Teatro Pane Vino E Caffe occupies a busy spot in Rimini's vibrant historical precinct and offers diners a relaxed ambiance for leisurely evening coffee or drink. The rustic-inspired modish interiors radiate a convivial mood to nosh on gourmet bites and sip on inventive cocktails and frothy concoctions. Hop in for a hearty dinner or lunch, even as you soak in some animated views of Piazza Cavour.
In the center of piazza Gregorio da Rimini, the heart of early evening night life, La Cantinetta an eclectic pub-wine bar very popular with people of all ages, has been open for several months. Little tables outside, good wine, good beer, and very good puff-pastry snacks have drawn many visitors from the very beginning. The location in particular and the fact that it is among the largest in the square has made it the reference point before going to the discotheque and for midweek aperitifs. Particularly in summer, try sipping a good light wine accompanied by a piadina (grilled bread topped with salami or cheese) at the little wooden tables outside.
The pub City Limits lies on the busy street Rimini's old town center. It is particularly popular at the weekends. The decor is rather downbeat (wooden tables, wrought iron seats, DJ console in the middle of the tables) but the place is buzzing. It is a little like Spanish bars more for meeting and chatting than for drinking. Here, however, there is an impressive list of beers, cocktails and wines plus freshly produced piadine and pastas, etc. The city groove choice of music also invites you to unwind. The pub is a good place to meet others with whom you can form groups to gain discounts on entry prices to the local discos. Take a look at the wall covered with proverbs of local wisdom opposite the bar counter.
The Posto Pubblico is a lovely pub, right in the middle of Borgomaggiore's main piazza. Borgomaggiore is in the Republic of San Marino. The pub serves excellent food (try their bar snacks) and has a reasonable bar. If you want to visit San Marino in the evening then it makes a good place to go. It is also a good place to have a few drinks before going on to the Symbol Club (as most of the locals do). It makes a nice alternative to another evening on the Riviera and you can finish the evening with a beautiful view from the top of San Marino.