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Nu Lounge Bar

#271 of 1,390 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar
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Via De' Musei 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 222532
17:00 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thing it's the most interesting place for night time. Has a variety of cocktails food and trendy crowd (of all ages)

Thank theo t
Barcelona, Spain
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very beautiful place, where you can enjoy fantastic cocktails, specially the tequila based ones are original and very nice. It is located in a car free street, so enjoying the terrace with good weather is a pleasure.

Thank Koen_1271
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

A group of 20 of us spent the weekend in bologna. We were staying just near here and enjoyed both an end of night drink one night and an early evening drink the other night. We drank outside. It was really chilly but the heaters and blankets kept us warm. The range of drinks was great and cocktails with plentiful... More 

Thank 339megg
Frankfurt, Germany
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Great place to have a coctail. Very cool lounge atmosphere with the 70's groove music. Very nice staff.

Thank Ivona P p
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The bar is fun and quite well reputed for cocktails. We were there on a Thursday night, it was calm for such a nice area. The prices are ok and the staff super friendly. It was crowded of expat and not a lot of Italian's. The finger food is good!

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Springfield, Missouri
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Had drinks and a sandwich for dinner. Waitstaff was attentive and friendly and had English speaking members. Nice touch bringing a small tray of hors d'oeuvres with drinks.

Thank Prof1000
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

In my trip to Bologna, I really wanted to visit this Bar, as I work in the industry and they got a very impressive 79th best bar in the world position this year. The bar itself is very nice, tiki decoration, a lot of rum, very nice back bar and nice location. The seating areas are very out of context... More 

Thank Tito S
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We found this place when looking for Somewhere to have a cocktail. The location is in an old portico just off Piazza Maggiore and when closed looks deserted. The bar decor is interesting and a little bit more expensive than others nearby. We decided to eat in the adjoining restaurant and enjoyed the menu which was not too expensive and... More 

Thank jab58
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent place in the middle of bologna. It's always buys and full of cool people. It's a place under the portici so you can go during all year!

Thank Redmonster52
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Half in, half out of a classic Italian restaurant, the location is bizarre, but the drinks are amongst the best tiki drinks i have ever had. Recommended.

Thank Robin K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Musei 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 222532
In Bologna, a beautiful art city of Emilia Romagna, walking through the historic center, in a street that directly overlooks the magnificent Piazza Maggiore, we find the Nu Lounge Bar with a wide selection of drinks created by the world champions of cocktails 2011, Daniele dalla Pola. Daniele, bartender professional who has over 10 years of experience bartending in the U.S.A, and his staff will welcome you warmly and will guide you to discover new sensations, thus providing an interesting selection of great classic cocktails and fantastic reinterpretations of them or creating exotic tiki cocktails (drinks of Polynesian origin). The interior of the bar is characterized by blackboards on the walls with suggestions for the choice of drinks, comfy sofas on which to sit and listen to great lounge music, a bottle shelves behind the bar with a selection of the best spirits, liqueurs and bitters, a fantastic collection of high quality sugar cane from the south American islands, flavored by the time Daniel and beautiful red chandeliers create an environment that is never trivial, but an adventure to remember.But the surprises are not finished, the Nu Lounge Bar is a restaurant, the menu offers a delicious selection of Italian specialties and pizzas to be enjoyed comfortably seated at the tables that extend outside the room, under a magnificent gallery and a magnificent square adjacent to a cathedral. The venue also extends under the gallery, with another 2 bars and other dining rooms and a kitchen with a stage used for the evenings with live music.

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