Nightlife Walk, Salisbury

Many of Salisbury's most popular bars, pubs and restaurants can be found in beautiful historic buildings that invoke the storied past of the city. There are also more modern nightspots, however, such as the popular nightclub Chapel. Enjoy a fabulous night out in Salisbury on this tour of the city's hottest venues.
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Nightlife Walk Map

Guide Name: Nightlife Walk
Guide Location: England » Salisbury (See other walking tours in Salisbury)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Author: Sandra
The New Inn

1) The New Inn

The New Inn & Old House Restaurant is located near Salisbury Cathedral. The pub features the best landscaped garden in the city and a direct view of the cathedral. It has a traditional appearance, with dark timbers, whitened walls and open fireplaces. Due to its location, it is especially popular with tourists. Most of dishes on the menu are homemade and are changed regularly. The wine list is extensive and a variety of quality ales are also on offer. The smartly dressed staff can welcome guests not only in English but in Polish and French. The New Inn features live entertainment twice a month, and there are flat screens TVs to please the sports fans.
Moloko Bar

2) Moloko Bar

Moloko is a small bar on Bridge St. that can accommodate up to 170 people. It can be recognized by its inverted sign with a star above the entry. This Russian vodka bar serves a wide range of premium vodkas and hundreds of flavored vodkas, as well as a number of other spirits and beers. There is a small lower level bar with a dance floor, as well as a main upper floor bar. Moloko hosts weekend events, and three times a week DJs play the best funky beats here.
The Slug and Lettuce

3) The Slug and Lettuce

The Slug & Lettuce, formerly called the Hogshead, is a busy venue in the heart of Salisbury. Located in a historic building, The Slug has a welcoming atmosphere and attentive staff. It stands next to the River Avon, so provides excellent views. Here you can find quality food and delicious drinks. The menu includes English favorites, as well as European and Oriental dishes, all prepared with fresh, quality ingredients. Monday is half-price day. The bar is large and is a good spot for groups to meet up.
Haunch of Venison

4) Haunch of Venison

Haunch of Venison sits opposite Poultry Cross. The timber-framed restaurant features fireplaces, old doors and wooden furniture. The building is believed to date back to the 14th century. There is a bar on the main level, and the restaurant is located upstairs. The restaurant offers modern and traditional English food at reasonable prices, while the bar is famous for its whiskey, brandy and barreled beers. The Haunch is frequently crowded, but if you are in the area it is definitely worth a visit.
The Chough

5) The Chough

Built in the 13th century, The Chough originally served as a coach house. Today the building houses a restaurant upstairs and a relaxing lounge with sofas and comfortable seating on the main floor. The pub hosts live music on Wednesday and live piano and guitar on Sunday afternoon. The Chough has all the right ingredients for a memorable night on the town!
The Chapel Nightclub

6) The Chapel Nightclub

The Chapel is the largest nightclub in Salisbury. The Chapel has four separate rooms designed to offer clubbers the ultimate night out. The Chapel Room welcomes top urban DJs on the weekend, who supply a musical mix of pop, house and commercial R’n’B. The section of the Chapel known as the Vestry was once a pub dating back to the 13th century. This venue provides live music every Saturday night starting at 9:30 P.M. and has the best cocktail menu in the city. In the Courtyard, local DJs play a mix of the latest tracks on Fridays and Saturdays. The Vision is a new section of the Club that features high-end visual and sound equipment. Be sure to visit this ultimate clubbing destination on your visit to Salisbury!

Walking Tours in Salisbury, England

Create Your Own Walk in Salisbury

Create Your Own Walk in Salisbury

Creating your own self-guided walk in Salisbury is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cathedral and Cathedral Close Tour of Salisbury

Cathedral and Cathedral Close Tour of Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral is renowned throughout the world. The Cathedral Close is a marvelous setting for the 13th-century Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, otherwise known as Salisbury Cathedral. Take this tour to stroll around Salisbury's most famous landmarks and appreciate the stunning architecture and craftsmanship of the Cathedral and Close.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Historic Houses Tour of Salisbury

Historic Houses Tour of Salisbury

Founded more than 800 years ago, Salisbury understandably has a great number of historical, architectural and cultural gems worthy of a visit. The medieval houses, churches, inns and hospitals blend harmoniously with the modern sites of the city. Trace the threads of Salisbury's past on this tour of the city's historic buildings.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Shopping Walk

Shopping Walk

Salisbury’s specialty shops are scattered along the picturesque streets in the historic center of the city. Many shops sell their merchandise out of medieval, half-timbered houses. Although the area covered on this tour is not large, you will visit a range of unique shops where you can find the perfect gift or souvenir to take home with you.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Harnham Landmarks Walk

Harnham Landmarks Walk

This self-guided tour of Harnham starts from the southern gates of the Cathedral Close and crosses Harnham Bridge. Harnham has been inhabited since the Iron Age, so has a long history. Take this tour to visit Harnham's Old Mill Hotel, All Saints Church, Harnham Slope and other fascinating landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Wilton Landmarks Walk

Wilton Landmarks Walk

The town of Wilton, the ancient capital of Wessex, is home to a number of historical landmarks that are well worth seeing, such as Wilton House, Intalianate Church and Wilton Shopping Village. Take this self-guided tour to visit some of Wilton's most attractive landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Northern Salisbury Walk

Northern Salisbury Walk

On this self–guided tour you will explore Salisbury's historical and modern landmarks that are located outside of the city center. The Old Sarum settlement, stunning St. Francis Church, Stratford-Sub-Castle, St. Lawrence Church and interesting old houses on Strafford Road all shouldn't be missed!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Salisbury for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Salisbury has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Salisbury, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.