The Best Bars Albufeira has to Offer

Best Bars in Albufeira

A popular coastal resort town on Portugal’s Algarve coast, a hen party in Albufeira if you’re looking for fun in the sun and plenty of boozy antics!

With an infamous Strip packed full of wild & lively bars, this town also boasts a cool and historic old town that’s also fantastic for all-day celebrations, watching live sports and dancing to live music. So no matter how crazy you want your weekend to be, check out the best bars in Albufeira below and find all the best places to make it a trip to remember!


Best Albufeira Bars – The Strip

To the north of the Old Town is where you’ll find all the hustle and bustle that makes this city one of the best for nightlife anywhere in Europe. Officially known as Avenida Sá Carneiro, it’s favourably known as “The Strip” to those that frequent its many bars and cafés. If you’re really looking for a top night out, this is the place for you!


Wild & Co - Best Bars in Albufeira

1. Wild & Co

Starting at the bottom of the strip you’ll find Wild & Co Showbar. Just as the name suggests, this place does indeed get wild when the party-goers descend on this infamous street. You won’t have any trouble finding the venue either with its gigantic sign outside. To the front of the venue you’ll also find a spacious terrace with plenty of tables to get sat down at. Inside, this Albufeira bar resembles more of a nightclub than anything else with great light & sound systems. Staying open ‘til 4am most nights of the week, this is a fantastic place to start your Albufeira bar crawl!

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro » | Website »

Albufeira 66 - Best Bars in Albufeira

2. Albufeira 66

The next bar up on the strip is the American-style Albufeira 66. With a gigantic Statue of Liberty to welcome you in at the door, this Albufeira bar is great as both an all-day venue and a fantastic place to party into the early hours of the morning too. Inside, you’ll find the place lined with old-school American memorabilia and even a retro police car suspended above the bar! Showing live sports throughout the day, this place transforms into a top party destination by night and definitely shouldn’t be missed.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 27-29 » | Website »

Matt's Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

3. Matt's Bar

The next bar along the strip is Matt’s Bar, another lively and atmospheric bar that hosts party-goers every night of the week well into the early hours of the morning. If you arrive early enough, you might be lucky to catch Happy Hour here which finishes up at around 10:30pm. In terms of music, you’ll find everything from hip hop to R&B and Drum n’ Bass playing here, so whatever kind of night you’re looking for, this Albufeira bar has a little bit of everything for all to enjoy.

📌 R. Victória 1 | Website »

Reno's - Best Bars in Albufeira

4. Reno's Albufeira

A stylish and modern bar further up the strip, Reno’s Albufeira is an awesome cocktail bar that doubles up as a lively nightclub in the evenings. Open from 9am every day, it’s a great place to head to if you’re looking to fix last night’s hangover with a bite to eat and a drink or two. With an open terrace leading straight into the venue, this Albufeira bar really does come alive at night with party nights raging on until 4 in the morning.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 12 » | Website »

Mambo Albufeira - Best Bars in Albufeira

5. Mambo Albufeira

The next bar up from the last entry on this list is Mambo Albufeira. A long-standing favourite for party-goers on the strip, this Albufeira bar has everything you should expect from this infamous street; great tunes, amazing cocktails and an atmosphere that has punters celebrating right through the night. With great prices on drinks and a decent-sized outdoor terrace to enjoy throughout the day, this place is a no-brainer.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 16 » | Website »

Route Caffe 66 - Best Bars in Albufeira

6. Route Caffe 66

If you’ve made it this far then congra­tula­tions, you’re half-way through tackling the infamous Albufeira strip! Just as the name suggests, this is a proper American-style bar with retro memorabilia dotted around the venue. If you’re passing by here during the day and you’re looking for a place to watch the football, then head in here to enjoy their large TV screens showing most major sports broadcasts. In the evening, this Albufeira bar is no exception to the others in the area in the fact that it also stays open right up ‘til 4am, meaning there’s never a bad time to stop here on your bar crawl.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 60 » | Website »

King Kong Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

7. King Kong Bar

The next bar along the strip is Matt’s Bar, another lively and atmospheric bar that hosts party-goers every night of the week well into the early hours of the morning. If you arrive early enough, you might be lucky to catch Happy Hour here which finishes up at around 10:30pm. In terms of music, you’ll find everything from hip hop to R&B and Drum n’ Bass playing here, so whatever kind of night you’re looking for, this Albufeira bar has a little bit of everything for all to enjoy.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 37 » | Website »

Legends Albufeira - Best Bars in Albufeira

8. Legends Albufeira

A big hit especially with the stag and hen parties that grace this lively town each year, Legends Albufeira can only be described in a few words, one of which we’d use would have to be “crazy” (in a good way, of course!). If you’re looking for a place where boozy antics are matched with awesome tunes and a wild atmosphere then this Albufeira bar definitely won’t disappoint you. Open from early morning, this place is open all day and well into the night so there’s never a bad time to head down here for a celebration like no other.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 47 » | Website »

Albertus Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

9. Albertus Bar

A haven for those looking to watch some live sports whilst celebrating on the strip, Albertus Bar is a little bit further up than the last entry on the list. Opening up early in the morning, this Albufeira bar makes for a great all-day venue where you can get sat down with a bite to eat and a pint whilst enjoying the atmosphere. By night, this place transforms into a loud and lively hotspot that’s no less popular than any other bar on the strip, hosting regular karaoke nights for punters to sing their hearts out and staying open right through the night until 3am.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 55 » | Website »

BJ's Canadian Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

10. BJ's Canadian Bar

We’ve all seen an Irish bar abroad… but what about a Canadian bar? Well if you’ve made it this far along the Albufeira strip you’ll find BJ’s Canadian Bar, an awesome place to enjoy a host of live sports including the NBA and NHL.  Well-stocked with plenty of spirits and beers for you to browse, this Albufeira bar has everything from European beers to cocktails and even Moors Canadian beer, probably one of the only places that do anywhere in the town.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 73 » | Website »

Ancora - Best Bars in Albufeira

11. Ancora Albufeira

Despite the fact that this bar closes slightly earlier than others we’ve already listed so far, Ancora Albufeira is no exception when it comes to hosting exciting and lively party nights for punters all through the week. Priding itself on its nightly live entertainment, this epic Albufeira bar has space upstairs for dining during the day with a balcony overlooking the strip below. In the evening, this place hosts a happy hour until 10pm and has plenty of choice behind the bar too, as well as offering a pool table for punters to enjoy as well.

📌 Av. Sá Carneiro 7 » | Website »

Jinky's Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

12. Jinky's Bar Albufeira

Making it to Jinky’s Bar Albufeira means you’ve tackled the entire strip! You can officially call yourself a party legend. With live music every night of the week, this Albufeira bar has a particular Irish charm that’s hard to find in many other places, with tonnes of old-world memorabilia from pictures to flags lining the walls. Being popular with tourists who’re followers of Glasgow’s Celtic FC, you can be sure that this bar hosts all the biggest and best live sports events when they’re on TV too.

📌 Av. dos Desco. 1 » | Website »


The Best Bars in Albufeira Old Town

The heart of Albufeira, the Old Town definitely shouldn’t be overlooked as it also packs a real punch when it comes to hosting party-goers night after night. With tonnes of live music hotspots, outdoor terraces and stunning views of the ocean, check out the best bars in Albufeira Old Town below.


Portas Da Villa Antiquity Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

1. Portas Da Villa Antiquity Bar

If you’re looking for a traditional and rustic bar then Portas Da Villa is a great place to head to. With huge, vaulted ceilings lined with seashell mosaics, you’ll find this Albufeira bar just a stone’s throw away from the city’s main beaches. Serving up cocktails and spirits as well as local favourite beers like Super Bock on tap, there’s a bit of something for everyone to enjoy here.

📌 R. da Bateria 6 » | Website »

O'Daly's Irish Pub & Restaurant - Best Bars in Albufeira

2. O’Daly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Of course, a European bar guide would be practically soulless without at least one Irish bar! In fact, O’Daly’s Albufeira is a fantastic venue with great craic, good tunes and plenty of live sports playing on their TV screens. Inside, the venue is packed full of classic memorabilia and flags that really makes it feel like a little slice of Dublin in the sunshine. With a pool table and electric dartboard for punters to use, this is a great all-day bar that also stays open past midnight!

📌 R. do Diogo Cao 11 » | Website »

Vegas Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

3. Vegas Bar Albufeira

A little slice of the Las Vegas charm right in the heart of Albufeira’s old town, Vegas Bar is a lively and atmospheric place to enjoy at any time of the day, especially when it gets busy in the evenings. With a huge open terrace to the front of the bar, you won’t struggle to find this place with its giant neon signs! If you’re looking to watch some live sports, this is a great place to do so with plenty of big TV screens inside. If you’re bar-hopping around the area on a night out, then this is a great place to grab a cocktail or a couple of pints too.

📌 R. Can. dos Reis 24  | Website »

Vertigo Live Music Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

4. Vertigo Live Music Bar

Situated on the city’s main square in the Old Town, Vertigo Live Music Bar is a brilliant place to enjoy exactly what it says on the tin – plenty of live music played throughout the week! As you can imagine, this brings a fun and lively atmosphere to this Albufeira bar and makes it well worth visiting on your big night out. With a large terrace overlooking the square, you can sit out and enjoy the vibes all through the night as this bar stays open well through the night and into the early hours of the morning.

📌 Largo Eng. Du. Pacheco 41 » | Website »

Sir Harry's Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

5. Sir Harry's Bar

Next door to the last entry, Sir Harry’s Bar is the quintessential English boozer in Albufeira’s Old Town. Behind the bar, you’ll find all the classics that we know and love back home from Carling to Fosters and John Smiths. When it comes to entertainment, this Albufeira bar hosts regular live music  nights featuring local artists too. What’s best is just like most other venues in the area, this place stays open right through the night until the early hours of the morning.

📌 Largo Eng. Du. Pacheco 61 » | Website »

Steps Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

6. Steps Bar

If you’ve made it this far then congra­tula­tions, you’re half-way through tackling the infamous Albufeira strip! Just as the name suggests, this is a proper American-style bar with retro memorabilia dotted around the venue. If you’re passing by here during the day and you’re looking for a place to watch the football, then head in here to enjoy their large TV screens showing most major sports broadcasts. In the evening, this Albufeira bar is no exception to the others in the area in the fact that it also stays open right up ‘til 4am, meaning there’s never a bad time to stop here on your bar crawl.

📌 R. 5 de Outubro 1 » | Website »

Sal Rosa - Best Bars in Albufeira

7. Sal Rosa Albufeira

If you’re looking for a place to chill out and enjoy endless views of the ocean, then Sal Rosa Albufeira is the place for you. Open every afternoon of the week ‘til midnight, this Albufeira bar has a spacious and private terrace to the rear of the venue that looks out over the Atlantic, perfect for taking some time out to chat, relax and enjoy a few drinks. If you fancy sitting inside, this cool and rustic bar has plenty of space to get sat down, as well as serving a great range of cocktails from behind the bar.

📌 Pr. Miguel Bombarda 2 » | Website »

Moments Albufeira - Best Bars in Albufeira

8. Moments Albufeira

Next to the steps that lead onto Praia dos Pescadores is Moments Bar Albufeira. As you can imagine from the location, this venue also boasts stunning views of the ocean but with a slightly larger terrace than the last entry on this list. However, just like a lot of other places around the area this Albufeira bar is a big hit when it comes to cocktails, so if you’re looking to try something a bit unique then you should definitely head here for a couple of drinks.

📌 R. Sao G. de Lagos 16 » | Website »

Cavern Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

9. Cavern Bar

A haven for those looking to watch some live sports whilst celebrating on the strip, Albertus Bar is a little bit further up than the last entry on the list. Opening up early in the morning, this Albufeira bar makes for a great all-day venue where you can get sat down with a bite to eat and a pint whilst enjoying the atmosphere. By night, this place transforms into a loud and lively hotspot that’s no less popular than any other bar on the strip, hosting regular karaoke nights for punters to sing their hearts out and staying open right through the night until 3am.

📌 R. do Mov. das F. Armadas 6 » | Website »

Central Bar - Best Bars in Albufeira

10. Central Planet

Last but certainly not least on the list is Central Planet Albufeira. Popular with all kinds of party-goers, this venue hosts a large outdoor terrace for enjoying the sunshine with a drink in hand, as well as large TV screens for showing live sports. With a great food menu and plenty of cocktails to choose from, this Albufeira bar also stays open hosting party-goers right through the night ‘til 4am.

📌 Av. da Liberdade 44 » | Website »


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