15 Must-Visit Bars in Marbella
This stunning city on the Costa Del Sol packs a real punch when it comes to partying! If you’re heading on a luxurious Marbella hen party, then you’re going to want to check out our list of some of the top bars in Marbella!
Known for its wild nightlife scene, stunning beaches and lively bars, Marbella has it all when it comes to making the bride-to-be’s hen party the best experience possible. Cheap and cheerful, this is the perfect place to take the girls for one last blowout before the wedding! Whether you’ve had the chance to experience this sunny paradise city before or it’s your very first time, we’ve put together a list of some of the best bars in Marbella old town and around the city for you to discover.
15 Bars in Marbella to Visit
1. ASTRAL Cocktail Bar
Sitting on the edge of Playa Puerto Banús is ASTRAL cocktail bar, a quirky establishment situated entirely on a wooden galleon ship! Known for being one of the liveliest bars in the area, this is the best place to check out if you find yourselves exploring the marina area and are looking to stop off for a few mouth-watering cocktails. With unparalleled views of the beach, you could easily kick back and relax here for a full afternoon!
2. Frank's Corner
A busy and exciting British-style bar just a short walk away from the beach, Frank’s Corner Marbella is a well-established hotspot for good nights out and buzzing atmospheres. Open ‘til the early hours of the morning, you’ll find a vast menu of tasty cocktails, beer, wines and spirits. Not only will you find pool tables here, but this bar is also a popular spot to catch any major live TV sport events too… so if you’re looking to stay caught up on the rugby or football, you can here! Check out some of the best clubs in Marbella!
3. Mantra Lounge Bar
Right by the city's marina is Mantra Lounge Bar, an ideal place to get sat down and take in the stunning views of the sea. With a cosy atmosphere both inside and out, expect plenty of space to get sat down to enjoy a drink or two with your mates. Specialising in delicious cocktails, this Marbella bar also offers great beer, spirits and even shisha pipes for hire.
4. Bar San Francisco
If you're looking for a fantastic rooftop bar in heart of the city then Bar San Francisco certainly won't disappoint you! Perfect for enjoying the Spanish sunshine with a drink in hand, this eclectic boozer overlooks the nearby Santo Cristo Square and offers amazing views of the city. Great for cocktails, this Marbella bar has an unbeatable atmosphere, especially when it comes to the tunes played throughout the day.
5. Barrocco Café Cocktail Bar
Right on the beachfront and a short walk away from Playa de Venus is Barrocco Café cocktail bar. Featuring a stylish and modern interior, this late-night spot stays open all day and doesn’t close until the early hours of the morning. With stunning views of the beach and the Mediterranean, there’s few better places to catch an unforgettable sunset whilst sipping on a mouth-watering cocktail. On top of all that, you’ll also find that the drinks prices are extremely generous too! Have a browse through some of the best restaurants in Marbella for your weekend.
6. Punto Faro
A well-established, no-nonsense cocktail bar on the beachfront, Punto Faro Marbella is a small venue but packs a big punch when it comes to atmosphere, music and drinks! Its roof terrace is the ideal place to catch the sunset whilst partying the evening away. Open throughout the afternoon throughout the week, this bar stays open until the early hours of the morning, also making it a great place to finish off your big night out in Marbella.
7. Palms Beach Bar
Backing directly onto the white sandy beach is Palms Beach Bar Marbella, a hotspot for daytime sunbathing and delicious food & drink. One of the most well-known establishments in the area, this bar is a favourite for returning tourists and locals alike. While not a late bar, this is a great place to hang out and enjoy during the day, especially if you need to get out of the sun to cool off with a drink.
8. Gauguin Marbella
Tucked away behind the beachfront is the Tiki-style Gauguin Marbella, a small yet atmospheric bar that spills out onto the street. With an often buzzing and exciting vibe when the sun goes down, this bar also features a terrace to enjoy in the Spanish sun! With a former competitive mixologist serving up the drinks, these cocktails are simply too good to miss out on!
9. La Suite Marbella
This city is known for its glitz and glamour… so if you’re looking to party in true VIP style then you need to head down to La Suite Marbella for your big night out. A “Dress to Impress” bar that features stunning décor throughout, they regularly host top international DJs and makes for a truly unforgettable night out. With a stunning and spacious outdoor terrace to enjoy, this is the place to go to if you’re looking for a totally unique experience.
10. El Panamé
A beach club-style bar on the marina, El Panamé is a stunning bar that spills out directly onto the beach, with plenty of covered seating and beds to relax on as you tuck into a cheeky cocktail! Doubling up as a tapas bar, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t try some local cuisine and enjoy a small plate with your drinks as you take in the fantastic sea views!
11. Babilonia Banus
Another fantastic marina bar just a brief walk away from the town’s main beach, Babilonia Banus is a shisha & cocktail bar that’s known for being a bustling late-night venue. Open ‘til the early hours of the morning, the lively evening atmosphere combined with a fantastic cocktail menu makes this a great contender if you’re looking for a unique and exciting bar on the harbour.
12. Bar la Librería
Not far from the harbour you will also find Bar la Librería, a quirky hotspot on the backstreets behind the waterfront, away from the usually large crowds. With great street-side seating, this bar serves both food and all the beer, wine and cocktails you could possibly ask for! Not only that, but it also features a spacious terrace, an upstairs pool table and large TVs for live sport events.
13. O'Grady's Irish Tavern
For an authentic drinking experience, O’Grady’s Irish Pub Marbella is a fantastic place to spend your evening as the décor and atmosphere in this bar takes you all the way to Ireland! After arriving through the stunningly traditional entrance you’ll find a full-size pool table and a fantastic range of well-loved beers, spirits and more. Opening in the evenings, this late-night venue stays open way past midnight and could definitely be the place to finish up your big night in Marbella.
14. Paradise Beach
Right on the doorstep of Puerto Banús’ main beach, Paradise Beach Marbella is a small venue that leads onto the white sand and is a great place to sit out and enjoy the view, day or night! The bar itself is completely open and has plenty of covers for shade whilst you enjoy some cheeky cocktails. Opening up early in the morning, this is a fantastic all-day venue where you can grab a bite to eat whilst exploring the glamourous marina.
15. La Polaca
A traditional tapas bar that doubles up as a lively drinking hotspot, La Polaca is easily one of the best bars in Marbella old town, noted for its authentic atmosphere and décor. With a selection of great wines, beers and spirits, the stylish interior and cosy atmosphere makes this a great all-day bar to visit for brunch, lunch, dinner or just a few drinks!