The Best Bars Lisbon has to Offer
Getting ready for a big celebration? Then the Portuguese capital is a solid choice if you’re looking for fun in the sun!
With beautiful winding streets, iconic monuments and a laid-back atmosphere, there’s nowhere quite like Lisbon. From quaint live music hotspots to stunning rooftop terraces, this city really has it all when it comes to hosting nightlife. So with that being said, have a look at the top 10 bars in Lisbon below and find the best places to party on the last night of freedom.
1. Portas Do Sol Terrace
A bustling and popular Lisbon bar set entirely on a cosy rooftop, Portas Do Sol is a fantastic place to start out your big night out in the Portuguese capital, as you can kick back with a glass of wine or a cocktail whist taking in the stunning views of the bay. Inside the bar itself is a chic industrial-style venue with stripped back features and an extensive bar with plenty on offer. No matter what time you plan on hitting the town, this is a top choice for a starting point.
2. CINCO Lounge Lisbon
The first Lisbon cocktail bar on our list, CINCO Lounge is a contemporary and stylish hotspot right in the heart of this gigantic city. Staying open ‘til the early hours of the morning most nights of the week, this Lisbon bar has been a big hit with cocktail-lovers in the city since opening up way back in 2004. As well as the extensive menu of cocktails, this place also serves up some tasty small dishes and snacks too like meat & cheese platters. If you’re looking for a sophisticated yet unpretentious place to party, this is the one.
3. Foxtrot Lisbon
A hip and stylish cellar bar beneath the busy streets, Foxtrot Lisbon is an awesome place to grab some weird and wonderful cocktails on the big night out. With a sleek art nouveau style, this bright and vibrant bar stays open ‘til the early hours of the morning most nights of the week. A Lisbon favourite for over 30 years, this long-established bar has a fantastic menu of unique cocktails as well as all the international classics we all know and love. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try a new tipple, this is a great place to do it!
4. Pub Português
A cosy speakeasy-style Lisbon bar, Pub Português is a quaint and inviting venue that has a great selection of drinks on offer from the local favourite beer Super Bock to delicious cocktails. Inside, this cosy venue has a number of TV screens showing live sports whenever they’re playing. There’s also an electric dartboard for punters and a record player spinning vinyl tunes.
5. Tejo Bar Lisbon
A brilliant place to catch local live music, Tejo Bar Lisbon boasts an awesome atmosphere every night of the week, making it a great place to stop off at for a drink on the big night out. A small yet cosy venue, this Lisbon bar is tucked away in the winding side-streets but isn’t too difficult to spot. Staying open ‘til the early hours of the morning, this is a proper Portuguese bar where you can really experience what an authentic night out in this city is like. Stocking local and international beers plus much more, this place is definitely worth a visit.
6. The Good Place Lisbon
A cool and modern rooftop venue overlooking the city, The Good Place Lisbon is a proper laid-back place to take in some stunning views of the surrounding area from a cosy terrace. Inside, this modern and contemporary bar has tonnes of floral décor and comfy seats, perfect for chilling out with a glass of wine or a cocktail. As well as drinks, this Lisbon bar has a great food menu from small plates to meals, so if you’re feeling a bit peckish this place is definitely a good choice when making your way around the bars.
7. Onda Cocktail Room
If delicious cocktails are your thing, then Onda Cocktail Room certainly won’t disappoint you! Just a short walk away from the last entry on this list, this Lisbon bar has a quaint and cosy seating terrace to the front of the venue and boasts a modern and stylish interior too, giving the place a proper laid-back atmosphere. Staying open ‘til the early hours of the morning most nights of the week, this one is definitely worth visiting if you’re looking for top-class cocktails!
8. ByTheWine Lisbon
A stunning wine bar right by the Tagus River, ByTheWine Lisbon is a brilliant place to try a glass of red or white from all over the continent and further afield, stocking wines from Portugal, Spain, Italy and as far as New Zealand. Inside, the walls are lined top-to-bottom with bottles and you’ll even find a wall of wine barrels at the back of the venue too, giving the place a proper rustic vibe. With plenty of space to get sat down, this charming Lisbon wine bar is definitely worth paying a visit to if you’ve got some wine-lovers in the group!
9. The George
Of course, we have to include at least one British-style bar! The George Lisbon is a lively and extremely popular venue that boasts a huge stock of spirits behind the bar, so if you’re looking to come and try a cocktail you won’t be disappointed here! With TV screens around the bar for broadcasting live sports events, this Lisbon bar also has a great food menu and plenty of local & international beers on tap too. If you’re looking for a fun and friendly bar right in the heart of all the city’s action, this is a top choice.
10. CR7 Corner Bar & Bistro
Named after one of the world’s greatest footballers who trained right here in this city, CR7 Corner Bar & Bistro is a sleek and modern bar right in the centre of Lisbon, with a host of big-screen TVs all around the venue playing all the best live sports (yes, predominantly football!). As this is both a bistro and a bar, expect to find hearty and delicious menu items from burgers to pizzas. Renowned for its great cocktails and selection of beers on tap, this place is definitely worth a visit if you have any footy fans in the group.
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