The Best Bars in Palma de Majorca
Famous for its winding narrow streets and rich history, Palma is a bustling and lively city in the Balearic islands.
With that being said, if you’re taking the girls to the sunny Spanish isles for a weekend like no other, then be sure to make the most of it by visiting the best bars in Palma we’ve detailed below for you. From stylish cocktail hangouts to bustling craft beer hotspots, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect place to celebrate the last night of freedom!
1. Atomic Garden
A stylish and arty bar in the heart of the city, Atomic Garden Palma is a brilliant little boozer in the Santa Catalina area just west of the city centre. Inside, you’ll find stylish décor from eclectic artwork to legendary movie posters from years gone by. As for the drinks, this is one of the best places to go to if you’re looking for the weirdest and most wonderful craft beers from all over Europe, as well as stocking many of the big-name spirits if you fancy a cocktail or two!
2. Soho Bar Palma
If you’re a big fan of all things vintage, then you’ll have a fantastic time at Soho Bar, situated just a short walk away from the city’s marina. If you're looking for bars in Palma with great views then this is the place for you. Inside you’ll find all kinds of artwork, décor and memorabilia from decades gone by, most notably a lot of 70s wallpaper! As for the drinks, they serve all the big-name beers you can think of (plus some lesser-known names as well!), which you’ll find alongside a great list of wines, cocktails and gin! There’s never a bad time to visit either, being open every day of the week ‘til the early hours.
3. LAB Cocktail Bar
Around the same area as the last entry on this list is the popular & lively LAB Cocktail Bar. It should come as no surprise that this is one of the best cocktail bars in Palma by a long shot, stocking everything from the international classics to vintage mixes that’ve been forgotten about over time. Inside you’ll find a cosy and atmospheric bar with lots of character and a great vibe as the evening presses on. This place stays open until the very early hours of the morning too, so you can always guarantee a great night here if you’re looking for delicious cocktails!
If you love delicious pub grub food and enjoy discovering weird & wonderful beers from across the globe, then you’ll feel right at home at Altabirra, situated right on the doorstep of the royal palace. From honey ales to IPAs, Weissbier and stout, you’ll find all kinds of strange and equally delicious drinks behind the bar for you to try out. With a cool and cosy atmosphere inside, this bar has a modern and hip vibe that’s unmatched in a lot of other places. With another successful branch on the mainland (Alicante), this popular drinking spot is one you should check out.
5. Café Atlántico
Described as a quirky and laid-back venue, Café Atlántico Palma is another brilliant bar if you’re looking for somewhere with a bit of an old-school atmosphere, with a host of retro décor covering the walls and ceilings. As well as playing all the best tunes from the 70s and 80s, you’ll find a huge range of unique and experimental cocktails on the menu. Of course, you’ll find all the classics on the menu as well if you’re not feeling very adventurous!
6. Shamrock Palma
Of course, if you’ve been to Spain, chances are you’ve drank in or at least seen a classic Irish pub… and this city is no exception! Shamrock Palma boasts all the best bits, from the green walls to photos and memorabilia from days gone by. Throughout the week you’ll find live bands playing at the venue as well as all the best brews on the taps every day of the week. With a dining area serving food throughout the day and hosting live sports on their TVs when the big events are on, there’s never a bad time to head down to this cosy tavern!
7. Chapeau 1987
An upbeat, art deco-inspired bar to the west of the city centre is Chapeau 1987, a fantastic venue that probably has one of the best-stocked bars in Palma. Renowned for their unbelievable cocktails, you’ll find everything from the international well-known classics to local favourites on the menu here. As well as cocktails, this bar also specialises in whiskeys too, so if that’s your drink of choice you’ll be more than happy to spend an evening here. With small plates and bar snacks on offer too, this place is worth the visit.
8. La Sifonería
An arty and eclectic bar right in the hustle and bustle of the city centre is La Sifonería, a brilliant little place that’s packed full of all sorts of weird & wonderful memorabilia from years gone by, as well as music posters and merch from the 70s and 80s. With a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, at this Palma bar you’ll find a host of cocktails, beers and wines on the menu… with cocktails being the speciality! As far as Majorca bars go, this one is a classic.
9. Café La Lonja
A stunning little venue situated right next to the Llotja de Palma, this bar sits right on the edge of a public square and has a great atmosphere any day of the week. Unassuming from the outside, indoors you’ll find a stunning modernist interior with tiled floors and polished wood features. Specialising in small dishes and baguettes, you’ll find a huge range of cocktails on the menu here as well to explore and enjoy for yourselves. It’s also a great base to start at if you’re making your way around the city centre landmarks and want to stop off for a bite to eat and a cheeky cocktail or two!
10. Bar Nicolás
A modern and contemporary venue, Bar Nicolás is a brilliant place to grab a glass of wine or a cocktail whilst enjoying some of the small dishes this bar is famous for. With a bright and stylish interior, this is also a great place to start if you’re exploring the city centre as it sits right on the edge of one of the city’s main public squares, Plaça del Mercat. Open ‘til midnight every day of the week and staying open into the early hours on the weekend, there’s no bad time to head here for a drink or two.
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