Get Kicks from Drinking: TOP10 Coolest Bars in Lisbon

Don’t you know where you can find a good bar in Lisbon? It seems to be strange but the Portuguese capital stops living after 9 p.m. The owners of the touristic and food shops close their stores, the restaurants are also closed and empty. So, why don’t you hire a car in Lisbon and drive close to Bairro Alto? The picture has changed a lot. The city is still alive here. So, if you want to have a drink at night, you should learn the specific Lisbon places to go.

What is more, don’t be surprised to climb up the roof and find a good concept bar there! There are roofs in the Lisbon! The best of them boasts the beautiful city views. This is the best platform to make a bar. Everyone can visit it but not everyone knows about it. The prices are scaring, but you can always drink a glass of water and cup of coffee to feel better. 

Enjoying a Sagres beer at Santa Caterina
Source: Marco Verch


The best of the roof top bars is Park on Calcada do Combro. It is placed on the territory of the plain motor-car parking. You can easily come for lunch here or enjoy the cool beer or local green wine. What a great beauty you can see from here! You can also come here at night to be a part of the nightlife with modern music and DJs. The bar works every day from noon to the late night. The average cocktail price is about 7 EUR, burger - 8 EUR.

Address: Calcada do Combro, 58

Mundial Hotel Rooftop Bar

The panoramic bar-lounge is comfortably situated on the 9th floor of Mundial Hotel in the center of Lisbon. What a beautiful view you can see from the bar terrace! The atmosphere is cozy and natural. The interior is modern and eye-catching. You are offered to try different drinks, cocktails, salads, hamburgers. The prices are high. The lowest price for cocktail is about 10 EUR.

Address: Praca Martim Moniz, 2

The Old Pharmacy

This place is creative! Sometimes you have to drink a glass of something tasty and creative to feel better. It’s like what the doctor ordered. The strange pharmacy is full of cupboards with the hundreds of wine bottles. The bar is traditionally situated in the region of Bairro Alto. The Old Pharmacy is perfect place for big companies and noisy parties. The walls are white, the furniture is also white. The interior is friendly and strict, like in the pharmacy.

Address: Diario de Noticias, 73

Silk Club

This is probably the most expensive place from the list. The club is a part of the international association The World Finest Clubs. The bar and Japanese restaurant are situated on the roof of the building to be a good observation platform. The interior of the bar terrace is done in minimalistic style. You can try tasty cocktails, Japanese dishes. Pay attention to the dress code: no shorts and sandals. The prices are high: 10 EUR for cocktail and about 10 EUR for the roll portion.

Address: Rua da Misericordia, 14 

Tap house
Source: flickr (edited) 

Cravo E Canelo

Meet the stylish bar that is always full of jazz music. There are no free places here at night. The menu consists of the popular dishes of the International cuisine, including the typical Portuguese fish and piquant Asian starters. The Chief dish is duck, cooked with pepper and Champaign.

Address: Rua da Barroca, 70

Op Art

This is a marvelous place to spend the bright and crazy night and meet the sunrise. This is a cozy cafe during the day and noisy bar at night! The river bank at the bridge 25 de Abril is considered to be the mecca for all disco lovers. If you want to spend your evening actively, welcome! The cuisine is good and the choice of alcohols is wide.

Address: Doca de Santo Amaro

Nectar Wine Bar

This is a good place that boasts the wide choice of wines. The visitors come here to relax and get some pleasure from the tasty dishes and wines from all over the world. The menu is represented with the number of cheese, meet, seafood. The Nectar wine bar offers you to visit degustation that is regularly for this place.

Address: Rua dos Douradores, 33


Pay attention to this cozy bar, where the time seems to be stopped. The interior is vintage: old furniture, classic films, relaxing jazz. You meet interesting people here. The most of them like black and white movie and want to spend time in a pleasant atmosphere. The visitors come back here again and again to make a real price of wine and snacks.

Address: Rua do Diario de Noticias, 95-97


This is a popular bar that works for a long time. The doors of this establishment are opened very early. You can have a tasty dinner even at night here. This is a popular place for youth and businessmen. The bar interior is divided into the cozy cabins to keep privacy. The conferences, disputes and discussions are often held here.

Address: Rua do Seculo, 178


The bar is situated on the roof of the big shopping mall. You can see the shops of different categories here: Indian, Chinese, Nepal, Turkish, Portuguese. You should use elevator to get the terrace. This is your chance to eat for cheap but tasty. The bar menu consists of the dishes of Portuguese and international cuisine, cocktails and other drinks.

Address: Praca Martim Moniz (Centro Comercial do Martim Moniz)

Tap houseSource: flickr (edited)

Popular Drinks to Try

Of course, the list of TOP Lisbon bars is not full. The city is full of pubs that are interesting to visit for drink or lunch. They all are different from the point of their location, style and price policy. Nevertheless, there are couples of drinks that you should try, no matter which bar you picked for this night. First of all, try ginga - aromatic and sweet cherry liqueur. It is served in a small glass with cherries, The price of it is about 1,5 EUR. There is another popular drink - caipirinha. It consists of lime, sugar, ice and sugar-can liqueur. The price for it is not very high – about 2-8 EUR for a big glass. So, enjoy your life in Portugal and stay safe!

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