Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Macau Peninsula

Macau Soul

An elegant haven in wood and stained glass, where twice a month a jazz band plays to a packed audience. On most nights, though, Thelonious Monk fills the air as customers chat with the owners and dither over their 4…
Top Choice Pub in Macau Peninsula

Beer Temple

As the name suggests, the craft beer selection here is huge. If you can't decide, tell the staff your preference – fruit-forward, dry and bitter, or smelling like a pine forest, and they'll pick something out for yo…
Top Choice Coffee in Macau Peninsula

Single Origin

This airy corner cafe opened by coffee professional Keith Fong makes a mean shot of espresso. You can choose your poison (single origin, of course) from a daily selection of 10 beans. If you can't decide, the well-t…
Bar in Macau Peninsula

Mico Cafe

Macau's most elusive bar is not so due to its location (a few doors up from Che Che Cafe) or that it's unknown, but because whether one gets in depends on the current mood of the owner Pedro. The quiet, half-lit spa…
Bar in Macau Peninsula

Che Che Cafe

Owned by a member of post-rock band Why Oceans, Che Che is reassuringly dim-lit and laid-back. A faux-antique world map and a neon sign lamenting 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' jump out from dark walls. You may see cultu…
Cafe in Macau Peninsula

A Porta da Arte

An amber-lit cafe with open frontage operates from a 60-year-old low-rise. Buy your pour-over or craft beer, head up to the 2nd floor, and make yourself comfortable on the retro sofa. On cooler days, you can bring y…
Cafe in Macau Peninsula

Terra Drip Bar

The younger sibling of Terra Coffee House is known for their aromatic single-origin drip coffee and creative pairing of flavoured ice-cream and espresso. Located in the peninsula's northeastern corner, Terra Drip Ba…
Cafe in Macau Peninsula

Cafe Philo

Olive green walls surround a bar area and a couple of pine-wood tables at Cafe Philo, which roasts its own beans to make good crema espressos and nuanced single-origin pour-overs. They also do refreshing espresso ma…
Cafe in Macau Peninsula

Terra Coffee House

This tiny haven overlooking pretty St Augustine Sq will make you forget you're only a five-minute walk away from heaving Largo do Senado. Stop here for a strong and carefully crafted cuppa after visiting the nearby …
Lounge in Macau Peninsula

Sky 21 Lounge

A sleek lounge-bar with al-fresco seating and rather costly drinks. There's beer pong from 10.30pm, and DJ action and/or live jazz on some days of the week, plus special parties on Saturdays. The highlight here are …