Top things to do

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Gibraltar

Upper Rock Nature Reserve

The Rock is one of the most dramatic landforms in southern Europe. Most of its upper sections (but not the main lookouts) fall within the Upper Rock Nature Reserve. Entry tickets include admission to St Michael’s Ca…
Top Choice Museum in Gibraltar

Gibraltar Museum

Gibraltar's swashbuckling history quickly unfolds in this fine museum, which comprises a labyrinth of rooms and exhibits ranging from prehistoric and Phoenician Gibraltar to the infamous Great Siege (1779–83). Don’t…
Wildlife in Gibraltar

Apes' Den

The Rock's most famous inhabitants are the tailless Barbary macaques. Many of the 160 primate hang around the Apes' Den near the middle cable-car station, as well as at the top cable-car station and the Great Siege …
Cave in Gibraltar

Gorham's Cave Complex

Inscribed on Unesco's World Heritage list in 2016, these four archaeologically rich cliffside caves on Gibraltar's southeastern coast were inhabited by Neanderthals from around 127,000 to 32,000 years ago, making th…
Cave in Gibraltar

St Michael’s Cave

About 25 minutes' walk south down St Michael's Rd from the top cable-car station (or up from the Apes' Den), this natural grotto is crammed with stalagmites and stalactites and was once home to Neolithic inhabitants…
International in Gibraltar

The Lounge

This popular, stylish waterside gastrobar and lounge, just south of the town centre, serves a globetrotting, fresh-produce menu of salads, pastas, risottos, sandwiches, meats, and fish and chips, along with creative…
Landmark in Gibraltar

O’Hara’s Battery

About a 1km (15-minute) walk south down St Michael’s Rd from the top cable-car station, O’Hara’s Rd leads up to the left to O’Hara’s Battery, an emplacement of big guns on the Rock's highest point. It isn't included…
Pub Food in Gibraltar

Star Bar

The Rock's oldest bar (if house advertising is to be believed) has a vaguely Mediterranean-influenced pub menu that even features evening tapas like patatas bravas (potatoes in spicy tomato sauce) and Manchego chees…
Pub Food in Gibraltar

Clipper

Ask five…10…20 people in Gibraltar for their favourite pub and, chances are, they'll choose the Clipper. Looking sparklingly modern nowadays, the Clipper does real pub grub in traditionally large portions. British f…
International in Gibraltar

Sacarello's

A jack of all trades and master of…well…some, Sacarello's offers a great range of vegetarian cooking (pastas, quiches) alongside pub-style dishes in an old multilevel coffee warehouse. There's a good coffee list, pl…