Skopelos drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Skopelos Town

Cafe Bar Thalassa

Clamber above the churches at the far end of the old quay to this divine sea-view terrace. It's friendly and efficient, with coffees, fresh fruit and cocktails served from a tiny blue-shuttered kitchen.
Top Choice Bar in Skopelos Town

Platanos Jazz Bar

Near the end of the old quay under a vast spreading tree, this is the hippest spot for a coffee or a quiet drink. No touts, no fuss and a great soundtrack of jazz, Beatles and Dylan.
Cocktail Bar in Skopelos Town

Pablo’s Bar

Owner-bartender Christos serves up mellow jazz and mellower cocktails; there's a breezy roof terrace above it all. Far southwest end of the waterfront, above Ta Kymata taverna.
Bar in Skopelos Town

Hidden Door

Mellow bar on a quieter lane behind the waterfront, in a converted 100-year-old house where a side, or hidden, door once led to the kitchen. Three blocks inland from Agios Nikolaos Church.
Bar in Skopelos Town

Mercurius Music Cafe-Bar

Taking its name from the church next door, this verandah bar mixes music and margaritas, and has works by local artists on display. At the west end of the waterfront.
Bar in Skopelos Town


Whitewashed and pastel-hued bar set in a renovated olive factory, with live music on most summer weekends. It's 75m inland from the town parking lot.
Bar in Skopelos Town

Oionos Blue Bar

Cosy and cool, little Oionos serves up blues and soul plus a good selection of single malt whiskies.