Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Lima

Museo del Pisco

The 'educational' aspect of this wonderful bar might get you in the door, but it's the congenial atmosphere and outstanding original cocktails that will keep you here. We loved the asu mare – a pisco martini with gi…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Lima

Ayahuasca

Lounge in a stunning restored casona full of Moorish architectural flourishes. Few actually admire the architecture, most guests are busy checking out everyone else. The hyper-real decor includes a dangling mobile m…
Beer Garden in Lima

Red Cervecera

This is an all-encompassing stop for beer connoisseurs and amateurs alike. A well-stocked store at the entrance provides all the ingredients and equipment you’ll need to brew up your own craft beer, while the bar to…
Cocktail Bar in Lima

Barra 55

Specializing in gins, this intimate bar is tucked along one of Barranco’s liveliest streets. If you’re looking for that chill after-office hangout, or perhaps a warm-up to a wild night ahead, this is it. With jazz b…
Pub in Lima

Brewpub Wicks

Cushy leather armchairs, flat-screen TVs for sports-fans, and that tantalizing smell of soul food from the kitchen make you feel at home the moment you walk into this pub. Serving up a variety of beer (including a h…
Craft Beer in Lima

Nuevo Mundo Draft Bar

Nuevo Mundo was one of the first craft breweries to come out of Lima, and it's now a major player in the pub scene, with a wide range of national craft brews on tap. Heavily decorated in what locals call 'chicha' ar…
Cafe in Lima

Ágora Café y Arte

Enjoy outdoor seating at this cafe with a view of one of Lima’s most popular parks, Parque Kennedy. Sip on organic Peruvian coffee (S7 to S12), which pairs so well with a slice of passion fruit cheesecake, and gaze …
Pub in Lima

1874 Restobar

Located in the vibrant district of Barranco, this low-key bar offers up artisanal beer and cocktails to warm up your night. Settle in at cozy indoor seating or outdoor tables overlooking the local park. Be sure to c…
Cocktail Bar in Lima

Bravo Restobar

With a backlit bar and stone-and-wood interiors, Bravo’s able bartenders stir up an encyclopedic cocktail menu (try the aguaymanto sour, made with pisco and Amazonian berries). An excellent selection of small-batch …
Bar in Lima

Juanito’s

This worn-in woody bar – it was a leftist hangout in the 1960s – is one of the mellowest haunts in Barranco. Decorated with a lifetime’s worth of theater posters, this is where the writerly set arrives to swig chilc…