Lima drinking and 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


This chic mansion with themed rooms and a gorgeous patio is Barranco's newest hot spot. You know those locales that are described not as a place but a feeling, perhaps like hugging a friend? That's Dada. Come well d…
Beer Garden in Lima

Red Cervecera

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 toward the…
Cocktail Bar in Lima

Barra 55

Specializing in gin, this intimate bar is tucked along one of Barranco’s liveliest streets. It's both a chill after-office hangout and a warm-up to a wild night ahead. With jazz beats evolving into funky tunes, an a…
Bar in Lima


This worn-in wood-clad 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 c…
Cocktail Bar in Lima

Bravo Restobar

Amid 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 …
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 on the pub scene, with a wide range of national craft brews on tap. Heavily decorated in what locals call 'chicha' ar…
Lounge in Lima


A popular Miraflores bar and lounge located inside the Las Brujas de Cachiche restaurant, Huaringas serves a vast array of cocktails, including a well-recommended passion-fruit sour. On busy weekends, there are DJs.
Bar in Lima


A large and lively bar with slick visuals and fun presentation. You will find a fair share of dreadlocks and a classic soundtrack of reggae, ska and dub in one area and highly danceable Latin music in the other, att…
Bar in Lima

Bar Piselli

This neighborhood bar reminiscent of old Buenos Aires beats all rivals for ambience. There’s live music on Thursdays provoking boisterous sing-alongs of Peruvian classics.