Lisbon drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Bairro Alto, Chiado & Cais do Sodré


If only all multistorey car parks were like this… Take the elevator to the 5th floor, and head up and around to the top, which has been transformed into one of Lisbon's hippest rooftop bars, with sweeping views reac…
Top Choice Club in Alfama, Castelo & Graça


Lisbon’s ice-cool, must-see club, glammy Lux hosts big-name DJs spinning electro and house. It was started by late Lisbon nightlife impresario Marcel Reis and is part-owned by John Malkovich. Grab a spot on the terr…
Top Choice Bar in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Memmo Alfama

Wow, what a view! Alfama unfolds like origami from the stylishly decked roof terrace of the Memmo Alfama hotel. It's a perfect sundowner place, with dreamy vistas over the rooftops, spires and down to the Rio Tejo (…
Top Choice Bar in Bairro Alto, Chiado & Cais do Sodré

Pensão Amor

Set inside a former brothel, this cheeky bar pays homage to its passion-filled past with colourful wall murals, a library of erotically tinged works, and a small stage where you can sometimes catch burlesque shows.
Top Choice Microbrewery in Lisbon

Dois Corvos

One of the anchors that established artsy Marvila as Lisbon's 'it' neighbourhood, this informal taproom packs in craft enthusiasts downing hoppy IPA and strong barrel-aged brews within earshot of the brewery floor. …
Top Choice Craft Beer in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Outro Lado

An Egyptian-Polish couple took over and seriously upgraded Lisbeer, one of Lisbon's loungiest and least beer-geeky craft-beer bars, in late 2018. Sé's Outro Lado now offers 15 artisanal brews on draught and up to 20…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Príncipe Real, Santos & Estrela

The Bar

Australian Teresa Ruiz runs a one-woman cocktail show at this fantastic bar that puts tasty spins on classics in a heavily concreted environment spruced up with an eye-catching she-wolf street mural by Tamara Alves.…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Príncipe Real, Santos & Estrela

Cerveteca Lisboa

Lisbon's best craft-beer bar is a boozy godsend: 14 oft-changing taps (including two hand pumps) focusing on local and Northern European artisanal brews, including numerous local microbreweries. Not only will hophea…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Bairro Alto, Chiado & Cais do Sodré

BA Wine Bar do Bairro Alto

Reserve ahead unless you want to get shut out of Bairro Alto's best wine bar, where the genuinely welcoming staff will offer you three fantastic tasting choices based on your wine proclivities (wines from €5; tastin…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Marquês de Pombal & Around

Red Frog

In true speakeasy fashion, Red Frog is accessed via a 'Press for Cocktails' doorbell and a list of rules. Enter a sophisticated mixology world of craft cocktails and appropriate glassware, dress and behaviour. The e…