Drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Mértola

Cafe Guadiana

Just outside the old walls, the Cafe Guadiana is a popular local gathering spot for coffee, desserts, tapas, decent pizzas (around €7) and good wines by the glass. The small elevated terrace in front is well...

Bar in Mértola


This vaguely medieval-feeling bar has friendly barkeeps and eclectic decor (colourful paintings and a wall of skeleton keys), with a shaded wooden terrace attached (no views, though).