Asturias drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Oviedo

La Leyenda del Gallo

A keen young team has transformed this old-town house into Oviedo’s hottest party spot. Inside, it’s all mosaic floors, low lights and stone walls. Try one of the divine, expertly mixed, original cocktails – perhaps…
Cafe in Gijón


With cushy velvet sofas and contemporary art on its whitewashed walls, this delightfully cosy, family-friendly coffee lounge and bookshop makes the perfect peaceful spot to linger over your café con leche or, later …
Cocktail Bar in Gijón


Bottles tower up to the ceiling at this sensational, split-level, open-stone-walled cocktail bar opposite the waterfront. Soak up the Playa de San Lorenzo scene through huge arched windows while sipping ambitious li…
Cafe in Oviedo

Per Se

This wonderfully comfy, cave-like cafe-bar is crammed with fairy lights, chunky mirrors, open-stone walls, tropical-print cushions and rattan lounge chairs. Kick back over coffee, homemade cakes or cocktails served …
Bar in Gijón

El Patio de la Favorita

Pull up a tall stool with Plaza de San Lorenzo views at this sultry, sophisticated hangout, where gold-sequinned lamps dangle from the ceiling and elegantly prepared cocktails arrive with giraffe-shaped stirrers. Oc…
Bar in Oviedo


In the heart of Oviedo’s old-town party scene, this slim, stone-walled bar is as popular for tasty, fuss-free tapas (dishes €6 to €10) as for the Spanish wines chalked up on boards between dashes of modern art.
Cafe in Oviedo

Dos de Azúcar

A sweet homey cafe near the market that’s ideal for indulging in a range of coffees, cookies, cakes, herbal teas and extra-thick hot chocolates.
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La Bodeguita del Medio

A popular, friendly little salsa bar near the marina, with a more mature crowd than you’ll find in Cimadevilla.