Gran Canaria drinking and nightlife

Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


It's a poky little place and not much effort has gone into the decor, but Bodega Don Juan Pachichi – generally shortened to just Pachichi – is a local institution serving cheap rum and cokes to start the evening. It…
Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Bodegón Lagunetas

One of several tapas bars on this street, this one also has a restaurant. Hang out in the bar with a caña (draught beer) and enjoy the fascinating sepia photo exhibition of late-19th-century Las Palmas.
Bar in Arucas

La Dolorosa

The most stylish place in town with a trendy cocktail bar and light tapas. The outdoor tables are no more than five metres from the imposing facade of the church.
Club in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Disco 3x1

A late, late disco playing mainstream music. A cover charge usually applies, but you get a drink voucher on entry so it evens out.
Club in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas


A vast nightclub with big-name DJs.