Las Palmas de Gran Canaria drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Buena Vida

Although it looks like a regulation Canarian bar, this place is one of the best spots in town for its crop of Viva craft beers, starting at €1.60 for a small glass or €2.90 for a pint glass. Choose between the Viva …
Cocktail Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Azotea de Benito

It's not cheap, but this relaxing cocktail bar in the historic heart of town is a pretty suave and appealing choice as the sun sets, with bamboo chairs and all-weather furniture amid the greenery on the roof of the …
Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Bar La Tienda

This place has genuine character, with shelf upon shelf of liquor, an old black-and-white chequered floor, cabinets stuffed with books and more, a ceiling that goes on forever and a pervasive sense of seasoned perso…
Cafe in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

El Modernista

This extraordinary kiosk in lovely Parque San Telmo is a stunning art-nouveau confection from 1923, with pretty tiling and stained glass, and garlanded up on high with ceramic clusters of fruit. Sit out front with a…
Cafe in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Cafe Madrid

With a lovely perspective directly on to Plaza de Cairasco, this cafe – part of the hotel of the same name – ensconces you in a superb ambience right in the good-looking historic heart of town, with grand architectu…
Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


This poky place puts little effort into its decor, but Bodega Don Juan Pachichi – generally shortened to just Pachichi – is a local institution and old-timer serving cheap rum and Cokes to start the evening. It's tw…
Bar in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Bodegón Lagunetas

One of several tapas bars on this street, Bodegón Lagunetas 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.