Palma de Mallorca drinking and nightlife

Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Ca La Seu

What was once a workshop for the cathedral is now one of Palma's most atmospheric bars, a 500-year-old room graced by marble tables and festooned with the wickerwork that was once its raison d'être. Creative tapas, …
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Café L'Antiquari

This old antique shop has been transformed into one of the most original places in Palma to nurse a drink and nibble on tapas. Curios, prints and knick-knacks adorn every corner and inch of wall space, and even the …
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Bar Flexas

A lively locals' bar with a hint of grunge, Bar Flexas took up residence long before the streets southeast of the Plaça Major became trendy and remains a great spot for a tipple far from the tourist haunts. Charming…
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Atlantico Café

Spangled with an upended cornucopia of bric-a-brac, blessed with welcoming, laid-back staff and capable of cranking the merriment up to 11, this is one of Palma's most charismatic bars. Ever-expanding swaths of graf…
Wine Bar in Palma de Mallorca

La Vinya de Santa Clara

With over 60 varieties by the glass, this convivial little cubby hole gives you every opportunity to get to grips with the wines of Mallorca (and beyond, if you choose). Basic tapas – cheese, sobrassada, empanadas a…
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Bodega Can Rigo

The tapas and pintxos at this charismatic little place, which has been going strong since 1949, are rated as some of the best in Palma. As if the intimate vibe, profusion of cosy nooks and great wine list weren't en…
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Idem Café

Slink into this bordello-chic cocoon of deep, dark-red velvet, chandeliers, baroque mirrors and risqué art. With a fabulously burlesque look and pre-clubbing vibe, Idem is a unique spot to sip a mojito or gin.
Gay in Palma de Mallorca


With a pool, Jacuzzi, wet and dry saunas and private rooms, Siente is the best-equipped and -recommended gay sauna in central Palma.
Cocktail Bar in Palma de Mallorca


Behind a set of ancient timber doors is this extraordinary bar. Inhabiting the restored pati of an old Mallorcan house, Abaco hovers between extravagant and kitsch, with ornate candelabras, elaborate floral arrangem…
Bar in Palma de Mallorca

Hotel Hostal Cuba

Inhabiting an early-20th-century Santa Catalina landmark for sailors passing through Palma, this place has been reborn as a watering hole of a more sophisticated kind. With a kitchen open from 9am to midnight, DJs o…