Sierra Nevada drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Lanjarón

Cafetería Denebola

A bright and breezy cafe on the main drag through town, Denebola is a top spot for a Spanish breakfast – perhaps café con leche (coffee with milk) and a tostada (toasted baguette) with the traditional topping of cru…
Bar in Capileira

Bar El Tilo

With Bob Marley quietly wailing on the stereo and tables on a charming whitewashed square, this laid-back bar is a fine spot for a relaxed beer or two.
Cafe in Pampaneira

Café Europa

At this well-placed cafe on Plaza de la Libertad, you can tune into the local grapevine over a morning coffee or fortify yourself against the mountain air with a bocadillo (sandwich) and glass of local wine.
Cafe in Trevélez

Café-Bar El Chorrillo

Positioned to lure visitors straight off the bus, this unpretentious bar serves fine coffees, smoothies and hot chocolate. It also does food but there are better places to eat, so stick to the drinks.
Bar in Bérchules

Cuatro Vientos

A rough and ready bar where flat-capped farmers come to knock back sherry and graze on slices of ham and cheese. It doesn't look much but it's friendly enough and the beer hits the mark nicely.
Bar in La Tahá

Bar La Taha

A busy workaday bar with outdoor seating on Pitres' central square. Walkers stop here to quench their thirst and recover their strength over dishes of simple pub grub.