Tenerife drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Papagayo

This restaurant, bar and nightclub oozes sophistication and good taste. The decor is predominantly white, with kick-back seating, shady canopies and water features, while the menu is best for light dishes like sushi…
Bar in La Laguna

Casa Viña

One of the best pavement settings for sipping a drink and watching folk on the move. Within confessional distance of the magnificent Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Concepción, this vinoteca is owned by the well-res…
Bar in La Laguna

Bar Benidorm

Don't let the name put you off; there's no HP Sauce on the tables here. This is a popular local bar which is known for its delicious bocata de jamón (ham sandwich), sliced fresh from one of the hams gently curing o…
Bar in Puerto de la Cruz

Bar Dinámico

Bars and cafes come and go in Puerto but the Dinámico has been around since the '50s in one form or another and has counted the Beatles and Agatha Christie among former patrons. It’s a sprawling terraced place in th…
Club in Puerto de la Cruz

Pub Terraza Limbo

Located over a restaurant and accessed via a traditional Canarian courtyard, this thumping nightclub has a series of atmospheric rooms offering varying vibes from pool tables to chill-out sofa spaces and, of course,…
Bar in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Chiringuito del Mirador

This beach bar (and restaurant) has a sparkling summer-in-the-sun feel with its glossy white furniture and decor contrasting with the deep blue of the sea, just a few metres away. It’s a lovely place for a midday co…
Bar in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Los Reunidos

Draws an urban chic crowd with its sprawling fashionable interior with exposed pipes, colourful cushions, and limed wood seating. The specialty here is the excellent local wines, available for just €2 a glass, if yo…
Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Mag Café

If you can’t attend a concert or fit in a tour then, at the very least, you can glean some of the magnificence of the architecture, inside and out, by stopping here for a coffee or drink. The food, as in sandwiches …
Bar in Puerto de la Cruz

Terraza Taoro

Once you have clamboured up the some 200 steps from the centre of town, you deserve a long cool drink; the panoramic views of the town and coast from the sweeping terrace here are a bonus. Specialty coffees and fanc…
Bar in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

La Buena Vida

Snag a table on the pavement overlooking the soul-stirring iglesia and order one of the moreish strawberry or peach mojitos – at just €3.50, they're a hiccup of a steal. A good place for interesting nibbles too with…