Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in North Ciutat Vella

Café Negrito

Something of a local legend, Negrito has had a bit of a facelift in recent years and boasts a rather handsome interior. It hasn't changed its character though, with an intellectual, socially aware, left-wing cliente…
Top Choice Bar in Alicante

El Coscorrón

Mind your head – actually, it's more like bend double – as you enter this intriguing cellar bar, presciently named 'bump on the head'. Once inside enjoy the cosy atmosphere with mellow soundtrack, friendly regulars …
Top Choice Cafe in Valencia's Beaches

La Fábrica de Hielo

It's difficult to know how to classify this former ice factory, converted with great charm into a sizeable multi-purpose space that does cultural events, drinks and tapas just back from the beach. Just drop by and s…
Top Choice Club in North Ciutat Vella

Radio City

Almost as much mini-cultural-centre as club, Radio City, which gets packed from around 1am, pulls in the punters with activities such as language exchange, and DJs or live music every night. There's everything from …
Top Choice Bar in Russafa

La Fustería

This former carpentry workshop is now a likeable jumbled bar and restaurant with mismatched furniture and exposed brick walls. It's a great venue for an after-dinner drink, with an amiable mix of folk, and regular e…
Top Choice Bar in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Chico Ostra

This lovable cafe-bar in Benimaclet is our favourite in the barrio. With a grotto-like entrance giving way to a cool white interior, it does a range of tasty snacks (€2 to €9), peddles secondhand clothes and books a…
Bar in Valencia's Beaches

Marina Beach Club

A super-popular bar and club with two restaurants at an enviable location overlooking the sand between Valencia’s marina and Playa de las Arenas. The open-air space features palm trees, an infinity pool and stunning…
Microbrewery in North Ciutat Vella

Tyris on Tap

White-painted industrial brick, long-drop pendant lights and no-frills decor lend an air of warehouse chic to this bar. It's an outlet for a local microbrewery, and 10 taps issue some pretty tasty craft beers. There…
Gay & Lesbian in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Deseo 54

It's mostly the young and beautiful at this upmarket and famous discoteca, which plays quality electronic music to a largely, but by no means exclusively, LGBT crowd. Admission prices vary depending on night and DJ,…
Bar in Alicante

Söda Bar

For quality drinks and well-curated sounds in a welcoming, relaxed but stylish atmosphere, head out of the mayhem of the Barrio to this place, with a friendly local crowd and hipster tendencies. Regular events inclu…